Category Archives: Workflow

New Release – Trimble Positions Desktop add-in 10.7.1.1

We are pleased to announce a new release of Trimble Positions Desktop: Trimble Positions Desktop add-in 10.7.1.1. This release provides support for a TerraFlex workflow with offline data transfer and post-processing when using TerraFlex v4.4 on Android or Windows and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Trimble Geospatial Webinar – Trimble Positions and TerraSync

Join us next week on October 5th (8a/4p MDT) for a webinar covering the TerraSync workflow in detail. We’ll review functionality added in the last release as well as a few features coming in the next release. Please pre-register for … 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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Using ArcGIS for Windows Mobile + Trimble Positions with ArcGIS Online

Here’s an un-narrated YouTube video showing the entire workflow starting from an empty map document:

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What’s New in the August 2014 Release

Hopefully you’ve all heard by now that we’ve released a new version of Trimble Positions. There are some significant new features for users of ArcGIS for Windows Mobile workflows: Support for precise feature heights. This version adds support for antenna … Continue reading

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Coordinate Systems and Datum Transformations

As this user community knows, collecting high accuracy data requires a working knowledge of coordinate systems, or spatial references, and datum transformations.  The intent of this (long overdue) post is not to deep dive into these topics but rather to summarize how … Continue reading

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Making a (Field Configuration) and Checking it Twice

One of the big things we’ve tried to do with Trimble Positions, especially in the context of ArcGIS for Windows Mobile, is simplify the workflow.  To that end, we introduced field configurations as a way to ‘pre-configure’ sources of real-time … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Desktop – Basic, Standard or Advanced?

This is a topic that has generated a significant amount of discussion for various reasons, some more obvious than others.  In this latest release, we addressed the issue through a few minor code changes but more significant changes in the … Continue reading

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Setting up Metadata Transfer…After the Fact

What’s that?  Went out in the field and collected a bunch of data but forgot to set your GNSS metadata transfer fields from the desktop before you went out?  Not a problem…this can be done completely after the fact as … Continue reading

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Flow of GNSS Session Data

We’ve seen some posts in the ArcGIS forums that contain questions about the flow of GNSS ‘session’ data from the field back to the office.  GNSS sessions are a combination of raw GNSS satellite measurements (required for post-processing) and “construction” … Continue reading

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