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Geneq inc. has announced the SXPad 1000P, a feature-packed, rugged handheld GPS data collector –
The SXPad 1000P is specifically designed for mobile GIS users in applications ranging from water/electric and gas utilities; transportation; mining; agriculture; and forestry.The high-performance 1000-MHz device is designed to give professionals the power needed to work with maps and large data sets in the field. Its waterproof seal (IP67) and surviving 5-foot (1.5-meter) drops to concrete make the SXPad 1000P ideal for the outdoors. Its 3.7-inch color touchscreen (full VGA) is sharp and is sunlight readable.Standard features include a battery life of more than 10 hours on a charge, 8-GB internal storage, slots for MicroSD cards and SIM cards as well as Windows Mobile 6.5. The SXPad 1000P offers features typically seen in more costly mobile devices, the company said. These include 3.5G cellular modem, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, video capture, a 5-megapixel camera and an internal GPS receiver. The SXPad 1000P is optimized for GPS/GIS field data collection using its 1-3 meter accuracy internal GPS receiver or one of Geneq’s high-performance SXBlue GPS receivers for sub-meter and centimeter-level accuracy.

Topo Element Equipment introduced as newest Topcon dealer –
Topo Element Equipment announces its introduction to the Topcon geopositioning market.   Now as the newest Topcon dealer in the Southern California and Hawaii regions, Topo Element Equipment will focus on surveying solutions including entry level and robotic total stations, standard and digital levels, GNSS (global navigation satellite systems), office and field software, and data collectors — as well as developing markets such as UAS (unmanned aerial systems), laser scanners and BIM.   Chad Dickey, Topo Element Equipment owner, has more than 17 years in the survey field with more than 13 directly servicing and supporting Topcon solutions.   “I’ve been a strong advocate for Topcon solutions for much of my career,” said Dickey. “Launching Topo Element offers me the opportunity to expand upon the relationships I have built in the industry as well as cultivate new ones and add to our product portfolio.   “Additionally, the expansion provides opportunities to grow the number of our team members to help service and support customers in the region,” he said.   For more information visit topoelement.com.

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