Latest Headlines

Leica Geosystems Announces Breakthrough Surveying System

Leica Geosystems announced a revolutionary breakthrough in surveying technology with the unveiling of SmartStation, a total station with fully integrated GPS.

The new Leica SmartStation integrates GPS and total station functionality into a single compact package with common software, database, storage medium and user interface. All operating procedures for GPS and terrestrial surveying are carried out through the total station keyboard and display. All data are stored in the same database on a CompactFlash card. The integrated package eliminates the need for cables, additional batteries or extra data loggers.

SmartStation offers unlimited flexibility. The TPS and GPS components can be used either together or separately. Once the SmartStation is positioned by RTK, the SmartAntenna can be removed and used as a full-fledged RTK rover on a pole, while the total station works alone with full functionality.

The SmartAntenna provides rapid satellite acquisition and robust tracking and uses Leica Geosystems' exclusive SmartCheck algorithms to provide RTK accuracy of 10mm ± 1ppm horizontal and 20mm ± 1ppm vertical with 99.9% reliability at ranges of up to 50 km from the base station.

Source: Leica Geosystems, March 8, 2005


Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


POB May 2015 Cover

2015 May

In this May 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at the keynote on technology in the information age given by Andy Lowery, DAQRI CEO, at this year's SPAR International.

Table Of Contents Subscribe


Surveyors, with the weather finally starting to improve everywhere, are you thinking about the long days to come? This summer, you are going to …
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.