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GeoMax X-PAD Office MPS - Release 3.5

7 September 2017

With this release we are also offering the new Alignment and Automatic Alignment functionalities that will improve L-SCAN software performance thanks to many new features.

The L-SCAN software has been greatly improved by offering the new Alignment functionality that includes
a new databasea new cloud registration engine that allow to manage and align big quantities of data in the fastest way.

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Zoom 3D: New WiFi Technology

5 September 2017

The GeoMax Zoom 3D is now available with a new WiFi module. This module features the latest technology and ensures reliable wireless measurements.  With this release there is no WiFi USB stick required anymore.

With this launch we also released a new software version 2.4.0 for X-PAD 3D Base and X-PAD 3D "Robotic module" (option) available to support the new technology.

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New Construction Warrior: ZRD105B Digital Receiver with Beam Catching & Lock

21 June 2017

Beam Catching

Find and align the laser plane by one key press for slope or vertical alignment application. Simply set up the laser, place the ZRD105B at the second point and then start the beam search, e.g. tie-in slopes. There is no more manually moving of laser plane or any calculations needed.

 

 

Beam Lock

With the Beam Lock function, the laser plane is caught and monitored in real time, which is valuable for connecting batter board points to mark-out axis.

 

Radio Technology

The ZRD105B is equipped with radio technology for reliable alignment and slope applications over long distances up to 100m.

The new receiver also allows digital readout of offset distances and is featured with a large reception window for fastest beam detection.

Best of all, it also works with any GeoMax Zone 60DG laser available in the market.

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Zipp10 Pro: New on-board firmware improvement

2 June 2017

The new Zipp10 Pro onboard firmware contains the following improvements: 

  • "Reference Line" application has been added allowing to survey and stakeout along a line, which is a common task in surveying and construction applications. 
  • "dxf Export": Newly it is possible to export measurements in the dxf format , which allowing to import measurement data fast and easily into CAD software.

Both improvements significantly enhance the flexibility and usability of the Zipp10 Pro series.

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GeoMax Zenius5 Performance Improvement

1 June 2017

The new firmware improves the performance, in combination with ".NET Compact Framework" based applications, such as X-PAD field software.

 

Update recommendation

To take advantage of the new functionality, it is recommended to upgrade all existing Zenius5 in the market to the new firmware version.

 

Availability

The new firmware will be installed in production with immediate effect, while Field Controllers on stock will be shipped with the previous firmware version.  These units can be updated by downloading the firmware from the website's Partner Area and installed as described in the Installation Guide.

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X-PAD Survey Trial on Google Play

18 May 2017

 

X-PAD Survey Trial is now available on Google Play.

The GeoMax X-PAD Survey Trial is a special version of X-PAD Survey that allows users to interact with X-PAD portfolio and increase the visibility of the GeoMax brand.

 

 

Key Features:

  • Downloadable free of charge from Google play
  • Time-limit application (30 Days)
  • Includes the main modules: TPS, GNSS, GIS, Road and Volume
  • Allows use of the internal GPS receiver of the device used for the installation, or to enter TPS measures manually (angles and distance)
  • No limitation in terms of points, import or export of data

The GeoMax X-PAD Survey Trial is downloadable as a standard app from Google Play.

You just need to open Google play on your Android device, searching for "GeoMax X-PAD Survey Trial" or using the QR code and then install.

The GeoMax X-PAD Survey Trial will be available to download from Google Play from today onward.

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New firmware for Zoom90

22 March 2017

A new onboard firmware for the GeoMax Zoom90 series has been released.


Besides the performance updates, a small “Battery Status” application will be available on the Windows Desktop allowing to quickly check the battery status.


Update recommendation
To take advantage of the various improvements, it is recommended to upgrade all existing instruments in the market to the new firmware version 3.13. Information how to install the onboard firmware can be found in chapter 3.2 of the “Zoom90 Installation Guide” available for download in the GeoMax partner area.

Availability
The new firmware will be installed in production with immediate effect, while receivers on stock will be shipped with the previous firmware version. These units can be updated by downloading the firmware from the Partner Area and installed as described in the Installation Guide.

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New firmware for Zenith15/Zenith25 Pro

20 March 2017

A new onboard firmware for the GeoMax Zenith15 and Zenith25 Pro GNSS series has been released.


Beside various improvements on the performance and reliability this new firmware was enhanced by incorporating an updated Novatel Measurement Engine firmware and adding the GeoMax Zenith15 and GeoMax Zenith35/35 Pro to the internal antenna management.

