CaveSurvey software for Android

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CaveSurvey software for Android

Postby lz1asl » Feb 16, 2016 7:05 am


I would like to raise discussion about Android surveying software I'm involved in. It is open source and you can get it from
I know many cavers are happy working with DistoX and I have to admit this is a great way of surveying. CaveSurvey tries to help if you don't have one or you already have different surveying devices. So far it can use any combination of manual input, several(5 so far including DistoX) Bluetooth laser distance meters or the Android sensors. There is also simple preview, sketching and several export options, etc but is a nice ground for extending it further. Slightly outdated poster of the features is present here
What do you think?

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Re: CaveSurvey software for Android

Postby LWB » Feb 18, 2016 1:42 pm

Interesting. Don't have any Android devices to test it.

I would think the accuracy of the built in sensors would be extremely poor for cave surveying.

Nice that it gives another option for use with the Disto X besides Palm and Windows Mobile software. It would be nice to hear from people who are using it.
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Re: CaveSurvey software for Android

Postby rl23455 » May 15, 2016 8:37 pm

TopoDroid is already out there...
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