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Corvallis Microtechnology Releases Farming GPS GIS App Print E-mail
Written by Corvallis Microtechnology   
Friday, 21 December 2012

December 20, 2012, Oregon, USA - CMTINC.COM announces the release of the Farming GPS GIS software application for the Apple iPad. During the last six months CMTINC.COM has released several simple app tools for using the iPad or iPhone to perform various  tasks on land features. In view that all of these GIS mapping functions could be useful for farming, farm sales, farm management and farm services, the supplier has incorporated these and other powerful functions in the Farming GPS GIS app. The app will let the user easily create a farm tract, a timber tract or any other land parcel by importing data in Shapefile or DXF format, by precise digitization or by entering deed calls. The acreage and perimeter will be promptly computed. The users will be able to easily divide or combine the farm plots and record attribute information for each farm plot. The users will also be able to enter formulas to compute values derived from the recorded data. For example, the yield per acre can be automatically calculated based on the yield for a farm plot and the acreage of the plot.

In conjunction with a compatible high-accuracy GPS device, the Point Stakeout function can help the user locate an old land mark, and the Line Stakeout function can help the user layout a long fence or pipeline.
Detailed Function List:
* Precisely digitize Points, Lines and Areas over the built-in Map.
* Import the shapes from Shapefile or DXF file.
* Create a Line or an Area by entering Deed Calls .
* Create buffer zones around a Line or Area Feature.
* Create grid points or grid lines over an Area Feature.
* Label the Features with ID and Attributes .
* Move existing nodes to fine-tune the map drawing.
* View the position, length and area of the Features.
* Maintain multiple attribute tables (Feature Lists).
* Tag the Features with pre-defined Attribute/Values.
* Enter a formula for an Attribute based on other Attributes.
* View or edit Attribute Values in a spread-sheet display.
* Sub-divide an Area by Direction Cut, Hinge Cut or a digitized Split-Line.
* Combine two adjacent Areas into one Area.
* Label the Lines with segment lengths and directions as well as corner angles.
* Label the Areas with size in acres and square feet or hectares and square meters.
* Measure distances and areas without saving the shapes.
* Create a Point from the entered address or coordinates.
* Create a Point or record a node by picking the GPS location.
* Use GPS to go to and stake out Points or nodes on a Feature.
* Use GPS to stake out a Line or Area boundary.
* Save the job data file for later use.
* Export Features in DXF format.
* Output the drawing and the coordinates to PDF.
* Email the job data files and the PDF files to your colleagues.
This app comes with a detailed built-in help document. It is available from the iTunes App Store.




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