Wireless Technology to be used in Topcon’s Wireless Surveying GPS System

Wireless Technology to be used in Topcon’s Wireless Surveying GPS System

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Socket Communications, Inc., the Mobile Connection Company, announced that Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (TPS) has chosen Socket’s CompactFlash Card with Bluetooth wireless technology for incorporation into its FC-1000 Windows CE Surveying GPS Field Controller. The FC-1000 is a wireless controller integrated into a line of Topcon’s surveying devices which now offer cordless connectivity via Bluetooth wireless technology. Topcon is a in precision positioning control products for the construction, surveying, and agricultural industries. The basic integrated package includes the KwikBlue SMD module for easy “drop-in design” to existing products. Socket offers complete design-in engineering services that can supply variations of the basic package to meet customer specifications for functionality and space limitations. Special features include Socket’s field upgradeable connectivity implementation, special purpose “Virtual Machines” (embedded customized user applications and interfaces), software configuration, power management, external antenna connections, etc.