The agreement gives Topcon exclusivity for the global distribution of the AscTec Falcon 8 rotary-wing model, the GeoEXPERT, and the InspectionPRO sensing and feature packages. The Topcon-branded UAS includes the latest AscTec Trinity autopilot technology.
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, Calif., and has a European head office in the Netherlands. The company designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions.
“We are excited to add the brand new Topcon Falcon 8, powered by Ascending Technologies, to our scope of aerial mapping solutions,” says Eduardo Falcon, executive vice president and general manager for the Topcon GeoPositioning Solutions Group. “By distributing both core target models on a worldwide level, Topcon can offer more end-users the flexibility and proven advances that these patented rotary-wings systems provide for survey, inspection and monitoring applications.”
Jan Stumpf, one of the four CEOs and a co-founder of Ascending Technologies, adds, “With the help of Topcon and its reseller network, we can provide our high standards of support and customer service everywhere. This partnership gives us the freedom to continue the development of game-changing technologies our customers need while quickly extending our active fleet of reliable UAVs.”