Redondo Beach, CA., July 2, 2003 – NavCom Technology, Inc., a leader in precise positioning and communications technology, announced today that its high precision StarFire™ and Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GPS receivers are now fully supported by XYZworks’ FieldWorks™ field data collection software.
NavCom’s centimeter accurate RTK GPS sensors, built for high precision survey and machine control applications, provide the highest level of accuracy and response available from a dual-frequency GPS receiver. NavCom’s dual-frequency StarFire receivers, ideal for wide area mobile operations such as offshore dynamic positioning, machine control and aerial photogrammetry, provide the decimeter accuracy of the satellite based StarFire GPS augmentation network on a worldwide basis without the need for local base stations. XYZworks’ FieldWorks data collection software operates on PocketPCs using the Windows CE operating system. It is an easy to learn and use program that seamlessly integrates with PocketCAD and is loaded with unparalleled features for land surveying and construction applications. The integration of this software with NavCom’s sensors presents survey and construction industry users with a high accuracy all-in-one option to meet their application needs.
“NavCom is delighted to offer this proven and powerful data collection software to our equipment users,” said NavCom GPS Product Manager Kevin Dixon. “FieldWorks not only increases the choices of complete system solutions available to them, but it also provides existing FieldWorks users the opportunity to benefit from NavCom’s advanced positioning technologies.”
XYZworks (www.xyzworks.com) specializes in the development of solid, simple, software solutions for land surveying and construction professionals. They have been solution providers for over 23 years for companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Wild Instruments, and Maptech, Inc. Since its launch in 2000, FieldWorks software has been lauded by surveying professionals as the ultimate package that revolutionizes fieldwork.
NavCom Technology, Inc., a John Deere Company (NYSE:DE), is a leading provider of advanced GPS products for OEMs, VARs and system integrators needing high performance RTK systems, global decimeter-level DGPS corrections, geodetic quality GPS receivers, wireless communication products and engineering consulting in the areas of precise positioning and wireless communications. For more information on NavCom and its products, please visit www.NavComTech.com or contact sales@NavComTech.com.