Rugged Modem Provides Connectivity to Topcon's Sitelink3D Network

Livermore, Calif. – July 11, 2013 – Machines equipped with a Topcon 3D machine control system can be included in Topcon’s Sitelink3D network, simply and quickly through the SL-100 modem. is Topcon’s new web portal that provides real-time job site management, data control and system support for general construction and engineering companies.
The SL-100 modem supports GPRS, Edge and 3G cellular networks, providing web portal access and Internet connectivity to the Sitelink3D subscription web-based network.
Designed to easily connect to onboard Topcon 3D-MC systems through the MC-R3 GNSS receiver box, installation can be made to existing machine control systems or new Topcon 3D-MC systems can be ordered with the modem pre-installed.
Kris Maas, manager of 3D machine control product marketing, said, “The SL-100 is a compact, construction-tough communications gateway. All job data, production data, communication to and from the office, machines and surveyors – are possible with Sitelink3D and with the SL-100, we are making it simple to put it to work on Topcon 3D machine control systems anywhere in the world.”
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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.