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.  

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, […]

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 […]

How to Remove “Bad” Data in Pathfinder Office Before Exporting to GIS or CAD

Try as we might to setup our data collection software correctly and use a repeatable field data collection protocol to collect high accuracy data, there’s not much we can do to prevent GNSS errors from creeping into our features. The only users who can almost avoid this are those who perform their field work in […]

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 […]

Should I Post Process My GPS Field Data?

The answer to this question may seem obvious. We all want to get the best data possible when using a GPS or GNSS receiver, right? So how can we accomplish that? Many of us are happy with real time corrections. But, what if real time corrections are not available? In North America, most of us […]

Water Quality Enters the 21st Century

One of the most frequently asked questions I get when I’m visiting customers is, “when am I going to be able to collect water quality data on my iPhone or iPad?”  It’s a fair question since almost everything we do in our daily lives is directly tied to our phones and tablets. Late in 2013, […]