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What is GIS-Lite?

What is GIS-Lite?

March 24, 2015

By George Demmy

If you saw GIS-Lite in isolation, you might imagine it to be pretty much anything not quite GIS. We're starting to use the word at TerraGo to help explain part of what we do for people -- let them transform what would otherwise be a static document into a lightweight location-enabled interactive application. But that's a mouthful, so we call it GIS-Lite.

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PODCAST: The GPS Handheld Marketplace Disruption

PODCAST:  The GPS Handheld Marketplace Disruption

March 18, 2015

By Mike Gundling

There is a major disruption happening in the GPS handheld marketplace. 

Traditional suppliers of single-function, proprietary GPS handhelds are facing increased pressure from Smartphone and tablet mobile solutions, especially when paired with high-precision Bluetooth GPS receivers.  

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Seattle City Light Transforms Field Operations

Seattle City Light Transforms Field Operations

March 16, 2015

By Mike Gundling

Public utility companies are continually challenged with being able to efficiently track and manage field assets for ongoing maintenance and repairs.  This is creating an expanded need for the right field-based innovations to capture and share data – with the ultimate goal to provide continuity of services. 

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Field Data Collection Brought to Life in Africa

Field Data Collection Brought to Life in Africa

February 10, 2015

By David Basil

Recent studies have shown that 11 percent of households still remain without power in South Africa – which reinforces how challenging it is to provide access to electricity. Now, however, utility contractor Prime Electrical is working to enhance its field data collection capabilities to help bring electricity to rural areas in this region.  

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