New Windows ULV – Helping You Meet Your Challenges

Tracking Adulticiding spray activities has always been a challenge, or maybe a collection of challenges. Accountability – State and Federal agencies want accurate reports of chemical usage, and the public wants reassurance that adult spraying is being done responsibly. Is running reports for a spray event, a month, or a season easy?  Can you easily […]

What’s New in Sentinel & FieldSeeker

Since our name change and company merger with Frontier Precision in July 2016, we have renewed our commitment to our mosquito control software with new functionality and some upcoming major releases.  Here’s what’s new: Sentinel mobile applications have been completely revamped for Windows tablet layout Sentinel Service Request and FieldSeeker Mobile iOS have both been […]

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 […]

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 […]

FieldSeeker GIS and Sentinel GIS — Focusing on Vector Control

FieldSeeker® GIS and Sentinel® GIS are primarily focused on Mosquito Control best practices and workflows – specifically, on supporting Integrated Mosquito Management activities including surveillance, larviciding, source reduction, site inspection, and various forms of treatment. However, not all operations are focused on mosquito control only.  Many are organized as mosquito & vector control districts.  Depending […]

Using a GeoForm for Citizen Engagement

Gathering citizen service requests from your website is nothing new. But often there is a disconnect between your website and operational system, requiring someone to review and manually re-enter the data from an email, database, or printout. What if instead of that the citizen request that was entered was location enabled and immediately in your […]

Esri’s ArcGIS Online Operations Dashboard for Vector Control

Dashboards are nothing new. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other dashboard lingo are inheritances from ERP and other business systems. Without getting bogged down in the lingo, let’s talk about the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS and how it can help mosquito control operations. First of all, a general point that we can all agree on […]

Sharing Operational Insights Using Esri’s ArcGIS Online Status Maps

Sharing public information in a public self-service setting is a tricky business. How much is enough? How much is too much? Information comes in a context, so merely dumping data on a website for everyone to look through doesn’t do anyone a lot of good. As a citizen, I’m probably looking for specific information when […]

Mosquito Control and UAS

As a mosquito control professional, do you sometimes find it challenging to locate mosquito breeding sources in difficult to access areas?  Or do you wish you had a better method to inspect properties using an aerial view to identify potential breeding sources?  Exciting new technology using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) may be the perfect solution for […]

GIS-Centric – Why Does it Matter?

I spent some time last week with CityWorks® and its partners, responding to a mosquito control opportunity in Florida. One of the big selling points for CityWorks is that it is GIS-Centric. What does that mean? Why does it matter? In their case, it means that the asset registry, the root of all activities and […]