Posts tagged as gnss

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 […]

Combining GNSS and sensor networks for construction efficiency

The construction industry faces a number of challenges. Performing under deadline pressure is just one example. More recently, the focus of attention is compliance with emission values. A geomatics approach could help. The European demolition industry, especially in Germany, must focus on compliance with strict regulations. In the last couple of years it has become […]

Scalable GNSS smart antenna for guidance and control systems

Hemisphere GNSS released its scalable A222 GNSS Smart Antenna. The antenna offers an affordable, portable solution with professional-level accuracy for agricultural, marine, GIS, mapping, and other applications. It features fast start-up and reacquisition times, 60 cm accuracy, and an easy-to-see LED status indicator for power, GNSS, and DGNSS. The durable enclosure houses both antenna and […]

Centimetre accuracy on mobile device

  One of the challenges that suppliers have had to face over the years, was to explain to the user that the mobile phone or tablet would not provide better accuracy than approximately 15 m. But this has now all changed. Trimble has recently released the new Trimble Catalyst software GNSS solution. With Catalyst, any […]

Mine monitoring workshop for surveyors

  Aciel Geomatics hosted a GeoMoS Monitoring User Training workshop at the Leriba Hotel in Centurion recently. Delegates from De Beers, Debswana, AngloAmerican, Kumba Iron Ore and Geita Gold attended the workshop, which focused on intermediate and advanced slope stability monitoring for mine surveyors. The workshop started off with a general overview of Leica’s GeoMoS […]