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Carlson Releases Carlson Survey Desktop (CSD) 4.0

September 18, 2007

BOSTON"• Just released by Carlson Software Inc, the newest version of Carlson Survey Desktop, CSD 4.0, is updated to support Autodesk® Land Desktop 2008 and to utilize some of the newest features from the flagship Carlson Survey 2008.

CSD 4.0 runs inside LDT 2008 and LDT 2007 and is fully integrated with the LDT project environment. The new release includes many user-requested improvements to the core survey routines of Field-to-Finish, Edit-Process Raw File, and SurvNet. Ease-of-use is also increased in CSD 4.0 with additional controls in utilities like “Join Nearest” and with a new “Perpendicular From” object snap.

CSD 4.0 interfaces with all popular data collectors for download/upload. It edits and adjusts field data, including SurvNet, Carlson’s Network Least Squares program, and it supports advanced Field-to-Finish. An ideal product for use to Autodesk Land Desktop users looking for more efficient and broad survey functionality, CSD 4.0 also works seamlessly with Carlson SurvCE 2.0, Carlson Software’s data collection package, and CG Survey 8, also from Carlson Software.

For more information about Carlson Survey Desktop 4.0, visit www.carlsonsw.com and click on the Carlson Survey Desktop link in the menu choices under Survey on the left-hand side. For a reseller near you, call 800-989-5028 or click on the reseller link on www.carlsonsw.com.

About Carlson BOSTON"• Just released by Carlson Software Inc, the newest version of Carlson Survey Desktop, CSD 4.0, is updated to support Autodesk® Land Desktop 2008 and to utilize some of the newest features from the flagship Carlson Survey 2008.

CSD 4.0 runs inside LDT 2008 and LDT 2007 and is fully integrated with the LDT project environment. The new release includes many user-requested improvements to the core survey routines of Field-to-Finish, Edit-Process Raw File, and SurvNet. Ease-of-use is also increased in CSD 4.0 with additional controls in utilities like “Join Nearest” and with a new “Perpendicular From” object snap.

CSD 4.0 interfaces with all popular data collectors for download/upload. It edits and adjusts field data, including SurvNet, Carlson’s Network Least Squares program, and it supports advanced Field-to-Finish. An ideal product for use to Autodesk Land Desktop users looking for more efficient and broad survey functionality, CSD 4.0 also works seamlessly with Carlson SurvCE 2.0, Carlson Software’s data collection package, and CG Survey 8, also from Carlson Software.

For more information about Carlson Survey Desktop 4.0, visit www.carlsonsw.com and click on the Carlson Survey Desktop link in the menu choices under Survey on the left-hand side. For a reseller near you, call 800-989-5028 or click on the reseller link on www.carlsonsw.com.

About Carlson Software Inc.– Founded in 1983 by Bruce Carlson, Carlson Software specializes in CAD design software, field data collection, and machine control products for the surveying, civil engineering, construction, and mining industries worldwide, providing one-source technology solutions. Carlson Software is renowned for its strong, personal customer service, continuing to work for its customers after the sale by providing unlimited, free technical support and allowing customers to choose maintenance as needed. Carlson Software is based in Maysville, Ky., with branch offices in Boston, Mass., Atlanta, Ga., Front Royal, Va., and Queensland, Australia. Software Inc.– Founded in 1983 by Bruce Carlson, Carlson Software specializes in CAD design software, field data collection, and machine control products for the surveying, civil engineering, construction, and mining industries worldwide, providing one-source technology solutions. Carlson Software is renowned for its strong, personal customer service, continuing to work for its customers after the sale by providing unlimited, free technical support and allowing customers to choose maintenance as needed. Carlson Software is based in Maysville, Ky., with branch offices in Boston, Mass., Atlanta, Ga., Front Royal, Va., and Queensland, Australia.