OTISS is being constantly improved to meet the requirements and suggestions made by our customers.

May 2017 – Take Photos as part of the Survey

You can store photos and other documents with each tree or item. A good photo may reduce the need to provide a detailed description, and so speed up the survey process.  Read More…

March 2017 – Australia and New Zealand

OTISS users in Australia and New Zealand now have a list of native trees species. We also support GDA/MGA and NZTM2000 map reference systems. Read more…

March 2017 – Various Updates

Our latest release of the website and survey apps contains a lots of small enhancements and bugfixes. Read about the main ones…

February 2017 – Our new website has gone live!

We have updated the layout and format of the sales and support websites. They are now much easier to use on tablets and phones. We hope that the simpler menus, better layout and search features of the support website will help our users to quickly find what they need.

October 2016 – CAD Drawings – DWG and DXF

CAD drawings (in DWG and DXF formats) can be loaded directly into OTISS to use as your site/topo plan. Read all about our CAD support.

October 2016 – Geo-reference your PDFs and site plans

You can tell OTISS the grid references for your PDF site plans and use them with GPS and aerial views.  Read more about geo-referencing.

July 2016 – Google Aerial Maps

Google Roads map, Google Aerial map and Open Street Maps are now available on the OTISS website and all the Android™ survey apps.

July 2016 – More survey customisation features

Our survey forms are now much more configurable; names, picklist, mandatory, range checks… Read more about the new survey customisation features.

January 2016 – Using OTISS and GIS

Many of our customers have to deal directly or indirectly with Geographic information system (GIS) systems. Read more about the GIS features and formats.

October 2015  – Improved Survey apps

We recently improved all our Android Survey apps with a range of new features to make your surveying easier. Tool Bar, List View, more Settings – read more…

March 2015  – New TreeSafety features

New Tree Safety features have appeared on the OTISS website and survey apps. Tree Species, tag numbers, Risk Zones – read more…

March 2015 – New BS5837 Features

New features for BS5837 surveys include Estate Tree Species, Crown Radius and RPA on maps, tag numbers. Read more…

September 2014 – Excel Template Reports

A powerful system to provide you with a range of Excel reports with data tables and summary charts.  Read more about our Excel Template Reports.

August 2014 – Tree Risk Assessment

OTISS now supports various tree safety risk assessment methodologies (e.g. ISA, Matheny and Clark 1994, THREATS ). Read more…

March 2014 Printing Maps

Two new features have been added on the Maps page.  Icon sizes and Printing Maps.

March 2014 Support for Excel 2013

We have added a set of reports using the Excel XLSX format (in addition to the existing XLS format). These allow for better integration with Microsoft Office 2013 which expects all Excel documents to be in the XLSX format. Support for Excel 2013