Quantum Land Design is an industry leader in data preparation for machine control. We understand machine control and exactly what it takes to make it work for our client around the world – it is our job. The Carlson software suite is the foundation of our company, and it used by our employees on a daily basis in real world applications. Unlike most software re-sellers, Quantum Land Design is uniquely qualified to not only train and support you on the software, but also how it can be applied in a real world setting to achieve real results.
As the number one office solution for surveyors in the U.S., newly released Carlson Survey 2019 continues its development of survey features based on customer requests. The versatile and popular surveying software solution works like a surveyor thinks.
Highlights in the new release includes an added method to calculate a best-fit 3D line; improved cut sheet report with added functions to set and modify values for elevation, station, and offset, plus added method to import from TDS raw data; added method to renumber coordinates by adding prefix or suffix to point numbers; and for Deed Correlation, added method using polylines for input instead of points.
Carlson Survey’s 2019 version provides support for AutoCAD® 2019 and also works on AutoCAD versions 2010 and up; and runs in conjuction with Carlson’s robust civil engineering solution, the Civil Suite. All Carlson 2019 office software comes with the improved IntelliCAD® 9.0 built-in, which offers a CAD platform for no extra expense. Recently released, IntelliCAD 9.0 represents major improvements in its CAD engine technology.
Carlson Civil is the civil engineering design software that puts you in the passing lane! What might take days with other civil engineering software takes just hours, or even minutes, with the powerful and intuitive Carlson Civil–it’s advanced technology that will work for you.
Work with Carlson Civil on AutoCAD (versions 2010 to current) or with the built-in IntelliCAD 9.0. With Carlson Civil, you’ll get true 3D, easy-to-use 3D, plus, with the updated 3D Flyover, any surface edits made in CAD are automatically updated in the 3D view.
Road NETwork. Build all roads, intersections and cul-de-sacs in 2D and 3D with a single click of the “PROCESS” button.
SiteNET. Elevate your estimating accuracy with this intuitive layer-based surface generator and earthwork calculator.
LotNET. Quickly define an entire subdivision of lots based on an outer boundary, interior ROWs or Centerlines, and a simple set of user-defined “rules,” then pick “PROCESS” and the lots appear, defined and labeled.
Carlson Civil is one component of the Carlson Civil Suite and is designed especially for civil engineers and CAD technicians who need power and flexibility to make “short work” of even the most challenging design projects. At its foundation, Carlson Civil contains sophisticated and integrated command sets that are easy to learn, cost-effective and even fun to use!
With tools for data capture and linking, data labeling, import/export of SHP files, polygon topology creation and analysis, and more, Carlson GIS is an awesome GIS “Swiss Army Knife” for the surveyor or engineer. See the Carlson GIS Improvement List tab below and be sure to check out our GIS Primer.
The Carlson line of software has 64-bit capabilities, is Windows 10 compatible, and works on AutoCAD® and comes with IntelliCAD built in.
Also included are hundreds of enhancements to basic AutoCAD commands. Part of the Carlson Civil Suite, Carlson GIS runs atop of regular AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map, Land Desktop or Civil 3D, as well as legacy versions, plus on IntelliCAD.
Carlson Hydrology is a comprehensive, yet easy-to-master civil engineering software solution providing automation you can use to meet your hydrology needs. Full 3D road and lot design feed directly into flow calculations and drainage design.
Enhanced collaboration options are highlights of the Carlson Civil and Carlson Hydrology 2019 releases. The new Settings Server enables CAD managers to easily distribute uniform command settings and files to Carlson users throughout their company. Additional highlights of the 2019 Hydrology release include:
Hydrograph Editor – New command to edit time and flow data in a spreadsheet.
Pipe Culvert Design – Added outlet control by gradually varied flow method.
Utility Network – New command to define model for utility networks.
Carlson Point Cloud
Carlson Point Cloud is a modular program that provides this powerful ability to go from field scan to finished plat, all with seamless integration to Carlson Survey, Carlson Civil and Carlson Mining. Carlson Point Cloud delivers a whole new level of powerful automation for large data sets. It gives laser scanner users and drone surveyors the ability to process millions of data points with Carlson Software ease-of-use.
Register your scan to local coordinates, filter or decimate the points, overlay raster images in 3D, snap to edges and code the descriptions for automated field-to finish processing of linework and symbols and create contours, profiles, sections, and breaklines. You will be able to read scan data from many instruments, view and process up to 1 billion points, and then perform the Field-to-Finish from the scanned data! This Carlson Software office products allows users to export surface models, points, contours, breaklines, grid and profiles to CAD.
Carlson Construction is an integrated cut/fill takeoff and 3D surface modeling software solution designed for site and road construction. It offers powerful inspection and 3D viewing tools for elevating 2D designs to 3D model files.
Previously only in Takeoff and Civil, Material Quantities Reports are now available in Construction. This gives estimators the volume, area, length and/or count for items such as asphalt, gravel, curb, or any “subgrade” or “select fill” they define.
Notable new commands in Carlson Construction include added methods to process, reverse the polyline, and to pick the point, plus added support for up to 7 subgrades, a command to color the surface TIN using the color assignments in Define Layer Target, and a method to apply textures to design layers in addition to the colors for viewing in 3D.
Carlson Construction includes powerful tools for designing and modeling different aspects of road design, from new construction to road widening and repaving.
Carlson Takeoff is available in two configurations: Takeoff OEM and Takeoff Suite. Takeoff OEM includes an AutoCAD® engine built-in and has all of the same ingredients as the Takeoff Suite, which works on AutoCAD® sold separately, or with IntelliCAD® built-in. The Takeoff Suite is comprised of the modules Carlson CADnet, Carlson Trench, and Carlson GeoTech combined with Carlson Construction. All are fully integrated with Carlson Civil and Hydrology to meet the variety of customers’ needs.
Carlson Takeoff is a cut/fill volumes and data prep (for layout or machine control) program that can estimate jobs using paper plan digitizing, PDFs, or electronic CAD files.
Key features include:
Calculate site cut & fill and topsoil
Differentiate strata volumes & dirt vs. rock
Accurately determine subgrade quantities
Estimate trench and pipe quantities
Estimate roadways from cross-sections
Prepare the design info for exact staking
Create a 3D model for machine control