Onboard Firmware Improvements

Following improvements have been made for the GeoMax Zenith15/Zenith25 Pro:

• The new GeoMax Zenith15 GNSS added to the inbuilt antenna management
• The new firmware supports now two parallel Bluetooth ports for RTK forwarding and RTK positions for external Android devices
• Minor bug fixes in the new NovAtel Measurement Engine Firmware version 6.515
• Various bug fixes to improve the system stability

 

Update recommendation

To take advantage of the various improvements and new features, all existing Zenith15 and Zenith25 Pro GNSS receivers should be upgraded to the new receiver firmware version V3.13.

 

Field Software

X-PAD users must upgrade to the version 3.0.500 to support the new functionalities. For GeoMax FieldGenius users it is recommended to have version 9.0.20.3 or higher.

 

Availability

The new firmware will be installed in production with immediate effect, while receivers on stock will be shipped with the previous firmware version. These units can be updated by downloading the firmware from the website's Partner Area and installed as described in the Installation Guide.

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GeoMax X-Pole – when TPS meets GNSS

9 March 2017

The new GeoMax  X-Pole solution combining TPS with GNSS measurements in one system has been released.


By combining the advantages of both systems, the new solution significantly improves performance and flexibility on the jobsite.


The seamless integration of X-Pole into the field software allows a toggle between both measurement modes. Simply decide with the press of one button if you want to change from TPS to GNSS mode, such as when some points cannot be measured with TPS due to limited prism visibility. Once those points are measured, switch back to TPS mode. This enhances the efficiency of the system since it eliminates the need for cumbersome and time consuming station setups.


Zoom90`s Track360 functionality allows following a moving prism. In case of loss of lock, the X-Pole solution immediately finds the pole position by obtaining the coordinates from the GNSS receiver mounted on top of the prism.

Key Features:
•    Simultaneous TPS & GNSS measurements during setup
•    Change from TPS to GNSS measurement mode at the press of a button
•    TPS & GNSS measurements stored in one common database
•    Modular solution to be combined with any GeoMax Zenith15/25 Pro /35 Pro GNSS receiver
•    Flexible upgrade path even for robotic TPS & GNSS systems in the market

Field Software
The X-Pole functionality is supported exclusively in the GeoMax X-PAD Field Android &
WinMobile software from version 3.0 onward.


Availability

From today on orders can be placed.

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GeoMax PicPoint – Contactless GNSS released

8 March 2017

The new GeoMax PicPoint with contactless GNSS was released today.


PicPoint is the innovative way of measuring points not directly accessible with the GNSS receiver. For this reason, the system is called “Contactless GNSS”.

With the “PicPoint” you can easily measure points directly in the field that cannot be measured with conventional GNSS measurements, such as on façade points or objects with restricted access possibility.


“PicPoint” combines GNSS measurements with images taken from the PicPoint camera attached to the pole. The innovative X-PAD field software running on an Android tablet uses photogrammetric principles to enable a point determination, CAD drawings and various COGO calculations such as Area and Tie Distance. Of course, measured points are visualised in the image allowing a visual completeness check of your survey directly on site. If you should ever have missed to measure some points, this can then be done easily in the office.

In all the listed situations, the PicPoint is a practical, fast and accurate solution that can be combined with any receiver of the GeoMax GNSS portfolio.

Key Specifications:
•    Range: up to 25 m
•    Accuracy:  Relative 5 mm / Absolute: 5cm
•    Resolution: up to 18 Megapixels
•    Battery: up to 350 images
•    Waterproof, Shockproof
•    Weight: 160 g

 

Field Software
The PicPoint functionality is supported exclusively in the GeoMax X-PAD Survey Android field software from version 3.0 onward.

Availability
From today on orders can be placed and units are shipped from stock.

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GeoMax PicPoint – Contactless GNSS released

8 March 2017

The new GeoMax PicPoint with contactless GNSS was released today.


PicPoint is the innovative way of measuring points not directly accessible with the GNSS receiver. For this reason, the system is called “Contactless GNSS”.

With the “PicPoint” you can easily measure points directly in the field that cannot be measured with conventional GNSS measurements, such as on façade points or objects with restricted access possibility.


“PicPoint” combines GNSS measurements with images taken from the PicPoint camera attached to the pole. The innovative X-PAD field software running on an Android tablet uses photogrammetric principles to enable a point determination, CAD drawings and various COGO calculations such as Area and Tie Distance. Of course, measured points are visualised in the image allowing a visual completeness check of your survey directly on site. If you should ever have missed to measure some points, this can then be done easily in the office.

