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, […]

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 […]

What Does the ArcGIS Online Entitlement Mean to You?

Today, most people want to use a smartphone or tablet to access geographic data and maps in the field frequently, even without internet connectivity.  I’ll go out on a limb and say you fall into this category, as well. If you haven’t started with ArcGIS Online you are missing the best way to share and use […]

Pesky Paperwork for Pesticides

Simple, efficient, and reliable! Elecdata’s Pesticide Application Record (PAR) Application is an innovative and cost effective solution for replacing those HUGE stacks of paper work you create for your pesticide applications. Leveraging Esri’s ArcGIS Online and Collector app we developed a system that is: Designed to meet all federal pesticide record keeping requirements, put forth […]

Esri Collector: A Viable Solution for Your Data Maintenance Needs

As mobile computing hardware has evolved so has the need for professional data collection software solutions. As the capabilities of cell phones have evolved, so has our desire to integrate these capable devices in to our professional work flows. Esri Collector offers a growing list of capabilities and offers another software solution targeted at integrating […]

The Latest Functionality in Esri’s Collector App and Trimble’s TerraFlex Software

Have you seen what’s new in the smartphone GIS data collection apps?  Here’s a quick overview of a couple of the highlights, and look for our detailed comparison coming later this month. In Esri’s Collector App, the search button now allows you to search for features in your map.  They have added the ability to […]