Dataforensics in development phase of the next version of PLog for iOS/Android/Windows 8

Norcross, Georgia, June 2012 – Dataforensics, developer of PLog for geotechnical and geoenvironmental data collection, announces that it will be migrating the popular data collection tool to run on iOS, Android and Microsoft Windows 8 operating systems giving users the flexibility of hardware.

The evolution of PLog will allows users a nearly unlimited number of hardware options for field data collection, furthering the digital data collection model that Dataforensics has been a proponent of from the inception of the company.

The next iteration of PLog will greatly enhance usability by allowing users to leverage new hardware options with increased screen size, faster processors, greater storage capacity and faster real time data sharing with the availability of cellular network as well as WIFI connections.

Specific new PLog features will includes:

  • More customizable user interface. Customize which data collection parameters are shown in each module and in what order the items are shown
  • Graphical Log Preview. The ability to view a standardized borehole log in graphical format as data is entered has been a common request from our users.  That dream is now a reality as you will be able to view the log graphically on the data collection device so you can better visualize the investigation as it is proceeding.
  • Real?time data availability. The ability to send the data and/or the standardized log report electronically directly from the field makes sharing data with your colleagues a simple process enabling better communication between field and office staff.
  • A simpler, direct data export to gINT. Users will no longer be required to synchronize their handheld/tablet with their PC before working with their data in gINT. PLog will directly export field data to gINT, eliminating confusion for the user and simplifying installation and IT resources necessary to run the system.  
  • More streamlined navigation. No more tapping between screens to input a specific type of data – now all data can be accessed for a particular module on one screen.

"The next version of PLog will be the next major milestone in the effort to move the geotechnical and geoenvironmental industry towards digital technology. PLog v7 will streamline the data collection process even further and create even greater efficiencies in the process. We can’t wait for users to experience the new version of PLog" said Scott Deaton, President of Dataforensics.


The next version of PLog is currently under development and will be in beta in Q4 2012. PLog will be a low cost software download from iTunes, Android and Windows Marketplace.  

Dataforensics is a leader in developing and deploying geotechnical and geoenvironmental software applications which help geologists, geotechnical and environmental engineers, and engineering technicians accomplish field and office work in less time, with more accuracy and with higher qualitydata. Dataforensics leads the digital data collection effort in geotechnical/geoenvironmental investigations and will further push the industry with PLog for iOS/Android/Windows 8.