Topcon’s Hybrid Robotic System features new DS total station

LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – October 8, 2013 -Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of its Hybrid Robotic System, featuring the new DS series robotic total station and the recently announced MAGNET™ v2.0 software suite, a Topcon enterprise solution for the geomatics industry. Other Topcon components include the economical HiPer SR GNSS receiver and Tesla large-screen tablet controller.
 
The new system combines GNSS positioning and robotic measurements with an automated data workflow to provide added versatility and efficiency for any measurement or layout job, regardless of job site conditions.
 
“Topcon’s Hybrid Positioning™ technology is an innovative and highly productive system that creates an integrated GNSS-robotic rover,” said Scott Langbein, director of product marketing for Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS).
 
“The DS robotic total station provides precise measurements anywhere the prism can be seen. When the rover is out of line of sight, GNSS positioning takes over by simply pressing MAGNET’s Hybrid Switch button on the controller,” Langbein said.
 
“With this versatile system, you can auto-track the prism, use network or an RTK connection,” he said. The system also utilizes LongLink™ communications technology with the HiPer SR, which provides a wireless connection for data transfer, but “with an RTK solution for the HiPer SR, the system performs at maximum versatility on any size job.” If a network RTK solution is not available, using MAGNET Relay, “a user can set up an individualized, mobile reference RTK base,” Langbein said.
 
With MAGNET providing the link, the field and office can be connected to exchange files, receive and send messages from crews, and compile and send measurement data to the office. “The Hybrid Robotic System can quickly and efficiently add systemic data workflow in real time with MAGNET software to dramatically increase productivity,” Langbein said.
 
Hybrid Positioning technology is compatible with other robotic instruments, including the Topcon PS, IS, QS, and Sokkia SX, as well as other GNSS receivers including the Topcon HiPer V, GR-5 (Vanguard), GRS-1 and the Sokkia GRX.

About Topcon Positioning Group
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( topconpositioning.com). Its European head office is in Capelle a/d IJssel, The Netherlands ( topcon-positioning.eu). Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  Its brands include Topcon, Sokkia, 2LS and MAGNET. Topcon Corporation ( topcon.com), founded in 1932, is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).



Contact: 


USA: Dennis House, 
925-245-8602

Europe: Achiel Sturm,
+31 (0)10 - 458 5077
Email Contact 




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Trimble

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Geospatial Systems Administrator for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at arnold, MO
Senior Mechanical Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Geospatial Analyst - Senior for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Springfield, VA
Urban Designer - Urban Design/Planning for SERA Architects, Inc at Portland, OR
Mechanical Design Engineer 3 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer for Medtronic at mounds view, MN
Upcoming Events
Geospatial World Forum 2018 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre Hyderabad India - Jan 16 - 19, 2018
2018 Annual Convention of Virginia Association of Surveyors at 24 S. Market St Staunton VA - Jan 18 - 20, 2018
ArcGIS: Introduction at Environmental and Natural Resource Building 14 College Farm Rd New Brunswick NJ - Feb 1 - 22, 2018
International LiDAR Mapping Forum at Hyatt Regency 650 15th Street, Denver CO - Feb 5 - 7, 2018
Teledyne Optech
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise