The FieldGenius Advantage

FieldGenius gives you a competitive advantage in the field. Some of our customers have reported up to a 30% reduction in the time it takes them to complete a job because of the advantages FieldGenius offers. 

When surveyors first look at FieldGenius their first reaction is "this is different." When they use it in the field, they quickly realize that this difference makes a difference.


  • Code-free linework: Linework is created automatically without entering codes and is instantly displayed, eliminating the need for a separate sketch. No need to connect the dots back at the office.
  • Advanced display with high-def graphics and intuitive interface: FieldGenius is laid out with logical icons, customizable toolbars, smart objects and easy to use GPS and total station controls.
  • Easy stakeout: Choose between graphical compass, grid, and map staking modes to easily stake out points. Viewing direction can be adjusted based on your preferences.
  • Works on more displays than ever: High-defintion, standard (or legacy) definition, widescreen, portrait, tablet-style - you name it.
  • Productivity tasks: Customize your data collector by assigning commands to your keypad keys.
  • Calculating tools: Access the built in RPN calculator from any edit field.
  • Hardware freedom of choice: FieldGenius works with many GPS receivers, unlike our competition where proprietary software must be used with the receiver (or visa versa). FieldGenius also works on a multitude of hand-held data collectors. We believe you shouldn't have to buy all new equipment just to upgrade one component.
  • Plus advanced roading, surfacing, slope staking, smart-points, DXF & LandXML import/ export and full robotic and GPS support. FieldGenius is the choice of organizations that value productivity.

Top Features


Total Station and GPS Support


FieldGenius supports all popular conventional and robotic total stations, as well as most RTK GPS receivers.


Easy to use instrument toolbar ensures that your instrument options and settings are easily accessible.

  OmniSTAR support


Powerful Road Module


FieldGenius roading module is the most powerful and easy to use roading available.


Manually input your alignment data including centerline, vertical and template data.


Powerful alignment staking tools help you stake your points along your alignment with confidence. After you've staked your points, generate cut sheet reports using our cut sheet generator.



All the staking tools you will ever need


FieldGenius includes staking commands for points, lines, arcs, alignments and 3D surfaces.


A cut sheet generator helps you determine if the points you staked are where they should be.


Choose between compass, grid, and map staking modes.


Adjust viewing direction to north, prism, instrument, and user point.


Next point routine helps you quickly select next point to stake out.


Works with tablets and desktop PCs.



Works with Tablets and Desktop PCs


Not just for mobile devices & data collectors - it works great on Windows-based tablets as well!


The desktop version is great for learning how to use FieldGenius and it comes with all the same tools and functions that are available on the data collector version.


Use it to manually input your alignment data prior to heading out to the field, or use it to check projects that the field crew just downloaded.


Projects are interchangeable between the desktop version and your data collector.


 It's Easy to Use

The Tap'n Survey interface allows you to take shots, stake points, edit coords, stake a line, or any of the things you do all day long. A single graphics tap takes you immediately to the function you want.

  Our logical icons and real toolbars are easy to use and understand.  Larger buttons for common commands make it easy to pick on the screen.
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You get more work done faster with our advanced interface that skips all the complicated menus.



 Code-free Connectivity
  Line connectivity is not feature code dependent. A single line may be made up of points having different feature codes.
  FieldGenius Linework Collection Example
  Preset codes are not required. Best linework available!
  FieldGenius supports multiple lines using the same feature code.
  Supports quick and easy line editing.
   Arcs, Lines, and Splines are all fully 3D and can all be used in the same figure.

 Painless Data Transfer
  MicroSurvey's ActiveSync support automatically connects with FieldGenius to show you all the projects on your device. Upload and download with a mouse click.

FieldGenius uses RW5 files for raw data. This allows you to transfer your raw files into any modern surveying software.

  Coordinate and connectivity files are standard dbase format files that can be opened in Excel for further processing. Our database is open to you.

 Advanced Autodesk Land Desktop Support
  Painless way to get your data directly from FieldGenius into LDD.  NO other software is needed.  Just export directly from FieldGenius to an FBK file, then import into the Survey module.
  Our transfer sends both coordinates and linework into LDD.

Linework comes in as LDD Figures to make them easy to work with.  Coordinates are true LDD coordinates that list & print as normal.  A Huge time saver - no file conversions - just import directly from your data collector!


 Advanced Display
  Improves the ease and speed of your survey data collection

Details of each shot can be displayed in a small pop up window in your drawing (HA, VA, SD, Next Point ID and Target Height)

  View coordinates, drawing info and computation results using the display
  Added color control, view filtering and point symbols

 Contouring, Surfacing, and Volume Calculations
  Create accurate contours in your hand.
  One tap functionality.  Modeling could not be easier.
  Automatic support for breaklines.

 Superior Data Import
  More data imports than other software. Our RW5 support allows you to take an RAW file out of a TDS data collector and reprocess it into coordinates.
  DXF direct import including lines, arcs, polylines, points, text and 3D faces.
  LandXML direct import. Includes LandXML alignments, parcels, points and surfaces.

 Custom toolbars
  Custom instrument control toolbars for GPS and total stations on the main interface minimizes the need to dig into menus for common toggles and settings.
  Everything is at your fingertips

 One-Tap measure and store shot functionality
  When in SideShot mode, the big measure button makes taking a shot easy. Just tap the screen with your finger and it takes a shot.  No searching for the Enter key or a small button on the screen. Our "shot" button is about the size of your thumb!
  Smart toolbars provide direct command access from data picked from the drawing.

 Large icons, logical layout, high def graphics
  Informative icons in logical layouts help you breeze through menus at a spectacular pace.
  High resolution graphics make use of the newer high-dpi screens. Crisp and clear text, symbols and other visual elements.

 Works on more Windows CE hardware models and Windows tablets
  FieldGenius works on more Windows CE hardware models than the competition. Check out our Supported Hardware page for more detail.
  Need a larger screen? FieldGenius works on all Windows 7 and Windows CE tablets. Such as the Algiz 7 by Handheld, and the Mesa Rugged Notepad by Juniper Systems.
  Choose the hardware device that’s right for your durability requirements and fiscal restraints, not your software.