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NavCom Now Offers Carlson Software as an Option for Its LAND-PAK Survey System

Monday, October 08, 2012

NavCom Now Offers Carlson Software as an Option for Its LAND-PAK Survey System08:00 EDT Monday, October 08, 2012 TORRANCE, Calif. (Business Wire) -- NavCom Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), announced the addition of Carlson's SurvCE data collection software and Carlson Survey 2013 as a software option to its more complete LAND-PAK™ Survey System. “LAND-PAK is a turn-key StarFire/RTK survey solution that now offers the choice of Carlson Software for field and office work,“ said Steve Ault, NavCom's Product Manager. “This allows our customers the choice to customize their LAND-PAK – to select which software tool works best for them - to get the job done right.” “The NavCom LAND-PAK bundle is the first time Carlson has worked with a major manufacturer to bundle not just SurvCE but also Carlson Survey, our office survey solution that is a virtual standard in the U.S. survey industry,” said Bruce Carlson, president of Carlson Software. “This powerful combination means that purchasers of NavCom GNSS products can conduct their field work efficiently and then take the data seamlessly into Carlson Survey to quickly complete their as-built, topo map, subdivision or survey plat deliverables. NavCom's LAND-PAK is a great concept, long overdue,” he added. “It's everything a new company or survey department needs.” The LAND-PAK system includes full GNSS receiver support, field, office & GNSS post processing software, all hardware & accessories, plus an online video training library and comes with an industry leading three year manufacturer's warranty. LAND-PAK also includes a lifetime license for our StarFire global satellite-based augmentation system providing 5 centimeter horizontal accuracy worldwide and the freedom and flexibility that a DGPS solution offers in addition to its proprietary Ultra RTK and RTK-Extend features that allow for RTK level accuracy over extended baselines and during communication outages. LAND-PAK is available through NavCom's dealer network. For additional product information, visit www.LAND-PAK.com or contact NavCom's Sales team at +1 (310) 381-2000 or sales@NavComTech.com. LAND-PAK will be governed by NavCom's standard terms and conditions. About NavCom Technology, Inc. NavCom Technology, Inc., a John Deere Company (NYSE:DE), is a leading provider of advanced GNSS products for OEMs, VARs, and system integrators requiring high performance RTK systems, global decimeter level GNSS satellite corrections, geodetic quality GNSS receivers and engineering consulting in the areas of precise positioning, wireless communications and robotics. For more information on NavCom Technology and its products, please visit www.NavComTech.com. About Carlson Software, Inc. Founded in 1983, Carlson Software, Inc. is a leading provider of office and field software for land development markets, including land surveying, civil engineering, mining, construction, accident reconstruction and machine control. Carlson Software is headquartered in Maysville, Ky., U.S.A. NavCom Technology, Inc.Marketing CommunicationsTel: 310-381-2852Fax: 310-381-2001E-mail: pr@navcomtech.comorCarlson Software, Inc.Tel: 606-564-5028Fax: 606-564-9525E-mail: info@carlsonsw.com