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Datum Management in Esri’s Collector app vs. Trimble’s TerraFlex

Due to the recent interest in our Collector vs. TerraFlex Webinar, I think it’s time we address datum management, both horizontal and vertical.  High accuracy in either software is now attainable.  3D accuracy allows for not only excellent XY values, but also, highly accurate Z values. Datum management to avoid datum shifts is not difficult, […]

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Webinar Preview: Empowering Your Field Crew With Esri Local Government Web Applications

GIS-based Water Utility apps from Esri’s Local Government Information Model are improving the way field crews and citizens use and interact with water, sewer, and storm water GIS data by enabling field personnel to actively participate in communicating with the GIS department and with citizens. Frontier Precision (formerly Elecdata) has worked with the City of Twin […]

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How to Connect the Juniper Systems Geode to the Trimble TDC100 Running Esri Collector

The Trimble TDC100 runs the Android OS, so it’s important that before you begin, make sure to get the Geode Connect App from the Play Store.   This app allows you to configure the settings inside the Geode.  Here are the recommended settings: Turn on the Juniper Systems Geode On the TDC100, tap the Menu […]

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Upcoming Webinar from Trimble: Learn How to Integrate TerraSync with ArcGIS and the Trimble Positions Add-in

Register for this upcoming webinar hosted by Trimble to learn to use Trimble Positions to integrate TerraSync with ArcGIS.  

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DataPlus Mobile – Using a Forms Builder for Forestry Field Data Collection

Including Implementation of a Laser RangeFinder Electronic Data Solutions® DataPlus® Mobile (DPM) form creation software is particularly well-suited for creating field data collection forms for use in forestry. Using a timber cruising application, this article will show how to replicate forestry field forms, utilize DataPlus Mobile features to speed field data collection and minimize errors, […]

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Fighting Zika With Location-based Intelligence – Putting the Pieces Together

Mosquito and vector control operations have to be smart about engaging the public and using resources for maximum efficiency. Location-based intelligence can help you proactively monitor mosquito activities and target potential high-risk areas so that you’re not spinning your wheels. We at Elecdata® have been actively involved in developing, implementing, and supporting GIS-based mosquito control […]

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Work or Play? Mapping Baseball Fields with Laser Technology

It’s not every day one gets to spend on home plate at AT&T Park where the San Francisco Giants play baseball in front of thousands of spectators at the field and millions watching on TV. When a client came to Elecdata asking for a more efficient and accurate way to map assets and features surrounding […]

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ArcGIS Online For Local Government Part 5 of 5: Planning & Development

Using Esri® ArcGIS® for Local Government and the Local Government Information Model (LGIM), governments can maximize their operations through innovative use of GIS with the latest tools and resources. With an emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, local governments can now deploy select applications from a wide set of web maps, web apps, data models, […]

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ArcGIS Online For Local Government Part 4 of 5: Land Records

Using Esri® ArcGIS® for Local Government and the Local Government Information Model (LGIM), governments can maximize their operations through innovative use of GIS with the latest tools and resources. With an emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, local governments can now deploy select applications from a wide set of web maps, web apps, data models, […]

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ArcGIS® Online for Local Government Part 3 of 5: Fire, Emergency Management, & Law Enforcement

Using Esri® ArcGIS® for Local Government and the Local Government Information Model (LGIM), governments can maximize their operations through innovative use of GIS with the latest tools and resources. With an emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, local governments can now deploy select applications from a wide set of web maps, web apps, data models, […]