Chronology of the launches of our customized survey monitoring solutions

At SETTOPSurvey our history has always been marked by the challenges we have faced and overcome alongside our customers. Since the very beginning in 1988, customized survey monitoring solutions and many launches of geopositioning hardware and software have been a constant and at the forefront of a team highly motivated by our work and research projects. If you want to learn a bit more about our history and background or discover the new technologies and innovative launches that have got us to where we are today, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Just let us know your needs and we will be delighted to meet the challenges of the future at your side.

1988 – Topograf v1.0

Computerized data dumping application. It allowed you to dump field data on a computer and then process the data in CAD, bend it and print it. No longer available.

1995 – Settop NiCd 12V/5AH

Five amp field battery that allowed the continuous use of total stations during a full working day. No longer available.

1996 – Software TopoWind

Developed from the Topograf v1.0 on Windows with upgraded visuals that implemented a new module for editing and representation of layout axes. No longer available.

1997– Charger 1202

Intelligent charger with charge and discharge process to prevent the memory effect.

1997- Data cable adapter

RS232 powered data cable to transfer data from geodimeters and Trimble controllers to PCs. Available.

1997 – Pigtail Cables

Cables specifically designed for surveying applications. Available.

1998 – Software Menu98

Data dump software for geodimeter/Trimble total stations with self orientation process, edit and format conversion to CAD files/field notebook for loading stake-out points. No longer available.

1998- Custom cables

High quality, anti-acid design, teflon covers and separate sections for communication and power supply. Available.

2000- Software Menu 2000

Further development of the Menu 98 with a new transformation module and a layout axis module for total stations and Geodimeters and Trimble controllers. Available.

2003 – Land Surveying accessories

Land Surveying accessories, Designed specifically for surveyors. Available.

2005 – Data Convert

Software to simplify the process of file conversion and data transformation for day to day axis work. Compatible with office software and Trimble equipment. Available.

2006 – GPS AL-102 RTK

First dual-frequency GPS receiver developed and manufactured entirely in our laboratories. L1/L2/L5 centimetric precision, compact and the lightest product on the market.

2006 – RM3D

 Advanced system for measuring topographical and track parameters: monitoring, control, data collection and stake-out of rail track.

2006 – Auscultation Software

Software developed for monitoring earth and structural movements. Via the use of total stations and GPSs, data from one or more terminals can be monitored thereby ensuring complete geometric control of any possible movements over time.

2008 – SETTOP GPRS Kit

Integrated Kit for connection to VRS networks through the Internet with Trimble field controllers TSC2 and Recon.

2009 – SETTOP Repeater

Solution that allows you to work with CORS networks in areas of limited reception for GSM/GPRS transmitting of differential corrections via radio to users.

2009 – Bridge Thrust Software

Software that allows geometric control during bridge thrust. Allows you to monitor data taken from total stations and GPSs on a PC with reference to the axes of the project.

2010 – Control Box 3D

System for remote monitoring that lets the users control and obtain data in real time from equipment stationed at a large distance.

2010 – Positioning Boxes Software

Application for positioning terrestrial or maritime boxes.

2010 – Positioning Vertical Dikes Software

Software that allows geometric control for positioning and anchoring of boxes that form vertical dikes.


Advanced system for measuring parameters of track and topography, incorporating distinct methods of measuring.

2011 – SETTOP M1

First GNSS receiver that integrates all the solutions for land surveying and engineering in one device.

2012 – SETTOP Trimble SDK

Applications for Trimble ACCESS: Levelme and Athletics

2012 – SETTOP Applications Package

Set of field applications and office utilities for surveying and engineering that supplies specific solutions for highly specialized jobs.

2016 – SETTOP Battery II

The new generation of Settop batteries, which are compatible with most total station, GNSS receiver and Laser Scanner brands in the market.

2016 – SETTOP Battery ADL/TDL

The newly designed carbon fibre battery combined with the latest Lithium Ion technology, revolutionises the concept of power supply for these radios.

2017 – SETTOP IST Connect

Settop IST Connect allows you to easily access, manage and communicate with your topography equipment through the Internet.

2018 – SETTOP Neptune Software

Software for maritime works: guided system for dumping material in maritime works, positioning software for cranes, 3D floating caissons placement software.