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Cansel is built around the expertise of its people. We have many industry recognized experts and this blog is designed for our employees to communicate directly with our customers. Please feel free to make a comment on our posts or provide topics of interest.

Lose the clipboard: Maximizing the efficiency of your field data collection

Everybody is engaging in some type of field data collection, whether it's first time data collection for GIS mapping, asset management, to show due diligence/reduce liability, routine inspections and maintenance or real-time, in the field, asset locates. In many cases, this type of data collection takes the form of heading out into the field with GPS or paper map in one hand, a field book or clipboard in the other and a camera around your neck. There's no arguing that this works, but it's by far not the most efficient method.

Infraworks 360 2015 Preview Features


Just getting into Infraworks or upgrading from a previous version? There are a couple of new Preview features that you need to be aware of if you want to make the most of the software.

Do you have the latest software updates for GPS Pathfinder Office?

Do you have the latest software updates for GPS Pathfinder Office?

Pro 6 series- New Firmware!

Do you have a Pro 6H or Pro 6T? Trimble has released new GNSS firmware version 1.03.1 for the Trimble® GPS Pathfinder® Pro 6 series (Pro 6H and Pro 6T) receivers.

Everyone who has a Pro 6H or 6T needs this update. It's quick and easy, and you can do it yourself. No need to send it into our service department!

Notice to Can-Net Customers: Differential Correction in GPS Pathfinder Office


GPS Pathfinder office operators will experience problems in downloading base files from Cansel base stations for Terrasync rover files recorded after February 10th, 2014. The base and nav file format has changed from a .Z extension to a .GZ extension. The following document will explain how to apply these changes to your Differential Correction wizard.

The Benefits of Using a Web-Based GIS Application to Manage Vehicle Accident Data

Have you been looking for a web based GIS application that stores consistent geographic and descriptive information about vehicle accidents? If you have then we may be able to provide some insight.

SmartInventor Subtraction: A free app

How many times have you inserted a component and wished you could simultaneously create holes on the plate?

How many times have you been forced to manually edit a part to create openings or holes?

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