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Topcon offer Bentley reality modeling with UAS solutions Posted on 09 Mar 2017 in the Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

Topcon Positioning Group introduces Topcon ContextCapture, powered by Bentley Systems, a reality modeling software solution that will be offered with Topcon UAS (unmanned aerial systems). The system is designed for... Read more»

Topcon updates 2D indicate system for excavation, Wi-Fi for imaging Posted on 09 Mar 2017 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mapping & Survey categories.

Topcon Positioning Group is providing an update to its X-52 entry-level machine control system for excavation. The 2D system is designed to offer cost-effective indicate grade control. “The X-52 system features the all-new... Read more»

Hemisphere launches 2 GNSS receivers, software and hardware Posted on 09 Mar 2017 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Survey categories.

Hemisphere GNSS has launched two new GNSS receivers to enable better positioning for machine control applications. The new receivers are in addition to products announced earlier this week, including GradeMetrix application... Read more»

Bluesky granted funding for mobile phone mapping project Posted on 09 Mar 2017 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mapping & Mobile categories.

Geographic data specialist Bluesky has secured funding from the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to investigate the potential of mobile phones for capturing accurate 3D spatial information. Designed to... Read more»

L1 receiver, UAV help discreet survey of private island Posted on 08 Mar 2017 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Survey categories.

3DroneMapping completed a project under tight time and space constraints — surveying a tiny tropical island without disturbing guests. The 15-hectare island three kilometers from the Zanzibar coast is isolated from... Read more»

Spirent helps to improve search-and-rescue operations at sea Posted on 07 Mar 2017 in the Latest News & OEM categories.

Test solutions by Spirent Communications plc have been used to improve maritime safety. Working with the Radio Technical Committee for Maritime Services (RTCM), Spirent has created test scenarios that simulate realistic... Read more»

Hemisphere GNSS launches smart antenna, machine control software Posted on 07 Mar 2017 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Hemisphere GNSS has launched three new products: The Vector VR500 rugged all-in-one smart antenna GradeMetrix software for machine control and guidance applications The IronOne rugged display and computer Hemisphere GNSS made the announcements at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017,... Read more»

‘DevOps’ best practices drive progress on next-gen GPS OCX control system Posted on 07 Mar 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

New tech development approach speeds progress on improved GPS Raytheon’s use of technology development best practices — DevOps — and its completion of a systems engineering milestone are driving progress on... Read more»