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Carlson Announces Atlas GNSS Correction Service through SurvCE

MAYSVILLE, Ky., U.S.A. (September 21, 2017)­— Carlson Software is now offering Atlas® GNSS global correction service in the latest release of popular data collection software SurvCE. Atlas is both affordable and accurate and is considered the most innovative GNSS correction service available in the industry. “Atlas equals or excels beyond the performance standards of other […] ...

Staying competitive in a tight market

I saw this sign in Maine on the way back from a recent Carlson workshop. It seemed apropos because the workshop was on Carlson’s Field to Finish and its inherent time and cost saving benefits. A large part of my messaging since arriving here at Carlson is about ways to help surveyors become more profitable. […] ...

Acquisition From Renishaw Increases Carlson’s Focus on Ore, Quarry, and Blasting Industries

Carlson EMEA BV (“Carlson”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carlson Software Inc. has acquired the mining (Quarryman, Boretrak, C-ALS, Void Scanner), marine mapping (Merlin), and laser module (ILM) product lines previously owned by Renishaw plc (“Products”). This acquisition will enhance Carlson’s existing product portfolio for the benefit of its customers and for former Renishaw customers. “Carlson […] ...

Practical Changes Enhance Carlson Civil/Hydrology/GIS 2018

MAYSVILLE, Ky.— Enhancements to the Footprint Creator, LotNetwork, and RoadNetwork are just some of the newest features in the just released Carlson Civil 2018. “We’ve added support for creating an island inside a cul-de-sac, provided a means to use separate centerlines for divided highways, and added an option to skip creating intersection curb returns for […] ...

Customer-Driven Improvements Highlight Carlson Survey 2018

MAYSVILLE, Ky. — Just released, Carlson Survey 2018 continues to build on its development of survey features that are based on customer requests. Among the top improvements in Carlson Survey’s 2018 version are its new ability to place and prioritize building footprints on lots, the new Field-to-Finish Ramp Special Code, and its expanded 3D capabilities. […] ...

Carlson SurvPC & SurvCE help with disaster clean-up & rebuilding

As the destruction from Harvey continues along the Gulf Coast, those at Carlson Software watch with empathy for the staggering loss and suffering and hope for relief for all the residents in the near future. While clean-up and rebuilding may be in the future, here is some information on how Asbell Excavating in Joplin, Missouri, […] ...

Carlson SurvCE Now Supports the Topcon GT Series

MAYSVILLE, Ky. — Carlson Software’s popular data collection software, Carlson SurvCE, continues to defend choice on all drivers for customers, including support for the latest Topcon GT total station with its latest release, build 5.06. “Since SurvCE was first developed, Carlson has been dedicated to providing our users real choice to work with a wide […] ...
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University of Kentucky Students Take First Place in the 20th Annual Senior Design Competition

Congratulations to all schools that participated in the 2017 Senior Design Competition! Austin Miller, Cory Murphy, Cole Childress, and Jae Hong Song from the University of Kentucky took 1st place. Alesio Rios, Trever Detomasi, and Ralston Pedersen from the University of Nevada, Reno took 2nd place. Jeff Fetty, Abid Affach, and Grant Talbott from West […] ...

Glen Builders grows with Carlson Takeoff

Glen Builders’ business took off when they started using Carlson Takeoff. OK, that’s a somewhat corny play on words, but according to Matt Howard, V.P. of Business Development for Glen Builders Inc. in North Conway, N.H., that’s exactly what happened. “When I started with Glen Builders 14 years ago, they were going with paper plans […] ...

Switching to IntelliCAD® – Line Types, Fonts and Printing

In this new world of licensing issues, those who prefer a perpetual license are finding it a good time to explore switching to IntelliCAD. For many firms, this has turned out to be a very viable and cost-saving solution. There are, however, some differences to understand and configurations to pay attention to to prevent some […] ...
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