Building Information Modeling

Building Information Modeling

Increase your productivity, reduce errors, and deliver business value at every step of the process with Topcon's integrated BIM solutions.

Work better with BIM

Leverage your Building Information Modeling process, bringing it to the field and back through a combination of our software, hardware and enhanced work-flows.

Integrated
Integrated

Benefit from the integration of our field equipment and MAGNET software suite combined with Autodesk's software solutions. From capturing, to modeling, to construction, improve your BIM workflow at every stage of the process.

Multi-Platform
Multi-Platform

Perform quick and accurate point layouts and as-built data capture with the Topcon LN-100 Layout Navigator by using the Autodesk BIM360 iPad App or MAGNET Construct Android App. Visualise and edit your point-cloud data from the GLS-2000 laser scanner directly in Autodesk ReCap and other CAD collaborative solutions. Take advantage of the opportunity to seamlessly and effectively edit your data in different platforms to reduce errors and save time.

Workflow
Workflow

A whole new solution to streamline your workflow. Work collaboratively between the field and the office, among different devices and platforms. Having your 3D model on your jobsite and performing as-built quality control has never been easier with Topcon's BIM solutions.

The BIM solutions to suit your needs

Discover which solution meets your needs and improve the way buildings, infrastructure and utilities are planned, designed, built and managed today.

MAGNET VDC Solutions

Easily manage your modeling projects

One step farther than BIM, MAGNET VDC Solutions bring your design to 3D reality for value-based clash detection and construction phase planning. Import design models from a variety of software packages and quickly improve your design quality, enhance on-site collaboration, and get a greater ROI.

MAGNET Modeler and Explorer are now part of the MAGNET suite, providing you with simple, powerful multi-disciplinary model management.

Make managing your modeling process painless with the help of virtual design and a fully digital model-based workflow. These easy to use software solutions integrate smoothly with almost any design solutions and data formats used in construction and maintenance.

  • Multi-disciplinary model management
  • Collaboration tools
  • Easy integration and data import
  • Design analysis and simulation
  • Ability to share models
  • Value-based clash detection

MAGNET Explorer

Software Suite

MAGNET Explorer #01 Introduction:

MAGNET Explorer #02 Clash Detection:

MAGNET Explorer #03 4D / 5D:

MAGNET Explorer #04 Clip Planes:

MAGNET Explorer #05 Measurement:

MAGNET Explorer #06 Object Information:

BIM to Field

BIM to Field

Workflow is the most important factor for BIM users. That's why we provide a complete solution tailored to your needs. Our workflows starts by placing points in your model with Autodesk Point Layout and then sending those points to the Total Station or Layout Navigator in the field. 

Through the synergy between Autodesk authoring tools and Topcon software and hardware solutions, we provide the fastest and easiest way to accomplish BIM to Field.

DS series

Auto-pointing total station

LN-100 Layout Navigator

3D layout system

MAGNET Field Layout

Guided layout field software

MAGNET Construct

Mobile app control for robotic total stations and Layout Navigator

TESLA

Rugged tablet field controller

Accurate, reliable, and easy to use solutions systems

Accurate, reliable, and easy to use solutions systems

For Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Wall Contractors that need to boost the performance of various teams and facility managers trough improved integration and coordination. 

Better oversight and control your construction process

Better oversight and control your construction process

For Construction Management Firms and General Contractors that want to improve their workflow and the coordination of projects, teams, and data. We provide the right solutions to improve accuracy and control, save time, and ultimately increase profits.

Easy and accurate Layout

Easy and accurate Layout

Prefabrication only saves time and money when it can be installed correctly on site the first time. Topcon ensures this by providing solutions to capture the existing conditions and layout items such as sleeves, walls, equipment, pipe and sheet metal hangers correctly. 

Our quality assurance / quality control capability (QA/QC) helps you to prevent and resolve conflicts in the field to save time and increase productivity.

DS-200i Total Station now connected to Autodesk BIM 360 Layout IOS App

DS-200i Total Station now connected to Autodesk BIM 360 Layout IOS App

Take advantage of Topcon and Autodesk synergic solutions. Benefit from the DS-200i Total Station's electronic distance measurement range of up to 1000 meters (3280 ft.) without the need of a prism, and 5,000 meters (26,240 ft.) with one. The reliable built-in wireless WLAN connects the iPad with the BIM 360 Layout IOS App. 

Improve your QA/QC process by verifying that items in the field are installed correctly compared to models. This excellent, reflectorless solution makes it easier than ever before.

Improve accuracy with the X, Y Remote Positioning Unit

Improve your layout accuracy, reduce the risk of rework, and resolve conflicts in the field by QA/QC with the X, Y Remote Positioning unit. Increase your productivity in BIM Layout. 

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Building Facility Scanning

Preliminary inspection is an indispensable component of building renovation or relocation of factory equipment. The GLS-2000 series quickly measure and collect precise 3D point clouds without interrupting your ongoing operations. Utilize high-density 3D point clouds for generating as-built drawings and for simulation of piping or equipment installation. Safely operate the GLS-2000 series of scanners even in areas where laser emission power is restricted; simply by choosing the “Low Power” (Class 1M) measurement mode.

Construction Layout

Traditional Construction Layout

Seamless communication between Field and Office is key for accurate construction layout. Access and share your data with your team and move from plan to building layout faster than ever.

