Industry happenings

Industry happenings

The Future of UAVs (Drones) in Data Collection

The Future of UAVs (Drones) in Data Collection

In honor of Earth Day, today’s post is about earth observation technology—specifically, drones. You may have noticed that drones—or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)—have been surging in popularity lately. They seem to be all the buzz at industry trade shows, and it’s easy to see why—they’re just plain cool. The number […]

April 22, 2015 ×

Industry happenings

Hurry & Take Advantage of 2014 Tax Deductions

Hurry & Take Advantage of 2014 Tax Deductions

With only days left in 2014, now is a good time to hurry and purchase needed business equipment if you want a hefty tax deduction. Here’s why: on December 19th, a new law was enacted that expanded Section 179 of the Tax Extenders Act to allow up to $500,000 in […]

December 23, 2014 ×

Archer 2 Rugged Handheld, Helpful information, Industry happenings, Rugged handhelds

Resistive versus capacitive touchscreens

Resistive versus capacitive touchscreens

You may have wondered what the difference is between a resistive and capacitive touchscreen. You may have questioned which one is best for your situation. Chances are you have experienced both resistive and capacitive technology. Despite this, you may not have known what the technologies were called – or considered the […]

March 28, 2014 ×

Industry happenings

Father of GIS, Roger Tomlinson, Has Died

We are sorry to hear about the passing of Roger Tomlinson, considered the Father of GIS. Tomlinson was an English geographer and was the major innovator of modern computerized GIS. He will be greatly missed in the GIS community and elsewhere.

February 11, 2014 ×

Geospatial, Industry happenings

The Future of Mobile Technology for Geomatics Professionals

The Future of Mobile Technology for Geomatics Professionals

  Juniper Systems Ltd. General Manager Simon Bowe was recently interviewed by GeoConnexion about where mobile technology currently stands in the geomatics industry, and where it is going. Simon answers questions like:

January 10, 2014 ×

Industry happenings

How the Government Shutdown Affects Our Industry

How the Government Shutdown Affects Our Industry

For those living in the U.S. of A., you’ve probably noticed in various ways how much the government shutdown affects us as citizens. It may even serve to educate some of us on how many programs are actually funded by the U.S. government. While a number of shut-down programs seem […]

October 4, 2013 ×