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How Do You Topcon? Contest Launched

November 7, 2012By
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  Topcon Positioning Systems has launched the second annual “How do you Topcon?” video contest with the slogan, “However and whenever you Topcon, we want to see it!” The contest includes four categories: Most innovative or creative use of Topcon equipment; Funniest video or infomercial; Best testimonial or “on-the-job” story; The “wow” Factor. The contest will run through December 15,... read more

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Trimble Makes RTX Coverage Announcement at Trimble Dimensions

November 6, 2012By
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Trimble has expanded coverage of its satellite-delivered Trimble RTX technology for surveyors to most of the world. Trimble has also introduced post-processing capability for its CenterPoint RTX positioning service for farmers. Both announcements were made at the Trimble Dimensions 2012 conference being held in Las Vegas this week. RTX technology enables Trimble xFill, a new technique in RTK and VRS surveying... read more

European Navigation Conference Set for April in Vienna

November 5, 2012By
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The European Navigation Conference 2013 will be the 17th conference within the ENC series held under the auspices of the European Group of Institutes of Navigation (EUGIN). The conference will be hosted  by the Austrian Institute of Navigation (AIN) and will take place April 23-25, 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The conference venue is located at  the Austria Center Vienna next... read more

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The Business and Product Showcase — November 2012

November 1, 2012By

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Trimble’s Yuma 2 Rugged Tablet Provides Full Office Capabilities

October 29, 2012By

Trimble introduced today the Yuma 2 rugged tablet computer, which it says is a powerful mobile computing solution that provides full office capabilities in the field for construction, transportation, public safety, field service, forestry, utilities, mapping, insurance and any other outdoor or service-related industry. The Yuma 2 offers a seven-inch capacitive multi-touchscreen in an easy-to-hold form factor that measures 6.3... read more

Leica CS25 Tablet Offers Integrated GNSS for Asset Management

October 22, 2012By
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Leica Geosystems has launched the Leica Zeno CS25 GNSS, a tablet computer with GNSS functionality and a large screen. The CS25 GNSS doesn’t require a backpack or a pole mount or additional batteries. A compact L1/L2 antenna is attached, but for high-accuracy data collection, it can connect with an external GNSS antenna mounted on a pole. The rugged Leica CS25... read more

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Leica Geosystems SmartNet Adjusted to National Spatial Reference System

October 19, 2012By

On September 29, North America’s largest real-time GNSS network, Leica Geosystems’ SmartNet, became the first network to adopt the draft NGS RTN Guidelines across multiple states, and can now provide an accurate tie to the new NAD83 (NA2011) National Spatial Reference System. For the first time, SmartNet users throughout the U.S. are working within a common frame of reference. The... read more

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Geneq Introduces Palm-Sized GPS/GLONASS Receiver that Uses OmniSTAR’s 10-cm Service

October 17, 2012By

Geneq Inc. has introduced the SXBlue III-L GNSS, a palm-sized L1/L2/GLONASS GNSS receiver that is designed to use OmniSTAR’s G2 or HP service to attain realtime 10-cm accuracy in all regions of the world, including North/South America, Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. The SXBlue III-L GNSS connects wirelessly to smartphones, handhelds, tablet or notebook computer that are... read more

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