In all the listed situations, the PicPoint is a practical, fast and accurate solution that can be combined with any receiver of the GeoMax GNSS portfolio.

Key Specifications:
•    Range: up to 25 m
•    Accuracy:  Relative 5 mm / Absolute: 5cm
•    Resolution: up to 18 Megapixels
•    Battery: up to 350 images
•    Waterproof, Shockproof
•    Weight: 160 g

 

Field Software
The PicPoint functionality is supported exclusively in the GeoMax X-PAD Survey Android field software from version 3.0 onward.

Availability
From today on orders can be placed and units are shipped from stock.

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New firmware for Zenith35/Zenith35 Pro

14 February 2017

A new onboard firmware for the GeoMax Zenith35 and Zenith35 Pro GNSS series has been released.

Beside various improvements on the performance and reliability, this new firmware was enhanced by incorporating a new base setup method and adding the GeoMax Zenith15 to the internal antenna management.

Onboard firmware improvements
Following improvements have been made for the GeoMax Zenith35/Zenith35 Pro:
• The new GeoMax Zenith15 GNSS added to the inbuilt antenna management
• The WebManager is now supporting the Finnish language
• Improvement of NTRIP registration to comply to the latest standards
• Support of point-to-point base setup routine
• Automatic handling of upcoming leap seconds
• Various bug fixes

Update recommendation
Zenith35 Pro
To take advantage of the various improvements and new features, it is mandatory to upgrade all existing Zenith35 Pro GNSS receivers in the market to the new receiver firmware version V2.03 and to the latest Novatel ME firmware OEM_OM7MR0102RN0000.
Zenith35
To take advantage of the various improvements and new features, all existing Zenith35 GNSS receivers should be upgraded to the new receiver firmware version V1.26.

Field Software
The new functionalities of the new Zenith35/Pro firmware are supported by the following Field software packages:
• GeoMax FieldGenius - Support in the next GeoMax FG release (to be announced separately)
• X-PAD - from version 3.0.300 onwards
The field software is available for download here (requries login).

Availability
The new firmware will be installed in production with immediate effect, while receivers on stock will be shipped with the previous firmware version. These units can be updated by downloading the firmware from the Partner Area and installed as described in the Installation Guide.



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GeoMax to present at ConExpo/ConAgg

9 February 2017

GeoMax will present its wide range of products at the U.S.'s largest construction tradeshow for construction and agricultural materials and systems 7-11 March in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Held every three years, ConExpo/ConAgg is the premiere industry’s event. GeoMax will be at North Hall - N11466.


ConExpo/ConAgg features materials, technology and systems for commercial and residential construction, interior work for both new-build and modernisation, and renovation on more than 59 acres of exhibition space. The show covers the complete range of state-of-the-art technology in the construction industry. Exhibits are categorised according to building materials, products and themes.


For more information, click here.

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GeoMax awards Gölz&Pfannenschmidt for 100th robotic purchase

7 February 2017

GeoMax recently honoured Gölz&Pfannenschmidt's commitment to the brand for its 100th robotics purchase.


Gölz&Pfannenschmidt, a GeoMax dealer located in Kirchheim unter Teck, Stuttgart, Germany, reached the milestone within two years.


Gölz&Pfannenschmidt have its services team for lasers, levels, total stations and robotic in Kirchheim while the external service is carried out personally by Mr. Gölz, with direct contact to any construction site or remote maintenance, thanks to the mobile Android platform of all GeoMax products.

In Mr. Gölz's opinion, the personal support by the GeoMax staff, the direct access to software development (e.g., X-PAD), and the closest cooperation with the product management from GeoMax AG in Switzerland are the main reasons while he chooses to represent GeoMax. He reinforces even that GeoMax is the only manufacturer that uses Android as mobile platforms for the entire product range.

“Andreas Gölz and his team are a strong and very close partner to GeoMax. Together, we have built up a significant market presence in Germany where they have brought more than 100 robotic total stations into the market," said Katherine Broder, GeoMax president. "Andy and his team have also been a key driver to the success of the X-PAD software, ensuring construction applications and needs are featured in accordingly.”

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GeoMax AG, VI Instruments partner

2 February 2017

GeoMax AG and VI Instruments have partnered to form a joint allignment for the Southern Africa Region.


The company now distributes survey equipment, accessories and nuclear gauges from its head office in Johannesburg and branches in Durban and Cape Town. These offices also contain workshop facilities.


V.I.Instruments has a staff of just under 30 people. All sales personnel and technicians have been fully trained. The total staff in Rutherford accounts for more than 200 members.


