Topcon Positioning is a leading developer of GNSS positioning technologies and solutions for OEMs of civil and commercial unmanned systems such as UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), drones and UGVs (unmanned ground vehicles).
Our embedded and integrated GNSS products are designed to bring enhanced positioning precision and accuracy to a vast range of applications, from precision agriculture to construction and surveying.
OEM GNSS Receiver Boards
Our lightweight, compact GNSS receiver boards are ideal for OEM unmanned systems developers with precise positioning needs, providing a range of tracking and interfacing capabilities.
B111 OEM GNSS Receiver Board
Ultra-compact, low power board
The B111 is an ultra-compact precise positioning solution providing scalable positioning from sub-meter DGPS to sub-centimeter RTK, with “all in view” dual-frequency code/carrier tracking of GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS.
The B125 is a future-proofed compact positioning engine with tracking support for GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou signals. Diverse communications abilities include Serial, USB and CAN as well as high-speed Ethernet and remote web access, all available through a single connector.
The B210 is a highly versatile receiver board with powerful Vanguard Technology that provides high-accuracy VHD heading determination as well as centimeter-level RTK positioning for even the most demanding of positioning applications. Future-proofing is assured with tracking of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou.
Our integrated receivers provide rugged GNSS positioning solutions for unmanned systems OEMs as well as for the requirements of existing civil and commercial systems.
SGR-1 OEM Antenna/Receiver
Rugged guidance and mapping receiver
The SGR-1 is a rugged all-in-one antenna/receiver combination providing accurate, reliable positioning out of the box. It tracks GPS and GLONASS L1 code and carrier signals as well as SBAS, and receives L-band OmniSTAR correctional signals for enhanced accuracy. Ground speed can be provided as a simulated radar output for improved slow speed operations, making the SGR-1 ideal for precision agriculture drones and vehicles performing tasks such as seeding and spraying.
The MR-2 is a rugged, modular GNSS receiver designed for harsh environments, with IP67-rated dust and water protection and mil-spec shock and vibration tolerance. It features tracking of every available signal from all current and planned constellations, with support for dual antennas and simultaneous RTK positioning and heading determination. With 8GB of internal storage and a variety of communications options, the versatile MR-2 is ideal for integration into a wide variety of unmanned platforms.
The NET-G5 receiver is designed to provide superior tracking of all constellations and signals for network reference stations. With 452 channels for multifrequency tracking of all current and future GNSS signals, the NET-G5 is ideal for delivering GNSS referencing for land surveying, topography and utilities applications.
The receiver can be accessed via Ethernet, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth as well as serial or USB, and offers a flexible and intuitive web-based user interface.
Modular guidance receiver for agricultural applications
The AGI-4 incorporates a GNSS antenna and receiver with a state-of-the art steering system for unmanned and autonomous agricultural vehicles, powered by sophisticated inertial sensor technology and full terrain compensation for superior line acquisition and holding.
The system is easily upgradeable to 2cm accuracy with RTK radio options, and NTRIP capabilities allow it to connect to existing reference networks via cellular communication. The AGI-4 is ideal for seeding, planting, spraying, water conservation and a variety of other outdoor and agricultural management applications.
Our rugged, ultra-reliable GNSS antennas provide stable satellite tracking while minimising signal loss for enhanced positioning performance.
PN-A5 Semi-hemispherical GNSS Antenna
Pin based, ground plane dome antenna
The PN-A5 combines a full-spectrum antenna element for highly sensitive and stable full wave signal tracking with a unique convex impedance groundplane that provides improved multipath mitigation and minimum signal loss. The robust system is fully environmentally sealed and can be fitted with an optional anti-snow dome.
The G5-A1 is an entry-level full-wave, zero-centered geodetic reference station antenna that is ideal for portable surveying and topography requirements, paired with modular base receivers in an existing network. Designed to provide highly efficient multipath reduction, it can track all current and future GNSS signals.
The CR-G5 is a rugged, ultra-reliable GNSS antenna designed for all Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) applications. It provides Full Wave tracking technology for all existing and future GNSS signals, making it ideal as the backbone of any high-accuracy 24/7 reference network.
We offer a range of services for network data correction, remote access and mobile relaying, providing even greater efficiency and flexibility for systems at any scale.
Global Correction Services
TopNETlive Network Data Correction
TopNETlive is a subscription-based real-time GNSS network correction service providing 24/7 global coverage, available via local cellular modem or global satellite connection and with no base station setup required. It is ideal for all UAV and unmanned systems GNSS correction needs, including surveying, construction, and agriculture.
MAGNET Relay connects a mobile base receiver with up to ten GNSS rovers, using a cellular connection to provide GNSS referencing in the absence of radio or Bluetooth connectivity. The service doubles the distance of GNSS RTK systems and is ideal for dynamic project site conditions.
TopNET+ is a comprehensive network data correction software package that offers full scalability from local single stations to nationwide networks. It allows remote interaction with CORS via internet, modem, USB or serial, and can be easily upgraded from CORS functionality to modeled network RTK data corrections.
Topcon Tierra Telematics Remote Management Solution
Topcon Tierra features a web-based interface that provides complete control and visibility of remote project assets such as unmanned and autonomous land vehicles. The powerful feature set includes performance statistics, report generation, costing, fleet management and more. Connectivity is provided by installing a compact communications device based around a powerful ARM processor on each machine.
Autonomous vehicle guidance and large-scale mapping projects
The IP-S3 integrates an IMU, GNSS receiver and vehicle odometer with a 360-degree rotating LiDAR sensor and six-lens digital camera system to provide mobile mapping capabilities for autonomous land vehicles.
It combines high-density, high-precision point clouds with high-resolution panoramas to deliver superior, high-accuracy mapping capabilities for surveying, forestry, mining, civil engineering and a variety of other applications.