Spike News

ikeGPS Announces Reseller Agreement with Geospatial Global Leader Esri

Bringing Spike to Esri’s User Community in United States  ikeGPS announces a new distribution agreement with Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS) software, whose solutions are deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities and many national governments. This agreement makes Spike, a smart laser measurement solution, available to Esri’s US user community,...

Spike Now Partnered With All Major North American Sign Franchises

Spike, the award-winning laser measurement solution that is used by more than five thousand signage professionals, now has partnerships in place with all major sign franchise groups. These groups include FASTSIGNS, YESCO, Signarama, Alliance Franchise Brands, and Signworld Business Partners. . After testing Spike internally and among their top sign shops, these groups recognized Spike’s significant impact...

Esri’s ArcNews features Spike’s adoption by Carbon County, Utah’s GIS and Road Departments

Carbon County, Utah’s use of Spike combined with Collector for ArcGIS for signage inventory was detailed in Esri’s quarterly publication of ArcNews. In the past, it used to take Carbon County’s road team six months to conduct an inventory of 1,500 signs—and it cost the county approximately $50,000 each year. . After successfully implementing Collector with Spike, the...

GISCafé Interviews Colorado DOT About Spike and Survey123 Pilot

Roberto Avila, Ph.D. GIS Applications & Data Services Unit Manager with the Colorado Department of Transportation, spoke with Susan Smith from GISCafe Voice about their recent pilot of Esri’s Survey123 for ArcGIS and Spike. . According to Avila, “with a snap of the phone, you can measure in real time, height, weight, area, length, target location. Being...

StateScoop Highlights Colorado DOT’s Pilot of Spike and Survey123

Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) pilot of Spike with Esri’s Survey123 for ArcGIS mobile app was highlighted in the government news site StateScoop. CDOT recently completed a six-month pilot of Spike with Survey123 to collect and measure signs and assets such as the height of a post or dimensions of an overhead sign. . CDOT’s Roberto Avila,...

Route Fifty Profiles Colorado DOT’s Use of Spike and Survey123 for Sign Inventory

Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) use of Spike with Esri’s Survey123 for ArcGIS mobile app was profiled in the publication Route Fifty. CDOT implemented Spike with Survey123 to collect and measure signs and other physical assets along state roadways. . This integrated solution eliminated the danger involved with the agencies’ employees working near traffic. According to CDOT...

ikeGPS Announces Exclusive Reseller Agreement With Cansel in Canada

ikeGPS announces a new distribution agreement with Cansel, who has been serving government, utilities, architecture, printing, engineering, construction, and surveying sectors since 1966. This agreement expands the availability of Spike by ikeGPS to Canada, furthering its North American presence into Geospatial, Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industries. Cansel is the largest distributor of land-based positioning systems in Canada, with 23 locations...

GPS World Covers Esri’s Announcement of Integration with Spike

GPS World, a publication covering the global positioning industry since 1989, shared the news that Esri has integrated their Survey123 for ArcGIS mobile app with Spike, a smart laser measurement solution. . In the announcement, Ismael Chivite, Esri product management lead, states that “the new Spike integration with Survey123 is a game changer for many field data...

ikeGPS Announces Spike Integration with Esri’s Survey123 for ArcGIS

Esri Releases Survey123 for ArcGIS with New Spike Integration Mobile Data Capture Solution Combines Laser Measurement with Powerful Mapping Tools REDLANDS, Calif. — March 6, 2018 — Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced the new software release of Survey123 for ArcGIS mobile application with Spike, a laser measurement solution by ikeGPS. This paired technology dramatically accelerates field...

Spike Stories: Shore Tint Eliminates Safety Risks with Spike

Jared Becker, owner of Shore Tint in Sussex County, Delaware first became interested in the window film business as a teenager while watching his neighbor’s car get tinted. As a self-proclaimed ‘nosy kid’, Becker peppered the window film installer with questions, ultimately deciding he too wanted to go into that profession. Becker has been in the industry since 1989,...