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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...
Coming Soon to Survey123

Coming Soon to Survey123

Esri’s Survey123 data collection app is being rapidly developed, and new versions are released every 4-8 weeks. That means many bugs are addressed, and new functionalities are added. So what has been happening with Survey123 lately? The Spike integration from my last...
Using Survey123 and Spike for Inspections

Using Survey123 and Spike for Inspections

Paper forms have always been an industry standard when doing routine inspection. They are easy to use, but have their drawbacks when trying to incorporate the collected information into a GIS system. With the recent uptake in mapping apps available on iOS and Android...