Leica Geosystems Announces New Software Suite for System 1200 Series

Users Benefit from Simplicity and Functionality

(Norcross, Ga., 05 December 2006) Leica Geosystems today announced the introduction of Leica SmartWorx, a new onboard software for Leica System 1200 instruments.

“Professionals in surveying and construction are confronted daily by a wide variety of challenges. Leica SmartWorx offers a broad range of functionality to cover all tasks. Not only is SmartWorx powerful, it is also very easy to use. Users benefit from simplicity and functionality in one package,” stated Steve Crowfoot, vice president of product marketing, Leica Geosystems – Americas region.

Coupled with the most advanced equipment, Leica SmartWorx provides a software suite with unparalleled ease-of-use and performance for all System 1200 instruments. This guarantees an easy, fast operating concept. All the instruments work together, saving time and money. Seamless data flow is guaranteed between SmartWorx and Leica Geo Office software, as well as with all office software packages through flexible import and export routines.

A highly intuitive user interface, a multitude of functions and features, powerful data management and user-programming capabilities are common to all System 1200 instruments. TPS1200, GPS1200, SmartStation as well as SmartRover and SmartPole, the newest member of the System 1200 family, use this flexible onboard software. Operators can switch instantly between GPS and TPS and use whichever is the most convenient and suitable; extra training is not required.

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With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 2,400 employees in 22 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.