Topcon Announces Advanced Bentley Integration for Aerial Photogrammetry Processing

LIVERMORE, Calif. & CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Topcon Positioning Group announces new cloud-based photogrammetry
processing powered by Bentley ContextCapture to its MAGNET Collage Web
web-based service for publication, sharing, and analysis of reality
capture data. The integration allows MAGNET Collage Web users who share
and collaborate with scanning and mesh datasets to now process and add
UAV photos directly to the MAGNET Collage 3D environment.

The built-in Bentley
ContextCapture Cloud Processing Service
enables operators to upload
UAV imagery direct-to-web without the need for high-end hardware
requirements or IT constraints.

“Operators with photos taken by any UAV will easily use the
photogrammetric engine integrated into Collage Web for fast generation
of 3D engineering-ready reality meshes and digital surface models,” said
Charles Rihner, vice president of planning for Topcon Emerging Business.
“It will also allow UAV imagery projects to be easily shared with
stakeholders. Simply drag and drop data for robust publishing directly
via the browser,” said Rihner.

Once the 3D datasets are published to Collage Web, users can take
advantage of multiple features including image overlay, taking
measurements, annotating, performing asset inventory, and more.

“The datasets can be easily shared with stakeholders via web links with
login-free immediate access to the information through smartphone,
tablets or PC — allowing remote users to view the area from the same
perspective as the operator,” said Rihner.

The integration is part of the ongoing constructioneering
initiative, in which Topcon and Bentley collaborate to manage and
integrate survey, engineering, and construction data, to streamline
construction workflows and improve project delivery.

“Our latest web integration with Bentley Systems brings industry leading
cloud-based photogrammetry processing to our MAGNET Collage software,
which will deliver increased value for operators,” said Rihner.

Watch the Collage Web video and see the Topcon UAV offering, at
always one step ahead in technology and customer benefits.

About Topcon Positioning Group

Topcon Positioning Group, always one step ahead in technology and
customer benefits, is an industry leading designer, manufacturer and
distributor of precision measurement and workflow solutions for the
global construction, geospatial and agriculture markets. Topcon
Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, U.S. (,
Its European head office is in Capelle a/d IJssel, the Netherlands.
Topcon Corporation (,
founded in 1932, is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).


Topcon Positioning Group
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