Expert Insights

by Gearoid O'Riain

MicroSurvey free evaluation downloads

As part of our survey and field systems unit, we supply the full range of MicroSurvey software solutions. MicroSurvey have twenty five years of experience in developing complete software solutions for surveying and mapping. Land surveyors, construction professionals and civil engineers using total stations, GPS, and data collectors use MicroSurvey desktop and handheld software to increase … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Non-Native Species Risk Assessments Consultation

Notification of Second Round of Public Consultation on Non-native Species Risk Assessments Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the National Biodiversity Data Centre (as operated by Compass Informatics) have been tasked by the National Parks and Wildlife Service to undertake risk assessments on certain non-native species. The risk assessments provide evidence-based knowledge that will be used by … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Liam’s Wild Ireland Tour

A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife In Compass Informatics we are in the lucky position of applying our work to the effective use and management of our environment and its assets, be they built or natural.  We create systems, analyse data, assist decision-making – and do this using expert skills combined with many … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

New Spectra SP80 covers all six GNSS systems

Spectra Precision’s SP80 is a new level GNSS receiver. It brings together traditional GNSS RTK technology with innovative GNSS processing.  Thanks to Z-Blade processing software running on the manufacturer’s new 6G ASIC with 240 channels, all 6 GNSS systems (BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS, QZSS, SBAS) are completely utilized. See for full details and then contact … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Trimble Yuma 2 from Compass

Compass Informatics – Trimble Mobile Computing Solutions Dealers Un-retouched photo of the Trimble Yuma 2 rugged tablet in bright sunlight. The Yuma 2 has unique display technology no other tablet can match for outdoor readability. The Yuma 2 tablet, with the best sunlight readable display on the market and your choice of integrated 1-2 meter or 2-4 … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Trimble Mobile Computing

Compass Informatics would like to remind you that we are now providers of mobile computing solutions from Trimble. This builds on our successful links to Spectra Precision, Seco, and Nikon – all providing highest quality survey and field computing equipment and all parts of the Trimble group. Trimble’s Mobile Computing Solutions Division offers innovative products … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Rugged Juno T41 with RFID

Now: Ultra-High Frequency RFID models added to Juno T41 product lineTrimble announces a new set of models featuring integrated Ultra-High Frequency RFID in the Trimble® Juno T41 Product Line.Ultra-high frequency RFID in a rugged, powerful and compact form factor is now available. The Juno T41 offers combined feature options to provide customers the handheld that … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Out Now!

The NAUTIZ X1 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone is Now Shipping Handheld Group, manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, PDAs and smartphones, has started shipping the Nautiz X1. The highly anticipated Nautiz X1 is promised as the toughest enterprise smartphone in the world – it’s waterproof, dustproof, shock-resistant and can handle extreme temperatures, yet it’s also slim, lightweight and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Heritage Maps launched

The Heritage Council launches Heritage Maps The Heritage Council is delighted to formally launch “Heritage Maps”. Heritage Maps brings together heritage data from government departments, state agencies and local authorities to produce our wide range of data sets, many of which have never been shown publicly before!Heritage Maps has been developed to allow users to … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Hedgerow Initiatives Launched

New Initiatives Launched to Safeguard Ireland’s Unique Hedgerows, with the support of the National Biodiversity Data Centre Ireland’s unique hedgerow network is receiving the recognition it deserves with the establishment of a National Hedgerow Database and a Hedgerow Appraisal System which are available at, the website of the National Biodiversity Data Centre.  The Centre … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Trimble – Focus on Nomad® 900

Compass Informatics – Trimble Mobile Computing Solutions Dealers Nomad® 900 Series Rugged Handheld Computer: Popular, Valuable, Available For several years now, one of the most popular rugged handhelds built by Trimble is the Nomad 900 series. This workhorse of the hardware portfolio is still available as are all the accessories that add to its functionality. … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass Informatics in South Africa

Having established our presence in South Africa nearly a year ago, led by Gert Conradie from our Cape Town office, we are participating this week in a trade mission from Ireland to South Africa and will meet current and potential partners around the country during this time and indeed over coming months. As a strongly … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Innovation & Best Practice Award

Innovation & Best Practice Award for Compass from IRLOGI – MapRoad Mobile At the GIS Ireland 2013 conference, held on 17th October in Dublin, IRLOGI, the national geographic information association for Ireland, awarded its ‘Innovation and Best Practice’ award to Compass Informatics Limited for its Maproad Mobile. This is an android based tablet app developed … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

ProMark™ 700: Reliable GNSS

ProMark™ 700 Lightweight, rugged and simply reliable. The Spectra Precision® ProMark 700 GNSS receiver is an extremely lightweight and compact network RTK rover. The cable-free, ergonomic design and long battery life make it perfect for all-day operation in the field. Extremely rugged, shock-resistant and waterproof, ProMark 700 can be used in the most challenging outdoor conditions. Reliable technology and ease-of-use combined with a choice … Continued

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Compass sponsor AGI Innovation Award

Compass Informatics are sponsoring the 2013 Innovation and Best Practice (Central Government) award which is presented by the UK Association for Geographic Information (AGI).  As corporate members of the AGI, Compass Informatics participates in AGI events and indeed present on its Roads Pavement Management System at the AGI annual conference in recent weeks.  As many of … Continued

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