Fall 2020 | eWavelengths

11.20.2020

Check out our Fall 2020 issue of our Geospatial eNewsletter, Wavelengths below.

How the Trimble Robotic Total Station Helped one NASCAR Driver Break The Guinness World Record
Joey Logano has taken his need for speed to new heights or in this case - new records. The 2018NASCAR Cup Series Champion decided to take on the challenge of beating the Guinness World Record for the World's Longest Hot Wheels Track. In November 2019, Logano and team made an attempt, or several hundred attempts at breaking this record and after trials and tribulations, they successfully broke the record coming in at over 1,941 feet. The track spanned two buildings at Logano's facility with a baseline at each.
In order to successfully break a Guinness World Record, you truly need a full team to make it happen. Part of Joey's team included an expert witness (required by Guinness World Record) to be on site for credibility and validity of the record they were trying to break. We were able to catch up with Stephen Dyer, Survey Manager at the Isaacs Group and long time customer of Duncan-Parnell, who had the privilege to be the expert witness during this exciting day. He explained how his responsibility was to measure the points exactly to confirm distance and speed throughout the course of the event. Steve used the Trimble S6 Robotic Total Station to collect data successfully as he has trusted Trimble products for over 20 years. He explains, "In my mind, the only Robotic Total Station is Trimble. The accuracy is without question." Throughout the eight hours of trying to break the record, the S6 was able to capture 4,000 shots.
Stephen Dyer is a licensed surveyor in four states - NC, SC, TN, VA and currently surveying at the Issacs Group. He owns seven Trimble Robotic Total Stations, GPS Receivers and has ample experience using Trimble Business Center. Click here to view the YouTube documentary chronicling his victory.

Why Trimble's R12i Receiver is 30% Better at Performing in Challenging Areas
The Trimble R12i delivers unmatched GNSS performance, speed and accuracy to boost your productivity like never before. With improved performance in challenging GNSS conditions and robust IMU-based tilt compensation that lets you forget about leveling the pole, you'll get more done faster than you thought possible.
Features at a Glance:
Trimble ProPoint GNSS Technology | Superior performance in degraded GNSS conditions, with groundbreaking signal management that leverages the latest developments in GNSS signals and Trimble receiver hardware
Trimble TIP Tilt Compensation Technology | Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) based tilt compensation for accurate laying out and measuring points without precisely leveling the pole
Trimble CenterPoint RTX® Correction Service | Provides RTK level precision worldwide without the need for a base station or VRS network
Trimble 360 Technology | 672 channels with support for all available and future GNSS signals, and improved protection from interference and spoofed signals
Trimble xFill® Technology | Keeps you working in radio and cellular black spots with continuous RTK coverage
Augmented Reality Ready | Bring geospatial data to life and visualize your 3D data in the real world with Trimble SiteVision™ on the TrimbleTSC7 controller


Affordability and Savings with Certified Demo Equipment
We understand that businesses come in different sizes and with different budgets. Sometimes you don’t need a brand new piece of equipment, and a used version can do just fine for a project or to help round out your instrument portfolio.
• A wide selection of the latest cutting-edge technology
• Economical: Buying is a big deal and saving money is a factor
• Reliable: Certified, Pre-Owned — Inspected, Cleaned, Calibrated
• 1-year Warranty
Contact us for our latest inventory, as our availability rotates: 1-833-834-3925

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