All GPS Articles

How technology is keeping Rail Baltica on track
International project is utilising technology as it moves to the construction phase
Topcon launches new survey models
New LN-150 robotic layout navigator and GT-1200 total station models improve accuracy of paving curbs and gutters
GAP Group becomes Leica distribution partner
GAP to offer surveying and geographical measurement to rental customers
GPS & Telematics: Real-time visibility
Promising new GPS and telematics tech is appearing in the construction sector
Topcon & A-Plant in machine control partnership
UK rental company to offer GPS technology to manufacturer’s site surveying and machine control equipment through nationwide network
United Rentals to extend fleet telematics
US-based rental company plans to extend GPS from 6000 machines to 160000 units by end of 2015
New partnership between Topcon and GAP Group
UK rental company continues specialist expansion with Topcon surveying equipment supply and training deal
AEM, John Deere warn of damaging GPS interference
Proposed LightSquared system could have negative impact on construction industry
Topcon includes graders
The 3D-MC2 technology from Topcon Positioning Systems now available for motor graders.
Wireless network raises US GPS concerns
Multi-industry group fears new wireless network could create up to 40000 GPS ‘dead spots’ across the US.
Galileo operational by 2014
Key procurment contracts awarded for European satellite navigation system.
CE reports on developments to aid speed and efficiency in surveying
Surveying is a high-tech area, but in recognition of how complex it has become, manufacturers are working on making their instruments easier to use.
Topcon's new versatile GNSS receiver
The new GRS-1 dual-frequency, dual-constellation, network-enabled RTK rover system from Topcon features an internal GSM modem, high-speed processor, built-in camera, compass and bar code reader.
Trimble's tablet enhances construction workflow
Trimble's new Tablet handheld computer with built-in cellular and WiFi connections allows construction workers to quickly receive design changes or updates in the field and to deliver measurement or stakeout results to the office for on-the-spot approval.
JV for Caterpillar and Trimble
Caterpillar and Trimble have announced a new joint venture (JV) company and distribution agreement that will focus on applications for road construction, paving, heavy construction and quarry/aggregates worksites.
Fan beam laser
In order to obtain better accuracy and improved flexibility, Topcon introduced what it calls a bar code transmitter for its mm GPS.
Livelink telematics for JCB
In January 2009, JCB will introduce a new Livelink satellite monitoring system across its full range of machines.
Enigma Security
Enigma vehicle systems has launched a new Version 6 of its skyline GPS advanced tracking, security and telematics system.
Global connectivity: the impact of GNSS on construction equipment development
With new satellites being launched, Steve Skinner looks at connectivity across the expanded GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) network, how it will influence applications in construction and where it could take the industry.
Surveying simplicity - developments in equipment and technology
Surveying equipment manufacturers are continuing to simplify the instruments used in the construction industry as skilled surveyors in the sector are becoming increasingly rare.
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