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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

TerraGo Partners with Bad Elf to Bring Higher Precision GPS to End Users on Smartphone and Tablets

Washington, DC, Feb. 10, 2015 – TerraGo, a pioneer of geospatial collaboration and enterprise mobility software, and 

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Eos Positioning Systems Inc. Announces New Line of High-Accuracy GNSS Receivers

Terrebonne (Quebec), Canada, Dec. 17, 2014—Eos Positioning Systems introduces a new, innovative product line of high-accuracy GNSS receivers for smartphones and tablet computers, including both sub-meter and RTK performance for all mobile platforms: iOS, Android, and Windows. Eos’s entry level...

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Beidou Becomes Large-scale Commercial Success

China's domestic-made Beidou navigation satellite system has been put into large-scale commercial use, with its chips embedded in 40 million smartphones. Ran Chengqi, director of the China Satellite Navigation Office, said that more than 2 million of...

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Crowd-sourcing for Real-time Navigation Maps

Navigating the labyrinthine, often unnamed streets of Bangalore might have been every address-hunter’s worst nightmare. But the smartphones packed with cool map applications and stand-alone navigation devices on cars now offer a rescue route, a point-by-point guide...

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Poor Sales In India Force Maps Provider Sygic To Release Navigation App For Free

App developers are struggling to make money in India because of low credit card penetration, according to Michael Stencl, CEO of maps provider Sygic, which has now dropped the $5.58 fee to download its GPS navigation app....

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Council Maps New Delhi Area

In a bid to make commuting easy, the New Delhi Municipal Council has uploaded a detailed map of its area that shows several points of interest. Officials believe the Council has become the first in the country...

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Tablets and Smartphones Ease Field Work

Surveying and construction field crews are increasingly using tablets and smartphones in their work, coupled with easy to use applications. The trend is accelerating, with the use of smartphones particularly taking off, due to the mobility advantages,...

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Developers Must Innovate for Map App-Happy Aussies

One of Australia’s leading digital cartographers has called on developers of map-based apps to think outside the box – or lose pace with Australia’s insatiable appetite for smartphone technology. Cassandra Barker – General Manager of digital mapping...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

A Shrinking Garmin Navigates the Smartphone Storm

Garmin was once one of the world’s hottest growth companies—“the next Apple,” according to some stock pickers. In 2007 the company, the world’s top seller of GPS devices for car dashboards and boat cockpits, doubled its sales...

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

How Google’s India Maps Are Built

Evidently, the process of creating among the most accurate maps in the world is complex, and fascinating. But in India, where an increasing number of smartphone users are logging on to maps, the ‘ground truth’ is significantly...

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