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Hello Mobile Enthusiast... Welcome to another busy mobile technology news roundup. We steamroll into a chili December with loads of interesting news bytes. From the awesome folks at Peterson Air Force base, Colorado, great news as NORAD Santa is now prepared to track Santa! The official NORAD Tracks Santa app is also available in the Windows, Apple and Android stores, so parents and children can count down the days until Santa's launch on their smart phones and tablets! Tracking opportunities are also offered on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+. Finally, from my blog, were you aware that Pinterest has added Pinterest Maps? Folks can now Pin and locate pins nearby or at a specified location. If WOW technology gets you going then you have to check out this intro video to Coin - a solution that provides a very flexible and convenient payment solution that is delivered by a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connected card - I can't wait to get one! Those of you shopping for a mobile carrier, you might be interested in some recent research that shows Sprint at the Bottom Of Latest Consumer Reports Cell-Phone Service Ratings. Speaking of cell phones, have you heard of the Moto-G from Motorola? The Moto G os a Sub $200 ,no contract smartphone, unlocked, Android smartphone - a total bargain and best of all NO Contract! Finally, read on below for an update on mobile consumer rights in Canada, an acquisition by Apple, and some innovative consumer GPS solutions. Have a great week all.


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Designed for field tasks working with iOS and Android, SuperSurv allows surveyors to capture data with GPS, display/overlay maps with global coordinate systems, and position current location for easy survey.
The new mobile GIS Apps feature enhanced offline data editing, the connection with SuperGIS Server 3.1a, Online Map Tool for free basemaps, multi-lingual support, etc., facilitating decision-making for organizations.

Need an effective data collection solution in your smart device? Visit SuperSurv.

 
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FEATURE ARTICLES and SPOTLIGHTS

You'll find regular feature articles, commentary, application spotlights, developer zone tips and other original feature content at LBSzone. We're also open to your article submissions so if you have an LBS focused paper, solution, case study, or other article feel free to contact us and send us your submission - info@lbszone.com

NORAD Is Ready to Track Santa's Flight - The North American Aerospace Defense Command is prepared to track Santa's yuletide journey! The newly redesigned NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, went live Sunday, Dec. 1 featuring a holiday countdown, daily games and activities, videos, music and more. Beyond a new look, features such as a 3D globe and new interactive games take advantage of today's modern web. Official NORAD Tracks Santa app is also available in the Windows, Apple and Android store.

U.S. Forest Service Offers New Digital Maps for Mobile Devices - The digital maps are part of USDA's work toward reaching President Obama's initiative to create a paperless government that also provides the American public with better, more accessible information. Online customer surveys also indicated a desire for more online products and information, such as maps.

Forrester Research Report: The Future of Mobile Application Development - This report, which is the vision report of the mobile app development playbook for Application Development and Delivery (AD&D) professionals, focuses on the changes application developers need to understand if they want to build modern applications that deliver contextual customer experiences.


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NEWS & INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sanborn Map Company Purchases Visual Intelligence iOne n-Oblique Sensor System Solution - Houston-based Visual Intelligenceannounced today that Sanborn Map Company's extensive evaluation of Visual Intelligence's iOne n-Oblique Sensor System Solution for oblique and 3D imaging has resulted in a purchase. Sanborn is the first customer to deploy this new and innovative aerial digital camera system, the industry's fastest, most stable, accurate, and economical sensor for oblique and 3D applications. Sanborn will deploy the iOne n-Oblique for 3D mapping contracts it holds with its worldwide customer base.

How to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android or iOS Mobile Device - Here's the scenario. you frantically go into a pocket pat-down dance searching for your shiny, new smartphone. Sadly, the device is gone. What's even worse is that you just got the device thanks to your once-every-two-years upgrade from your carrier and you still owe about $500 on your tab!

