Contour XLRic is the world's first totally integrated laser rangefinder to offer wireless connectivity.

LaserCraft announced that its Contour XLR series of laser rangefinders is now available with Bluetooth wireless technology. This new feature provides mapping, mobile GIS users and field data collectors with the unprecedented convenience of wireless connectivity.

The announcement was made at Trimble's MGIS Business Meeting.

Bluetooth enabling provides true wireless connectivity and simple data output flow to GPS handheld receivers, data loggers, PCs, and PDAs. Eliminating cables to Bluetooth-enabled devices make for less cumbersome and more productive fieldwork.

LaserCraft's Contour XLR Rangefinder series are rugged and flexible handheld laser rangefinders for the mapping, GIS, construction, military and surveying professional. The Contour series combines accuracy and long ranging performance into an ergonomic, lightweight package. They feature a heads up display aiming site, LCD back panel and an easy-to-use menu.

With the Contour XLR series there are options for the users to select the best choice for their needs. The Contour XLR provides long distance ranging for general planning. The Contour XLRi offers distance and height measuring capabilities for forestry, utilities and telecom uses. The Contour XLRic offers all the features of distance and height measuring as well as bearing provided by our consistent ± 0.5° digital compass.

Source: LaserCraft Inc., March 2, 2004