The company is accredited for ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001. VI Instruments is also a Level 4 contributor to the Broad Based BEE.

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GeoMax Zenith15: New entry level GNSS

18 January 2017

The GeoMax Zenith15 – the new GNSS receiver - has been released. With its internal radio and 3.75 G Penta band GSM, the support of GPS, GLONASS and SBAS systems, the Zenith15 series is tailored to fit to your needs.


Key features:
•    Simultaneous tracking of up to 60 satellites (120 channels)
•    Internal 3.75G Penta Band GSM
•    Integrated UHF
•    USB & Bluetooth™ communication
•    IP68 Dust and waterproof
•    Includes GPS and GLONASS license
•    5 Hz positioning tracking

 

Onboard Firmware
Zenith15 is delivered with onboard software version 2.70. Please note that this onboard firmware does not contain the Phase Centre Offset values of Zenith35/35Pro. Those values will be integrated in the next Zenith15/25 firmware version. In the meantime these values need to be entered manually when connected to GeoMax Assistant. Detailed information about this process can be found in the Installation Guide on the GeoMax website in the Partner Area.

GeoMax Assistant
A new GeoMax Assistant PC software V. 2.61 is available supporting Zenith15 and Zenith25 Pro. The version is available for download from the GeoMax Partner Area by following the link as stated in the “Downloads” chapter below.


User Manual & Quick Guide
The User Manual featuring all major languages is supplied with the instrument on CD. User manuals and a detailed installation guide can be can be found on the GeoMax website in the Partner Area/

The multilingual Quick Guide incorporates the following languages:

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

The Quick Guide is available in printed and electronic form. A hardcopy is supplied with each delivery.

Field Software
Zenith15 is supported by the following Field software packages:
•    GeoMax FieldGenius    - from version 9.0.20.3 onwards
•    X-PAD            - from version 3.0.300 onwards

GeoMax Geo Office (GGO)
GGO is not affected by this release and remains in its latest version 3.4. From today on orders can be placed and units are shipped from stock.

Phase Out
Zenith15 will fully replace Zenih10/20 GNSS receivers. Remaining stock quantities are available as long as stock last.

Packages
Following bundles have been made to include all required components.
Rover Sets
•    Zenith15 - Net Rover Set;  GSM
•    Zenith15 - Flexible Rover Set;  GSM-UHF
Base Sets

•    Zenith15 - Base Set; GSM-UHF


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GeoMax names Gottlieb Nestle GmbH master dealer

17 January 2017

(Widnau, SWITZERLAND, 17 January 2017) GeoMax, the dependable surveying and construction product provider, announced today Gottlieb Nestle GmbH, recognised manufacturer and distributor of surveying and construction products and accessories, as its master dealer for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

“Offering an exclusive hub for our quality surveying and construction tools through Gottlieb Nestle GmbH’s well-positioned place in the market gives users a central liaison in the DACH region,” said Katherine Broder, GeoMax president. “This pairing of our well-known performance in the field with the efficiency of Gotttlieb Nestle GmbH’s recognised distribution brings our customers an easier means to obtain the equipment they need while receiving the support they’ve come to depend on.”   

A partnership in the making
Based in Dornstetten, Germany, Gottlieb Nestle GmbH entered into a strategic partnership with GeoMax to distribute its Construction Portfolio in April 2016. Providing durable and dependable products to the construction market, Gottlieb Nestle GmbH quickly realised the comprehensive range of products not only met construction professionals needs but could also support the needs of Gottlieb Nestle GmbH’s surveying customers.

“We’ve actively introduced our customers  to GeoMax products because of the dependability and advanced technology,” said Andreas Kern, Gottlieb Nestle GmbH sales manager. “Once we saw how much our construction customers benefitted from the advanced technology, we knew GeoMax tools could also bring more savings and production to our surveying customers. We’re excited to share the GeoMax Construction and now Surveying Portfolio throughout the entire DACH region.”   

A partnership in action
GeoMax and Gottlieb Nestle GmbH will be exhibiting at Bau 2017, GeoMax at Hall C3, Stand 639 and Gottlieb Nestle GmbH at Hall A6, Stand 533. Media members are welcomed to visit the stands and speak with subject matter experts throughout the event about the many offerings of GeoMax and Gottlieb Nestle GmbH.

To learn more about this strategic partnership, watch Kern explain why Gottlieb Nestle GmbH first became a GeoMax distributor here.

