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Topcon Announces GR-5 with Vanguard Technology

October 10, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group has released the GR-5 receiver with Vanguard technology, designed to optimize tracking and performance. “The GR-5 is a next-generation GNSS receiver, built on multi-constellation integrated technology pioneered by Topcon,” said Scott Langbein, director of product marketing. “Now with the inclusion of Topcon’s exclusive 226-channel Vanguard technology with Universal Tracking, and the power of full-wave Fence Antenna technology... read more

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Spectra Precision Shows off New and Updated Products for Surveying

October 9, 2013By
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Spectra Precision introduced at Intergeo this week new and updated products to expand its portfolio of solutions addressing the needs of the mainstream surveying and construction markets. Intergeo 2013 is a geodesy, geoinformatics and land management trade event being held in Essen, Germany. “Earlier this year, we introduced a new reflectorless entry-level total station, the lightweight ProMark 700 RTK Network... read more

Juniper Systems’ New Rugged Handheld Features 4.3-Inch Touchscreen

October 8, 2013By
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Juniper Systems has announced the availability of a new rugged handheld, the Archer 2. With radical improvements over the first generation Archer, the Archer 2 promises better overall performance with an astonishingly bright display, an extra-long battery life, enhanced GPS capabilities, and rugged IP68 construction. Juniper Systems will be showcasing the Archer 2 at the Intergeo 2013 conference from October... read more

Trimble Adds Tilt Compensation to R10 GNSS Surveying System

October 8, 2013By
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Trimble announced today several enhancements to the Trimble R10 GNSS Surveying System designed to drive field productivity to a new high. With sophisticated tilt-compensation technology, CenterPoint RTX correction service support, and updated field and office software, the R10 platform demonstrates Trimble’s commitment to driving improved surveying productivity. The announcement was made at Intergeo 2013, being held October 8-10 in Essen,... read more

Carlson SurveyGNSS for Post Processing Launched at Intergeo

October 8, 2013By
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Carlson Software Inc. has developed the new Carlson SurveyGNSS post-processing program, which it introduced today at Intergeo 2013, being held in Essen, Germany. The program is designed for surveyors and positioning professionals looking to achieve centimeter accuracy when working on the edge of their RTK infrastructure, perform sub-centimeter positioning, or provide the highest quality assurance to their customers. The data... read more

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Trimble Releases CenterPoint RTX Correction Service into Geospatial Markets

October 8, 2013By

Trimble announced today that its Trimble CenterPoint RTX correction service will be available to survey and land administration professionals around the world. Powered by Trimble RTX technology, the GPS, GLONASS and QZSS enabled correction service can offer better than 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) repeatable horizontal accuracy, without requiring the use of a base station or local VRS network. The announcement... read more

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Carlson Launches Two Handhelds at Intergeo

October 8, 2013By
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Carlson Software has introduced a new and improved version of its affordable Qmini data collector. The rugged, but lightweight Qmini2 provides fast processing, yet fits comfortably in one hand. Carlson also launched the Carlson MINI2 data collector, which is more rugged, fast, and reliable than its predecessor. It comes with a numerical keyboard for easy coding of points. Both products... read more

Topcon’s Hybrid Positioning Combines GNSS, Optical Measurement

October 7, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group announces a new technology — Hybrid Positioning — that increases efficiencies and improves productivity on job sites, regardless of conditions, terrain or location. Hybrid Positioning is enabled through the Topcon Magnet software suite, a Topcon enterprise solution for the geomatics industry. The new Topcon technology allows precise positioning professionals in the survey, construction, civil engineering and GIS... read more