The question of whether to use a non rugged phone or IPad for data collection is coming up more often than ever. It’s a reasonable question since these devices are very powerful, seemingly cheap, have great apps and are easy to use. I love my Android phone, but I’ve come to realize it has its […]
Trimble Floodlight satellite shadow reduction technology enables St. Charles Parish Waterworks crews to maintain productivity in all mapping environments
Mapquest is boasting some of their numbers from 2011 via an interesting infographic.
OpenGov, transparency etc… it’s all the rage! Here in B.C, Canada the coastal Ferry system is a crucial service for locals, particularly for those of us that live and work on Vancouver Island (home to more than 600,000+ people). The Ferry system is run by what’s called a Crown Corporation, tough to describe but essentially […]
On Tuesday Feb 28, Nokia hosted a special PR event live from Barcelona Spain at MWC 2012. The event was also live streamed (and archived) online for those of us not in attendance. On stage was Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and his top aides.
An interesting update on the Telogis blog as the company continues to court developers who were involved with the NN4D program supporting mobile developers. Telogis is encouraging developers to stick with Navteq and they have resources to help.
The Mobile Ecosystem… no question that mobile is huge and the opportunity for developers and those porting web apps and services to the mobile environment is massive (just look around at career opportunities posted for mobile developers).
Trimble Customer Story – Trimble GNSS Equipment Performs Multi-Purpose Field Mapping – By day, the GIS Technology Vehicle supports infrastructure construction, asset maintenance, and operations; by night, the vehicle serves as a mobile command center for public safety and emergency operations.
An interesting topic covered in some research findings from CEM4Mobile Solutions, which is better – should you develop platform-specific mobile applications or mobile optimized browsing sites?
When it comes to powerful and dynamic tools for businesses, often the right technology for the job can fit inside a pocket.