New, Improved LandXML-2.0 is Here

LandXML-2.0 is here to help with the need to provide deliverables to clients in a wide variety of software systems.

Berlin, Germany (October 2014) — A new and improved LandXML to transfer data to another drawing or to another application has been developed.

“LandXML was first introduced at the IHEEP 2000 conference, leading to widespread adoption among U.S. DOTs and around the world. Now, LandXML-2.0, from, is scheduled for release in December 2014 and will include key improvements for signing and sealing LandXML files in a ‘container file’ with defined versioning. In addition, LandXML-2.0 will include a new schema for road templates (in addition to cross sections, which currently exist) as well as for drainage elements such as pipe culverts with headwalls, open channels and catch basins with pipe structures.”
–Bruce Carlson, President, Carlson Software

The goal of LandXML-2.0 is to expand interoperability across the entire life-cycle of a project. LandXML-2.0 provides:
• New LandXML Project Delivery File Specification
o Electronic Signing and Sealing Features for Document Control
o Data File Versioning
o Complete Portability Between Applications and Office/Field
• PointCloud and LIDAR Format for Large Surfaces
• Enhanced Road Templates
• As-built Data Collection
• New Hydrology Features
• Web Tools to Cross-Check Sections/Alignments to Surface Elevations
• Feature Codes for:
o Cost Estimation Data
o Design Data Display Format

By transforming their drawing data using LandXML-2.0, users can import data into other software applications to be modified and delivered to customers and agencies in the required formats; archive data in a non-proprietary format; and also export and import data in the appropriate formats.

For more information, visit the Carlson stand 1.037, Hall 1.1 at Intergeo in Berlin, or call or visit Carlson Software at 606-524-5028 or