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Desktop computers
Global positioning system GPS receiver
  • Dual-frequency global positioning system GPS survey units
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
  • Absolute gravimeters
  • Gravitational field indicators
  • Relative gravimeters
Height gauges
  • Altimeters
Level sensors or transmitters
  • Transit levels
  • Laser levels
Magnetometer geophysical instruments
  • Surveying gradiometers
Measuring tables
  • Alidades
Metal detectors
  • Magnetic locaters
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Personal computers
Power saws
  • Chain saws
Radarbased surveillance systems
  • Laser imaging detection and ranging LIDAR systems
  • Hypsometers
  • Laser rangefinders
Seismic recorders or seismographs
  • Seismic activity recorders
Soil core sampling apparatus
  • Cone penetration test probes
  • Wireline samplers
  • Mechanical theodolites
  • Robotic total stations
  • Survey levels


Analytical or scientific software
  • Carlson Simplicity "Sight" Survey
  • CMT CogoCAD
  • Geocomp Systems GeoCalc
  • National Geodetic Survey NGS Geodetic Toolkit
  • National Geodetic Survey NGS VERTCON
  • QuickCogo
  • Underhill Geomatics Copan
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
  • Autodesk CAiCE Visual Transportation
  • Bentley Microstation Hot technology
  • Carlson Civil
  • MicroSurvey Software MicroSurvey CAD
  • Virtual reality modeling language VRML software
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Map creation software
  • Advanced Graphics Technology ProCogo
  • ESRI ArcGIS software Hot technology
  • ESRI ArcView
  • Geo-Plus
  • Geographic information system GIS software Hot technology
  • SiteComp Survey
  • Traverse PC
  • Trimble Terramodel
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Web platform development software
  • Hypertext markup language HTML Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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