Too Busy to Learn?

It’s July, which means companies are, hopefully, head down working on deadlines with little time to think about much of anything else, especially learning something new. I know for myself that even profits were not something I could really spend much time thinking about when everyone was working countless hours and there was a mad […] ...
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A Note from the President’s Desk – July 2018

Choice in the Survey and Civil Engineering Industries The consolidation in our industry has accelerated over the years, reducing competition and choice. Considering just robotic total station companies, you once had the choice of Geodimeter (Sweden), Zeiss (Germany), Topcon (Japan), Sokkia (Japan), Trimble (US) and Leica (Switzerland, owned by Hexagon based in Sweden). Geodimeter and […] ...

Carlson SurvCE and SurvPC 6.0 Available Now

MAYSVILLE, Kentucky, U.S.A. — Carlson Software’s popular and versatile in-the-field land surveying software, Carlson SurvCE 6.0 for data collectors and Carlson SurvPC 6.0 for ruggedized tablets and laptops is now available. The newly released software features several new features, improvements, and introduces the optional paid Hybrid+ module, allowing users to survey with both GPS and […] ...

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 […] ...

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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Carlson SurvPC Data Collection Software for Ruggedized PC Tablets

If choosing to use a ruggedized PC tablet in the field, then Carlson SurvPC is the data collection system to use with it. SurvPC has unprecedented versatility providing access to CAD, Esri® ArcGIS, and MicroStation DGN files directly in the field. MAYSVILLE, Ky., U.S.A— SurvPC is a complete data collection system for Real Time Kinematic […] ...

Road Network File: Linking Carlson Civil to SurvCE, Office to Field

Tech Tip From the President’s Desk by Bruce Carlson The Road Network File is one of the best examples of linking the power of Carlson Civil and the office software to the field, to SurvCE and SurvPC. The RNF file is made as a special output of the Road Network command. Its intended purpose is […] ...
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Carlson Software Spotlight: Bob Bailey

Employee spotlight on Bob Bailey. ...

Carlson Software Spotlight: Sarah Winter

A short interview with Sarah Winter. ...

The status and future of location intelligence for surveyors

Sticking with your current GPS might mean falling behind the curve. ...