Carlson Software has innovated for the land development industry with software and instrument solutions built to work for the clients that depend on them every day. As a one-source solution, we provide CAD design software, field data collection, GNSS, and laser measurement products for the surveying, civil engineering, GIS, and construction industries. You can download our full Land Development Brochure here.

GNSS Solutions

BRx7 GNSS Receiver

The BRx7 GNSS receiver with SurvCE/SurvPC delivers a modern and flexible GNSS RTK product for precision surveys, with an intuitive application software. The receiver may be used as a Base or Rover.

Carlson RT4

The Carlson RT4 is designed for surveying, stakeout, construction layout, and GIS mapping and is bundled with Carlson SurvPC – the Windows-based data collection program.

Total Stations

CRx Robotic Total Station

The Carlson CRx series of Robotic Total Stations provides a choice of 1″, 2″, 3″ and 5″ angular resolutions to match the application requirements. The instruments are combined with SurvCE or SurvPC on a field computer to access the full range of Carlson survey features for efficiency and automation in a familiar environment.

Software Solutions

Carlson Survey

Carlson Survey is designed to complement land surveying operations and provides a variety of survey features to process data from surface modeling to Least Squares Network Adjustment

Carlson Civil Suite

Carlson Software’s Civil Suite is a powerful software bundle made up of: Carlson Survey, Carlson Civil, Carlson Hydrology, and Carlson GIS.

Carlson Takeoff

Carlson Takeoff is a cut/fill volumes and data prep (for layout or machine control) program that can estimate jobs using paper plan digitizing, PDFs, or electronic CAD files.

Carlson Select Suite

Carlson Software produces a complete suite of solutions for land development professionals across the disciplines of drafting, land surveying, engineering design and construction estimating.

Carlson Precision 3D

Carlson Software’s revolutionary Precision 3D platform combines the easy and delight of a completely 3D environment with the rigor and precision of sophisticated engineering tools.

Carlson PhotoCapture

Aerial surveying and drone photogrammetry is rapidly becoming a vital part of any surveyor’s toolkit. Thousands of people use drone site flyovers every day to help boost efficiency.

Carlson Point Cloud

A modular program that provides the ability to go from field scan to finished plat, Carlson Point Cloud delivers powerful automation for large data sets. View and process up to 1 billion points all with Carlson ease-of-use.

Carlson iCAD

Carlson iCAD is an affordable CAD program that works with both .dwg and .dgn files and is designed to fit into your production workflow. Carlson iCAD allows drafters to finish drawings and engineers to review drawings.

Carlson Command

Carlson Command is a monitoring and data management software solution that transmits data from the machines to Command and from Command to the machines, increasing both safety, productivity, and reporting capabilities.

Carlson Survey Solutions

Developing user-friendly, technically advanced software for land surveying - doing what surveyors needed it to do is how Carlson got its start.


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