UAV operators can also take advantage of new cloud-based photogrammetry processing, powered by Bentley ContextCapture, in the MAGNET Collage Web 2 service for publication, sharing, and analysis of data. The integration allows users who share and collaborate with scanning and mesh datasets to process and add UAV photos directly to the environment. The cloud-based approach is designed to ensure that stakeholders have direct access to UAV and inspection analysis of their assets without the need to install software or have a high-performance computer.
The new Delta Link version two provides communications support for Topcon autonomous construction and structural health monitoring in the field. Options include Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and a globally approved integrated cellular modem. The system manages each power source, maximizing system availability.
“If concerns are discovered during inspection and analysis, operators can take advantage of the monitoring system to provide deeper understanding of the asset and improve safety,” said Stilgoe. “The system allows data from robotic total stations, GNSS receivers, leveling devices and a variety of geotechnical and structural sensors to monitor and ensure structural health.
“Advanced long-term structural health maintenance is becoming more and more critical due to an aging infrastructure, increasing population, growing urban environments and a need for more housing. Always one step ahead, Topcon is committed to delivering the innovations and integrated workflows, such as IAM, that transform the way we build and maintain infrastructure,” said Stilgoe.
More information about Topcon is available at topconpositioning.com.