Functionality

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Mapping

You can map with Apglos Survey Wizard. Several elements like points, lines, arcs, polylines and polygons can be added on the background Google Maps. 

Besides that you can add comments and symbols.

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Staking out

Staking out is very easy with the land survey app Apglos Survey Wizard. 

You only have to select an element. The stake out function gives immediatly the horizontal and vertical directions and distances. 

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Drafting

Everything you can map in Apglos Survey Wizard you can also draw. 

This land survey app uses layers like in AutoCAD and Microstation. Line types, line weights and colors of these programms are used and stored in Apglos Survey Wizard.  

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Calculating

You can calculate on the spot with Apglos Survey Wizard. 

That means you always have the right information on the right spot. 

You can calculate distances, lengths, areas, volumes and more.

Screenshots of GPS app Apglos Survey Wizard

To give you an idea how Apglos Survey Wizard looks like we show you here some screenshots of this easy-to-use GPS app.

File management in this GPS app

Apglos Survey Wizard works with many different types of files. The following files can be saved and opened.

  • AGL (Apglos format)
  • AGP (Apglos file format for GIS data (SHP, SHX, DBF))
  • ACL (Apglos file format for localization)
  • CSV
  • DXF
  • KML
  • TXT
  • (land)XML
  • XYZ

While saving files can be send right away by email or be stored in the cloud. 

Integrated CRS in Apglos Survey Wizard

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Apglos Survey Wizard is the easiest land survey app. One of the reasons for this is that we integrated many coordinate reference systems (CRS) from all over the world in Apglos Survey Wizard. 

All CRS are combined with a geoid. When you select a CRS in Apglos Survey Wizard, then automatically the correct geoid data will be downloaded and used.

Connection

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Bluetooth

The GPS app Apglos Survey Wizard can be connected with any Bluetooth GNSS receiver. 

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USB

Some USB GNSS receivers can be connected to Apglos Survey Wizard

Communication

NMEA 0183

The communication from the GNSS receiver and Apglos Survey Wizard is in NMEA 0183. Apglos Survey Wizard uses the NMEA strings GGA and GST.

Those are the only strings that Apglos Survey Wizard needs to display and use all the positioning information it needs.

RTCM

Apglos Survey Wizard sends the GGA strings, that are received from the GNSS receiver, to an NTRIP caster.

The RTCM messages that are received from the NTRIP caster are  forwarded by the GPS app Apglos Survey Wizard without modification to the GNSS receiver.

Compatiblity with GNSS receivers

The land survey app Apglos Survey Wizard uses Bluetooth to communicate with GNSS receivers. In certain cases this land survey app for Android uses USB. In any case Apglos Survey Wizards reads the NMEA-0183 (GGA and GST) strings from the GNSS receiver to get the exact position. This means:

Apglos Survey Wizard is compatible with any GNSS receiver of all brands.

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