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Trimble RTX Technology Now Available for Spectra Precision GNSS Receiver Print E-mail
Written by Spectra Precision   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014

Spectra Precision ProMark 700 GNSS Receiver Adds CenterPoint RTX Correction Service Support

Las Vegas, Nov. 3, 2014—Spectra Precision announced today that its ProMark™ 700 GNSS receiver now supports Trimble® RTX™ (Real-Time eXtended) correction technology. Combining real-time data with innovative positioning and compression algorithms to deliver repeatable centimeter level positions worldwide, Trimble RTX utilizes an established global reference station network along with satellite orbit and clock information to compute high accuracy positions.

The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions.

Using the CenterPoint® RTX correction service, ProMark 700 users can typically obtain real-time 4 centimeter positioning accuracy with less than 30 minutes initialization without the use of a local base station or virtual reference station network. By using QuickStart option, this convergence time can be reduced and full accuracy can be achieved within few minutes only.

Available worldwide as an IP-delivered subscription service where a cellular connection is available, CenterPoint RTX offers a flexible and easy to deploy option for applications such as pre-bid reconnaissance and initial site measurements. Surveyors can use CenterPoint RTX to perform topographic surveys, estimate quantities and conduct site planning quickly and easily. When surveying over a great distance in a remote area, CenterPoint RTX can eliminate the need to continuously move a base station.

“The addition of CenterPoint RTX correction service to the Spectra Precision ProMark 700 GNSS receiver gives customers another option to obtain high-accuracy positioning that can fit their specific needs and applications," said Olivier Casabianca, Spectra Precision business area director. "Its extensive coverage and deployment flexibility provide opportunities in environments where corrections have not been available before or where additional hardware was required."

“We continue to expand the reach of Trimble RTX technology with support for the Spectra Precision ProMark 700,” said Patricia Boothe, general manager of Trimble’s Positioning Services Division. “We are very excited to offer RTX-enabled benefits to enable reduced downtime and increased productivity for a new group of users.”

The CenterPoint RTX subscription service for the Spectra Precision ProMark 700 GNSS receiver is expected to be available late November 2014. Subscriptions can be ordered through the Spectra Precision Distribution Channel or directly through the Trimble Positioning Services Division. For more information about how to order, go to: http://www.spectraprecision.com/products/gnss-surveying/promark-700/ and http://www.spectraprecision.com/products/technology/rtx--47464.kjsp.

About Trimble RTX Technology
The patent-pending Trimble RTX (Real Time eXtended) is a high-accuracy GNSS correction technology delivering repeatable centimeter level positions worldwide. A user of RTX-based solutions no longer needs traditional base stations or costly cellular data plans to achieve high accuracy positioning. The real-time technology is available via satellite or IP delivery across most of the world. In addition, a free RTX-based post-processing service is available. In addition, a free RTX-based post-processing service is available. To learn more about the groundbreaking Trimble RTX technology, visit: www.trimble.com/positioning-services.

About Spectra Precision
Spectra Precision is an established brand known for delivering quality products to the construction market. Focusing on the specific needs of the conventional surveying market, the Spectra Precision brand offers a complete product portfolio including Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), optical total stations, data collection hardware, field and office software, as well as a wide range of construction tools. Spectra Precision surveying equipment is an economical choice that utilizes technologies for optimal efficiency. With convenience and reliability as the foundation of the Spectra Precision brand, it is an ideal choice for value. The Spectra Precision brand is backed with the strong technical support that users have come to expect from a quality name in surveying and construction. For more information, visit: http://www.spectraprecision.com.

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