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Illinois DOT invests in drones to help with assortment of jobs
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) paid approximately $9,000 for a pair of new drones that it plans to use for ...
The Robin, a wearable surveying system, maps sites unreachable by conventional equipment
The company 3D Laser Mapping has launched a new multi-platform mapping system called Robin, which can scan and map terrain ...
Leica’s unmanned Pegasus Multiscope rover maps infrastructure in dangerous terrain
Leica Geosystems has partnered with a company called Milrem to launch the Pegasus Multiscope Unmanned Ground Vehicle—a mini-machine that can ...
Topcon launches SmoothRide system for mapping road surfaces at highway speeds
Topcon has launched a vehicle-mounted system for mapping road surfaces for road construction work that allows scanning at highway speeds. The ...
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There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
VIDEO: Caltrans demos its souped-up $1 million surveying SUV
The California Department of Transportation has released a new video in its News Flash series, and in it, you can ...
More than 250 companies (and counting) have received FAA drone exemptions for construction and surveying
As late as last month, the full number of just how many companies had been granted permission to operate drones ...
Topcon granted drone exemption by FAA
Topcon has received an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration, excluding the company from the agency's current unmanned aerial systems (UAS) ...
How to fly a drone for surveying: Expert advice from an Icelandic firm who does it in a dark, windy climate
While drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have generated quite a bit of interest in the construction industry, most professionals who ...
Remote control surveying
Typically, when you hear about drones or UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), you think of the military and a stealth way ...
Drive By Surveying Rovers are great, but with Topcon’s IP-S2 you can now map out a site at 60 mph and ...
Topcon acquires InlandGEO
Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announced on May 26 its acquistion of InlandGEO, one of Topcon’s top performing distributors. InlandGEO is ...
Topcon announces Brandt Tractor purchase of Land Measurement Systems
Topcon Positioning Systems announced today one of the company’s largest distributors -- Land Measurement Systems (LMS) of Calgary, Alberta -- ...
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by Equipment World Staff
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