If I use Carlson Survey in the office, do I have to use SurvCE on my data collector?
Carlson Survey allows you to import, export and convert points and raw data from dozens of different formats and from a wide variety of manufacturers. Carlson Software, as a company, does everything within their power to make their software and hardware compatible with as many other manufacturers’ products as possible. Carlson wants their users to have the option of mixing and matching their software and equipment in a way that works best for their individual needs.
Here are just two examples of many throughout the program allowing you to import, export or convert external data.
The Convert Point Format menu:
The Import Raw File menu: