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Topcon TopNETlive Growing Quickly

March 7, 2014 - in Corporate

Topcon Positioning Group announces the expansion of its TopNETlive network service into nineteen states and five Canadian provinces, making it the fastest growing DGPS and RTK network service in North America. The 24 states and provinces now included in the…

Leica iCON Grade iGD4SP Solution Enables Increases Speed and Precision

March 6, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Sensors

The highly accurate and efficient iCON grade iGD4SP dozer solution calculates the lift, angle, and tilt of the dozer’s six way blade. It allows operators…

Latest Generation of Leica iCON GPS 80 Machine Control Receiver Increases Productivity

Leica iCON gps 80 is a compact and rugged GNSS receiver especially developed for a wide range of machine control applications to increase positioning…

Smart Coupling of iXBlue and Septentrio Technologies Creates ATLANS-C for Superior Mobile Mapping in Urban Environments

February 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

iXBlue, a leading provider of navigation, positioning, and mapping solutions, today launched its new ATLANS-C position and orientation system, developed in close cooperation with Septentrio Satellite Navigation. The system is designed to provide continuous…

Topcon MAGNET v2.0 Adds New Features

October 7, 2013 - in Corporate

Topcon Positioning Group announces a multitude of new features and enhanced functionality to the entire MAGNET suite of connected workflow software. The MAGNET suite includes solutions for the field personnel, the office designers and managing supervisors.…

Russian Trucks Get Trackers to Stop Alcohol Theft

September 25, 2013 - in Transportation

The government agency that oversees alcohol policy in Russia has ordered alcohol haulers to install Glonass GNSS tracking devices in response to ongoing concerns about alcohol theft. This new use of the Russian satellite navigation system Glonass will help…

Satellite Integration Makes City Navigation Easy

August 30, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

Finding your way through Australian skyscrapers and open pit mines should no longer be a challenge thanks to the latest integration of two global navigation satellite systems (GNSSs). After combining two satellite systems for the first time in 2012, Curtin…

Guangzhou Government Saves with Car-Tracking Scheme

August 13, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The Guangzhou government has saved  40 million yuan ($6.5 million) per year  over government vehicles after the city installed satellite positioning system and electronic identification system on the vehicles, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday. The…

Shanghai Invests in Vehicle Monitoring Infrastructure

June 23, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

Shanghai will invest 190 million yuan (US$30.65 million) to build infrastructure for China's homegrown Beidou Navigation Satellite System that can be used for everything from monitoring vehicles transporting hazardous materials to locating people. A vehicle…

Spectra Precision Speeds Athens Metro Tram Extension

May 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Athenian port of Piraeus, a major commercial and Europe’s largest passenger port, will soon be served by the Athens Tram. A contract to perform civil engineer studies for the new extension went to 2KP, an Athens-based consulting engineering firm. The…