Thursday, 21 August 2014

Products: Hardware

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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Ocean Optics has introduced a new set of spectral sensing tools for developers and others who want to deploy spectroscopy in new applications. The STS Developers Kit makes it possible to create a platform for easy, affordable, research-quality spectral measurements. The kit brings together Ocean Optics’ powerful STS spectrometer, a Raspberry Pi microcomputer, customizable software, and wireless capabilities in single package. Right out of the box, the kit can be quickly configured for a variety of measurements. It can be used to develop handheld devices for applications such as color determination in liquid, gases and solids; color temperature of LEDs; or solar UV data collection. It could also be used to create cloud connected measurement clusters, and even mounted on UAVs for remote monitoring.

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  • surveyor 04.11.2011 19:37
    There are steps that are being taken by many surveyors as a community which stand ...

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  • Jake 30.08.2011 07:47
    Maybe they should ask Western Australia GIS users what they think of SLIP before ...

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