Based in Austin, TX, American Innovations (AI) is a leader in providing cathodic protection, integrity management, and remote monitoring for the oil & gas industry. AI also provides a number of professional services including remote asset management, risk analysis consulting, and cathodic protection system design & installation. AI provides some kind of product or service to virtually every oil & gas company in North America. Continue Reading…

POM parking meters

POM Incorporated (POM), based in Russellville, Arkansas, is a Juniper Systems partner with a long history and an interesting use of the Archer 2™. POM is a direct descendant of the first parking meter company, Magee-Hale Park-O-Meter, established in 1935, making POM the oldest and one of the largest parking meter facilities in the world. In fact, “Park-O-Meter” is where POM got its name. Continue Reading…

Log scalingFor Joe Lange, the morning of July 9th began as usual, and he went about his work expecting it to be a perfectly ordinary day. Joe is a log scaler for Wright Scaling of Bayview, ID, and is contracted by one of Elecdata’s (one of Juniper’s partners) customers, Vaagen Brothers Lumber Co., which utilizes the Allegro CX rugged handheld, an older version of the Allegro MX, with Elecdata’s log scaling software to record their data. Joe had been scaling logs for about 3 ½ years, the last year of which had been spent at the company’s Usk, WA operation. Continue Reading…

As promised, here is the new Archer 2 smackdown video! If you’d like to get a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the video, check out our last post.

Hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed filming it!

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Busted flourGet ready for tomorrow, when we’ll post our newest handheld torture video, starring the Archer 2! In the video, we take a close-up look at the Archer 2 as it undergoes some seriously rugged tests. We went in a bit more of an… unconventional direction with this video, hoping to spice things up a bit, while still demonstrating the extreme ruggedness and awesome features of the Archer 2.

Here are a few scenes that you’ll see in the video. Continue Reading…

Mesa & environmental injection machine

W&M Environmental Group, Inc. provides environmental services to clients in a variety of industries, including Real Estate Due Diligence, Industrial Environmental Health & Safety, Natural Resources, and Industrial Hygiene/Safety. They’ve also been using the Mesa® Rugged Notepad for their data collection needs, particularly for environmental injection projects. Continue Reading…

Futura Systems pole stakingIf you’re unfamiliar with pole staking, it’s a utilities application that involves mapping a new utility pole run, ensuring that the distance between each pole is up-to-code and geo-located, and then recording the GPS coordinates of where each pole should be placed.

Futura Systems provides pole staking and other enterprise utility GIS solutions for electric and utilities applications and recently became a partner of Juniper Systems. Their newest pole staking application, called GPSStaker, enhances their current solution—FuturaStake, an automated staking extension that builds on the Esri ArcMap foundation. GPSStaker enables utility field designers to GPS-stake a job on the Archer 2™ using ArcPad 10. The data is then automatically synced back into FuturaStake.  Futura Systems is formally launching this mobile app that runs on the Archer 2 at their user conference in August. Continue Reading…