Westminster, Colo., June 8, 2021—Spectra Geospatial introduced today the Spectra® Geospatial Origin software and the new Ranger 5 Data Collector, a powerful field software and hardware combination designed to equip surveying professionals with innovative and intuitive field tools needed to increase productivity and efficiency.
Spectra Geospatial Origin field software is the new software professional surveyors need for expediency in handling a full range of projects including topographic survey, control, staking and roading. This is an intuitive and reliable solution with a full range of features, including one-tap, easy-to-use feature coding, powerful COGO computing, a map layer manager, and graphical staking of points, lines, arcs, and polylines from maps.
”Spectra Geospatial Origin is the next generation in field productivity, efficiency and reliability,” said Olivier Casabianca, vice president Spectra Geospatial “Over the years professionals have relied on Spectra Geospatial to get the job done, and we are excited to announce this next generation for today and tomorrow.” Spectra Geospatial Origin supports the Android and Windows 10 operating systems with connections to GNSS, robotic and mechanical instruments, and supports integrated surveying workflows.
The fifth generation Spectra Geospatial Ranger 5 has a heritage that traces back to one of the first field computers for land surveyors. From the beginning, the Ranger has been designed to get every job done consistently, efficiently––and right.
“The Ranger 5 is a hard working, Android-based survey field data collector, built to handle the diverse range of projects our customers work on everyday. We are confident that the Ranger 5’s quality and durability is an ideal solution for our customer’s data collection needs,” said Olivier Casabianca. The Ranger 5’s five-inch screen and full alphanumeric backlit keyboard enable surveyors to work quickly and efficiently, even while wearing gloves. Its lightweight and rugged construction with exceptional battery life making it reliable and easy to use, even in tough field conditions. The Ranger 5 also supports the Spectra Geospatial EMPOWER Module system, for use with the EM11X family (RFID/Barcode) and EM120 (Long Range Radio).
Combining the Android-based Spectra Geospatial Ranger 5 and Spectra Geospatial Origin field software creates a powerful next generation of field solutions for professional surveyors. Together, the Ranger 5 and Origin can tackle the full range of customer projects quickly and efficiently.
Origin software and the Ranger 5 Data collector are expected to be available in the second quarter of 2021 through the Spectra Geospatial global dealer network. For more information visit: www.spectrageospatial.com.
About Spectra Geospatial
Spectra Geospatial delivers quality products to the survey, GIS and construction markets. Focusing on the specific needs of the market, the Spectra Geospatial brand offers a complete product portfolio including Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Geographic Information System (GIS), optical total stations, data collection hardware, field and office software.
Spectra Geospatial surveying equipment is an economical choice that utilizes technologies for optimal efficiency. With convenience and reliability as the foundation of the Spectra Geospatial brand, it is an ideal choice for value—backed with the strong technical support that users have come to expect from a quality name in surveying and construction.
Lea Ann McNabb