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Meet the Emlid Flow app with the linework, coding, and more

Emlid Flow survey app

Emlid is introducing new functionality and the new name of our survey app. Meet Emlid Flow—the highly upgraded ReachView 3 app featuring the new professional survey tools. 

We have developed new features to simplify your work both in the field and the office. We have enhanced the Emlid Flow app functionality for fieldwork with easy-to-use linework and coding. For greater flexibility, we have also launched a cloud-based service that allows you to manage survey data from the comfort of the office. If you feel intrigued, let’s drill down to the major improvements.

 

New features for land surveyors

The updated app brings new options for geospatial professionals. We have developed long-awaited features to amplify your team’s productivity.

Linework 

With Emlid Flow, you can now create the linework on the go. Measure and move ahead with just a few taps. Make data collection a breeze using predefined geometry types or a full-blown code library. The linework is displayed immediately, so you can always see how your project is progressing. 

While staking a line using Emlid Flow visual guides, you can easily navigate to a line, and stake out a line with an offset and with a chainage. Find out the detailed guide for collecting and staking out lines in our Docs.

Staking a line in Emlid Flow

Staking a line in Emlid Flow

Coding

Emlid Flow supports the coding of points and lines during collection in the field. This enables you to measure and describe objects seamlessly. Upload your custom code library or use a standard one built into Emlid Flow, which has more than a hundred codes available from the start.

Forget about typing the description for each point and line—just choose a code from a library at your fingertips. You can quickly switch between different object codes, start or continue collecting the lines, and create new codes on the go right in your survey project. Read more about working with codes in our Docs.

Collecting a line with Emlid Flow

Collecting a line in Emlid Flow

Satellite map view 

One more new feature brings several map layers. Now you can switch between a standard map and satellite imagery.

 

Data management with Emlid Flow 360

Your app is synchronized with a cloud-based service Emlid Flow 360. It allows you to access and manage your survey data from the browser at flow360.emlid.com

With Emlid Flow 360, you can prepare for the fieldwork from the comfort of your office—create a project, configure the coordinate system, choose a code library or upload a new one, or just import all the necessary data. It is immediately available inside the Emlid Flow app. No need to check if the latest version is on the collector because it syncs automatically for each linked project. Check out the guides for preparing and managing projects in our Docs.

Custom code library in Emlid Flow 360

Custom code library in Emlid Flow 360

When the fieldwork is done, forget about manually transferring files from controllers—just log in at Emlid Flow 360, and all your field data is safely backed up here. The app can work offline and synchronize data to Emlid Flow 360 as soon as your phone is back online. From the cloud service, you can export or import projects in DXFs, Shapefiles, and flexible CSVs just like in Emlid Flow. 

Data import in Emlid Flow 360

Data import in Emlid Flow 360

 

Subscribe to enable new features

All the features previously available in the ReachView 3 app moved to Emlid Flow and remain free with the Standard plan. As before, Emlid Flow enables you to configure Reach receivers, collect and stake out points, export and import data in CSV, DXF, and Shapefile formats. The free Standard plan also includes the core features of Emlid Flow 360—sync with the app, project creation, and data export and import.

We will continue delivering updates available for free so that you can easily handle the fieldwork with the Emlid Flow app and keep your data in sync with Emlid Flow 360. 

To access new features, subscribe to the Survey plan—it brings linework and coding with more innovations on the horizon. A single subscription works across both Emlid Flow and Emlid Flow 360. The Survey plan at a special price of $240/year, when billed yearly, is available in Emlid Flow 360. A monthly subscription comes for $25/month and is available for purchase in Emlid Flow 360, App Store, and Google Play. Local taxes may apply.

Emlid Flow subscription plans

Existing installations of ReachView 3 will automatically update to Emlid Flow with the Standard subscription plan. In case you disabled automatic updates on your device, you can manually update the app in Google Play or App Store.

If you want to try the new Emlid Flow features, subscribe and get the free 30-day trial of the Survey plan. You can cancel your subscription anytime and get back to a Standard plan free of charge.