Topcon Partnerships

Topcon (Netherlands) has formed a partnership with the monitoring software provider Dr Bertges from Germany and the precise inclination sensor manufacturer Wyler from Switzerland. This cooperation brings together the technology and expertise from all three companies to offer the best, most versatile monitoring system available. It is the first monitoring system utilising Topcon's innovative Imaging technology. The system can be used in all types of monitoring projects, earth/structure stability, construction monitoring and even the long term monitoring of dams, bridges, railways or rock faces   The DC3 system is at the basis of this solution. Developed by Dr. Bertges it... (read more)
2008-09-12 09:44:57

Topcon Appointments

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) recently named Joel Frost as national sales manager of network products and services and Fred Moser as laser scanner sales manager. Both positions are new at TPS.   Joel Frost is a former senior regional sales manager for the Topcon Survey Business Unit. As the national sales manager of network products and services, Frost reports to Charles Rihner, vice president of planning for the Topcon Emerging Business Unit.Fred Moser has assumed responsibilities as laser scanner sales manager reporting to Brice Walker, vice president of sales for the Topcon Survey Business Unit. Moser, who formerly served as TPS... (read more)
2010-02-01 10:43:40

Sokkia Topcon Updates

GSR2700 ISX firmware V3.500/2.120 and the GSR Family Config Tool V8.4.2 for the Allegro CX data collector have been released by Sokkia Topcon. GSR2700 ISX firmware V3.500/2.120 update features improved network RTK support for third-party reference networks and advanced ambiguity resolution under multipath. It also provides additional languages for audible notifications, now including Dutch, German, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Portuguese and Russian.   SOKKIA’s GSR2700 ISX is a rugged, high-performance multi-frequency receiver that provides GPS and GLONASS satellite tracking capabilities to maximize surveying accuracy. The GSR2700 ISX, the leading multi-frequency GNSS receiver in the industry, features RTK network support, multiple Bluetooth... (read more)
2008-11-19 04:25:41

Hornstra Joins Topcon

Mark Hornstra has been appointed senior vice president of product planning of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS). The announcement was made by Ray O'Connor, president and CEO of TPS.     Hornstra has spent the past seven years at SanDisk Corporation in various director and executive level positions including vice president of worldwide Sales Operations and Demand Planning, and vice president of worldwide sales in the mobile handset business.  He was also responsible for SanDisk's retail and OEM business in Japan for three years. Throughout his career, Hornstra has also held director and executive level positions in sales, product marketing/product management, business... (read more)
2009-08-10 11:11:06

Topcon Total Station Tender

Topcon (Netherlands) wins the world's largest total station tender. With more than 800 instruments to be delivered to the Polish Ministry of Education (MEN) by Polish partner TPI, Topcon has set a new world wide record for the largest tender ever with its technology. The tender breaks down to 430 Total Stations (GPT-3107N) and 430 optical levels (AT-G6); making for a total of 860 instruments.The equipment will be used for educational purposes in all Polish secondary technical schools that require surveying instruments in their educational processes. The agreement is the result of a tender organized by MEN between November 2007... (read more)
2008-05-13 11:00:50

Topcon Releases GMS-110

An integrated GIS data collection and land survey system, named GMS-110, has been introduced by Topcon Positioning Systems (CA, USA). The GMS-110 is designed to work with Topcon's FC-100 field computer, featuring a colour touch screen and Windows CE operating system. Both TopPAD and TopSURV-GIS applications can be loaded on the FC-100, empowering the user with ultimate flexibility in the field. Other field data controllers can also be used with the system. This compact instrument incorporates all of the primary position correction services – Coast Guard Beacon, WAAS, EGNOS, and OmniSTAR-VBS. Internal lithiumion batteries power the unit for 14 hours... (read more)
2006-02-16 12:00:00

Topcon GMS-2 Pro

Topcon Europe Positioning (The Netherlands) has released the GMS-2 Pro, an integrated distance meter, offset measurement, an image height/width measurement and a high level of mobility in the well known handy format of the GMS-2. The Digital camera offers two mega pixels of sharp images. The integrated compass offers +/- 4 degree accuracy and the distance meter offers a range of 50 metres with an accuracy of +/- 10 millimetre.   To measure the height or width of the target, you aim at the target by using the easy to read image screen. Then you can measure the distance and... (read more)
2007-10-17 02:24:37

Topcon Announces TopSURV 5.04

Topcon (CA, USA) has announced the release of TopSURV version 5.04. This new version of Topcon's field controller software has many new features that provide extended functionality. TopSURV's modular components give the user flexibility to customise applications to suit specific needs. The Basic module provides routines for tasks performed in the course of normal land surveying. Roading, GPS+, Robotic, and GIS modules can be added to tailor TopSURV to the diverse needs of survey, GIS, and construction professionals. TopSURV's recent validation for conformance to LandXML standards enhances file compatibility. Other new features include: import, display, and edit linework from DXF... (read more)
2005-08-22 12:00:00

New Topcon GNSS Receiver

The new GR-5 GNSS receiver from Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS, USA) introduces its Fence Antenna technology and expanded channel support, providing high tracking sensitivity and multipath rejection in a compact and lightweight package. The device can perform any task for survey, engineering or construction, and its rugged I-beam design can withstand a two-metre (six-foot) drop onto concrete.   The new GR-5 receiver features also include a high-accuracy RTK engine with position updates up to 100Hz; integrated dual communication system with multiple radio and cellular combinations; IP66 dustproof and waterproof rating; MIL-STD shock and vibration tolerance and Bluetooth connectivity. It operates... (read more)
2011-03-21 10:50:17

Topcon Introduces Imaging Station

Topcon Europe Positioning (The Netherlands) has introduced the newest addition to Topcon's robotic total station series - the Topcon Imaging Station - which offers the added productivity and versatility of integrated digital imaging. Its integrated through the lens, dual digital camera imaging technology captures reality with wide angle and 30x optical zoom capabilities and when used in conjunction with the built-in scanning feature, it provides a dynamic system that provides the automation of a laser scanner. The Topcon IS is suitable for topographic survey, mining, construction, as-built survey or many other applications. Based on a Windows environment it is easy... (read more)
2007-10-02 09:25:56
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