New hydrographic software for the South African Navy

Teledyne Caris will be delivering a full software solution to the South African Navy Hydrographic Office. The solution, provided through the company’s official distributor, Unique Group, includes software that will be implemented as part of a larger project to be executed by Southern African Shipyards (SAS) where a new hydrographic survey vessel is being built. […]

Flexible rugged handheld data collector

Designed for GIS data collection, inspection and management activities, the Trimble TDC150 is a fully integrated, rugged solution with handheld flexibility, a modern interface with open Android operating system, and scalable high-accuracy positioning for professional field workflows. Its built-in GNSS antenna tracks multiple satellite constellations and enables high-accuracy data logging, from metre level down to […]

New platform and strategy for land rights

Cadasta Foundation has launched its new mobile technology and strategy at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference. The first version of the platform documented and strengthened the land, property and resource rights of over one million vulnerable people living in both rural and urban communities in 17 countries. The foundation’s new strategy is to […]

Accurate GIS integration acknowledged with award

Eos Positioning Systems has received a 2019 Esri Partner Conference award in recognition of its contributions to Esri mobile applications, for connecting field workers to the enterprise GIS. Esri ArcGIS users benefit from bundling the Eos Arrow GNSS receivers and Esri mobile apps to create real-time, high-accuracy field GIS solutions on consumer devices such as […]

Long range multi-band receiver with long battery life

Emlid recently introduced its Reach RS2 high spec multi-band RTK GNSS receiver. Using L1/L2 bands on GPS, Glonass and BeiDou and L1/L5 on Galileo make it possible to get a fixed solution in seconds, even when the base station is several kilometres away. Its multi-feed antenna with stable phase centre and multipath rejection ensure precise […]

Applied intelligence studio planned for SA mining

Accenture plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg. The studio will apply the latest in data science and artificial intelligence technologies with new data sources for real-time co-creation of digital solutions that can help mining companies solve some of their most difficult analytical problems. The studio will bring together leading […]

New docking station for aerial sensor systems

Vexcel Imaging has released a new docking station. While offering the same performance as its predecessor, the new Docking Station v3 SATA is lighter, smaller and quieter than the previous version. For easier transportation in the field, it is now equipped with a comfortable handle. The design is inspired by the revised UltraCam sensor system […]

Monthly water monitoring platform to include volumes

The Mzansi Amanzi (Water South Africa) monthly water monitoring platform allows insight into surface water resources across South Africa. Knowing where the water is important, but knowing how much is available is critical. The GTI-Ekosource partnership has elevated the information content of the water monitoring service to now include water volume information as well as […]