Area surveying – efficient. Precise. Professional.


Precise and complete collection of area data – the requirements for land surveying in the agricultural sector have increased significantly in recent years. As such, a number of tasks need to be mastered.

For farmers or agricultural service providers, it was therefore important to develop legally compliant solution packages for accurate land registration, especially for the submission of the EU land application.

LACOS offers individual packages of hardware and software components that are specially designed to meet these requirements.

  • Capture, processing and evaluation of local GPS data
  • Measurement of different object types (points, lines, areas, collection points, islands)
  • Wireless recording takes place directly on site at the object
  • Support of different coordinate systems
  • Management of the objects in projects
  • Creation of templates for more targeted surveying work
  • Various functions for importing and exporting information
  • Tailored to the needs of farmers and agricultural service providers


  • No time-consuming installation and setup work in advance
  • Solution packages tailored to individual applications consisting of hardware and software components
  • Packages are oriented to accuracy gradations
  • Positional deviation of up to approx. 3 m, 1 m, < 10 cm
  • Data acquisition and processing meets the requirements of EU application conformity

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Dominic Biering
Product Specialist, Precision FarmingDominic BieringConsulting, SupportCommunication German, EnglishPhone +49 36628.6 88-21Fax +49 36628.6 88-17Mobile phone+49 0162.13 66 714E-maildbprotect@protectlacosprotect.protectde
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Application areas

  • Surveying of agricultural areas
  • Division of agricultural land
  • Location of boundary markers
  • Support of soil sampling
  • Recording of special objects, e.g. drainage systems

Main functionalities

  • Recording of GPS coordinates to points, lines, areas and islands
  • Manual input of coordinates for points, lines and areas
  • Digitisation of objects
  • Finding areas and points
  • Parts of existing areas to subareas
  • Converting recorded areas to islands and back
  • Individual customisation of data acquisition
  • Organisation of data acquisition in various projects
  • Recording and processing of objects in different coordinate systems
  • Transfer of the recorded information as Shape file or KML to field files and GIS programs
  • Distribution of the export files to third parties via apps, e.g. e-mail clients, DropBox or GoogleDrive
  • Import of information from KML or shape files
  • Can be used on various types of hardware with Android operating system

LACOS – A committed company

Regionally, as well as beyond its borders

The philosophy of LACOS is characterised by innovation, sustainability, customer satisfaction and employee safety. The commitment to implement these guiding principles and integrate them into the company's day-to-day operations has been confirmed by the wide range of awards and certificates that we have received.

In 2007 and 2011, LACOS won a silver medal at "Agritechnica" – the world's leading trade fair for agricultural technology – thanks to its innovative ideas.

The recruitment and securing of skilled workers are important management pillars at LACOS. Internal structures, processes and measures are always interpreted in terms of reconciling work and family life.

From the idea to the finished product – all development steps for the company's proprietary software products are carried out exclusively at the two German company locations.

After LACOS had been announced as one the finalists for the Grand Prize for Medium-Sized Businesses in 2016, the company was one of 30 companies in 2017 to be awarded the Medium-Sized Business Prize. 

The health and well-being of employees is an important asset for LACOS. Internal health management uses various measures to make work, organisation, structures and processes healthy.

LACOS was once awarded the “Innovative through Research” seal for 2018/2019 by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V., the German donors' association for the promotion of humanities and sciences.

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