When your DATA matters choose Carlson Software

Carlson SurvCE is the first choice in data collection software, combining advanced functionality, ease-of-use, and sheer capability:

  • Get the software that supports a wide variety of equipment, old or new [Click here to see if your hardware is supported.]
  • Enjoy excellent, free (and prompt) technical support
  • Be heard – Carlson listens to its customers’ input for new features or drivers for all of its products

Carlson SurvCE is a complete data collection system for Real Time (RTK) GPS and Total Stations with in-field coordinate geometry, graphic or text interface, simple logical menu structure and easy to learn & use routines.
SurvCE supports the widest range of popular legacy and newly released GNSS (RTK & Networked) receivers and conventional/ Robotic Total Stations.

Tired of your data collector software mfg changing menu layout, changing function names and changing file formats? Switch to Carlson SurvCE and get back to work!

Your time is valuable and Carlson Knows it!

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When you purchase this product you will receive a Licensed Serial Number to use to register the software. Serial Number and instructions to download will be Emailed to the contact address you provide in our shopping cart. Please allow 1-2 business days for processing.

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SurvCE is available in more than two dozen languages. These include: English, Spanish, French, French (Canadian), Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, simplified Chinese, Korean, Greek, Italian, Polish, Hungarian, Swedish, Latvian and more. Contact us for languages other than English which is offered on our site.

A complete list of features is too lengthy to list here. This list highlights the latest features added to Version 6.0.

Major New Features and Improvements: SurvCE 6.0

  • SurvCE now offers the Hybrid+ Survey module to survey with both GPS and Total Station at the same time. Visit www.survce.com/hybrid for more details.
  • Log Raw GPS has been redesigned to allow static logging without configuring an RTK Rover or Base. The process has been streamlined for ease of use.
  • SurvCE now offers an advanced total station search icon to allow selection of search type from inside of any live survey screen.
  • GNSS Analysis has been updated to the 2017 version.
  •  now supports a laser pointer icon in all live survey screens for any total station with a laser pointer.
  • now supports web map overlays from Google, Open Street Maps, ArcGIS REST, and user defined Web Map Servers (WMS/WMTS/TMS).
  • can now read and export PRJ projection files.
  • now includes Snap options inside of store points to facilitate drawing in the field as part of the survey process. An UNDO option has also been included.
  • Total station control icons Search, Lock/Track, Target, and Laser Pointer will now be available in more screens.
  • A new status icon will now show the status of the instrument connection from all screens.
  • SurvCE now includes a “GIS Inspector” feature in the Map screen that allows viewing and editing GIS attributes as linework is created and edited.
  • now supports obstructed view stakeout mode.
  • now includes a “Surface Inspector” for elevation difference which allows storing and staking points from the surface as well as viewing cut/fill to the surface using Snaps.
  • now displays a red tolerance bar to indicate that a measurement is currently outside of a user defined tolerance.
  • now supports an automatic backsight check in the joystick screen.
  • Auto by Interval when level now stores the most level reading which was recorded during the required level tolerance period.
  • now supports continuous reflectorless measurement for total stations which support the feature.
  • now offers the ability to demo the roading module on an already registered copy of the software.
  • now supports a two-prism pole in the 2-Point offset routine.

Additional information

SurvCE Software (latest version)

SurvCE TS, SurvCE RTS, SurvCE TS/RTS, SurvCE GPS only, SurvCE TS/RTS/GPS


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