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Topcon Group Announces Updates to MAGNET Suite

January 10, 2013

LIVERMORE, Calif. – The Topcon Group announced updates to the MAGNET suite of productivity software products through new versions of MAGNET Field and MAGNET Office – v1.2.

MAGNET Enterprise is a cloud service that connects the Field and Office products and provides a web-based interface to company data. MAGNET Field is software that runs on field controllers and onboard total stations, and MAGNET Office is a stand-alone office software for processing and modeling. MAGNET makes it possible for real-time collaboration between project manager, field crews, office personnel, engineers or consultants.

Updates to MAGNET Enterprise include:
--Launched MAGNET Relay mobile base RTK broadcasting service (subscription required).
--Added tool tips for key icons and buttons.
--Multiple improvements to Asset Manager.

Updates to MAGNET Field include:
--Quick codes
--Text from AutoCAD DWG files is now an option to import for viewing on the map
-- Users can export GPS and TS raw data to user-defined formats using the new custom export formatter
-- 3D Viewer
-- SiteLink 3D connections now supported
-- Simulation now available in all routines
-- More Calculate (COGO) routines
-- View options in map for background drawings and surfaces

Updates to MAGNET Office include:
--Tools - Import DWG for 64 bit systems now supported
--Tools - Processing option to assist import from Internet
--Topo - Create points at tick intersections from AutoCAD drawings
--Topo - Added annotations settings for two point arcs
--Site - Create vectors from PDF files, and supports PDF files containing vectors and raster data
--Site - Trace PDF vector data
--Site - Trace Raster data
--Site - Elevate polylines during PDF trace
--Site - Scale PDF data
--Site - Added SiteLink 3D interface and support

More information on MAGNET is available at www.magnet-tour.comand www.magnet-enterprise.com