Topcon HiPer SR and Pocket 3D Provide Help to Construction Sites

February 13, 2013  - By
HiPer SR_construction_Topcon

Topcon HiPer SR and Pocket 3D in the field.

With the introduction of a new version of Pocket 3D software for its HiPer SR GNSS receiver, Topcon Positioning Systems is expanding the delivery of high-accuracy 3D positioning technology to contractors needing a low-cost, one-man layout and measurement system.

Pocket 3D is powerful, easy-to-use data collection and control software for grade checking and other measurement applications on a job site. Version 10.0.2 makes it fully functional with the HiPer SR receiver, introduced in August.

The new receiver is not only “perfect for contractors, but also for other non-traditional GNSS users such as landscape architects, law enforcement forensics projects or any others requiring high-accuracy 3D positioning,” said Tony Vanneman, Topcon construction products marketing manager.

Its field-rugged and fully-integrated design delivers a 1,000-foot working radius through Topcon’s new LongLink technology. “This innovative wireless data link was developed specifically for the HiPer SR, and provides reliable and interference-free base-to-rover communications that don’t require an FCC license to operate,” Vanneman said.

“We took the best signal tracking technologies and packaged them in a small, energy-efficient design,” he said.  “Anyone looking for a rugged, easy-to-use, low-cost 3D GPS system will find what they need in the HiPer SR.”

Additional key features of the HiPer SR include:

  • Shock-resistant magnesium alloy housing – allowing the HiPer SR to take a 6 ft. (2m) pole drop onto concrete;
  • Weighs 1.8 pounds (0.8kg);
  • 226-channel Vanguard technology, featuring Universal Tracking Channel technology, supports all satellite constellations;
  • Fence antenna technology;
  • Quartz lock loop technology for superior GNSS tracking in high-vibration environments, such as on a four wheeler;
  • Capable of simultaneous LongLink operation with multiple rovers;
  • Sealed battery pack provides more than 15 hours of operation.
This article is tagged with and posted in Construction, Government News, Mapping, Public Safety, Survey News, Utilities
GPS World staff

About the Author:

GPS World covers all aspects of the GPS and GNSS industry for our readers. To submit news, please send your release to gpsworld @

Comments are currently closed.