Monday, 01 September 2014

Products: Hardware

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today an integrated Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reference receiver, broadband seismic recorder and a force-balance triaxial accelerometer for infrastructure and precise scientific applications―the Trimble® SG160-09 SeismoGeodetic system. The SG160-09 provides real-time GNSS positioning and seismic data for earthquake early warning and volcano monitoring as well as infrastructure monitoring for buildings, bridges, dams as well as other natural and manmade structures.

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Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the newest edition to the GLS line of laser scanners — the GLS-2000.  Featuring an expanded field of view, the GLS-2000 is designed to pair with ScanMaster v3.0 software for quickly capturing and processing 3D point cloud data.

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The Carlson BRx5 GNSS receiver, an integrated all-in-one pole-top GNSS receiver, has just been released by Carlson Software Inc.  Each BRx5 contains a multi-constellation, multi-band 270-channel GNSS receiver, internal GSM cell modem, UHF radio, dual hot-swappable batteries and internal level sensors. Designed for survey and GIS professionals, the Carlson BRx5 delivers both affordability and the highest positional accuracy.

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Hong Kong based Maestro Wireless Solutions, a leading manufacturer of location receivers, and CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE), a global provider of innovative silicon and software solutions for location-aware applications, announce the immediate availability of the A5100-A, a next-generation SiRFstarV™ Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) positioning module that combines high performance GPS and GLONASS receiver technology in a small 10 x 15 mm package. The A5100-A is ideal for a wide range of applications including wearable devices, cameras and automotive trackers.

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Maptek previewed the soon-to-be-released I-Site 8820 long range laser scanner on day 1 of the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS) conference in Sydney, Australia. Special features of this model include a 20% increase in range, twice the data acquisition speed, 25% improvement in range accuracy and a new modular design.

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