Topcon Announces GMS-2
GIS-GPS Mapping Receiver
the world's leader in positioning technologies and products,
announces the revolutionary new GMS-2 hand held GIS-GPS receiver.
This "World's First" instrument incorporates dual
constellation satellite tracking, an electronic compass and
a digital camera in one small, durable unit. Topcon's GMS-2
provides an unparalleled solution for multi-function GIS-GPS
tasks in the field.
Topcon’s imaging technology and electronic compass
simplify and expedite GIS mapping tasks. Digital images, GPS
coordinates, compass bearings, and attribute information can
all be obtained with one instrument in a single trip to the
field. The GMS-2 features Topcon's TPSCORE™ GPS chip
for 50 channel tracking of both GPS and GLONASS satellite
systems. This advanced technology can provide signal tracking
for meter-level GIS mapping tasks or single frequency carrier
tracking for high-accuracy static positioning. With an optional
L1 external carrier phase antenna, the GMS-2 can be used to
obtain data for post processing and accuracy within one centimeter.
Other features include a Windows CE™ operating system,
a 625 MHz Intel® processor, and a bright color touch-screen
display. Integrated Bluetooth™ technology enables connections
to GPS CORS networks via a Bluetooth equipped cell phone.
For GIS professionals, Topcon’s new TopPAD™ software
offers the capabilities of ArcPAD™ for field mapping
and asset management tasks. The GMS-2 can also be configured
as a field controller operating with Topcon’s TopSURV™
software to provide communications with total stations and
RTK GPS systems. The revolutionary GMS-2 offers professionals
a flexible, multi-function instrument with superior performance
in both GIS and land surveying applications.