TAG: Spectra Precision

Auto-scanning total stations working on China’s expressways

May 21, 2018By

Spectra Precision‘s Focus 35 robotic total stations are helping build the world’s largest expressway network. For instance, the Focus 35, with its time-saving automatic scan template, is checking the cross-section quality of the twin Nan Kunshan tunnels for the new six-lane Shazhan S14 regional highway. Excavation under Nankun Mountain for the twin tunnels, each 4.1 kilometers (km) long and each... read more

Robotic riverbed survey reveals unseen depths

January 11, 2017By

The Ribble River flowing through Preston in Lancashire, U.K., has hidden depths. “The challenge with rivers is that much of the beauty and interest is hidden from view beneath the surface,” said Jack Spees, CEO of the Ribble Rivers Trust. “To reveal this beauty, we undertook a bathymetric survey of a section with particularly interesting features that is adjacent to... read more

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Dam repair monitored by robotic total station

July 7, 2016By

At the Razisse dam in southwest France, a Spectra Precision Focus 35 robotic total station was used to monitor structural movements during major repairs. The Focus 35 monitored to a half-millimeter accuracy movement of the arch dam abutments during a critical six-week period in the project. Raising the height of the dam was expected to cause the abutments to settle,... read more

Spectra Precision antenna now driven by DigiTerra Explorer 7

April 21, 2016By

Spectra Precision‘s MobileMapper 300 smart antenna is now directly driven by DigiTerra Information Services’ DigiTerra Explorer 7 GIS software for mobile mapping. “Users running DigiTerra Explorer 7 on their Windows devices now have the ability to achieve GNSS accuracies directly and more simply with the MobileMapper 300,” said Olivier Casabianca, Spectra Precision’s business area director, in a news release. MobileMapper 300... read more

Nikon-Trimble Introduces Updated Nikon Total Stations

September 15, 2015By

Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd. introduced today updated mechanical total stations to expand its portfolio of solutions for mainstream surveying and construction applications. The announcement was made at INTERGEO 2015, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management. The updated products include: Nikon NPL-322+ Series – an updated series of reflectorless 2” and 5” total stations providing powerful solutions and... read more

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Trimble Unity Software for Water Utilities Adds Support for Esri ArcGIS Online

July 20, 2015By

Trimble has introduced the latest version of its smart water mapping and work management cloud software — Trimble Unity version 2.0. The version adds new capabilities to support complex water, wastewater and stormwater industry asset maintenance planning and work execution workflows, support for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) GNSS mapping receivers for smart devices and cloud-based single sign-on integration with... read more

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MobileMapper 120, GIS Software Combine for Solution in Turkey

December 1, 2014By

The Geomatics Group, a Spectra Precision distributor and GIS software developer in Turkey, is achieving excellent success marketing the Spectra Precision MobileMapper 120 handheld GIS mapping device running Mobile GIS software developed by the Geomatics Group, according to Spectra Precision. MobileMapper 120 uses a Windows open platform enabling it to run any Windows mobile application, including Spectra Precision applications for GIS or Survey, as well as third-party solutions... read more

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Spectra Precision’s MobileMapper 20 Extends GIS Capabilities in the Field

April 17, 2014By

Spectra Precision has introduced the MobileMapper 20 GIS handheld. In the same form factor as the current MobileMapper 10 handheld, MobileMapper 20 offers enhanced capabilities:  a new bright VGA color touch screen display, a 5-MP camera for higher resolution images, doubled memory capacity and 3.5G cellular performance. The Spectra Precision MobileMapper 20 provides real-time GPS accuracy of better than 2... read more

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