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Hello Mobile Enthusiast... and welcome to another mobile, location-tech news roundup. To begin, you still have a little time to register for today's webinar from Lizardtech, "10 Years of Innovation - MrSID Then and Now" where the crew will look at the past 10 years at Lizardtech, discuss the MrSID file format and look at recent changes to their complete product lineup (think GeoExpress, Express Server) - the webinar begins at 11 AM Pacific Time. Moving along, some really interesting gems shared the past couple of days include: word from Esri that they plan to Preview an Open Data Initiative at next week's Federal Conference in D.C; Geospatial Experts want to help you with Field data collection with Windows Mobile, Android, and Apple devices; Google Nexus fans will be glad to know a new variant is now available just in time for Valentine's Day as the red Nexus is now on sale in the Google Play store; A reminder that ILMF 2014 will be taking place Feb. 17-19 in Denver, Colorado - see you there!; Finally, cool news from the Whitehouse as plans are under way for their first Maker Faire - an opportunity to highlight the remarkable stories of Makers around the country - great stuff!


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SuperSurv for iOS/Android

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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FEATURES, INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS 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

Juniper Systems Now Shipping All Archer 2 Models Worldwide - Juniper Systems is now shipping all models of its newest rugged handheld, the Archer 2T. - Logan, UT - Juniper Systems is now shipping all models of its newest rugged handheld, the Archer 2T. Beginning in November, the company began shipping Standard Archer 2 models to North America. Now, after passing further testing and receiving additional certifications, all models of the Archer 2-Standard, Geo, Geo Cell, Geo Barcode, and Geo Cell Barcode-are shipping worldwide.

Employees Wasting Time - Survey Shows Biggest Drain Comes From Employees Surfing the Internet, Socializingn - Water cooler chatter and web surfing are the top time thieves at work, according to a new survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) from Robert Half Management Resources. Nearly one-third (29 per cent) of executives interviewed said chatting with coworkers is the greatest time-waster at work. Non-business related Internet use, including social media, ranked a not-too-distant second, garnering 25 per cent of the response.

Google Nexus 5 Android smartphone Now in Red - No huge news, however, if red is your favorite color then you'll be beaming because the Nexus 5 is now available from Google Play in Red! This from Google. Nexus 5 helps you capture the everyday and the epic in fresh new ways. It's the slimmest and fastest Nexus phone ever made, powered by Android 4.4, KitKat.

Announcing the First White House Maker Faire - Inspired by "Joey Marshmallow" and the millions of citizen-makers driving the next era of American innovation, we are thrilled to announce plans to host the first-ever White House Maker Faire later this year. We will release more details on the event soon, but it will be an opportunity to highlight both the remarkable stories of Makers like Joey and commitments by leading organizations to help more students and entrepreneurs get involved in making things

10 Considerations For Planning Your Next Hackathon - Hackathons. all the cool kids are doing them! Yes indeed, with the plethora of opendata being made available to the masses there's no better way to get started than to hack. You know, a group of geeks gets together over pizza, beer and redbull, downloads a ton of data, cracks open their favorite SDKs, APIs and developer tools and hopefully finishes the day with an app or at least the start of a fun project to continue on with.

More Mobile Tech News from LBSzone

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.
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!

Esri DevSummit - We're meeting in Palm Springs to explore how to develop the most innovative, map-based apps and solutions on the market. We'll be taking maps to places they've never gone before. Oh, and there's dodge ball. March 10-13 2014, Palm Springs Convention Center

State of the Map 2014 - This comes via the official SOTM website regarding SOTM 2014. We're happy to announce that the 2014 State of the Map US conference will take place in Washington DC at the Convention Center April 12 and 13. Plan to join us to connect with other mappers, learn how to work with OpenStreetMap data, and hack on the latest OpenStreetMap improvement.

2014 Washington GIS Conference - The conference theme for 2014 is "Communicating Our World". WAURISA is seeking potential speakers to provide fresh, dynamic solutions to today's challenges. Presentations are invited that address the broad subjects of interest to GIS practitioners. May 12-14, 2014 Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, Tacoma, Washington

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.

List your company for Free in the new, GeoJobsBIZ GeoTech Company Directory!


Software Development Engineer - Multimedia - Are you passionate about creative, groundbreaking work as part of a small team of highly motivated professionals? Are you excited about the potential to develop web, mobile, and tablet apps that thousands of people will use to tell their own stories? Do you love maps and spatial thinking? - See more at: http://geojobs.biz/?job_listing=software-development-engineer-multimedia#sthash.n9SQWYuY.dpuf

Web Developer - Performs professional work in the development and maintenance of internet and intranet web applications for the City. Oversees database development, technical programming, website design, and daily operations. Designs and develops custom application programming interfaces for existing and future systems.

GeoSpatial Mobile Developer Android/iOS - GeoSolutions is looking for talented people to fill a couple of positions which would mainly involve designing, implementing testing geospatial applications as well as providing support for the Open Source projects we are involved in.

GIS Technicians - Regional multi-disciplinary firm is accepting resumes for a GIS Technicians for our Erie, PA office. Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop required. Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science or other degree with extensive GIS course work required. Salary based on qualifications.

Apps Product Engineer - Are you an energetic, motivated professional who wants to help build great mapping and analysis applications? Join our fast-paced Apps team and create compelling native geospatial applications across a wide variety of platforms. We are looking for exceptional people to look beyond the traditional uses of GIS and continue to reach new audiences with Esri software.

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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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.

Does HTML5 Make Sense for Mobile Enterprise Applications? - This momentum is causing companies to reconsider their mobile strategies and question why enterprises, software application providers and device makers are adopting HTML5 and whether they should as well. This white paper will help you determine if HTML is right for your mobile environment.

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