Gottlieb Nestle GmbH
Gottlieb Nestle GmbH produces and distributes instruments and accessories for surveying, construction and forestry. As one of Europe's leading providers, with the most comprehensive product range for the entire industry, we provide solutions for all your daily measurement tasks.
The mid-sized, owner-managed company has by tradition and constant innovation for over 80 years products on their quality customer trust. With all our experience, product’s quality and reliability is our intension to make you the Best – according to company’s Motto “Measure with the Best”!

GeoMax Positioning
At GeoMax, we provide a comprehensive portfolio by developing, manufacturing and distributing construction and surveying instruments and software. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes easy-to-use, yet highly productive total stations, GPS/ GNSS instruments, software, lasers, optical and digital levels, and accessories. Our products are known for robustness, ease of use and outstanding price-to-performance ratio. From our base in Europe, our technology is supported by a broad sales and service network covering all continents.   

GeoMax is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

For further information please contact:
GeoMax Positioning AG Press Department
Phone:    +41 (0) 71 447 1700
marketing@geomax-positioning.com
www.geomax-positioning.com

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Zenith35 Pro: New NovAtel Measurement Engine Firmware

26 December 2016

A  new firmware version for NovAtel`s OEM7 Measurement Engine built in GeoMax Zenith35 Pro GNSS receivers has been released.


The new ME firmware addresses a RTK-network connection issue preventing to receive corrections, when connecting to selected NTRIP networks in some countries.


Update recommendation
To take advantage of the improvement, it is recommended to upgrade existing instruments in the market to the new NovAtel Measurement Engine firmware version OM7MR0102SN0005.


Information how to install the ME- firmware can be found in chapter 3.6.3 of the “Zenith35 Pro Installation Guide” available for download in the GeoMax partner area (login required).

Link to Installation Guide

Please note that the receiver’s onboard firmware version remains unchanged at 2.01.

Downloads
The new ME-firmware version is available for download in the GeoMax partner area

Link to firmware

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GeoMax Zoom90: New enhanced onboard firmware V. 1.02

15 December 2016

The new onboard firmware version 1.02 for Zoom90 Robotic Total Stations has been released.


Various improvements have been implemented for further increasing the system performance and stability.

Update Recommendation
To take advantage of the various improvements, it is recommended to upgrade all existing instruments in the market to the new firmware version 1.02. Information how to install the onboard firmware can be found in chapter 3.2 of the “Zoom90
Installation Guide” available for download in the GeoMax Partner Area (login required).
Link to Installation Guide

Downloads
The new firmware version is available for download in the GeoMax Partner Area (login required).
Link to firmware

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Upcoming GLONASS Leap Second

14 December 2016

A positive leap second will be inserted into the UTC time 31 December 2016 at 23h59m59s.

To ensure your equipment is working properly, it is recommended to check the Measurement Engine firmware installed. on your receiver and update if required.

Equipment

NovAtel OEM board version

OEM ME fw version from which onwards leap second is covered

Latest version on GeoMax website

Zenith10

Serial number lower than GMZ103560001

OEM V2

≥3.907

3.907

Zenith10

Serial number higher than GMZ103560001

OEM628

≥6.510

6.620

Zenith20

OEM628

≥6.510

6.620

Zenith25 &

Zenith25 Pro/Pro4

OEM615/617

≥6.403

6.510

(included in receiver firmware V 2.70)

Zenith35

OEM628

Not affected, since newer ME version preinstalled since release of product

Zenith35 Pro

OEM7

Not affected

Tracking for GPS, BeiDou and Galileo of GeoMax GNSS receivers should not be affected over the leap second change. GLONASS tracking will drop lock briefly and should recover a few seconds later.

If a GeoMax GNSS receiver is used after the leap second switch, the receiver should have no trouble tracking the GLONASS signals. Nevertheless, if there are still issues tracking GLONASS signals, restart the receiver.

Measurement Engine (ME) Firmware upload

Zenith10/20:
Please refer to the “Zenith10/20 Installation Guide” available for download in the GeoMax partner area (login required).
Link to Installation Guide

Zenith25/Pro:
The ME firmware is part of the receiver firmware package. How to install the firmware package containing the ME firmware, please refer to the “Zenith25 Installation Guide” available for download in the GeoMax partner area (login required).
Link to Installation Guide

Should you encounter any issues, please contact us via our website.

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GeoMax to present at BAU2017

2 December 2016

GeoMax will present its wide range of products at Germany’s largest construction trade fairs for architecture, materials and systems 16-21 January 2017 in Munich. Held every two years, BAU 2017 is the industry’s most important gathering.