Do you have news about a new product, application, web service, developer tool, mashup, or ??? contact us at press[at]gisuser.com


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Archer 2™

Featuring a new IllumiView™ high-visibility display, the Archer 2 remains extraordinarily bright under even the most glaring sunlight. You'll love the responsiveness of its large, glove-friendly capacitive touchscreen and numeric keypad, allowing you to input data at unprecedented speeds. Add to this a powerhouse of a battery and simultaneous GPS and GLONASS capabilities, and you have one mean GIS machine that you can rely on, wherever your job takes you.
 

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EVENT UPDATES

Browse this section to learn about mobile technology / wireless industry conferences, training, seminars,webinars, and relevant events. Feel free to make a suggestion for future consideration or contact us to promote your event.
Geospatial Big Data webinar series - If you didn't catch the live webianrs you can now view the entire series of online events including "Delivering Spatial Algorithms and Functions - Social Doppler", "Moving to Mobility: Leveraging Location Analytics.", and "Building, Deploying, and Managing a Geospatial Application in the Cloud."

Telematics Detroit 2014 - Telematics Detroit is the world's largest and most influential business focused conference and exhibition for the entire telematics ecosystem. Over 2000+ executives attended along with 100+ industry expert speakers, making Telematics Detroit the one event that you cannot afford to miss each and every year!

Telematics for Fleet Management USA 2013 - The commercial telematics industry has reached a key tipping point. In 2013 Telematics for Fleet Management USA will gather the most respected opinion makers and prestigious companies to analyze the challenges that the industry is currently tackling. Nov 20, 2013 - Nov 21, 2013 - The Westin, Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia.

Send your event info to editor[at]gisuser.com
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CAREERS

GeoJobsBIZ from Spatial Media - Our fabulous, new resource for GIS, geo technology, surveying, mapping and positioning career opportunities and resumes. For a limited time GeojobsBiz is offering Free job and resume posting during the initial launch (Beta) period. Check it out at Geojobs.Biz.



GIS Analyst, Sask Power
The GIS Analyst is responsible for designing, developing, programming and maintaining Enterprise, Web and Mobile GIS software and other related applications for the Corporation. This position includes interfacing with and providing support to end users making use of the GIS software and its custom applications. The GIS software is Smallworld and it uses Magik as its programming development language.

Integrated Controls National Account Manager (Mining and Landfill)
RDO Integrated Controls is a division of RDO Equipment Co. The company is a proud dealer of Topcon and Carlson Positioning Products across the western U.S. RDO Equipment Co. is a John Deere Agriculture and Construction dealer, and a Vermeer dealer with over 60 locations nationwide. We are dedicated to being a great place to work; energizing the creativity, talents and entrepreneurial spirits of our people.

GIS/CAD Technician (Term) Vancouver
Port Metro Vancouver ("PMV") is Canada's largest and most diversified port, stretching along 600 kilometres of shoreline and waterways and bordering on 16 municipalities. PMV leads the efficient and reliable movement of cargo and passengers, annually trading $172 billion in goods with more than 160 trading economies - See more at: http://geojobs.biz/?job_listing=giscad-technician-term#sthash.ezYnql6H.dpuf

Web Developers, Arlington VA
We have immediate openings for enthusiastic Web Developers in our Washington DC Dev Center. Come join our team building world-changing web/mobile tools and have fun with the latest technologies like HTML5 and JavaScript. Each day you will know you are making a difference

Post your job online with GeoJobsBIZ and you'll also get attention via the GISuser LinkedIn Group, FB Page, and Twitter!

Send your job ad to jobs[at]gisuser.com
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Recent posts from the AnyGeo Blog (blog.gisuser.com). Glenn's AnyGeo blog touches on the latest in Geo Tech, location technologies, mobile social, and anything geospatial!

Fulcrum Adds Data History and Versioning, Full Temporal Tracking of Data from the Field - Every time someone in your organization makes a change to a record, even something as small as a single picklist item, project setting, or status, we version the entire record and track what changed. On any record in your account, you can now pull up the record view (by either clicking a point on the map, or double-clicking a table row) and pick on the "History" button to display a full audit trail of all changes made to that particular piece of data, temporally.



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