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ELCOVISION 10 ElTheo is a "device driver" for a tachymeter with serial or Bluetooth ports. It enables various tachymeter to communicate directly with a CAD system. The tachymeter became a 3d digitizer for the CAD system. Alle drawing functions of the CAD system became measurent functions. You draw online a 3D model of the object.

The integration of the measuring instrument into the CAD environment gives also the advantage that construction and measurement is one single process. You can also measure distances with a folding rule or a Leica DISTO and use them directly in the drawing.

The Stationing of the Tachymeter

Besides from stationing on known points it is possible to define a local system of coordinates This system of coordinates can be defined at will in any direction. It can also be defined by two measurements defining the the x axis, e.g. setting the axis parallel to a facade.


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Free Stationing

If there is already a CAD drawing or a file of known point then free stationing is available too. You simply select the visible points in the CAD drawing and measure them with the tachymeter. The free stationing module supports 2D and 3D orientation.

The Measurement Methods of ElTheo
ElTheo offers 3 differently measuring methods. The normal polar measurement, the plane intersection measurement and the beam intersection measurement. All measured points are logged in 3D, and can be projected additionally to any plane. If you need to survey a ground plane etc the measurement is also projected into this plane but logged 3D. Sometimes you get very big coordinates for the measurent. Then you can add an offset to these measurement in order to get handy coordinates for the drawing.

Balanced Spatial Planes for Projection and Intersections
A spatial plane can be defined by as many as desired points. Additional planes can be defined as parallel planes or perpendicular planes to existing planes. You can name any plane for reference purposes. The planes can be used for projections, intersections, defining a user coordinate system in the CAD etc.

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The Stake Out Module
The stake out module of ELCOVISION 10 ElTheo is used particularly to check existing plans or also for showing points in the location. Motorized tachymeters are directly controlled by ElTheo.

Additional Functions
In the projection measurement mode a maximum distance can be set. If the measured point is too far away from the projection plane the user is notified.

All measurements are logged automatically by ElTheo. These points can be transferred at any time into the CAD drawing. During the transfer you can also project them into a plane. The transferd points can be labled with their point number, coordinates etc.


ELCOVISION 10 ELTheo Functions And Comparison with THEO online

Supported Total Stations and Protocols

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Leica GSI 16/32

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Leica GeoCOM

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Trimble ("For M5" Protokoll)

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Topcon

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Total Station Stationing and Orientation

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Local system of coordinates by direction measurement of the total station or measuring 2 points at the object

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Balanced free stationing with 2 or more points or directly by picking points in a CAD drawing

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Total Station Measuring Methods

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Polar measurement with or without reflector

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Polar measurement with plane intersection

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Intersection with multiple beams from 2 or more point of views

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Stake out of points or CAD drawing entities with direct control of motorized total stations

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3D-logging of all measurements

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Direct measuring of intersections and projections with all measuring methods mentioned above

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Definition of 3D Planes

These planes can be used for projections, intersections etc.

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Balanced spatial plane by 3 or more 3D-points

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Definition of parallel planes by points or with arbitrary distance to other planes

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Definition of perpendicular planes to arbitrary other spatial planes

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Seamless integrated into the following CAD Systems
All drawing functions of the CAD become measurement functions

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AutoCAD 2007 - 2014 Details

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BricsCAD V12 - V14 Details

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Additional CAD Functions

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Direct measurement of ground planes with automatic aerea calculation

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Direc measurement and drawing of 2D windows and doors

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Direct measurement of walls, doors, windows etc. in AutoCAD Architectural Desktop with Facility Management Details

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Measuring and drawing of plumb lines

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Measuring and drawing of single segmented lines

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Echtes 3D trimmen von Linien

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Simultaneous measuring and drawing of 3D-trimmed lines

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Simultaneous measuring and drawing of 3D-balanced lines

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Simultaneous measuring and drawing of UCS aligned lines

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Circle intersection construction function

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Drawing of 3D-circles and circular arcs with three 3D-measurements with plausi┬Čbility check

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Drawing 3D-rectangles with three 3D-measurements with plausibility check

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2D-projection of a drawing into any plane

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Optimized merging of single lines into 2D-polylines and 3D-polylines

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Integrated 3D-surface modeller for generating waterproof surfaces from 3D-clouds of points and 3D-line drawings Details

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Built-in generating of contour maps from surface models

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Special measuring functions for inserting blocks with automatic block adjustment

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Special measuring functions for measur┬Čing cylinders and right parallelepipeds

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Languages and Operating Systems

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Software language German

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Software language English

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Software language French

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Runs with Windows 95/98

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Runs with Windows NT/2000

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Runs with Windows XP/Vista/7 32 und 64Bit

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