Archives For August 2013

MDMMobile handhelds deployed across enterprises and government agencies are many and varied. As the IT workforce has become more mobile in recent years, the challenge of managing the handhelds, securing them, and maintaining them has grown.

The traditional mode of setup, deployment, and maintaining mobile devices by physically plugging them into the network in batches is problematic and labor intensive. And in many handheld deployments, the handhelds are stationed far from headquarters. Consequently, they rarely see the four walls of the IT department. Continue Reading…

Many of our customers work in areas where a small spark could endanger dozens of workers. Labeled “Hazardous Locations”—or “Hazlocs”—these work areas are known to house conductive or explosive substances either very often, or simply on occasion. Oil refineries, coal mines, and flour mills are just a few places where even a small flame would be the last thing you’d want. This video perfectly illustrates that point.

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Mapping software that uses GIS technologyHave you heard about our field mapping software, Juniper Aspect? We now have a new release out: Juniper Aspect 1.2! If you’re a current Juniper Aspect customer, all you need to do is check for updates in your software, and the new version will automatically download. If you’re new to Juniper Aspect, here’s a brief overview: Juniper Aspect is a field mapping software that utilizes GIS technology to map any type of assets. The focus in developing Aspect was on pure simplicity and intuition—so that anyone (especially field workers) could quickly learn how to use it with its super-short learning curve. Continue Reading…


Improve GPS signal accuracy with this app for the Mesa Geo
For those of you who have used GPS out in the field, you know it can be frustratingly difficult to get an accurate GPS signal when you’re working in a challenging environment. Towering trees, looming skyscrapers, and deep canyons can all cause big problems for your GPS signal accuracy. When your GPS shows that you’re hovering in the air, five feet beyond a cliff’s edge, you know something’s not quite right… Continue Reading…

Water quality tools

You know the feeling: get within 10 feet of a body of water and your hand instinctively death-grips your delicate cell phone. Maybe it’s the cost of the phone, the family pictures from last weekend that haven’t been uploaded, or likely just the painful thought of visiting a cell phone store for any reason whatsoever. Water quality professionals know this feeling to an extreme level. When the river is your office and its tributaries the hallways, there is no room for compromise when it comes to equipment selection—and we are talking about a lot more than cell phones here. To put it simply, every component must be able to survive anything. Continue Reading…