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by Gearoid O'Riain

StoryMap brings the Wild Ireland Tour to you

We have been using the Esri StoryMap to bring the 3,200km Wild Ireland Tour to life for you.  Story maps are lightweight, web apps that combine web maps created using ArcGIS Online, Esri’s cloud-based mapping system, with multimedia content—text, photos, video, and audio. We will be enhancing the StoryMap as we go along including addition of … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Biodiversity Recording App Released

Compass Informatics with the National Biodiversity Data Centre announces the release of a new app for biodiversity and species recording.  Available at no cost for Android and Apple phone. A new biodiversity app for smartphones means that casual and professional nature watchers can contribute to the building of the national information resource on our environment.  … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass awarded GIS framework by National Transport Authority

Following a public tendering procedure, Compass Informatics has been awarded a contract for provision of GeoSpatial Information Support Services to the National Transport Authority, Ireland.  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a key requirement for the NTA in supporting its transport planning remit and informing investment and service priorities. The Authority has engaged Compass Informatics to … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

MicroSurvey free evaluation downloads

As part of our survey and field systems unit, we supply the full range of MicroSurvey software solutions. MicroSurvey have twenty five years of experience in developing complete software solutions for surveying and mapping. Land surveyors, construction professionals and civil engineers using total stations, GPS, and data collectors use MicroSurvey desktop and handheld software to increase … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Non-Native Species Risk Assessments Consultation

Notification of Second Round of Public Consultation on Non-native Species Risk Assessments Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the National Biodiversity Data Centre (as operated by Compass Informatics) have been tasked by the National Parks and Wildlife Service to undertake risk assessments on certain non-native species. The risk assessments provide evidence-based knowledge that will be used by … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Liam’s Wild Ireland Tour

A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife In Compass Informatics we are in the lucky position of applying our work to the effective use and management of our environment and its assets, be they built or natural.  We create systems, analyse data, assist decision-making – and do this using expert skills combined with many … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

New Spectra SP80 covers all six GNSS systems

Spectra Precision’s SP80 is a new level GNSS receiver. It brings together traditional GNSS RTK technology with innovative GNSS processing.  Thanks to Z-Blade processing software running on the manufacturer’s new 6G ASIC with 240 channels, all 6 GNSS systems (BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS, QZSS, SBAS) are completely utilized. See http://www.spectraprecision.com/products/gnss-surveying/sp80-43987.kjsp for full details and then contact … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Trimble Yuma 2 from Compass

Compass Informatics – Trimble Mobile Computing Solutions Dealers Un-retouched photo of the Trimble Yuma 2 rugged tablet in bright sunlight. The Yuma 2 has unique display technology no other tablet can match for outdoor readability. The Yuma 2 tablet, with the best sunlight readable display on the market and your choice of integrated 1-2 meter or 2-4 … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Trimble Mobile Computing

Compass Informatics would like to remind you that we are now providers of mobile computing solutions from Trimble. This builds on our successful links to Spectra Precision, Seco, and Nikon – all providing highest quality survey and field computing equipment and all parts of the Trimble group. Trimble’s Mobile Computing Solutions Division offers innovative products … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Rugged Juno T41 with RFID

Now: Ultra-High Frequency RFID models added to Juno T41 product lineTrimble announces a new set of models featuring integrated Ultra-High Frequency RFID in the Trimble® Juno T41 Product Line.Ultra-high frequency RFID in a rugged, powerful and compact form factor is now available. The Juno T41 offers combined feature options to provide customers the handheld that … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Out Now!

The NAUTIZ X1 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone is Now Shipping Handheld Group, manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, PDAs and smartphones, has started shipping the Nautiz X1. The highly anticipated Nautiz X1 is promised as the toughest enterprise smartphone in the world – it’s waterproof, dustproof, shock-resistant and can handle extreme temperatures, yet it’s also slim, lightweight and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Heritage Maps launched

The Heritage Council launches Heritage Maps The Heritage Council is delighted to formally launch “Heritage Maps”. Heritage Maps brings together heritage data from government departments, state agencies and local authorities to produce our wide range of data sets, many of which have never been shown publicly before!Heritage Maps has been developed to allow users to … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Hedgerow Initiatives Launched

New Initiatives Launched to Safeguard Ireland’s Unique Hedgerows, with the support of the National Biodiversity Data Centre Ireland’s unique hedgerow network is receiving the recognition it deserves with the establishment of a National Hedgerow Database and a Hedgerow Appraisal System which are available at www.biodiversityireland.ie, the website of the National Biodiversity Data Centre.  The Centre … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Trimble – Focus on Nomad® 900

Compass Informatics – Trimble Mobile Computing Solutions Dealers Nomad® 900 Series Rugged Handheld Computer: Popular, Valuable, Available For several years now, one of the most popular rugged handhelds built by Trimble is the Nomad 900 series. This workhorse of the hardware portfolio is still available as are all the accessories that add to its functionality. … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass Informatics in South Africa

Having established our presence in South Africa nearly a year ago, led by Gert Conradie from our Cape Town office, we are participating this week in a trade mission from Ireland to South Africa and will meet current and potential partners around the country during this time and indeed over coming months. As a strongly … Continued

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