ArcGIS Field Maps Beta Update Two

ArcGIS Field Maps Beta Update Two

A new beta update for ArcGIS Field Maps was released last week. This update has brought us our first glance at smart forms, support for high accuracy receivers, and location tracking.   Smart Forms Organizing your form is now as simple as dragging and dropping...
What is ArcGIS Field Maps app?

What is ArcGIS Field Maps app?

For the first time in history, Esri’s user conference was held virtually this month with outstanding attendance. They presented many new software enhancements and announced the new ArcGIS Field Maps app. This new app announcement has been buzzing in the GIS industry...
Cloud Post Processing With Trimble TerraFlex

Cloud Post Processing With Trimble TerraFlex

Trimble Positions Desktop 10.8.0.1 includes the option to configure Trimble Connect projects for cloud post processing. Data must be collected with an Android or Windows device with a supported Trimble receiver which are the R1, R2, TDC150, or EM100 GNSS module. This...
Updates on Trimble RTX for Mapping Applications

Updates on Trimble RTX for Mapping Applications

The March 2020 update to the Trimble Mobile Manager(TMM) app includes the ability to select an output GNSS reference frame that can be communicated over to other apps such as Collector for ArcGIS. This will affect many of our customers that are interested in or are...
Sideloading Basemaps in Collector for ArcGIS For Offline Use

Sideloading Basemaps in Collector for ArcGIS For Offline Use

With the uptake in aerial mapping using drones and other imagery services in recent years, there has been an increased demand for custom basemaps for viewing during field data collection. Viewing imagery in areas with cellular connection can be simple, but how do you...
Using the GIS Module for Trimble Business Center

Using the GIS Module for Trimble Business Center

In my latest tech talk, I collaborated with Troy Hernandez from our survey support team. With our combined expertise on GIS and Trimble Business Center, this video demonstrates how to transfer data from Trimble Access and TerraSync to a file geodatabase through the...
Comparing mapping hardware and mobile apps

Comparing mapping hardware and mobile apps

For those of you looking to collect data with phones or tablets, check out our mobile app comparison. While all these apps have the standard mapping capabilities, each one has it’s own functionalities that make them unique. Find the one that best fits your...
Consumer Tablets for Mobile Mapping

Consumer Tablets for Mobile Mapping

We are often asked for recommendations on which consumer tablets are best for field data collection with apps such as Collector, Survey123 or TerraFlex. We won’t be recommending any one tablet in this article but will give suggestions on specs to consider before...

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