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Topcon announced three new products: the HiPerLite cable-free RTK GPS system; the GTS-230 series; and the HiPer+.
And Topcon proudly announced that the HiPer+ is the world's first wireless dual-constellation GPS system and the first GPS system capable of 1Gb internal data storage. The HiPer+ offers an integrated design that includes GPS receiver, antenna, power supply and RTK radio link in a compact, waterproof, durable housing.
Sokkia also introduced a new product today. The SET230R, its new reflectorless total station features Sokkia's RED-tech (REvolutionary Digital processing technology) EDM that maximizes the speed and precision of reflectorless distance measurement. A new feature that the SET230R offers is the optional "Guide Light," which indicates left and right positions in green and red colors.
There was plenty to partake in off the show floor as well today. A panel session on "The New ACSM: Evolving into the Future" was held, moderated by Curt Sumner. Participants discussed the proposed new structure of the ACSM and the final vote is scheduled to take place in May. The ACSM award ceremony was also held this evening.