BAU 2017 features materials, technology and systems for commercial and residential construction, interior work for both new-build and modernisation, and renovation on more than 180,000 square metres of exhibition space. The show covers the complete range of state-of-the-art technology in the international construction industry. Exhibits are categorised according to building materials, products and themes.

For more information, visit our exhibitor profile.

To attend BAU2017, register online.

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Introducing GeoMax Zenith35 Pro Series

24 November 2016

We are pleased to announce the GeoMax Zenith35 Pro – the new GNSS receiver. The compact and fully ruggedised Zenith35 Pro with its 555 channels multi-constellation and multi-frequency capability supports all satellite systems today and in the future.

The Zenith35 Pro TAG incorporates the unique ‘Tilt&Go’ functionality that allows you to measure inaccessible points. This significantly increases efficiency in the field, since levelling time is eliminated and it elevates data quality to the next level. Tilt and compass values to each measurement are stored for quality control and documentation purposes.

For more information, visit the Zenith35 Pro product page.

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Introducing X•PAD version 3.0

11 October 2016

Introducing X•PAD 3.0, the latest version of field software available for Android devices and for Windows Mobile platform. It includes X•PAD Survey for Windows™, for Android™, and for the Construc-tion version of Android™. Various parts of the new version has been completely redesigned, and while maintaining its well-known appearance and product value, there are now significant feature enhancements and innovations as better integration between the supported instruments (GPS and TPS).

For more information, visit the X•PAD suite product page:
http://www.geomax-positioning.com/X-PAD-Suite_1229.htm

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Thought Leader series from HxGN TV discusses GeoMax partnership with Gottlieb Nestle

1 June 2016

Thought Leader, the mini-series from Hexagon's HxGN TV, discusses the recent strategic partnership between GeoMax and Gottlieb Nestle. Leading the discussion is Igor Matteucci ,of GeoMax, and Andreas Kern, of Gottlieb Nestle. Make sure to watch this interesting video informing on how the well postioned and recognised brand Gottlieb Nestle plans to strengthen distribution across the DACH region by offering the GeoMax construction portfolio.  

Watch the video here

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X-PAD TPS AutoMeasuring module for AndroidTM

26 May 2016

We are pleased to inform you about the release of the new module for X-PAD Survey software, X-PAD TPS AutoMeasuring. This module allows performing automatic or single measuring sessions on a set of defined points.

The system can be configured to automatically execute orientation to the control points and then measurement on a list of defined points; the reports of the measuring session are then sent the measures directly to an FTP server or attached to an e-mail.

For more information on the X-PAD Survey software please go to:
http://www.geomax-positioning.com/X-PAD-Survey

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GeoMax Roading module enables stakeout flexibility

26 May 2016

GeoMax released today the new Roading module for the X-PAD Survey software for AndroidTM. Using the Roading module, surveyors can manage their road design data in the field and perform all the necessary stakeout operations with original design data, without using point coordinates. The Roading module enables users to stake out easily and freely, with road design information at any station.

Users can select from three types of working: Cross-sections at specific stations, road edge polylines and cross-sections templates. Another useful command provides all design information concerning a user’s current location along the road such as: station, offset, horizontal alignment element, vertical alignment element, and elevation difference from design elevation and from current surface.

X-PAD modules
The X-PAD Survey offers a complete and powerful module range, covering all your daily needs at work.

Art.            Module
8243522  X-PAD Field "GNSS Android" including Advanced functionality
8243523  X-PAD Field "Cadaster Android" (option)
8243966  X-PAD Field "Volumes Android" (option)
8244898  X-PAD Field Android "Premium" (GNSS, TPS & Robotic)
8245866  X-PAD Field "Bathymetry Android" (option)
8246958  X-PAD Field "Roading Android" (option)
 
For more information on X-PAD Survey software please go to:
http://www.geomax-positioning.com/X-PAD-Survey

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New GeoMax EzDig Touch 2D excavator guidance system

22 April 2016

Increasing the functionality of the EzDig Touch 1D, the new model is equipped with a new sensor that allows the operator to work 360° in fields with a single or double slope and with no limits of a straight line. The sensor can be simply installed in the excavator cabin and allows spinning the cab even when digging a slope.

Key benefits
● Easy to use and easy to install system
● Precise grade control by providing the bucket position in relation to the target depth or slope.
● Sensors mounted on the excavator are calibrated to the machine and provide continuous depth control indication on the in-cab display.
● Accurate reading and seamless digging work. No need to stop working to place the bucket and dipper stick in the same position every time.

