TAG: total station

Sokkia releases CX series total station

February 21, 2017By

Sokkia announces the release of the CX-60 total station in the Americas with upgraded data transfer and storage options for the series. Featuring RED-tech reflectorless capabilities, the new CX-60 is designed to provide an entry-level solution with a fast and powerful EDM. “The CX-60’s RED-tech technology reflectorless EDM offers a fast distance measurement of 0.9 seconds,” said Ray Kerwin, director of... read more

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Topcon’s new ES series total station has advanced data-transfer functionality

January 25, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the latest addition to its ES total station series in the Americas, the ES-60. Featuring advanced reflectorless capabilities and an upgraded data-transfer functionality — the new ES-60 is designed to provide an entry-level total station option with a fast and powerful EDM. “The ES-60 is an excellent solution for customers looking for the... read more

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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

Topcon DS-200i connects with Autodesk iPad layout app

December 22, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group’s DS-200i direct-aiming motorized imaging station is now compatible with the new Autodesk BIM 360 Layout app for the Apple iPad. The DS-200i is the second total station solution that Autodesk and Topcon have collaborated on for contractors, following the Topcon LN-100 Layout Navigator. The DS-200i has an electronic distance measurement (EDM) range of up to 1,000 meters... read more

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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 Expands Geospatial Portfolio to Increase Productivity

April 24, 2015By

  Trimble has expanded its portfolio of geospatial solutions for surveyors, engineers and mapping professionals. Highlights include new total stations, a new GNSS receiver and new field and office software features. The solutions save time, reduce costs, streamline workflows and produce high-quality geospatial deliverables across a wide range of industries, Trimble said. “Trimble’s portfolio expansion will enable our customers to... read more

Topcon Offers Total Station with Enhanced Reflectorless Range

April 20, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group has added to its line of reflectorless total stations for the construction and mining market. The GPT-3500LNW total station has a measuring distance of 2,000 meters (6,560 ft.). It is designed to measure further than any non-prism instrument in its class. “Incorporating the Topcon advanced time-of-flight pulse technology, the EDM is fast and powerful,” said Ray Kerwin, director of... read more

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