Marly-le-Roi, France, April 14, 2015—iXBlue, a global leader in navigation, positioning, and imaging systems, is unveiling the fifth-generation OCTANS, the trusted reference in survey-grade navigation. The new OCTANS is an all-in-one gyrocompass and motion sensor (attitude and heading reference system, AHRS) and brings in new and enhanced features, including IMO/ IMO-HSC certification and inertial navigation system (INS) product upgrade-path. The fifth-generation OCTANS gives marine customers more product variant choices, expanding the industry’s most comprehensive proven surface and subsea product range. OCTANS is built on iXBlue’s unique ultimate-performance strap-down fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) technology proven by thousands of units shipped. Fifth-generation OCTANS customers will benefit from industry’s best performance-value offering with unrivalled reliability, backed by a new offer of 5 year warranty.
Leuven, Belgium, April 8, 2015—Septentrio announces today the launch of its next generation dual antenna GNSS receiver – the AsteRx 4 OEM. The AsteRx 4 OEM is a multi-frequency, dual antenna receiver which incorporates the latest innovative GNSS tracking and positioning algorithms from Septentrio; offering users in the marine, machine control and agricultural industries precision, accuracy, reliability and ease of use.
Heerbrugg/Switzerland, April 1, 2015—Leica Geosystems announces the release of its 8th generation of versatile, high performance laser scanners, the Leica ScanStation P40, P30, and P16. Advances in LIDAR and imaging for these new, ultra-high-speed scanners let users take advantage of the productivity and safety benefits of laser scanning – or High-Definition Surveying (HDS™) – for even more types of sites, scenes and as-built projects. Three different models meet different user needs: the P40 and P30 add increasing, long range capabilities (to 270m) and advanced scanner controls for additional versatility while the ScanStation P16 is a short range, introductory model.
HOUSTON, March 31, 2015 —Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it will distribute DotProduct’s DPI-8 handheld 3D scanner as part of a shared objective to make 3D scanning more accessible to the building design and construction market. The addition of DotProduct technology diversifies Trimble’s professional portfolio of 3D scanning solutions with an easy-to-use, cost-effective handheld for 3D data capture.
São Paulo, March 26, 2015 – Saneamento Basico do Estado de São Paulo (SABESP), a Brazilian water and sewage collection utility owned by São Paulo state and Latin America’s largest water company by market capitalization, has selected Spectra Precision ProMark 120 and 220 GNSS receivers to assist in gathering the geographic location of all SABESP network assets and the location of all customers.
Heerbrugg, Switzerland, March 24, 2015—With the release of the Leica Spider software suite v5, Leica Geosystems offers users a major new version of its market-leading CORS solution. This updated suite offers RTK network operators the most advanced, versatile, and user-friendly solution available for GNSS infrastructures and RTK networks. Customers can fully concentrate on their business and the services they provide. The updated Spider Software Suite reliably supports thousands of rover users in the field simultaneously by making software use easier and more cost-effective for RTK users.
WESTMINSTER, Colorado, March 9, 2015–Spectra Precision introduced today the Spectra Precision® FOCUS® DL-15 Digital Level. The DL-15 digital level’s electronic height measurement capability provides the accuracy and range for a wide range of survey and construction tasks.
CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 18, 2015—GPS Tracking Group, LLC recently released its new all-in-one, real-time GPS tracker, the STEALTH PRO. This innovative device is the complete solution forprofessional GPS tracking and long-term asset tracking. Its unique features include superior GPS and cellular electronics, multiple internal antennas for extreme position accuracy, high-capacity internal battery, wireless pad charging and embedded internal magnets all fitted within a compact, rugged sealed case.
Rueil-Malmaison, France, Feb. 18, 2014—SBG Systems releases the Apogee Series, the most accurate inertial navigation systems based on the robust and cost-effective MEMS technology. The cutting-edge Apogee Series is also the smallest and lightest inertial navigation system at this level of accuracy. High Accuracy, cost-effective, compact, the Apogee adds extreme versatility and simplicity to its many qualities.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the R1 GNSS receiver, a pocket-sized, rugged, standalone receiver that works with iOS, Android or Window® mobile handhelds, smart phones and tablets using Bluetooth® connectivity. When paired with a smart device, the receiver adds professional-grade Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) geo-location capabilities to transform consumer devices into high-accuracy mobile data collection systems.