Key features
● Wireless touch display system for both tracked and wheeled excavators, mini excavators, and backhoes.
● Reach, Depth and Slope capabilities
● Machine memory: over 100 machines
● Bucket memory:   over 100 buckets per machine

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GeoMax Construction Warriors at BAUMA

14 April 2016

The GeoMax presence at BAUMA, the world’s largest trade fair for the construction, machinery and mining industry, has made a strong and lasting impression on thousands of visitors at the Munich showcase.  
BAUMA offered the perfect backdrop to unleash our unique and brand new construction portfolio, and to show why successful professionals choose our robust, dependable and unyielding tools, every time.  
The GeoMax team have engaged with delegates at an indoor booth and also at an additional outdoor courtyard, for demonstrations and product applications.
On Wednesday April 13th, a special event with GeoMax partners highlighted and celebrated the new strategic partnership between GeoMax and Gottlieb Nestle GmbH, which will further strengthen and develop the distribution of the GeoMax construction portfolio across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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New ZAL200 Automatic Levels Series

31 March 2016

GeoMax releases a new series of professional automatic levels. The new GeoMax ZAL200 series are dependable and durable tools specifically designed for construction professionals.
With three different types of magnification, a new ergonomic and solid-built design, and full range of accessories and services, the GeoMax automatic levels provide great quality at affordable value.
Completing the GeoMax level portfolio, the ZAL200 series are positioned in the mid-range level and are ideal for professional construction levelling.

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New Zenith35 TAG GNSS receiver

3 March 2016

GeoMax releases a new model of Zenith35 GNSS series. Incorporating the unique Tilt&Go functionality, the Zenith35 TAG allows measuring inaccessible points and storing tilt values to each measurement for quality control and documentation purposes.
 
Inaccessible points with a vertical pole, like corners, walls, lamp posts or gullies under parked vehicles can simply be measured with the Tilt&Go functionality. Different to systems incorporating magnetic compass based methods, Tilt&Go can be used next to metal objects such as lamp poles or power masts or directly under electric power lines.

Add extra comfort and flexibility avoiding switching between the analogue pole bubble and the display, Zenith35 comes with an electronic bubble that displays in the field software and improves centring accuracy vastly.

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GeoMax creates impact at World of Concrete

7 February 2016

A prime location, a committed team and innovative products pulled in crowds of keen construction professionals to the GeoMax booth at World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
Regional sales managers were on hand to answer questions on the full range of GeoMax machine guidance tools and technologies, capturing the attention of record numbers of international visitors at this key industry event. 
With its size and features the dual grade laser was the most popular and asked about product, creating a huge amount of interaction at the booth.  During a themed second day the GeoMax team were even more visible in their popular construction orange outfits.
World of Concrete is the industry’s only annual international event for the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries and is a showcase for leading suppliers and their products.

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New GeoMax Zoom90 Robotic Total Station

22 January 2016

GeoMax releases Zoom90 Robotic Total Station Series, its new flagship among the total stations.

Dramatically minimise the time of any survey task and boost your performance and accuracy to the maximum. Zoom90 is the ultimate one-man system with up to 20% more automation performance, extended reflectorless measurement capability, STReAM360, accXess technologies and Windows CE open connectivity.

Because a perfect solution is more than its single components, the Zoom90 seamless integration makes it the ultimate solution.

Know more about Zoom90 at: http://www.geomax-positioning.com/Zoom90-Series_1390.htm

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New GeoMax Zone laser rotators

15 January 2016

GeoMax releases the Zone Laser Rotator Series. The new and powerful GeoMax Zone laser rotator portfolio offers the right construction tools for all trades and applications.
Regardless if you’re just starting in the industry dealing with the fundamentals or you’re a seasoned professional handling complicated applications, GeoMax laser rotators are ready to work wherever you are.
Solid-built and dependable in any element, these lasers have long-lasting operation from multiple charging options, the flexibility of a full range of interchangeable accessories to accommodate your unique work preference, and all at the best price-to-performance ratio.

Know more about Zone Series at: http://www.geomax-positioning.com/Zone-Series_1402.htm

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New GeoMax FZ-B2 tablet

30 November 2015

GeoMax releases FZ-B2, a tablet specially designed for field professionals - fully rugged to support the most severe weather conditions and equipped with a powerful processor, Android® 4.4 and Bluetooth®.

Its multi-touch and sunlight-viewable screen allows you to interact with it without even taking off your gloves and its ergonomic and lightweight design naturally fits into your hands. The FZ-B2 tablet is also shock resistant and water and dust proof.

