Hemisphere GPS and Handheld Group announced their strategic partnership from the InterGeo Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany . Through this partnership, Hemisphere GPS offers a custom version of its GPS receiver technology to the GIS data collection market as the Handheld-branded Kenaz DGPS receiver. The new Kenaz DGPS receiver offers accuracy for handheld mapping and is specifically designed to work with the TDS Nomad.
The Kenaz is small and compact, yet rugged, standing up in demanding environments. It contains a maintenance-free smart antenna and Compact Flash adapter that maintains the IP67 rating for the total handheld solution. Powered by Hemisphere GPS Crescentreceiver technology, it offers superior positioning accuracy required for precise positioning applications. It supports SBAS differential corrections and Hemisphere GPS exclusive e-Dif extended differential option. Also, if a differential signal is lost, Hemisphere GPS COAST technology maintains accuracy for up to 40 minutes. The Kenaz is designed for low power consumption to conserve the TDS Nomad's battery power, and an optional external antenna is available for additional accuracy.
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