Topcon Introduces Next Generation Machine Control . . . . continued
New Indicate Machine Control System For Dozers
Topcon Positioning Group has also released its latest indicate dozer machine control system — the i-53. The new system comes with the latest Topcon GNSS receiver, graphical user interface, and machine control software designed to deliver a versatile indicate dozer system at the most economical price.
The system expands the Topcon dozer indicate product line by offering single GNSS plus slope sensor designed for complete control of elevation and slope.
Kris Maas, director of construction product management said:
The i-53 features the Topcon GX-55 control box with audible grade reference alarms and visual LED lights, as well as the new MC-i4 GNSS receiver. With safety and work efficiency in mind, the bright screen and grade guidance features deliver the highest quality graphical experience for modern machine control.
The communication of the machine is handled by the receiver that allows various radio configurations in one receiver for the Sitelink3D site management solution and/or network corrections.
Topcon continually strives to provide the greatest value indicate systems in the market. Now by utilizing slope sensors in an indicate system — we are able to greatly improve the blade’s cutting edge position and angle — which advances the grading capabilities of the dozer.
Additional features include integrated virus protection and easy-access USB ports for saving and downloading job files.
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Connected Wearable Technology For Construction Environments
Topcon Positioning Group is collaborating with DAQRI, to develop digitally wearable technology designed to change the way construction and survey professionals interface with the job site.
Topcon and DAQRI — creator of the DAQRI Smart Helmet, will work together to create a solution designed to make workers on the job safer and more productive through the use of augmented reality technologies.
They aim to integrate DAQRI’s hardware and software solutions with Topcon positioning solutions.
Powered by 4D Studio, DAQRI’s software platform for positioning, the partnership will allow construction workers to view information from their projects in the real-world work environment to make their workflows safer and more efficient.
Jason Hallett, Topcon vice president of product management said:
DAQRI’s first step in utilizing our mutual synergies to develop rugged, heads-up display technology for our marketplace.
Matt Kammerait, vice president of product, DAQRI said:
We are committed to developing innovative solutions that power the future of work and Topcon is at the forefront of the industry with some of the most innovative products that are being used by millions of workers across a variety of environments.
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