Scott Langbein of Batavia, Ohio, rejoins Topcon Positioning Systems as product marketing manager for optical, scanning and imaging products.
For more than 10 years, Langbein has worked in the positioning technology business, where most recently he was with an independent survey software provider managing the integration of software and hardware.
Topcon Tierra Acquires Some of Qualcomm’s GlobalTRACS System Contracts
Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading provider of business-to-business wireless enterprise applications and services, and Topcon Tierra have announced a transaction in which Topcon Tierra will acquire some of Qualcomm's customer contracts for the GlobalTRACS® Suite for fleet management.
Topcon has been selected by the Geographical Survey Institute (GSI), an affiliate of the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), to supply GPS reference stations.
Topcon will supply 360 GPS receivers as well as new software and database system for the GPS Earth Observation Network System (GEONET) operated by GSI. It is expected the new systems will be in operation by the end of March 2010.
Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) new IP-S2 3D mobile mapping system will be on display at a special Ride & Drive exhibit at the annual ESRI User Conference in San Diego (Booth 1621), July 13-17.
Demonstrations of the new technology, which features dual-frequency GNSS tracking, high-accuracy IMU integration, odometry, and flexible vehicle mounting options, start at 9 a.m. and run on the half-hour throughout each day of the exhibit. The IP-S2 provides fast, safe GIS data collection at a cost well below conventional ground mapping methods.
Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA) has opened its North American headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. The facility, located at 16950 W. 118th Terrace, will handle sales, support and training for TPA, a business unit of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) of Livermore, California.
Topcon Tierra™, a world leader in remote asset management telematics solutions, has been awarded the coveted 2009 M2M (Machine to Machine) Value Chain Award in the Construction category.
“Topcon Tierra uses advanced GPS technology and a simple back-office, web-based communications system to reduce cost and increase productivity…. essential elements in today’s competitive construction environment,” according to Mark Bittner, senior vice president and general manager for Topcon’s Telematics Business Unit.
Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), along with three of its strategic partners, will be exhibiting its advanced suite of GIS and mapping solutions at the annual ESRI User Conference in San Diego (Booth 1621). The conference is scheduled for July 13-17.
Presenting their joint mapping solutions with Topcon in the TPS booth will be GeoAge, James W. Sewall Company and Nvision Solutions.
Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) dealer, Position Partners – Australia’s largest distributor of precision positioning systems – has opened its new national headquarters in Melbourne.
The company’s new facilities at 7 Transit Drive, Campbellfield, Victoria were opened by Nobuo Ichiki, Topcon Corporation’s senior manager Positioning Business Unit, and Mark Contino, TPS vice president of product marketing.