Topcon Introduces eGIS Software

Mobile field software easy to collect, maintain data for mapping projects

Livermore, Calif. – July 24, 2012 –Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), announces the release of a new mobile GIS field software – eGIS.
Compatible with Topcon’s FC-25, FC-236, Tesla and GRS-1 controllers, eGIS makes all accuracy capabilities from autonomous measurements to RTK centimeter level accuracy easy to achieve. The new software makes it easy to collect and maintain databases for a variety of uses – electric utilities, gas pipelines, disaster management, water and wastewater operations, forestry, highway maintenance, environmental studies, as well as other mapping projects.

Jason Hooten, TPS national sales manager for GIS products, said, “As applications for GIS data collection continue to expand, we are pleased to offer an easy-to-use field software solution. The customization and graphical interface aspects of this software make it very simple to collect, view, download and export GIS data.”

Key features of eGIS include:
• ESRI compatible (Native Shapefile format);
• Fully integrated GRS-1 GNSS functions;
• Capture, edit, analyze and display geographic information;
• Quality control of real-time positioning;
• High-resolution camera integration; and
• Customizable toolbars and functions 

About Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.(TPS) designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  TPS’ parent company, Topcon Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange  – 7732), was founded in 1932.