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Topcon Positioning Group, headquartered in the Bay Area, announces its technology and assistance was used for the creation of the large-scale landscape portrait on the National Mall, which was unveiled in a press conference October 1.
An article on Smithsonian.com explains how Topcon high-precision GPS technology is being used to help create a 6-acre portrait of a composite of faces on the National Mall. The article breaks down why the artist refers to Topcon technology as his “digital paintbrush.”
Topcon crews are assisting with the survey portion of the “facescape” on the National Mall this week, and CBS This Morning covered the project. The video shows Scott Langbein and the artist walking the grounds with Topcon equipment, as well as looking at the site via a laptop in an office.
Airport construction projects provide paving challenges at jobsites around the world
Located in Meeker, Colorado and serving the area for air transportation is Meeker Airport, a C-II general aviation airport. The FAA designation of C-II means the airport can accommodate aircraft with wingspan of less than 24m.
Topcon Positioning Group and MAVinci GmbH announce the latest version of the Sirius Pro surveying UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) is designed to be compatible with existing RTK (Real Time Kinematic) base stations or NTRIP (network transport of RTCM data over IP).