When it comes to land surveys, we want you to know that this kind of thing has been existing for a very long time now, starting from the day many of us come to a realization that holding on to their own land is of utmost importance and essentiality. When a land is being surveyed, surveyors are using specialized tools and equipments so that owners will know how wide, how, far, how big or even how small the land they have is that is why there are lots of land surveying tools created for such a purpose. But then again, these land surveying tools went out of fashion for quite some time until they came back again during the middle age. Then reason behind why land surveying tools were brought back is because of the renewed interest of land owners to hold their land, not to mention that they want to know as well how much they had and to make sure that there was no on one land that they owned.
The land surveying equipments that are used in today’s modern day and time are very similar to the ones used centuries ago, but of course, with the touch of technology and some of the best upgrades. In this present day and time that we live in, with technology being in the middle of its heyday, every single equipments used for land surveys undergo drastic changes, and certainly, the computer is the one transforming this particular industry.
There are lots of land surveying materials being used before and even now such as the theodolite, a land surveying tools known for being one of the most popular and most commonly used one. Not too long ago, theodolite, albeit the fact that it was more technologically advanced than other equipments, were used in conducting a wide range of land surveys. With the passing of time, there are now so many changes and improvements happening towards theodolite and one of which is it turning into an electronic one. Since theodolite was made electronic, its name was changed from theodolite to EDM or electronic measurement device or the what we call as total stations.
Another land surveying equipment that brought the industry into the age of computers is the GPS surveying. Talking about GPS, one thing that you should know about it is that it actually pertains to an acronym which means Global Positioning System and is using satellite technology to do land surveying or land measurements.