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Topcon Announces Integration Agreement with Volvo for 3D Machine Control

May 18, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

LIVERMORE, Calif., CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, the Netherlands, May 18, 2016—Topcon Positioning Group and Volvo CE announce the companies are working together to establish a Topcon 3D machine control (3D-MC) solution. The technology is designed to seamlessly integrate…

3D Scans Help Save Time and Trouble on I-4 Ultimate Project

Building the I-4 Ultimate project requires immense precision. Missing by an inch is equivalent to missing by a mile in this field of exact measurements.…

Topcon Introduces Next-Generation Machine Control

February 4, 2016 - in Construction, Products, Sensors

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2016—Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of a new 3D dozer machine control system — 3D-MCMAX. The system is…

Topcon Announces New Local Positioning Capable Excavator System

February 2, 2016 - in Construction, Products, Sensors

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016—Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of a new excavator system with local positioning system capabilities — the X-53i LPS. Expanding the diversification of the Topcon excavator system line, the X-53i LPS is designed…

Topcon Announces New Control Box for Excavator Systems for the Americas

October 30, 2015 - in Construction, Products

LIVERMORE, Calif., October 29, 2015—Topcon Positioning Group announces the new GX-55 control box for machine-controlled excavation is available in the Americas.  With the release of the GX-55, Topcon adds three new 2D and 3D systems to its line of excavation…

Managing the Model—Wanted: More Models in Action

August 2, 2015 - in Column

There has been a lot of talk about the benefits of 3-D modeling for the infrastructure industry, and anecdotal evidence of such benefits is ubiquitous. However, it’s always refreshing and encouraging to hear firsthand from professionals actually putting…

Leica iCON Grade iGG4 Moves Material Faster with High Accuracy to Save Time and Improve Productivity

April 23, 2015 - in Construction, Products, Sensors

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, April 23, 2015—Leica Geosystems has released the iCON grade iGG4, the new dual machine control solution for graders. Designed to work with speed and precision, the iCON grade iGG4 saves customers time, lowers fuel waste by reducing…

Prinoth Enters Strategic Partnership with Leica Geosystems to Integrate Machine Control for Efficient Ski Slope Management

April 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Heerbrugg/Switzerland, Sterzing/Italy, April 7, 2015—Operators of ski slopes are facing new challenges to save natural resources used in slope preparation. Two best-in-class manufactures have strategically partnered to improve the ecological footprint of…

Easier Management and More Tools for RTK Network Operators with Leica Spider Software Suite v5

March 24, 2015 - in Modeling, Products, Surveying/Mapping

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, March 24, 2015—With the release of the Leica Spider software suite v5, Leica Geosystems offers users a major new version of its market-leading CORS solution. This updated suite offers RTK network operators the most advanced, versatile,…

More Flexibility with 2D and 3D Machine Control for Excavators with Tilt Rotator Attachments

December 15, 2014 - in Construction, Products

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Dec. 15, 2014—By installing the latest software version, iCON excavate iXE2 and iXE3 systems by Leica Geosystems now offer even more flexibility with support for tilt rotator attachments. The system enables users to complete their…