Upgraded GNSS features tilt compensation

ComNav Technology introduced its T300 Plus GNSS receiver, featuring full-constellation tracking capability, tilt compensation, 8 GB internal memory and SurveyMaster software. As an upgrade of the T300, the new SinoGNSS T300 Plus combines a GNSS board, Bluetooth and adjustable TX&RX UHF, WiFi and 4G modem into a rugged device for demanding surveying tasks. Its built-in […]

Multidisciplinary rock engineering solution implemented

The iGlobe Group were contracted to develop a rock engineering solution for a well-known coal mining company in Witbank. The goal was to develop a GIS system for surveyors to capture the data and post it into a database environment where the spatial visualisation of features could be used for post processing and future plans. […]

Mobile mapping system for large-scale missions

The Trimble MX9 mobile mapping solution combines a vehicle-mounted mobile lidar system, multi-camera imaging and field software for efficient, precise and high-volume data capture for a broad range of mobile mapping applications such as road surveys, topographic mapping, 3D-modeling and asset management. The system captures dense point cloud data along with 360° immersive georeferenced imagery […]

Smart antenna for high accuracy data collection

The release of the Leica Zeno GG04 Plus smart antenna realises the full potential of the Zeno Smart Antenna concept. In addition to Android and Windows, the data collector now enables centimetre accuracy on Apple devices. It brings GNSS technology and 555 channel tracking power to expert and general users. Users will benefit from a […]

Cloud platform integrates various 3D workflows

Orbit GT released a major update of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) product, 3D Mapping Cloud, a powerful and versatile online platform for large 3D resources. The latest update includes a series of improved functionalities, enabling oblique imagery, UAV mapping, indoor and terrestrial scanning and street level mobile mapping multi-sensor content to be stored, organised, and shared […]

GIS software enhances data import

Maptitude 2018 will be released in the first quarter of 2018, with new features including the ability to update linked tables/Excel locations, enhanced data import (MapPoint waypoints), and enhanced results. Data linking was one of the best features of Microsoft MapPoint and has been added to Maptitude 2018. The new release will allow users to […]

Lightweight compact receiver

The new Pentax G6Ni GNSS base and rover system is designed to meet the needs of today’s surveyors and is based on the manufacturer’s many years of experience in instrument design and construction. The company aims for ease of use, a low cost of ownership and flexibility to accommodate different working environments, and chooses its […]

GNSS manufacturer wins creative contribution award

ComNav Technology won the State Science and Technology Progress Award in high-precision GNSS positioning technology and applications. The award is granted to Chinese citizens and organisations who made creative contributions in technological research and promote high-tech industrialisation. The company has been recognised for its work in core algorithms, featured applications in high-precision GNSS applications, especially […]

Tech for mining safety

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has showcased some of its latest technologies to improve safety in the mining sector at the Mining Indaba which took place in Cape Town during February 2018. The inaccessibility of some underground areas makes it difficult and dangerous for inspections after blasting. The CSIR has developed a […]