GPS

Alternate GPS/GNSS/PNT – Orolia

Positional continuity, precise and traceable time, testing and simulation—key elements of multi-layered alternate PNT solutions. What is Alt PNT? What…

Pay-As-You-Go High Precision GNSS

A unique GNSS hardware and software-as-a-service (SaaS) combination provides very affordable high-precision—on an as-needed basis The Trimble DA2 + Catalyst…

Surveying Instruments – Building Trust Through Verification

Surveying instruments have evolved to provide reliable and repeatable precision and accuracy, but you cannot afford to eschew putting this…

Application of Weights in Surveying Measurements

We all know that some measurements are better than others, even in the same survey.  For example, if we are…

GNSS Wow

Why Does New GNSS Gear Seem So Great?

Some of the most profound gains in the performance of high-precision GNSS have come in just the past few years—no…

Progress in Addressing GPS/GNSS Vulnerabilities

An overreliance on GPS/GNSS for positioning, navigation and timing applications underscores key vulnerabilities. Defense, security, safety, commerce, and critical infrastructure…

Responding to Wildfires and Emergencies: Increasing Situational Awareness with Avenza Maps and Geospatial Data

In Canada, an estimated 3,600 wildfires burned approximately 581,004 acres in 2020 alone.1 Similarly, in the United States, an estimated…

The top 6 Satellite Remote Sensing Software tools

Nowadays, satellite remote sensing comes in handy and can now be employed in our day-to-day activities. This technology, with the…

Global Positioning System (GPS): How does it Work?

I recently read about the delay of China’s BeiDou mission and how, instead, China chose to launch a fifth satellite…

Why are they wearing those GPS vests during a football game? — GI-technology in modern-day soccer

Geographic information technology has been used to answer questions of locations. Where are the sewer lines? How close is the…

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