Resources Contact Us Home
Handheld surveying device and method

Image Number 3 for United States Patent #5977908.

A handheld survey device includes a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver for receiving position information, a pointer to point to the location to be measured, a measuring device to measure the distance between the handheld device and the location to be measured and a level and heading device to determine the level and heading of the handheld device. A processor located within the handheld device computes the position of the location using the position information, the distance measured between the handheld device and the location, and the level and heading information. The position computed meets the stringent accuracy requirements dictated by survey applications without the use of a range pole.

  Recently Added Patents
Video-recording reservation management apparatus, method, program, and system
Dual use photovoltaic system
Satellite communication network
Devices, systems, and methods for tactile feedback and input
Retrievable outgoing audio messaging
Fuel cell module
Apparatus, electronic component and method for generating reference voltage
  Randomly Featured Patents
Synthetic ester base stocks for low emission lubricants
IC recorder
Cap opening and closing mechanism
Systems and methods for providing geographical information to a mobile communications device
Convertible loft furniture
Common debug adaptor in a multiple computer programming language environment
Paper napkin
Organizational device
Cockroach trap
Rotary damper