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March 31, 2014

Topcon MAGNET Field GIS software offers cloud-based data sharing capability

LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – March 25, 2014 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the MAGNET® Field GIS software kit designed for efficient data collection, navigation and maintenance tasks.

“MAGNET Field GIS is field data collection software with extremely useful data sharing capabilities,” said Jason Hooten, national sales manager, GIS products. “Utilizing the cloud, MAGNET Field GIS can send and receive data via a company’s MAGNET Enterprise account, allowing professionals in the field greater productivity and less time wasted driving to and from an office to deliver collected data.

“MAGNET Field GIS is powerful and intuitive – built to easily recognize and adapt to a user’s surroundings,” said Hooten. “Whether in an urban area within a GNSS network or in a rural setting with a DGPS connection, MAGNET Field GIS provides a modern data collection solution.”

The software package also includes features such as Microsoft Bing Maps® for real-time background imaging, popular GIS file-format compatibility and a customizable interface.

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About Topcon Positioning Group
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( Its European head office is in Capelle a/d IJssel, The Netherlands ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. Its brands include Topcon, Sokkia, and 2LS. Topcon Corporation (, founded in 1932, is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).

Press Information
[email protected]
USA: Dennis House, 925-245-8602
Europe: Achiel Sturm, +31 (0)10 – 458 5077

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