Category Archives: What’s New

Using a Geoid GGF File in ArcPad (Windows)

In an earlier blog post, we discussed how to specify a GGF file for use by the Trimble Positions ArcPad extension in calculating mean sea level (MSL) elevations in the field. This is done through a registry entry. The blog post … Continue reading

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Announcing the March 2015 release of Trimble Positions

We are extremely pleased to announce the March 2015 release of Trimble Positions. This release adds support for the Trimble R1 GNSS receiver in both real-time and post-processed workflows using the Trimble Positions Mobile extension or Trimble Positions ArcPad extension.  This … Continue reading

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Esri Releases ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.2.1

Our friends at Esri have been working on a 10.2.1 maintenance release of ArcGIS for Windows Mobile.  The English language version of the application (and SDK) was released this week and other languages will follow. New versions of the Trimble Positions … Continue reading

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Trimble Positions Desktop add-in and Session Processor utility 10.3.0.1 Re-release

We are grateful to our diligent user community for spotting a couple issues in the November release of the Trimble Positions Desktop add-in and the Session Processor utility. While investigating these issues, we also found a couple other things that we … Continue reading

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A new Trimble Positions ArcPad extension release for the new year

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Trimble Positions ArcPad extension version 10.2.1.1…the last piece of the November 2014 release. This release is for Windows Mobile only and adds a few things that relate directly to customer requests: Support … Continue reading

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Specific TerraSync version support

Since our release yesterday, we’ve already had some questions about the specific versions of TerraSync supported in the new Trimble Positions workflow. It’s a great question and the answer depends on a combination of SSF version, data dictionary version, and GNSS … Continue reading

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Announcing the November 2014 release of Trimble Positions

We are extremely pleased to announce the November 2014 release of Trimble Positions. This release contains some new functionality that we’re excited to share with the user community. At the high level, we’ve made significant changes in the Trimble Positions … Continue reading

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New downloads for August 2014 release

After the initial release on August 8th, we found some minor issues in a couple of the products. We have fixed these issues and updated the downloads accordingly. There is no change in version number or documentation. If you had … Continue reading

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Antenna height handling in Trimble Positions

The new version of Trimble Positions includes the following improvements in handling antenna information: It is possible to specify antenna height when collecting GIS features with Positions Mobile extension for ArcGIS for Windows Mobile. Antenna height is a vertical distance … Continue reading

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Mean Sea Level heights in Trimble Positions

All heights collected in previous versions of Trimble Positions software were expressed as heights above WGS84 ellipsoid (HAE). The new Positions Desktop add-in 10.2.2.1 and Positions Mobile extension 10.2.0.2 add support for Mean Sea Level (MSL), also known as orthometric … Continue reading

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