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February 18, 2015
TerraGo Edge Brings Real-Time GPS to Field Workers at a Fraction of the Cost of Traditional Handhelds

Washington, DC, Feb. 18, 2015—TerraGo, a pioneer of geospatial collaboration and enterprise mobility software, announces the availability of TerraGo Edge 3.4. For users who require high-precision data collection, this means they can now monitor GPS data in real-time, and capture the location when it meets their accuracy requirements. By providing an intuitive user interface and the ability to seamlessly integrate third-party GPS receivers of your choice, there's no longer a need for expensive proprietary handheld devices.

According to GPS industry expert, Davis Wildman, Principal, Newland Geo, “Proprietary handheld GPS devices are increasingly being replaced by BYOD solutions. TerraGo Edge on a smart phone with an independent GPS receiver offers users a better field data collection tool and high precision GNSS solution, at a dramatically lower cost of ownership.” He adds, “With a range of GIS and survey-grade GPS receivers that work with smart phones and tablets, there’s simply no reason to be invest in outdated handhelds.”

New features include:

  • Displays real-time GPS monitor while capturing notes in the field
  • Records all GPS metadata and attributes (e.g. satellites, horizontal/vertical accuracy, heading)
  • Capture button to lock-in current GPS state
  • View photo metadata information in note display
  • Additional online map sources from USGS, CartoDB, Stamen, and Mapquest

“With 3.4, TerraGo Edge makes it easy to use the on-board GPS or a third-party GSP receiver to deliver the level accuracy needed for the task at hand. We are helping our customers give each user exactly what they need to do their job – and nothing more,” says Dave Basil, Vice President, Product Development, TerraGo. “Whether you need 5 meter or sub-centimeter or anywhere in between, TerraGo Edge gives users the precision they need with a modern mobile solution that delivers dramatic savings.”

Try the TerraGo Edge iOS or Android app and request the enterprise trial: http://info.terragotech.com/TerraGo/Edge.Trial.Download/Collect.Mobile.Field.Data

About TerraGo
TerraGo develops software and mobile apps that make it easy for our customers to collect data, share information and work together anywhere, any time. From sharing feature-rich maps and imagery to deploying on-demand apps for a mobile workforce, TerraGo builds intuitive products that enable collaboration from any place on the planet.

Founded in 2005, TerraGo invented the industry’s most widely adopted geospatial collaboration technology with its innovative GeoPDF products and is revolutionizing GPS data collection with its TerraGo Edge mobile platform.

TerraGo’s customers include the world’s leading defense and intelligence departments, government agencies, non-profits and commercial enterprises in every industry, with over 1,500 global customers based in over 70 countries and all 50 US states.

 

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