Topcon’s latest GNSS technology - Vanguard

LIVERMORE, Calif. – October 11, 2012Topcon’s patented Vanguard™ technology sets a new industry standard in satellite signal tracking and performance.  With Universal Tracking technology and 226 channels available, all current and upcoming GNSS constellations can be tracked.  

Fraser Smith, director of GNSS product management for Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), said, “The new Vanguard GNSS technology uses the most advanced GNSS signal tracking and processing architecture available in the marketplace.”  Vanguard includes several exclusive solutions: Quartz Lock Loop™ for superior signal processing in heavy vibration applications, Universal Tracking™ channels for all in view tracking, and Intelligent Tracking Optimization™ to select the best combination of available satellites.
 
Smith said, “At the heart of this new technology is the Vanguard ASIC chip.  Topcon’s history of providing the best GNSS receiver performance has led to this superior multi-core design.  The architecture behind this new chipset is superior to any available on the market, and will provide support for future solutions.” 
 
TPS recently announced the new HiPer SR, an advanced GNSS RTK receiver based around Vanguard technology, with the most compact and lightweight design of any fully integrated precision receiver available worldwide.  Additionally, in September, the B110 with Vanguard, an ultra-compact board capable of providing scalable positioning from sub-meter DGPS to sub-centimeter RTK positioning, was announced.  Now Vanguard is being integrated into additional Topcon and Sokkia GNSS receivers.
 
In addition to the features above, Vanguard technology also includes:

-- Compact system-on-chip, multicore design with small integration footprint;
-- Comprehensive support for the entire GNSS frequency spectrum;
-- Integrated L-Band signal demodulator;
-- Modernized multi-constellation signal support for GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Compass;
-- Comprehensive peripheral interface support, and;
-- Reduced power consumption to prolong battery life.
 
Smith said, “Topcon’s GNSS product performance is unmatched in the industry.  Our objective continues to be to offer our most advanced technology to all markets and with Vanguard technology, our suite of ‘world’s best’ precise positioning instruments will continue to grow.”
 
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (TPS) designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  TPS’ parent company, Topcon Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange  – 7732), was founded in 1932.      

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Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.
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