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Ashtech introduced the ProFlex Lite, a GNSS sensor that allows OEMs and system integrators to easily integrate RTK positioning into their applications. The ProFlex Lite is a positioning solution that delivers enhanced real-time precision ranging from sub-meter down to centimetre level. It is scalable and available in a variety of configurations from L1 GPS+GLONASS+SBAS up …

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Trimble introduced an indoor mobile mapping solution for facilities management. The solution produces fast and accurate maps allowing users to translate their environments directly into 2D & 3D models of structured interiors. The solution enables building owners, facilities managers, engineers and construction professionals to more efficiently plan and manage building assets and properties. With the …

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FARO Technologies announced the release of FARO Scene 4.7, the latest version of its scan processing software for the FARO Laser Scanner. The new Scene 4.7 features more efficient point cloud handling and visualization due to the new 64 bit architecture which extends the usable memory. The new version also incorporates “one-click” Web-Share functionality. Scanned …

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Topcon Europe Positioning B.V. has introduced an advanced software solution for construction layout – Topcon Layout and LayoutMaster. The new software technology is designed to assist a contractor or builder with virtually any type of construction staking and layout application, regardless of terrain, regardless of weather, regardless of job site restrictions. Layout and LayoutMaster also …

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Trimble introduced the Condor™ family of GPS modules. The new modules feature major advancements in signal tracking for applications working in poor signal environments. With their higher sensitivity, performance and faster startup times, the Condor GPS modules enable system integrators to easily add GPS capability to a mobile device with minimal impact on its size or …

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Topcon Europe Positioning B.V. introduced ‘next-generation’ field controller technology with its new FC-250. The FC-250 has the operating system power of the latest Windows Mobile® Version 6.5. The PC performance with 806MHz processor and 256MB SDRAM is designed to significantly speed up data collection in the field. The FC-250 also has a built-in Bluetooth® modem …

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Sokkia Corporation released the new Series 50RX reflectorless total stations. The high-temperature models are newly added for use in the heat of up to +60°C (+140°F) without compromising the lowest operating temperature of -20°C (-4°F). The IP66 protection shuts out powder dust, sand, mud, snow, dripping water, or driving rain. The 50RX series reflectorless measurement …

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Trimble introduced the Trimble(R) CX(TM) 3D Scanner for building construction applications. This advanced, high-accuracy sensor captures more than 50,000 position points per second – enough data to record the details of a target’s shape, size and position with very high precision. It is ideal for building construction applications requiring the accurate measurement of as-built structures, …

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Trimble introduced the Trimble® TS835 Mechanical Total Station for building construction professionals. The instrument features an onboard Windows CE device running Trimble LM80 Layout Manager software. The Trimble TS835 Total Station enables contractors to increase point layout productivity and accuracy while reducing rework and project expenses. The Trimble TS835 features a compact, lightweight, and rugged …

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Rockwell Collins has achieved live satellite M Code tracking with its new GPS receiver for the Modernized User Equipment (MUE) program, marking a major step forward in developing the next generation of GPS technology for the military. The MUE receiver card development program, awarded to Rockwell Collins in 2006 by the U.S. Air Force Space …