Topcon conducted a technology seminar, a part of a series they call “Topcon Live 2009”, at Cairo Opera House on 24th February 2009. The event gathered over 350 names from various areas of positioning industry in Egypt. The event was a good opportunity to quickly share the latest precise positioning technology news with the attendants in a learning environment and explore how this technology can pay for itself quickly and make the end user more competitive in a rapidly changing country like Egypt.
The event core technology
Discussions mainly revolved around the 3D area Scanning & imaging solutions, a latest technology that started finding its way, not only in the field of land surveying, but also various applications of metrology including plant engineering, archaeology, construction and other sectors.
Topcon introduced GLS-1000 portable low noise scanner, and IS imaging station, a camera integrated total station with simplified scanning capability which is assisted by onboard image processing software.
Speech by Umino, Topcon Mid East
Tech Lecture by P.Akl, Topcon Mid East
Cairo Opera House (image from public)
Topcon Middle East News