Spike News

ikeGPS Partners with International Esri Distributors in Spain, Thailand, Morocco

Expanding Availability of Integrated Solution of Spike and Survey123 for ArcGIS ikeGPS announces new distribution agreements for Spike with three of Esri’s International Partners, expanding upon the early success witnessed by Esri in the US. These agreements make Spike, a smart laser measurement solution, available to Esri’s user communities in Spain, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao, Vietnam, and Morocco, supporting the...

Top Six Spike Applications for Municipalities and Counties

The adoption of Spike by municipalities and counties is growing quickly, and it’s no surprise considering how many different applications there are for Spike. Many of these applications require the collection of both location and measurement data, and the ability to update these assets in a geodatabase. Since Spike is cost effective and easy to use, it’s also easy to...

Positioning & Measurement Publication xyHt Profiles Spike

xyHt, a magazine dedicated to the geospatial industry and for professionals and prosumers, released an in-depth profile of Spike in the July 2018 issue. The article, titled "Not Everything Requires Precision Accuracies", is written by author Matteo Luccio, who received a demo Spike device for his own testing. As part of the profile, James Pardue, Senior Vice President of...

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...