Eos Positioning teams with SST Software for precision agriculture

April 25, 2016  - By
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SST Software and Eos Positioning Systems have announced a technology partnership to deliver in-field mobility solutions to precision agricultural service providers. The offering is now available to Sirrus for iPad users.

The new pairing allows agronomists and service providers to have reliable geospatial tools when and where they need it, the companies said in a press release.

Eos Positioning's Arrow 200 Bluetooth receiver supports Hemisphere's Atlas correction service.

Eos Positioning’s Arrow 200 Bluetooth receiver.

Instead of relying on iOS location updates, Sirrus for iPad users can purchase one of Eos’ Arrow series GNSS products to stay connected anytime, anywhere. This connectivity coupled with real-time kinematic (RTK) or submeter receivers provides the location accuracy and quality needed when creating field boundaries and collecting data. Eos’ Arrow Series real-time positioning creates efficient workflow with universal Bluetooth and multi-frequency capabilities.

Sirrus for iPad users can connect to Eos Positioning devices by doing the following:

  • Tap the “Tools” at the bottom of the screen
  • Tap “Setup”
  • Tap “GPS Info,” then “GPS”
  • Tap the device to connect.

“We strive to deliver quality convenience and precise data through Sirrus for iPad,” Drew McMahon, SST Software product manager for Sirrus said. “The technology partnership with Eos Positioning Systems will offer the service reliability and real-time accuracy our users depend on while in the field. Sirrus for iPad users will have the capability to come within an inch of accuracy when creating a field boundary.”

“We are happy to team with SST Software in bringing high-precision GPS and GNSS receivers into their workflow,” said Jean-Yves Lauture, chief technology officer, Eos Positioning Systems. “The submeter and centimeter positioning from our Arrow receivers turns Sirrus for iPad into a powerful mapping tool on Apple devices.”

Based in Canada, Eos Positioning Systems specializes in the design and manufacture of high-accuracy GNSS for geographic information system (GIS) mapping and surveying. Eos’ Arrow Series products are waterproof, provide high-accuracy Bluetooth connectivity, advanced real-time accuracy, long battery life and compatibility with all mobile devices.

SST Software is a privately owned company headquartered in Stillwater, Oklahoma, with branch offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Illinois, Iowa, Brazil and Australia.

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