2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Geo Geeks
Need gift ideas for those who love geography? Here's 15 gifts they are sure to love!
Using mapFeeder & Fulcrum for Data Collection & Management
Learn how to connect mapFeeder and Fulcrum together for Seamless Location Data Management & Field Data Collection
Integration and Dashboard Tools with Google Sheets
Part 5 in our spreadsheet series. A review of different ways you can integrate Google Sheets into your dashboard visualizations and existing workflows.
What's New in the World of Geospatial Gaming 2016
A follow-up to our incredibly popular post from last year, covering new games that use geospatial data in innovative ways.
Charting and Exploring Your Data
A look at the easy to use Explore feature of Google Sheets and how you can quickly generate charts. Part 4 in our spreadsheets series.
Fulcrum Data Shares and the Tableau Web Data Connector
Use a Web Data Connector to integrate your Fulcrum data with Tableau.
Sharing and Publishing to the Web
A dive into the powerful collaboration functions of Google Sheets and how you can publish tables and charts on the web. Part 3 in our spreadsheets series.
The Power of Google Sheets
The case for bringing your spreadsheets to the cloud with Google Sheets. Part 2 in our spreadsheets series.
A Primer on Spreadsheets and Visualization
A primer on spreadsheets and data visualization, part 1 in our series on getting the most out of spreadsheets.
Reconstructing The Record Editor
Our redesigned record editor features vast improvements in speed, clarity, and usability.
Easy Floor Plans with RoomScan
Creating Floor Plans have never been easier with RoomScan. Just hold you phone up to each wall.
Time Series Visualization Using CARTO & Torque
Using CARTO's Torque time series data visualization engine to create animations of Fulcrum data over time.
2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Map Geeks
Find the perfect gift for your favorite map geek in the 2015 Fulcrum Gift Guide.
iOS Automation with Workflow
Using Workflow on iOS for automating tasks on mobile devices using script actions, app extensions, and integration between iOS applications.
Understanding Local Search: From Schemas to Snippets
Understand the elements involved with local search & how you can use them to your advantage.
Email Notifications with Embedded Maps
Sending email notifications from Fulcrum with embedded maps using Zapier.
Going The Distance: The Best Turn-By-Turn Navigation Apps
Comparison of the three leading navigation apps available on the market for Android and iOS smartphones.
Review: Staying Secure with 1Password
With hundreds of online accounts and identities to manage, maintaining secure passwords across all of your accounts is a hassle. We review the excellent 1Password application and discuss how it can help keep you safe and secure online.
Using Geospatial Data For Social Entertainment
Geospatial Gaming: Using Geospatial Data For Social Entertainment
Addresses and Geocoding: Comparing New & Old Methods
An in-depth comparison of geocoding, address, and coordinate systems.
Easy Team Collaboration: Integrating Moxtra With Fulcrum
Team collaboration platform Moxtra now has integration with Fulcrum. Setup Instructions
Tableau Basics: Data Vis with Fulcrum
Dive into the basics of Tableau visualisations with your Fulcrum data
Manage Your Entire Mobile Workforce Remotely
Find the Enterprise Mobility Management platform that is right for you.
Fun with Fulcrum: Integrating Slack for Team Sharing
Creating a virtual company culture with Slack and Fulcrum.
Pushing Fulcrum Data into ArcGIS Online
Learn how to push live collected field data directly into ArcGIS Online using Fulcrum
My Measures for Dimensions and Annotations
Check out the excellent My Measures app for iOS and Android to annotate photos and calculate dimensions.
Conduct a Rapid Damage Assessment
Learn how to conduct a damage assessment and expedite a disaster declaration faster than your current system.
Piping Data into Google Sheets
Load data into Google Sheets to create live-updating datasets.
Comparing Bluetooth GPS Devices
Comparing Bluetooth GPS devices on the market for price comparison and feature capability.
Navigation and Mapping with Locus Map
A walkthrough of the features in the powerful mapping sidekick app for Android, Locus Map.
Maptime Albany kicks off with speakers from Fulcrum, Mapbox, AVAIL, and JIMAPCO!
Using GeoTIFFs for Offline Maps
A helpful walkthrough to get you up and running using hi-res imagery in Fulcrum.
URL Actions for Integrating Mobile Apps
Support for URL actions in Fulcrum for iOS and Android allow you to integrate Fulcrum's data collection capabilities with other mobile apps.
GPS Testing with Bad Elf GNSS Surveyor
Getting better location data accuracy using the Bad Elf GNSS Surveyor with Fulcrum.
Connect Fulcrum to other Services with Zapier
Using Fulcrum with Zapier lets you connect your data to services like Dropbox, SMS, email, Google Drive, and more.
Fulcrum on the CARTO Marketplace
Fulcrum has officially launched on the CARTO Marketplace.
