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MicroSurvey embeddedCAD 2014

Post by Brian Sloman » Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:08 pm

MicroSurvey embeddedCAD 2014 (powered by AutoCAD OEM 2014) is now available for download in the MicroSurvey Helpdesk or via the online updater directly within previous versions of embeddedCAD (Help > Check For Updates).

Existing MicroSurvey embeddedCAD users with a current (non-expired) maintenance subscription support plan must use the USB License Manager application to update their USB License Key(s) to continue running this version beyond the 30-day trial period. A current maintenance subscription plan (as of today: March 7, 2014) is required - keys will update to “14.00.00”. If your maintenance plan has expired, please call MicroSurvey Software Inc. at 1-800-668-3312 or 1-250-707-0000 or contact your local MicroSurvey dealer to renew it.
MicroSurvey is pleased to announce the release of MicroSurvey embeddedCAD 2014, a standalone application that is Powered with Autodesk Technology™ and includes the latest AutoCAD® OEM 2014 enhanced with the suite of MicroSurvey tools, built specifically for the demanding needs of land surveyors, contractors and civil engineers.

MicroSurvey embeddedCAD provides users with an intuitive interface on a complete survey drafting toolkit, including COGO, DTM, traversing, adjustments, volumes, contouring and more. With two available feature levels – Premium and Standard – embeddedCAD gives users the choice between two tiers of features to ensure they are getting precisely what they need. MicroSurvey embeddedCAD 2014 includes a licensed copy of AutoCAD OEM 2014 and it opens and saves AutoCAD® 2014 drawing files, so implementing it in existing AutoCAD environments is smooth, painless and free of conflicts.

This release includes many new features requested directly from customers. "Several years ago we implemented a transparent and easy to use online feedback forum where our customers could submit their ideas and suggestions for improvements to our products," said Darcy Detlor, president of MicroSurvey. "The feedback system lets our users propose their feature requests and allows them to cast votes on any request that has been submitted. Requests with the most votes are given the highest priority and get our attention, ensuring that we are working on features that our customers really want." Staying on top of which features are most used in this industry, and providing the most logical combinations of these features is how MicroSurvey has been able to stick to their mission of providing the absolute best value in software – hands down.

MicroSurvey focused its development efforts on adding several new geodetic tools, hundreds of new coordinate systems, and geoid files - users can now store and edit points using their latitude and longitude values, view combined scale factors and convergence angles at any point in their drawing or project database, and transform between ellipsoidal and orthometric elevations using geoid files. Other powerful new productivity tools include a 2D draw mode for creating a 2D drawing while maintaining 3D elevation data, rescaling tools for changing the base drawing unit of an entire drawing or specific text, and much more!

MicroSurvey offers free trial versions for all of its major software – download MicroSurvey embeddedCAD 2014 today!
Brian Sloman
Development Manager
MicroSurvey Software Inc.

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