LN-100 Layout Navigator

3D layout system

DS series

Auto-pointing total station

MAGNET Field Layout

Guided layout field software

MAGNET Construct

Mobile app control for robotic total stations and Layout Navigator

TESLA

Rugged tablet field controller

Model and Field seamlessly connected

Model and Field seamlessly connected

Stay connected to the office to make sure design information is always accurate and up to date. Share and access your data within the secure MAGNET Enterprise web service. Your office staff will be able to instantly share any updates or changes to the design, as well as visualize results of the field measurements in real-time. Work collaboratively with our Construction Layout solutions.

Fast, simple, one-person operation

Fast, simple, one-person operation

Benefit from a fast, simple one-person operation with the LN-100. 

Simply take a prism and either our Android based MAGNET Construct, Windows Based MAGNET Field Layout or Autodesk's BIM 360 IOS Layout controller software anywhere within the Layout zone of your project and get precise horizontal dimensions as well as vertical elevations. 

The LN-100 can be mounted anywhere on site using a range of our additional accessories.

Layout at your finger tips, anywhere, at any time

Layout at your finger tips, anywhere, at any time

Boost productivity with the MAGNET Construct no-cost app dedicated and ready to drive the LN-100 Layout Navigator device. Take advantage of intuitive options for quick field measurements.

Deliver More Complete Information

Deliver More Complete Information

Ensures that no detail goes uncaptured with our customizable scan resolution defaults working in combination with dual 5mp digital cameras for collecting color imagery. Capture Reality, share, and access 3d data from field to office effortlessly. After processing in ScanMaster software, export your file in a broad selection of formats, including Topcon’s widely accepted cl3, which supports today’s most requested design, analysis, and modeling applications.

Building Facility Scanning

Preliminary inspection is an indispensable component of building renovation or relocation of factory equipment. The GLS-2000 quickly measures and collects precise 3D point clouds without interrupting your ongoing operations. Utilize high-density 3D point clouds for generating as-built drawings and for simulation of piping or equipment installation. Safely operate the GLS-2000 even in areas where laser emission power is restricted; simply by choosing the Low Power (Class 1M) measurement mode.

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A truly innovative breakthrough product...

Construction Layout

LN-100, an easy-to-use tool dedicated to BIM layout.

A whole new easy-to-use tool that combines the time-proven Topcon laser and robotic total station technologies delivering the accuracy and versatility most BIM projects demand. Just press the power button and the LN-100 self-levels. Take the pole and a touch-screen controller on your jobsite and you are ready to start.

LN-100 Layout Navigator

3D layout system

MAGNET Field Layout

Guided layout field software

TESLA

Rugged tablet field controller

Fast, simple, one-person operation

Fast, simple, one-person operation

Simply take a prism and either our Android based Magnet Construct, Windows Based MAGNET Field Layout or Autodesk's BIM 360 Layout controller software anywhere within the Layout zone of your project and get precise horizontal dimensions and vertical elevations. The LN-100 can be mounted anywhere on site using a range of our additional accessories.

MAGNET Field Layout

MAGNET Field Layout

MAGNET Field allows you to perform construction stakeout, land surveying, and road layout using total stations, layout tools, auto levels, and GPS receivers, while being connected to your secure MAGNET company account. 

Access and share your data with your team and move from plan to building layout faster than ever.

Easy to Get Started

1

One button operation

The LN-100 automatically self-levels with the press of a button and you are ready to start.

2

Full remote control

Connect to the LN-100 through your wireless field controller and use your job point schedule or CAD drawing to select positions to layout, quickly and easily.

3

Auto-tracking

The LN-100 can either lock onto a prism and guide you to the next design points, or you can select to have the laser immediately point to the next exact location. One-person layout has never been easier.

A truly innovative breakthrough product...

BIM Solution Products

Topcon hardware solutions help to streamline the BIM process

For geopositioning, construction and mapping professionals the MAGNET suite links field to office in a secure online environment, improving management for entire teams.

MAGNET Enterprise
MAGNET Enterprise

Collaborative and secure web services for geospatial.
MAGNET Office Topo
MAGNET Office Topo

Comprehensive geospatial suite
MAGNET Field Layout
MAGNET Field Layout

Guided layout field software
MAGNET Explorer
MAGNET Explorer

Software Suite
MAGNET Modeler
MAGNET Modeler

Software Suite
MAGNET Office Tools
MAGNET Office Tools

Process and design solutions.

Topcon field controllers incorporate the graphical Windows® operating system on a color touchscreen display.
They simplify data collection for capturing grade waypoints and assuring that you meet spec accurately.

PS series
PS series

Fully robotic optical system
LN-100 Layout Navigator
LN-100 Layout Navigator

3D layout system

A pioneer in point cloud data creation, Topcon offers solutions to suit your application. These systems employ or combine such diverse technologies as laser scanning, GNSS and photogrammetry while presenting user-friendly interfaces.

GLS-2000
GLS-2000

Compact, high-speed series of laser scanners

Topcon field controllers feature bright full-color touch screens, rugged construction,
ample computing power and full connectivity with Bluetooth®, cell and WLAN across the board.

FC-500
FC-500

Portrait touch-screen controller
FC-5000
FC-5000

Capacitive multi-touchscreen controller
TESLA
TESLA

Rugged tablet field controller
FC-336
FC-336

Numeric keyboard field controller

Employing deep integration with Topcon hardware, cloud connectivity and both specialized
and modular solutions, Topcon software packages are designed for the way you work.

ContextCapture
ContextCapture

Post processing for UAS imagery.
MAGNET Collage Web
MAGNET Collage Web

One software for multiple sensor data sets
ScanMaster
ScanMaster

Scanner & mass data control
ImageMaster
ImageMaster

Comprehensive reality capture

Topcon Enterprise Solutions are revolutionary anytime/anywhere connectivity and remote
management solutions that will make every geospatial and construction firm more productive.

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