Mapping SpatialVideo Features in geojson.io
A simple Chrome extension for extracting features from SpatialVideo and mapping them in geojson.io.
Visualize Fulcrum Video Tracks With CARTO
A walkthrough showing how to use the CARTO tile server with Fulcrum.
GeoJSON Feature Styling in geojson.io
How Fulcrum utilizes and contributes to open mapping tools.
RYOBI Phone Works and Fulcrum
Make your Ryobi Phone Works go further with Fulcrum. Inspection scope, rangefinders, moisture meters.
Indoor and Offline Mapping Made Easy
Demonstration of how to easily build indoor and offline layers for use with Fulcrum.
Importing ArcGIS Server Layers into Fulcrum
Using fulcrum-ags-import tool to import ArcGIS Server map data layers to Fulcrum.
How to Use a Thermal Camera with Fulcrum
Using FLIR ONE with Fulcrum for heater and furnace inspection, finding water leaks, and other thermal imagery practices.
Adding Photo Quality Settings on Android
Illustrate some of the design decisions and development that went into adding the 'Photo Quality' setting to Fulcrum for Android.
Video Collection for OpenStreetMap
See how you can use Fulcrum SpatialVideo to collect data for OpenStreetMap editing.
Koomus K2 Mount with SpatialVideo
Review of Koomus smartphone mount for dashboard or windshield mounting.
Apple Watch and its Potential
Thoughts on the Apple Watch, wearable devices, and the potential value for business productivity applications.
Mapping Graffiti in Berlin
“Using Fulcrum to map locations of graffiti and street art in Germany.”
Integration With Google Apps Script
Utilizing Google Apps Script technology to customize Fulcrum.
Using Floor Plans for Indoor Mapping
Check out this guide to creating floor plan facility maps for indoor mapping with Fulcrum.
GPS Accuracy Testing with Dual XGPS-150
Experimenting with accuracy and precision of onboard smartphone GPS hardware and the Dual XGPS-150 Bluetooth GPS receiver.
Live Data Visualization with QGIS
View data collected in the field in QGIS in real-time, for powerful QA, mapping, and analysis operations.
Using Relations in QGIS with Fulcrum
An overview on how you can use QGIS with data collected in Fulcrum to do visualization and analysis for free on the desktop.
Mobile Data Collection at RPI
Training tomorrow's engineers and scientists on modern data collection technology and best practices.
Updating CARTO Data with Webhooks
Use Fulcrum to collect data in the field and display it in realtime using CARTO.
Field Reports for Raster Data: NOAA Charts
Previously on the blog, we've discussed the concept of field reports and groundtruthing on top of raster data (like satellite imagery), and the simplicity of accomplishing this in Fulcrum. Using Fulcrum's native support for MBTiles-based map tile packs, any raster can be turned into a portable tilecache you can load onto mobile devices in Fulcrum, allowing you to annotate on top of the map using custom-designed forms.
Building Offline Maps from Hi-Res Imagery
Learn how to find high-resolution, freely available imagery and build it into offline maps to use in the field with Fulcrum.
Creating Offline Map Layers for Android
In the last few months we have expanded on offline maps, giving users the ability to add multiple layers on Android devices.
Customized PDF Report Templates
A couple of weeks ago, we showcased Fulcrum's report-generation capability, enabling users to generate printable, shareable PDF reports either from their desk or from mobile devices in the field. In addition to this, the Fulcrum team can develop customized templates for your existing forms, maintaining the look and feel of your reports.
Disaster Relief Experiments with FEMA at Camp Roberts
Last week, Tony and I spent the week out at Camp Roberts in California, testing Fulcrum in the field with FEMA for disaster relief needs as part of the RELIEF field experiments.
Environmental Data Collection With Fulcrum
Environmental researchers, leave your clipboard at home! Fulcrum is your solution for field data collection!
Fulcrum Add-in for ArcGIS Desktop
One of the integrations that many users, particularly in the GIS space, have asked for is the ability to bring their Fulcrum data into their ArcGIS workspace.
Using Leaflet for Interactive Web Mapping
Tips To Help You Get the Most Out of Mobile Device
Learn how to get the most out of your data collection efforts with Fulcrum and your mobile device
Offline Imagery in Fulcrum
Fulcrum was engineered to work in a completely disconnected state, meaning without any connection to cellular or wifi networks.
Editing Parcel Data With Fulcrum
Keeping track of code violations can take up a lot of time. With Fulcrum, we can make parcel data collection easy.
Using iTunes File Sharing to Add Custom Maps
Using iTunes file sharing to add custom maps and using custom maps offline is easy with Fulcrum.
Creating Offline Maps for Fulcrum using MOBAC
Learn how to install MOBAC and configure it to create offline maps for use in Fulcrum
There's an app for that!
Using Fulcrum for municipal data collection is far easier than the alternatives - Learn about some of the benefits of using Fulcrum for municipal mapping projects and much more