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  • Topcon, three partners are ESRI conference exhibitors

    Friday, July 10, 2009
    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 Australian dealer Position Partners opens new national headquarters

    Thursday, July 9, 2009
    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. 
  • Topcon creates new construction business unit for the Americas

    Tuesday, June 16, 2009
    Ray O’Connor, executive officer of Topcon Corporation and president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), announced the formation of a new business unit created to focus exclusively on the construction market. Topcon’s survey instrument division also becomes a separate business unit.  O’Connor said, “We are taking the two premier brands in the survey global marketplace – Topcon and Sokkia – and building an organization to maximize our opportunities in every segment of the survey business.”
  • Topcon, Sokkia create new survey business unit for Americas

    Monday, June 15, 2009
    Ray O’Connor, executive officer of Topcon Corporation and president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), today announced the formation of a new business unit created to focus exclusively on the survey market. O’Connor also announced that Denny Welch will be the new senior vice president and general manager of the survey business unit. Welch is a 10-year Sokkia veteran and former vice president for Sokkia Corporation.
  • Topcon adds FLT Geosystems as new GIS dealer in Florida

    Wednesday, June 10, 2009
    Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has added FLT Geosystems as a distributor and technical service center for its GIS line of products. Dave Henderson, TPS GIS sales manager, said, “We are pleased to have such an expert team bring Topcon’s GIS products to the Florida area. Florida is a state that has been very active in GIS for many years. The FLT team is comprised of the right people to service an advanced customer base that will benefit from Topcon technology."
  • Topcon makes initial purchase of Italian software, hardware company

    Friday, June 5, 2009
    Destura major Topcon mobile navigation system supplier Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has purchased a significant ownership interest of Destura, s.r.l, a software and hardware technology company located in Concordia Sulla Secchia, Modena, Italy.  TPS has committed to buying the remaining ownership interest by 2014.
  • Topcon GRS-1 and GeoAge FASTXchange

    Friday, May 22, 2009
    Faster access to GIS field data Topcon has partnered with GeoAge to create a real-time, field-to-office data exchange for GIS.  Combining the new hand-held GRS-1 with GeoAge’s FASTXchange server, users can connect to a server, download data forms and upload information, including photos, from the field. No additional hardware is required. The Topcon GRS-1 features a dual-frequency GNSS receiver, Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system, high-speed processor, digital camera and integrated cellular modem.
  • Topcon receivers track new L5 signal

    Thursday, May 21, 2009
    GR-3, NET-G3 receive new GPS satellite signal Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) engineers have successfully tracked the new L5 signal transmitted from a U.S.-based GPS satellite. More than four years ago, Topcon announced it had receivers capable of tracking L5 signals. Topcon’s current GR-3 and NET-G3 receivers are L5-capable.
  • Topcon reference stations chosen by Beijing Meteorological Bureau

    Friday, May 15, 2009
    Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has been selected by the Beijing Meteorological Bureau (BJMB) to supply continuously operating reference stations (CORS).  The stations will be used in the Beijing ground-based GPS-PWV (Precipitable Water Vapor) detection system project. Topcon will supply 14 sets of Net-G3 CORS receivers and CR-G3 GNSS choke ring antennas.
  • Topcon partners with AFDS

    Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Expanded GIS sales and support for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas Topcon has partnered with Applied Field Data Systems (AFDS) in Houston to sell and support Topcon GIS solutions in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Since 1995, AFDS has specialized in supplying GPS/GIS mapping systems and services to the natural resource, utility, infrastructure, transportation, municipality and environmental services markets.