Topcon Joins Forces with Ascending Technologies for UAS Distribution - 31/07/2015


Topcon Positioning Group has announced a worldwide distribution partnership with UAS provider Ascending Technologies. The agreement gives Topcon exclusivity for the global distribution of the AscTec Falcon 8 rotary-wing model, the GeoEXPERT and the InspectionPRO sensing and feature packages.

Eduardo Falcon, executive vice president and general manager for the Topcon GeoPositioning Solutions Group, said that by distributing both core target models on a worldwide level, Topcon can offer more end users the flexibility and advances that these patented rotary-wings systems provide for survey, inspection and monitoring applications. The Topcon-branded UAS includes the latest AscTec Trinity autopilot technology.

Based in Germany, Ascending Technologies is a leading developer and manufacturer of micro UAS for professional, civil and research use.

The AscTec Falcon 8 has been in series production since 2009 and still is the first choice UAS of world market leading inspection and surveying service providers, commented Jan Stumpf, one of the four CEOs and co-founder of Ascending Technologies.

Stumpf said he is proud that the company’s proven and advanced technology can now be easily accessed throughout the world. With the help of Topcon and its reseller network Ascending can provide its high standards of support and customer service everywhere. This partnership gives the freedom to continue the development of game-changing technologies that the customers need, while quickly extending the active fleet of reliable UAVs, he continued.

Topcon will begin distributing the UAS in August 2015.

The latest UAS special of GIM International includes an interview with Jan Stumpf

Last updated: 13/12/2019