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Eagle Point Releases SMI Version 8 Field Surveying Products 10.13.04

October 13, 2004
Eagle Point announced the release of its Version 8 SMI field surveying product line. This new release contains hundreds of enhancements from the prior 7.1p version. Some of the highlights include: Bluetooth support; addition of over 4000 geographic coordinates systems; support for Geoid 96/99/03 and Canada; improved drivers for Topcon GPS and SMI Flex GPS systems; SMI Transfer is now built-in to field devices enabling USB and wireless job transfers; 300+ new commands; RTK GPS under trees & RTG backup of RTK (requires SMI Flex GPS); intelligent touch screen buttons; new Windows interface; and a Note Sequencing routine.

Version 8 for SMI represents almost two years of user feedback relating to improvements in the Classic SMI interface running on various Windows Platforms. Included in the 300+ new commands is a complete set of HP 48 functions allowing for virtually 100% HP functionality.

In addition, to the numerous software enhancements, this release also supports a number of new hardware devices: Juniper Systems' rugged 400 MHz Allegro CX data collector, Pacific Crest's 35 Watt PDL radio family, and the Pocket 2003 / .NET Windows Operating Systems.

Source: Eagle Point, Oct. 12, 2004