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= '''Overview''' =
 
  
 
Using the&nbsp;'''EOS Tools Pro'''&nbsp;application allows users to have a comprehensive view of the Satellite system being used to collect precise GIS data.&nbsp;''NOTE: Currently, BlueStar GPS units and PointMan require EOS Tools Pro version 1.35, and must be downloaded from the BlueStarGPS website (it is not available on Google Play).''<br/> [[File:PointMan EOS 1.png|PointMan EOS 1.png|link=]]
 
Using the&nbsp;'''EOS Tools Pro'''&nbsp;application allows users to have a comprehensive view of the Satellite system being used to collect precise GIS data.&nbsp;''NOTE: Currently, BlueStar GPS units and PointMan require EOS Tools Pro version 1.35, and must be downloaded from the BlueStarGPS website (it is not available on Google Play).''<br/> [[File:PointMan EOS 1.png|PointMan EOS 1.png|link=]]

Revision as of 10:16, 20 September 2018

Using the EOS Tools Pro application allows users to have a comprehensive view of the Satellite system being used to collect precise GIS data. NOTE: Currently, BlueStar GPS units and PointMan require EOS Tools Pro version 1.35, and must be downloaded from the BlueStarGPS website (it is not available on Google Play).
PointMan EOS 1.png

Procedure

  1. Download EOS Tools Pro, version 1.35. 
  2. On your device, go to the BluestarGPS website (http://bluestargps.com).
  3. Tap the Menu button
  4. Tap Products
  5. Tap BlueStarGPS GNSS
  6. Scroll down the web page to the BlueStar GPS-GNSS Key Features section. 
  7. Tap the EOS Tools Pro V1.35 Download button.
    PointMan EOS 2.png

The EOS Tools Pro application will download to your device.

  1. On your device, go to the download and tap Install to install the EOS Tools Pro application. 
  2. Once installed, tap the EOS Tools icon to start the application. 
  3. Connect to the BlueStar GPS receiver and configure the EOS application.
    1.  Log into the PointMan app using your credentials.
    2. Tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. Under “Devices” tap the “Configure Bluetooth” button.
    5. Turn the Bluetooth switch On if it is off.
    6. Tap the area around the Bluetooth button to show the Bluetooth menu.
    7. Tap “Scan” in the upper right corner of the screen and connect to the BlueStar GPS receiver (make sure the BlueStar GPS receiver is turned on).
    8. From the Available Devices section, tap the BlueStar GPS device to pair your devices.
    9. Press the back (return) button on the mobile device to return to the PointMan app.
    10. In PointMan, in the Settings screen, in the Devices section, tap the GPS drop-down menu and select “BlueStar GPS”.  
      Note: Make sure you select the generic option that has no numbers with it. 


Configure the EOS application

  1. Press the Home button on your mobile device, and tap the EOS Tools Pro icon to re-enter the EOS Tools Pro app.
  2. Tap the three dots '...' in the upper right corner to access the Menu.
  3. Tap “Select GPS Device” and select the BlueStar GPS you paired with in step 2h.
  4. Tap the three dots '...' in the upper right corner to access the Menu.
  5. Tap “Enable Mock Location” and then tap “Start GPS”.
  6. Wait approximately 30 seconds and the POSITION tab on the EOS app will begin displaying data. 

    Note: the GPS receiver will likely need to be outside to actually receive GPS data. 
     
  7. Connect to the Locate Tool.
    1. Log into the PointMan app using your credentials.
    2. Tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. Under “Devices” tap the “Configure Bluetooth” button.
    5. Turn the Bluetooth switch On if it is off.
    6. Tap the area around the Bluetooth button to show the Bluetooth menu.
    7. Tap “Scan” in the upper right corner of the screen and connect to the Locator Tool you are using. (If prompted for a PIN, try 0000.)
    8. Press the back (return) button on your mobile device to return to the PointMan app.
    9. Inside “Devices” tap the Locator drop-down menu and select your locate tool.
    10. Tap the Locator type drop-down menu and select the type that corresponds to your Locate tool.

​​NOTE: The EOS Tools Pro app is sending data to PointMan, and it is displaying additional details about the satellite constellation connected to your GPS receiver and some additional tools to use.