From its earliest inception, ZIPLEVEL® technology has been recognized by the engineering and trade communities as a breakthrough in measurement technology - a fundamentally new and superior way of leveling and measuring elevations. With four strong patents ZIPLEVEL remains the only instrument of its kind in the world.


International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo
Best in Show - Pool Construction Product - 2022

International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo
Best Featured Pool Construction Product - 2019

International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo
First Place Best New Product Award - 2009

Cygnus Heavy Equipment World
Top 25 Products of 2003

Bank of America
Enterprise Award - 1996

California Society of Professional Engineeers
California New Product First Place Award - 1996

Design News / Computervision
Excellence in Design Grand Prize Award - 1996

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
San Diego Section Development Award - 1995

Electronic Component News / Analog Devices
Design '95 Engineering Achievement First Place Award

Popular Science
Best of What's New Award - 1994


American Rental Association Magazine - November 2018
General Tool - Concrete Equipment

Home Talk USA - June 23, 2012
Pre-recorded interview about ZIPLEVEL with Dennis L. Vories, P.E, CTO & CEO of Technidea Corporation by Michael King, the Cajun Contractor.

Landscape Contractor National - January 2003
ZIPLEVEL® PRO-2000 Boosts Performance & Profits - Dennis L. Vories, P.E.

Landsape Architect and Specifier News - December 2002
Elevating Performance and Profits - Dennis L. Vories, P.E.

Sunset Magazine - January 1997
The Electronic Toolbox

California Professional Engineer - October 1996

Design News - March 1996
Hydrostatic Altimeter Measures Elevation Directly - Mark A. Gottchalk

Electronic Component News - November 1995
Engineering Achievement Awards

Equipment World - April 1995
One Person Leveling Made Easy - By Rick Smith

Popular Science - January 1995
Staying On the Level In The Great Outdoors - Merle Henkenius

Tools Of The Trade - Spring 1994
Shooting Grade by Computer - John D. Wagner