Least Squares Done Right.


How Can STAR*NET Help?

Least Squares software
World Renowned
MicroSurvey’s STAR*NET is the world’s most recognized least squares adjustment software. STAR*NET has earned a reputation for being simple to use, powerfully accurate and reliable as a provider of least squares adjustment solutions. STAR*NET’s results serve as the benchmark for the industry, and is legislated as the mandatory adjustment package in some jurisdictions when used in plan submissions! Users often tell us that when they decided to add least squares adjustment to their workflow, implementing STAR*NET was the next logical step. Let STAR*NET help you improve both the precision of your work and your confidence; by using our world class least squares adjustment software, you can trust that you’ve got it right!
Features Used
Adjusted Observations
Network Plot
Accurate, verifiable
Outputs Coordinates
All surveying workflows allow you to compute positions. Using STAR*NET allows you to compute positions, identify the reliability of these positions, and easily sift through the data to reassure yourself that the results are true and free of systematic errors. When processing your measurements, STAR*NET gives you dynamic tips that identify problems and help you learn the required workflow. STAR*NET guides you through assessing your network, helping to ensure that all accepted measurements have the required “goodness of fit”, while comprehensive listing and output options allow you to document your process. This enables you to demonstrate to your clients that the results meet their standards, and that your reference can be relied upon as the pillar of their operation. When you add STAR*NET to your workflow, you’ll never find yourself feeling like you’ve thrown numbers into a “black box”, blindly trusting that the results are accurate; you’ll know they are!
Features Used
Find Point
Inline Error Messages
Multiple Sensors, Multiple Brands
Best solution for combining sensor types
From RPLS forums right down to our direct support team, our customers have told us over and over that “STAR*NET does one thing, least squares, and it does it well.” Least squares adjustments are provided by many solutions, though typically as a part of a package that works with proprietary data from proprietary sensors. STAR*NET provides you with a least squares adjustment solution that works with all your data sources and requirements. There are importers and conversion utilities for data from all major manufacturers. STAR*NET works in 1D (Level), 2D and 3D adjustments and simplifies combining and exporting both ground and grid data. STAR*NET is a practical tool for combining data from total stations, levels, GNSS and gyroscopes. Input data can be given weights to reflect input from old and new instruments, 2D and 3D data and even control points that have long since gone missing. With these robust features, it is no wonder why so many companies have been growing STAR*NET networks for 20+ years, providing a big asset to their company.
Features Used
The Features You Need...
STAR*NET is the easiest Least Squares Adjustment package to use and understand
It integrates data easily
Conventional total station measurements can be easily combined with GPS vectors and leveling data
Input files are simple to work with and understand
The STAR*NET data input file can be created by many software packages. Records are one per line and can be edited with any text editor
Results are clear and reliable
STAR*NET results are well formatted for quick review.
Confidence in your work
Geo-referencing your surveys is much easier than working locally. Reports output both Geodetic and Ground coordinates with combined scale factors
Data converters for all types of formats
Designed for converting raw data from various data collection packages into STAR*NET data format

What Our Customers Are Saying

Over the past ten years I've found STAR*NET software to be very consistent in handling raw data files for input to GPS, traversing or leveling adjustments. The least squares adjustment algorithms produce reports that are easy to scan and identify network problems that need to be fixed.

I look forward to using STAR*NET for many years to come on transportation control projects.

I have been using STAR*NET almost everyday for the last 5 years. It is the perfect tool for combining conventional, GPS and leveling data into a control network and checking the validity in a rigorous manner. The data input and interface elements make it quite simple to perform a Least-Squares adjustment on any type of survey, large or small. It is simply the best adjustment program that I have used.

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