Modular 3D machine control excavation system

Topcon Positioning Group’s new 3D machine control system, the X-53x, is designed to offer a faster, modular and upgradeable aftermarket solution for excavation. The system features fully-integrated GR-i3 receivers for precise positioning of the boom, stick and bucket at all times, as well as the MC-X1 controller, which offers compatibility with all brands and models […]

IMU-enhanced GNSS positioning and attitude

Septentrio has launched it next generation AsteRx-I, the company’s latest compact, multi-frequency multi-constellation GNSS engine with an external industrial grade MEMS-based IMU. It can deliver accurate and reliable GNSS/IMU integrated positioning to the centimetre level as well as full 3D attitude at high update rates and low latency. Key benefits for users are IMU-enhanced GNSS […]

Rugged UAV GNSS antenna

Hemisphere GNSS announced the new multi-GNSS, multi-frequency four-helix HA32 UAV antenna. The high-performance antenna supports GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, and the company’s own Atlas L-band correction service, and was designed specifically for UAVs, GIS, surveying, RTK, and other applications requiring high-precision positioning and navigation. The HA32 is built on a proprietary four-helix antenna technology that […]

Integration advances document management

Topcon Positioning Group announced that the Magnet Enterprise software system has been updated to expand integration with Autodesk solutions through a new Autodesk BIM 360 cloud connection. The integration with BIM 360 is designed to allow Magnet Enterprise operators to manage 2D plans, 3D models, and any other project documents in the BIM 360 or […]

Compact IR camera for industrial applications

Instrotech is offering the latest thermal imaging camera Optris PI 05M. The camera works at a spectral response of 500 to 540 nm, which is suited to applications with molten metal. Another advantage of this spectral range is the lower dependency on changing emissivities. In addition, this camera model is dedicated to all laser processing […]

Company shows off UAV offerings

SenseFly showcased its range of end-to-end products and services, as well as shared information on a beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) flight project in May at Xponential 2018 in the US. The company’s solutions comprise senseFly drones, advanced eMotion flight and data management software, as well as tailored, industry-focused image processing and analysis solutions from Pix4D […]

Mapping software donated to GIS workshop

The GISciences Program in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) invited its community to explore the capabilities of GIS during a hands-on one-and-a-half days workshop featuring the GIS software Maptitude. The workshop was designed to introduce GIS novices to GIS technology, spatial data analytics and […]

Mobile device with smart glasses

Toshiba released its DynaEdge DE-100, a new high-performance Windows 10-based mobile edge computing device, alongside the companion Assisted Reality AR100 Viewer smart glasses. Designed to bring hands-free wearable working to the enterprise, the solutions will target industries with a focus on frontline and field-based workers, including manufacturing, logistics and maintenance. Out-of-the-box remote expert software, including […]