Carlson Blogs

Up to Speed in Twenty-Nineteen

I was reading a recent edition of xyHt magazine and came across an article regarding changes to the 2019 Professional Surveyors exam by NCEES. In the “why” section of the article explaining the need for routine updates to the exam criteria, I read “…because of the rapid adoption of unmanned aerial systems, laser scanning, and […] ...
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Save and get only what’s needed with Carlson Select Suites

MAYSVILLE, Kentucky, U.S.A. (February 2019) — Recognizing that its customers in the land surveying, civil engineering, and construction fields have diverse needs, Carlson Software is now offering Select Suites. Customers can choose from two to all six software modules from Carlson’s most popular programs: Survey, Civil, Hydrology, GIS, CADnet, and PointCloud Basic and configure them […] ...
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Let’s Get Well Adjusted

It’s December! Over this past year, my blog has focused on some new products, underutilized software routines, and various other tips and tricks. For this last blog of the year, I am going to circle all the way back to a rudimentary survey issue: Traverse Adjustments. While this article is lengthy, I think you’ll find […] ...

Best Practice in Mine Rehabilitation Course Featured Carlson Natural Regrade

The Universidad Complutense Madrid recently presented an International Complutense Course featuring world-renowned specialists in the design and modeling of fluvial geomorphic mine restorations. A total of 36 attendees came from nine countries representing five continents. The lecturers and trainers included Professor Greg Hancock from the University of Newcastle (Australia), an international authority on the use […] ...
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IntelliCAD 9.0

The release of Carlson 2019 products also brings with it the latest version of IntelliCAD®. It is version 9.0, which offers some improvements that should especially help those who have moved or are considering moving from AutoCAD® into the IntelliCAD environment. The move to IntelliCAD offers tremendous cost savings, but for some, there have been […] ...
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Carlson Survey OEM 2019 Released

MAYSVILLE, Kentucky, U.S.A. (November 2018) — The Carlson Survey 2019 OEM has just been released with the AutoCAD® 2018 OEM engine built-in. Carlson Survey users can read and write directly with the current AutoCAD DWG-drawing file format. Some of the new commands found in Carlson Survey OEM 2019 include: • Elevation Along Entity – A […] ...

Hybrid+ (What have they come up with now?)

……an advanced field solution for collecting data. When I first learned about this new module for SurvCE it was at the Go West user’s conference in San Diego last spring. I watched a demo of what was then a beta version of the software and being the practical application kind of person I am, was […] ...

October 2018 News

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Carlson Connect now available for AutoCAD 2019

MAYSVILLE, Kentucky, U.S.A. (October 2018) — Carlson Connect 2019 is now available on the Autodesk App Store, apps.autodesk.com, for $7.99. A collection of routines for transferring and converting data between Autodesk® Civil 3D®, and Carlson SurvCE and Carlson Survey, Carlson Connect 2019 runs within Civil 3D 2019 and uses the current Civil 3D data model. […] ...
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Hybrid+ Surveying Case Study: Bringing Geodetic Coordinates Inside for Rodded Boretrak® Testing

Available new in SurvCE and SurvPC 6.0 is powerful Hybrid+ Surveying, which is a mixed use of GNSS and robotic total station measurements. One of the many attractive features of Hybrid+ Surveying is GNSS Resection by Total Station. In July 2018, we used this feature to bring true geodetic coordinates, with true north azimuth, into […] ...
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