Press Release – New Training Videos

GeoMattix Offers New Esri and Trimble Mobile Training Videos New Training Video Provides Immediate Access to Trimble PositionsTraining   Sedona, AZ, August 19, 2013:  GeoMattix is pleased to announce a new GIS training video bundle.  The GeoCollector Bundle #2 contains two courses: 1) GPS Mapping with ArcGIS for Windows Mobile; and, 2) GPS Mapping with…

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Creating a Tile Package for Use As Background in a Mobile Project

Today I have a video demonstration showing you how to use ArcMap to create a tile package.  Why would you want to do that?  One reason is so you extract the tiled data set in the Mobile Project Center and use it as background data in an ArcGIS Mobile project. Enable ArcGIS Runtime As you…

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Connected Mobile GIS

Trends in Mobile GIS, Part 3 In this third part of our multi-part series on Trends in Mobile GIS, we look at the trend of connectivity in the field. Connected or Disconneted? In my last blog article, I identified the proliferation of smart phone GIS.  Along a similar vein is this week’s article which focuses…

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Smart Phone GIS

Trends in Mobile GIS, Part 2 In this second part of our multi-part series on Trends in Mobile GIS, we look at the proliferation of smart phone apps for taking your GIS on-the-go. Android and iOS Enter the Scene Last week, I looked at the blurring of the line between survey and mapping grade GPS. …

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Blurring the Line between Survey & Mapping Grade GNSS

Trends in Mobile GIS – Part 1 In this first of a mult-part series on trends in mobile GIS, we look at the blurring of the line between mapping and survey grade GNSS. Mapping and Survey Grade GNSS Kept Separate Survey grade GNSS is capable of centimeter level accuracy.  Mapping GNSS has, traditionally, been anywhere…

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New Training Video – ArcGIS for Windows Mobile

GPS Mapping with ArcGIS for Windows Mobile If you have a license of ArcGIS for Desktop, then you are entitled to download and use Esri’s ArcGIS for Windows Mobile  software for FREE!  This two-and-a-half hour training video will help you assess if ArcGIS for Windows Mobile is right for you and provide with the training…

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Geography & Parks

It is summertime – time to get outside and enjoy a PARK!  Today’s blog is a news round-up of park-related news of geographic interest. Getting an Accurate Measure of Park Acreage Read about how GIS analysts working for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation discovered a major discrepancy in the acreage of…

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Fixing GIS Data Misalignment Issues in ArcMap

Today’s video is a follow-up to our previous video presentation on how ArcMap aligns your data with projection on-the-fly. GIS Data Misaligned If you try to add spatial data that is missing its spatial reference information, you may end up with severely misaligned data.  Fixing the problem requires that you first determine the correct spatial…

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Adding & Populating the ArcPad Favorites Toolbar

Customize ArcPad without Writing Code ArcPad comes with the ability to customize existing toolbars, create you own toolbar, and to turn on and populate the Favorites toolbar.  It requires no code to turn on and populate the Favorites toolbar with the tools you want.  In this short video, Michele GeoMattix shows you how to it.…

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Unorthodox Georeferencing in ArcMap

GeoMattix has entered the print advertising world!  We recently  placed a small advertisement in Esri’s ArcNews magazine.  We wanted a picture that conveys GPS training so we decided to use a photograph of a hand holding a GPS unit displaying a colorful ArcPad application.  Nothing particularly original but simple and direct. Aligning a Rectangle to a…

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