Latest Headlines

GS50+ Centimeter-Level Data Collector From Leica Geosystems Now Available 06.21.2002

June 21, 2002
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
The GS50+ data collector from Leica Geosystems’ GIS & Mapping Division is now available for purchase worldwide. The GS50+ is an upgrade to the GS50 with an added dual frequency engine and RTK capacity, which, when combined, provide quick and accurate 1 centimeter-level data collection results.

Featuring an unparalleled combination of RTK range, fast initialization time, tracking stability and solution reliability in real-time, the GS50+ provides a centimeter coordinate in real-time. Like the GS50, the GS50+ can obtain 40-centimeter DGPS accuracy, 30-centimeter accuracy with post-processing code-observations, and 1-centimeter post-processing code- and phase-observations using Leica’s GIS DataPRO office software.

The GS50+ stores ESRI Shapefiles in its GIS DataPRO software, which can automatically be transferred to any software capable of reading Shapefiles, such as ERDAS IMAGINE, Leica Geosystems’ geographic imaging software.

The GS50+ offers new enhancements of the Firmware 4 for the GS50, with more power for Data Collection, Navigation and On-Screen Graphics. Firmware 4 offers improved ease-of-use and streamlined functionality for data collection, the ability to change display attributes of features used in GIS DataPRO, and additional consistency checks for even safer data collection and more.

Like the GS50, the GS50+ offers MaxTrak, Leica Geosystems’ reliable and precise tracking technology that ensures continuous tracking through dense foliage, and ClearTrak, the most accurate coding technology in the industry that performs multipath mitigation and carrier phase smoothing. The GS50+ features full expandability, offering scalable architecture in which users can switch from GIS functionality to survey functionality or add GIS capabilities to an existing survey receiver. Other GS50/GS50+ features include a real-time accuracy monitor, graphical navigation display, area/perimeter calculation, and one-step transformation and coordinate geometry that allows users to conform to any coordinate system in the field and on-the-fly.

All existing GS50 users will have the ability to upgrade to the GS50+ without purchasing a new sensor. As no other company in the industry offers upgrades to its customers’ GIS data collection hardware, Leica Geosystems’ upgrade method is unique. In addition, existing accessories do not need to be changed and no additional operation training is required. For maximum user convenience, the user has the option of carrying the system in a backpack, setting it up on the pole provided, or using a combination of both.

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

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

Multimedia

Videos

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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

POB

POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

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

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.

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.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +