Geolocation Snapshot App Added to Surveyors Mobile Rover

I recently added a new way for you to snapshot the location of your next jobsite inside the Mobile Rover, called Surveyor's Polaroid.  How this works is like this: Next time you are on a jobsite, fire up your mobile device and head to this page on the Mobile Rover.  Share your location (don't worry,it is not stored) and it will generate a simple Google Street View image of the geolocation you are presently at.

Below is a screencapture of where I was when I built and tested the app and is merely meant as an example.  Your Street View will obviously be different.

Surveyors Polaroid Geolocation App

After generating your present location, you can either take a screencapture of the image or save the image to your phone/cloud space.

I can think of a number of ways this might be useful such as providing evidence that you were actually on the site, keeping a log of all the jobsites you work or simply seeing if the address you were sent to is the address you are at.

I hope you enjoy playing around with this, but even moreso I hope you find a way to work this into your survey work and increase your productivity somehow.  Let me know what you think!

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