GE MapSight Customer Presents at UN GIS Conference

October 23, 2015

The United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management recently teamed up with the Open Geospatial Consortium to present Geospatial for Crisis and Disaster in the Developing World at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. Talbot Brooks, director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State, works with OGC on GIS education initiatives and invited …read more

Monte Comm Embraces MapSight for Canadian Market

October 12, 2015

Throughout western Canada, Monte Comm Consultants, a telecommunications contracting and consulting company based in Kamloops, British Columbia, designs and builds fiber optic networks for several telecommunications and hydro companies. Building and designing these fiber optic networks is traditionally a labor-intensive process, and the foundation is built on obtaining accurate utility pole field measurement data, says …read more

How MapSight Helps Preserve Sacred Navajo Land

September 2, 2015

In the Navajo culture, there are many superstitions surrounding the land. These superstitions often call for leaving the land undisturbed, which can make collecting utility data in the field difficult, says Michael Cheromiah, AutoCad operator for the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority in Fort Defiance, Arizona. However, with GE MapSight™, a digital pole data collection solution, …read more

ikeGPS, SPIDA® Software Release Integrated Solution for Efficient Data Collection

August 12, 2015

ikeGPS and SPIDA Software announce an expanded collaboration that offers direct integration between pole data collection solution GE MapSight™ and structural analysis software SPIDA®Calc, which creates a field-to-finish solution for the collection, design and analysis of utility poles. As part of this integration, SPIDACalc users can set up data collection forms for the MapSight device …read more

Quality Positioning With GE MapSight

July 30, 2015

If you missed our latest webinar, don’t fret. Here are a few tips from our webinar Tips for Capturing Quality Positioning Information When Using GE MapSight™. GPS Position The GE MapSight™ device uses GPS to get an initial position. This is either an autonomous position or SBAS solution. The GPS position is then transferred to …read more

Why Does the UC Synergetic Team Cross the Road?

July 17, 2015

Thanks to MapSight, they don’t! UC Synergetic, a national engineering firm in Fort Mill, South Carolina, recently worked with a large electrical utility company in the Southeast to upgrade its limited-access highway distribution line crossings along several major interstate highways in North and South Carolina to meet newly instituted upgrades in state accommodation guidelines. Given …read more

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of MapSight

July 1, 2015

While we designed MapSight with efficiency in mind, take it a step further with a few tricks that maximize your return on investment. Here are five tips for getting the most out of MapSight tools and equipment. 1. Create a custom workflow form to improve data collection. Start by identifying the relevant, required data, and …read more

Joint use driving adoption of GE MapSight in US Market

May 4, 2015

Industry influencers predict ikeGPS technology to become an industry-standard approach.  ikeGPS (NZX:IKE) is experiencing increased adoption of its GE MapSight™ pole data collection solution from US-based Electric Utilities, Telecom providers, and Engineering service firms who need to address joint use challenges. Joint use is the common practice of a utility pole owner allowing third parties …read more

GE MapSight™ Integration with O-Calc Pro is Here!

April 15, 2015

ikeGPS and Osmose are excited to announce the availability of our first release of integration between MapSight and O-Calc Pro 5.01. As presented in our webinar on April 2, 2015, the integration between MapSight and O-Calc Pro requires two components: The first component is a pole screening tool included in the latest release of O-Calc Pro …read more