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What is surveying software?

Surveying (or land surveying) software assists in the process of evaluating a 3D landscape to determine the angles and distances between a series of points. Measuring the positioning of these points is typically used to establish maps and boundaries for buildings and other subterranean civic projects.

What is Surveying Software?

How is surveying software used?

New Mexico DOT bridge with BIM

Survey teams boost productivity by minimizing manual drawing updates

The New Mexico Department of Transportation adopts BIM solutions for the design and construction of a transportation network.

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Workflows for surveying

Survey scanner point cloud processing

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Learn about the workflow of creating a topographic survey model within AutoCAD Civil 3D by using scanner-generated point clouds processed within InfraWorks.

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Learn how to properly use Point Layout in Revit, AutoCAD, and BIM 360. Discover the proper way to export and import points from survey equipment.

Surveying software resources

Learn more about land surveying software with these tutorials, tips, and guides.