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 […]

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.  

Elecdata Receives 333 Exemption for Commercial UAS Operations

On July 15, 2015 Electronic Data Solutions (Elecdata) was granted a Section 333 exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) which allows Elecdata to legally operate the Trimble UX5 and the UX5 HP for commercial purposes. A long time in the making, this is an exciting milestone for Elecdata who intends to market UAS products […]

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 […]

A Real-time GNSS Network for Southeast Idaho

There has been a contingency of geospatial professionals in Idaho that have long sought to establish a real-time GNSS network in Southeast Idaho.  Land surveyors, GISers, academics, and various government agencies have put in considerable effort to create a plan for a publicly accessible real-time network, or VRS, in the state but challenges like a […]

Using Trimble’s R1 to Achieve Professional Accuracy in Esri’s Collector App

What is Esri’s Collector App? Collector for ArcGIS is a data collection app for iOS and Android devices that integrates seamlessly with your ArcGIS Online account to collect and update data hosted in the cloud or on your server.  Collector is becoming more and more popular as a solution for the BYOD users.  The recent […]

How to get an AutoCAD Drawing into TerraSync as Background File

During the course of providing training for our customers who purchase a GNSS mapping system, we often get asked, “How do I get my AutoCAD drawing into TerraSync?” Depending on how AutoCAD is used, the drawing could have a known spatial reference or it could have an arbitrary coordinate system defined as the lower left […]

High Accuracy GNSS in Today’s Common GIS Workflows

Today’s field users and GIS folks now have more choices than ever regarding tools for field data collection. It makes sense that collecting data in the field is relatively easy given all these choices and the ability to use common devices like phones and tablets. Add in geopdf viewers and simple to use apps for […]

Elecdata – What Sets Us Apart From the Rest

A Message from Linda Dean Glover, Co-Owner of Electronic Data Solutions I would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for your interest in our products and services.  It has been our pleasure to serve you during the last 29 years. Throughout the years, we’ve worked to acquire diverse knowledge and skill […]

Comparing Techniques to Link or Attach Photos to GIS Field Data

How do I take photos in the field and link them to my GIS data in the office?  There have been so many techniques and options over the years that it’s difficult to keep track of the solution that’s right for you.  The technique you use will depend on the field software you are running. […]