Know more about FZ-B2 at: http://www.geomax-positioning.com/FZ-B2_1398.htm

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New GeoMax Zoom3D Micro Robotic Solution

27 November 2015

New GeoMax Zoom3D Micro Robotic Solution

GeoMax releases the Zoom3D Series, easy-to-use and fast 3D measuring instruments, ideal for indoor as well as outdoor applications.

With very simple configuration and equipped with an auto levelling feature, the Zoom3D is a plug-and-play solution that speeds up the daily tasks. Its user-friendly onboard software helps with a wide range of indoor applications such as measuring, setting out or plumbing points. Levelling can now be completed with greater ease and speed, then exported in most common file formats.

For outdoor tasks, the Micro Robotic Solution is equipped with target recognition technology that automatically and easily centres and follows the target, allowing surveys and stakeouts in small construction sites.

Know more about Zoom3D at http://www.geomax-positioning.com/Zoom3D-Series_1393.htm

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New GeoMax Zenith35 GNSS receiver

26 November 2015


GeoMax releases Zenith35, the new GeoMax GNSS receiver. Compact and fully rugged, Zenith35 supports the full spectrum of satellite signals and is equipped with DynDNS technology, guarantying remote access and configuration from any internet browser, independent of your location. In addition, DynDNS allows you to connect up to 10 rovers simultaneously via TCP/IP.
Once connected and working either under heavy canopy or when the most accurate result is required, its unique ExtraSafe mode will adapt to your different working conditions.

Know more about Zenith35 at: http://www.geomax-positioning.com/Zenith35-Series_1389.htm

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New GeoMax Zeta125 Pipe Laser Series

9 November 2015

GeoMax releases the Zeta125 pipe laser series, professional tools for pipe laying and trenching applications.
Equipped with a full set of features and accessories and a tough design, Zeta125 and Zeta125s fit all needs, getting an error-free job done, no matter what the situation or the environmental conditions might be.

The smallest diameter
The Zeta125 series are built to fit in tight bends and narrow manholes. Its slim build makes it suitable for pipes with 125 mm (5”) diameter and the Zeta feet ensure users continue working in any site situation.

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GeoMax represents at INTERGEO

18 September 2015

On full display was the company’s well-known complete portfolio from surveying and construction to GIS and machine guidance. Not to disappoint, the new product releases at the event, including the new flagship robotic total station, the Zoom90, the Zenith35 GNSS antenna, the Zoom3D unique micro robot solution and the Zeta 125 and 150 pipe lasers, awed visitors with the innovation.  Ensuring they could “access reality without limitations,” PicPoint, enhancing GNSS rovers to collect points in real time, was another crowd pleaser on the booth.

“I like to visit your booth each year as there is always something new and innovative every year,” said one excited visitor.

More than 150 attendees at the special VIP party 15 September were greeted with great giveaways and key networking opportunities with col-leagues from across the globe.

“INTERGEO is always a big event for us as it’s the industry’s premiere event to meet with our partners and customers to learn more about how we can better serve their needs,” said Alois Geierlehner, GeoMax business development director. 

Feedback from INTERGEO indicates that visitors were impressed by the GeoMax approach, which combines new technologies with smarter, faster workflows, all aimed at making the professional’s work life easier.

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Outstanding success for Amigos International and GeoMax in Myanmar

17 August 2015

Hundreds of GeoMax customers packed conference venues to capacity during a two-city roadshow event in Myanmar and organised by our partner Amigos International.
The eagerly anticipated showcase attracted more than 500 delegates to two of Myanmar’s major centres, Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw.
In Yangon, where 350 attendees gathered at the city’s Park Royal hotel, the city’s media were on hand to cover the response to the presentations and demonstrations of GeoMax instruments and solutions.
Following the Yangon success, our partners took the roadshow on to Nay Pyi Taw - a six-hour drive away- and a second enthusiastic reception was waiting for GeoMax and Amigos International team.

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GeoMax and Autobuild at Indaba 2015 - Africa’s leading geomatics sector event

14 August 2015

The full range of GeoMax positioning technologies were on show to thousands of visitors during Indaba 2015, the main geomatics sector conference, exhibition and training event for Africa.
GeoMax products and solutions from levels to the latest Zoom 300 laser scanner, X-PAD MPS software, GNSS receivers and total stations were demonstrated during the three-day showcase near Johannesburg. 
Delegates included representatives from GIS, surveying, geo-informatics, mapping, remote sensing and location-based businesses, as well as those from government departments, NGOs, universities and training organisations. 

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