Hemisphere GNSS has provided industry leading positioning technology for over twenty years since their inception in 2002. Specializing in positioning, they provide positioning receivers and antennas to a variety of industries, including; Marine, Agriculture, Survey, UAV, Autonomous vehicles and more. Having started in agriculture with the well-known Outback brand, they have since branched out providing the best value positioning instruments on the market.
Hemisphere has built a reputation on providing high-performance, high-precision and reliable GNSS positioning solutons for a fair and just price. They design their products to be easy to integrate, and to take care of the latest available signals and satellite constellations. With one of the best RTK and positioning engines on the market, you can take these receivers into locations you never would have dreamed with other technology.
Hemisphere is headquartered in Scottsdale Arizona, and pride themselves on being an American company. With headquarters in Arizona and an office in Kentucky, there is no need to send your equipment overseas for repair, or to deal with tech support that does not speak your language and is not in your time zone. Everything is done in North America, and works their support is available when you are actually working.
The Hemisphere S631
The Hemisphere S320 is one of the best-selling receivers of all-time here at Bench-Mark. Altough it was only their first forray into providing a survey-grade receiver, the Hemisphere S320 was cutting edge for its time. It provided a robust, reliable and accurate solution that stood up to everything you could throw at it.
The S320 utilizes an earlier version of the Athena RTK engine, which a now upgraded version can be found inside the Hemisphere S631. The Athena RTK engine excells at providing accurate and precise positions in difficult multip-path environments and over long baselines.
SBAS: MSAS, WAAS, EGNOS, GAGAN
Flexible Communication Options
The Hemisphere S320 can be adapted to meet your needs, whether you need to use the internal radio, cell modem or use the receiver to collect static data. The internal 1 Watt radio offers a lot of flexibility, with the ability to broadcast; CMR, CMR+, RTCM 3 and Hemisphere’s Rox message formats.
The internal cell modem allows you to connect to NTRIP networks, as well as the ability to broadcast corrections over a cellular network. With our StormCaster solution, you can acheive radio free base to rover range of >10 km.
The S320 is also incredibly flexible, with the ability to easily log static data to an SD card. All you have to do is insert the SD card and turn the reciever on.
Juniper Systems has been one of the premier survey and rugged data collector manufacturers since their inception in 1993. They have been providing the toughest data collection solutions on the market to a variety of different applications including: agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, surveying, mapping and more. Juniper has built their data collectors to withstand the most difficult environments, whether that is a combat zone, a construction site, or whatever you can throw at it.
Juniper has prided themselves in providing an American solution with headquarters and manufacturing facilities based in Utah. From their Utah facility, Juniper has produced some of the most popular and iconic surveying data collectors on the market. This includes the legendary Carlson Surveyor 2, Juniper’s own Allegro 2, the Mesa 3 and the Archer family of products. Juniper is not just focused on surveying, with a host of innovative mapping, agricultural and even inventory tracking products. Whatever your application, if you need a data collection solution, Juniper has a product for you.
The Juniper Mesa 3
The Mesa 3, is Juniper’s latest itteration of their rugged Windows 10 tablet. The Mesa 3 is the most rugged Windows 10 tablet on the market. With Windows 10, you finally have a surveying grade data collector that is more than powerful enough to meet all of your needs.
The Mesa 3 boasts Intels Quad-core Intel Pentium N4200 processor, that contains more than enough operating power to get through your day to day operations. The Mesa 3 is fully capable of running the most popular surveying software suites, including FieldGenius and SurvPC. It also has the ability to run all of your desktop applications as it is running a fully licensed version of Windows 10.
The 8 GB of Ram and 128 GB of internal storage, which is expandable, is more than enough to run and load the large surfaces and drawings you need to work with. If you are used to working with Windows Mobile, this is a complete game changer.
Built to Last
The Mesa 3 is built to the same rugged standards that all of Junipers data collectors are built to. This is backed up by the MIL-STD-810G rating, that includes tempaeruate, shock and water proof ratings. As well it is rated to IP68 dust and water proofing, allowing you to take it anywhere you need to work.
The touch screen uses the same glass as the Mesa 2, and is designed to be used outside and stand up to scratches, glare and water. The chemically strengthened Dragontrail glass is designed to stand up to scratches and impacts. And just like the Mesa 2, the Mesa 3 has touch screen profiles that are optimized for rainy and cold conditions that would otherwise make using a touch screen difficult.
As the Mesa 3 is designed to replace a PC in the field, and be easily integrated with a variety of different equipment types and applications, it comes with a host of ports and optional accessories to make working easier. This includes an optional barcode scanner, 9-Pin Serial Connector, and additional batteries.
MicroSurvey is behind many of the best known survey software packages on the market. Their software is desined to collect, process and analyze your survey data, as well as to design and layout development projects. They have designed their software to meet the needs of a variety of industries, including geomatics, mining, forensics, construction and more. Their tools are designed to have everything an engineer needs, but to be easy enough for anybody to use. Whether it is FieldGenius for field work, MSCAD for drafting, or StarNet for quality control, MicroSurvey has a software package to meet your needs.
MicroSurvey is based out of Kelowna, and their support is based their too. What this means for you, is that support is based in your time zone. Their is no trying to contact someone on the other side of the world, they are available when you are working. With our Bench-Mark created how to videos and cheat sheets you can quickly and easily learn the software.
FieldGenius - The Ultimate Surveying Solution
Unlike everyone else in the industry, MicroSurvey does not sell hardware. They are exclusively focused on providing a software solution. This means they are not pushing their own hardware, they are the last of the open software solutions. Whatever your equipment, you can connect with FieldGenius.
FieldGenius has several different software modules, but unlike a lot of other software companies, FieldGenius provides both total station and GNSS drivers in the base package. With the premium upgrade, you get access to the robotics and roading modules.
We recommend using the S631 with FieldGenius for the best experience.
Easy to Learn
We have designed our entire support experience on providing you all of the information you need. We have designed it to be as easy as possible to learn the software, with training, cheat sheets, and how to videos.
We offer training to meet your needs. In the sessions we cover how to setup recievers, create a new project, and all the basics of how to run the software. We run the session over Zoom, often with 1-2 people making it easy to ask specific questions to meet your workflow needs.
There is also an extensive cheat sheet and video library with workflows and guides on setting up equipment to staking a point. With over 200 videos and 50 cheat sheets, you can always find what you are looking for.
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