Strata Softwarelaunched Penmap.NETas a multi-platform .NET compliant surveying software system. Penmap.NET allows field data collection on most systems connected to major GPS receivers or other surveying equipment, and is compatible with all industry-leading office software. Penmap.NET runs on Penmap.NET for tablet PCs, Pocket Penmap.NET for PDAs and Pocket Penmap.NET for mobile phones. Penmap.NET interfaces directly with most GPS receivers and total stations to serve as a controller and to give a graphical display of data in real-time. Penmap.NET is also available as an add-on package for AutoCAD, which allows users to collect surveying data directly in AutoCAD in the field, eliminating the need for data transfer, data loggers or data collection software packages. (Strata Software, Bradford, UK)