Expert Insights

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

by Gearoid O'Riain parking app & text! “Go Park It”! It’s our cashless parking payment solution – using either a mobile app, SMS / text messaging, and with options for phone payment! Extremely easy for a driver to use, and with very rich data reporting and relatime analysis, we believe that is an excellent and leading solution for cashless parking … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Free Nikon Auto Level with Total Stations

Compass Informatics with Spectra Precision is pleased to announce a special Nikon® Total Station offer: Buy any model of Nikon mechanical Total Station before 31st of October and receive a free Nikon AC-2S Automatic Level worth £280.00 / €320.00. Please speak to Louis Mullen, Survey Solutons manager at Compass Informatics, for detailed pricing, terms and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

MobileMapper 120 – Trade In / Up Offer

Compass Informatics with Spectra Precision is pleased to announce a special MobileMapper 120 GIS Handheld receiver trade-in program. Customers who own a MobileMapper CX or indeed any other competitive GIS grade GNSS receiver can trade-in these receivers and get a credit towards the purchase of a new MobileMapper 120 receiver during September. Option 1:   … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Autumn events for Compass

If you’d prefer just to bump into us rather than pick up the phone, drop an email, or arrange a meeting, then check out a listing of some of the events Compass staff are attending over the coming months. We’ll be in Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, Germany, South Africa, Ethiopia at various industry events … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Snapfile – Rapid smartphone surveying

Snapfile – the new app in our collection – is proving to be a simple but big hit, allowing users snap photos and attributes and readily share and integrate with office databases and systems.  Some uses and interests include bridge surveys, litter checks, playground and other asset monitoring and maintenance.  Coupled with Ubipix for location … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass at Ploughing 2013

  Compass survey solutions at the ready at the #Ploughing. Contact Louis on +353 86 880 0435. As one of Europe’s largest outdoor exhibitions and agricultural trade shows, the National Ploughing Championships, Ireland, attracts on average 1,100 exhibitors and 189,000 visitors. This year’s National Ploughing Championships took place from September 24th to 26th and Compass … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass now sponsor of IRLOGI

Compass Informatics have been longstanding and indeed founder members of IRLOGI (, the Irish Organisation for Geographic Information, and a number of staff have committed time to the workings of the Executive Committee.  Recently we have increased our support for IRLOGI by becoming sponsor members.  By doing so we hope to faciliate the activities of … Continued

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Remember BioBlitz?

BioBlitz 2013 happened for 24 busy hours from 5pm on May 24th to 5pm on May 25th. Covered by RTÉ, the Irish national TV broadcaster, it gained great profile for biodiversity recording and for the data management and analysis work at the National Biodiversity Data Centre. Colebrooke Estate won the race, but hopefully biodiversity was … Continued

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ISDE INSPIRE compliance on the way

Compass Informatics have been appointed by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to provide a system to enable the documentation and sharing of information on various spatial datasets, thereby assisting efficient data sharing across government, and also compliance with the EU INSPIRE Directive and the EU Reuse of Public Sector Information Directive.  This … Continued

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