TAG: Topcon

Firm’s UAS experts provide runway data to Atlanta Airport

May 15, 2017By

Consulting firm Michael Baker International has partnered with the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to use unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to inspect runway conditions. The mission’s use of drones on the airfield of an international airport in the United States during daily airport operations is a first, according to the company. Michael Baker is partnering with ATL on a pavement evaluation project and identified... read more

Topcon’s new GNSS receiver boards have expanded constellation tracking

April 24, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group has launched two new full constellation GNSS receivers for the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market. The new B111 and B125 boards are designed for use with a broad range of positioning applications. The boards utilize the GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo constellations with the B111 tracking signals in the L1 and L2 frequency band, while the B125... read more

Topcon’s new concrete paving system uses ‘millimeter GPS technology’

March 9, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group has launched a new system for automated concrete paving — the ZPS system — with the new Z-Robot and Z-Stack sensor. Using enhanced Topcon “millimeter GPS technology,” the ZPS system is designed to bring unmatched accuracy to concrete paving with a fraction of the hardware required for a traditional local positioning system. The new Z-Robot is an advanced... read more

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Topcon offer Bentley reality modeling with UAS solutions

March 9, 2017By

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 mapping, construction and surveying professionals to quickly turn simple photographs and or point-cloud data into true-to-life, highly detailed 3D models for use throughout a project lifecycle. “The offering will include... read more

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Topcon updates 2D indicate system for excavation, Wi-Fi for imaging

March 9, 2017By

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 MC-X1 controller, which offers compatibility with all brands and models of excavators,” said Kris Maas, director of construction product management. “Operators with limited exposure to machine control systems will find... read more

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Topcon GNSS receiver integrates with range of applications

February 8, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group has released a new modular GNSS receiver system, the MR-2. The system combines all current and planned constellation tracking with a comprehensive set of communication interfaces to service any precision application requiring high-performance real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning and heading determination. The MR-2 can perform as a mobile RTK base station, marine navigation receiver, mobile mapping device and... read more

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Topcon focuses on Falcon 8 UAS at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Dave Henderson of Topcon Positioning Systems details the company’s Falcon 8 rotary-wing UAS at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. The commercial-grade UAS is designed for inspection and monitoring or survey and mapping applications. read more

Topcon announces new geodetic antenna

March 3, 2016By

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of a new full wave geodetic antenna — the G5-A1.  The portable antenna is designed to provide improved multipath mitigation for use with a mobile base station site or network reference station. “When paired with the Topcon NET-G5 receiver, the zero-centered geodetic antenna provides a powerful and cost-effective entry-level solution” said Charles Rihner, vice... read more

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