Telepartner Systems' SAFS Mobile Application Management Server is joined with ClickSoftware resource scheduling tool to offer daily work schedules to field engineers, with routes and workplans fully optimised. Data is delivered via the GSM mobile network to mobile phones or handheld computers.
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Conversion of scanned maps, site plans and legacy drawings into DXF files that can be edited in any PC CAD program is now four times faster with the release of Scan2CAD version 6.1 from Softcover. Version 6.1 also adds a simpler method of colour vectorisation, has improved text recognition and a command line prompt enabling it to be run from within other applications. Download at www. rastertovector. com.
Ten local authorities across the UK have started using GIS supplier GGP Systems' new National Land and Property Gazetteer, which provides a central database for standardised, geo-referenced data.
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Timber frame design times could be reduced by up to 20% with the use of MBA Computing's Construction Designer Timber Frame software, according to MBA's latest customer Rushmoor Engineering Services. E-mail sales@mbacomputing. com
NBS Services, author of the National Building Specifications (NBS), has launched NBS Scheduler, generating priceable schedules of work and a reference specification based on the trades included in the schedule. www. nbsscheduler. co. uk lA free, independent marketplace for pre-owned construction equipment now offers over 2,300 machines with a value in excess of £36M.www. mascus. com