Category Archives: mobile

Cincinnati Asks Residents to Be A Pothole Spotter

TweetAn interesting request from the Cincinnati City Manager… City Manager Harry Black is asking Cincinnati drivers to join the campaign to “Be a Pothole Spotter.” from the news post – “We’re in primetime pothole season. The ground’s thawing up, and … Continue reading

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Americans Lead the World – Spending 4.7 Hours a Day on Smartphones

TweetThose glancing moments that you have every hour or so are really adding up! Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smart phones – more than their counterparts in at least 11 countries around … Continue reading

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Tips to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone

TweetI’m a pretty heavy Android user, and I’m also a big lover of my device(s). So naturally I’m also quite proactive when it comes to keeping them secure. Here’s a tip on how you can hopefully secure your Android smartphone … Continue reading

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Data Collection 101 – Creating an Urban Art Walking Tour with FulcrumApp

TweetIt was a beautiful Sunday here in the PacNW so what better way to kill the morning than by walking around the beautiful downtown core in Victoria BC while testing out a little data collection using FulcrumApp.

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Top Mobile Apps for Local Governance and Planners

TweetA recent survey of planners by Planetizen looked at mobile app that enhance public participation in local governance and planning to improve efficiency and data collection for planners. A number of fine productivity tools were mentioned in the findings, many … Continue reading

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10 hot consumer trends for 2015 and Beyond

TweetJust in time for year end from Ericssson… 10 hot consumer trends in mobility. Yes indeed, I love the year-end predictions, often we seem to hear many of the same ones year after year, for example, privacy concerns, social media, … Continue reading

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Nokia Rebrands Lumia to Microsoft Lumia

TweetThis comes via Nokia Conversations blog… When we announced that the Nokia Devices & Services business would become part of Microsoft, we also shared that Lumia, our smartphone brand, would become part of the Microsoft family. Since then, we have … Continue reading

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ASPRS UAS Symposium Reno Looks At UAV, UAS, Drone Technology

TweetYou may have noticed the topic of UAVs and UAS technology making loads of news lately. If UAS technology interests you then take note of an interesting event from ASPRS coming up this fall in Reno, Nevada – The UAS … Continue reading

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Mobile Fun! A History of Cell Phones

Tweet It would be interesting to hand a smartphone to Alexander Graham Bell. I don’t think he could fathom that his invention would translate to what it is now. In what started as a line and a can has evolved … Continue reading

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Drone Tip – JAVAD GNSS Announces Triumph F-1 Unmanned Aerial Sensor (UAS)

TweetThis interesting announcement was shared via Amerisurv today as industry leader JAVAD has announced a a new UAS – and this one looks impressive!  Some details from the article: “We did not retrofit a toy with GPS. We designed and … Continue reading

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Tripomatic – Custom Maps Built entirely with OpenSource Mapping Tools

TweetAn interesting update comes our way from the developers of Tripomatic – custom maps for iOS, Android or BlackBerry that focus on the features tourists really appreciate! What’s way cool about this app is that Tripomatic is based on OpenStreetMap … Continue reading

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FulcrumApp Adds Support for SpatialVideo GPS track logs

TweetVery cool… FulcrumAPP, you know, the data collection tool, has just announced a new and exciting feature, SpatialVideo, support for video collection integrated with your field data collection and is also records a GPS track log that syncs with the … Continue reading

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