August 2020 Newsletter- Ecological Monitoring GNSS GPS GIS Ecology Environment Eos Arrow

August 2020 Newsletter: Ecological Monitoring

eos newsletter 2020 - feature story

/// Florida Utility Creates Digital Twin of Electric Assets with Highly Accurate Field Operations


At the Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach (FL), original as-built records from CAD drawings, when transferred to GIS, did not accurately reflect the locations of assets in the real world. Using ArcGIS CollectorArrow Gold, and iOS® devices, field crews create the first highly accurate digital twin of the utility’s transmission and distribution assets in 50 years.

Read how UCNSB improved improved electric asset accuracy >

eos newsletter 2020 - industry news

/// New Video Case Studies

National Tropical Botanical Garden Hawaii

/// Improving Biodiversity with GNSS at the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii

Continuously monitoring native plants is the key to preserving ecological diversity — and ultimately preventing plant extinction. Learn how this Hawaii organization use Arrow 100 GNSS to monitor thousands of trees.

Watch the 2-minute video case study here >

/// Efficient, Centimeter-Level GPS Data Collection and Management on a Vineyard

How do you map half a million vines accurately and efficiently? One premium California vineyard saved $500,000 by using ArcGIS QuickCapture and Arrow Gold.

Watch the 20-minute presentation >

ecobot webinar pairing gps

/// Ecobot Webinar: Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology: GPS Receivers Paired with Field Apps

Learn about several GPS receivers currently compatible with Ecobot, including case studies from several wetland scientists, and a Q&A panel about pairing, and wearing, GPS.

Watch the 78-minute webinar >

LTI Anatum laser mapping GIS webinar

/// Laser Mapping with Esri Collector for Utility Pole Space Management

Learn best practices on gathering data even in poor GNSS environments, safely and efficiently. Webinar covers Eos Laser Mapping™ use cases and workflows.

Watch the 60-minute webinar recording >

/// GNSS and Mobile GIS Updates

/// Eos Laser Mapping™ and Eos Locate™ now compatible with Esri ArcGIS Field Maps (beta)
Eos announcement

The August 2020 release of Eos Tools Pro (v.1.89) makes Eos Locate™ for ArcGIS® (underground mapping) and Eos Laser Mapping™ immediately available for use with the Field Maps beta.

Get started with Arrow and Field Maps >

survey123 what is new

/// What’s new in Survey123 (August 2020)
Article by Ismael Chivite, Esri

Updates to ArcGIS Survey123 include a new administrator “Organization” page, an organization “Settings” tab, better-looking basemaps, and more.

Discover what’s new in Survey123 >


/// US Space Force grants GPS III SV03 operational acceptance
Article by Tracy Cozzens, GPS World

The GPS III Space Vehicle (SV) 03 received USSF’s Operational Acceptance approval on July 27. “This marks the third GPS III satellite to receive operational acceptance in less than a year.” (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

Read about the future of GPS >


/// Eos makes top 3 Geospatial Award list
Eos announcement

Eos is shortlisted for the top 3 2020 “Most Disruptive Technology” nominees from geospatial technology supporter TECTERRA.

Read more about the release >

galileo next generation updates

/// Galileo next-gen satellites to be more powerful, reconfigurable
Article by Tracy Cozzens, GPS World

With 26 satellites now in orbit, Europe’s Galileo navigation system will soon become even better. The next-gen satellites will include substantial improvements to service and capabilities.

Get ready for next-gen Galileo >

eos newsletter 2020 - al's corner

/// Featured Video: How to Configure Initial Settings in ArcGIS Collector and Eos Tools Pro for Eos Locate™

Feature Image 4 - How to configure settings for Eos Locate and ArcGIS Collector

In this video, we will show you how to configure some initial settings in ArcGIS Collector and Eos Tools Pro for use with the Eos Locate™ underground mapping solution. (This is Video #2 in a five-part tutorial series.)

Watch the 4-minute video tutorial >

/// GNSS Constellation Status Update: August 24, 2020

GNSS satellite constellation update Aug 24 2020
eos newsletter 2020 - customer spotlight

/// Chris Kahn, with Eos from the beginning

Customer Spotlight Feature Image Chris Kahn

Geospatial professional Chris Kahn MGIS, GISP was one of Eos’ earliest and most passionate customers. For years, Chris has found endless opportunity with GNSS, GIS, CAD, and UAV field work.

See how Chris disrupts field work with modern technology!

eos newsletter 2020 - events

2020 North Carolina ArcGIS User Group Annual Meeting | Virtual
Wednesday, Sept. 02 – Friday, Sept. 04

GNSS Advancements for AEC | Virtual
Wednesday, Sept. 09 – Thursday, Sept. 10

  • Registration: FREE (Register here)
  • How to meet Eos: On the day of the event, open the virtual event PDF emailed to you, flip to the “Meetings” page, and book a meeting with one of our 5 representatives any time until Sept. 22.
  • Session we recommend: “Build Your Own Device (BYOD) GNSS Field Solutions”

2020 Delmarva GIS Conference | Virtual
Monday, Sept. 21 – Tuesday, Sept. 22

  • Registration: FREE (Register here)
  • How to meet Eos: Register for free. Following the event, Eos will email you with instructions to schedule a meeting with your local mobile GIS / GNSS expert.