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Trimble Business Center | Recent Releases, Bulletins & Updates

By Vyom Kaushik posted 08-23-2023 10:19

  

Trimble Business Center: Recent Release

Check out the features and enhancements now available in our most recent release.

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v2023.11

Warranty Date – February 1, 2024

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

On behalf of the TBC Product and Engineering teams, we are pleased to share that TBC version 2023.11 is now available. This patch release was engineered in continuation of v2023.10. This TBC patch includes the latest Coordinate System Database update and exciting additions and fixes to Mobile Mapping, Construction and Point Cloud workflows.

 

You can download the latest TBC version or use the Check for Updates routine within TBC for the latest update.


For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the Trimble Business Center Community web page for version 2023.11 ReadMe.

v2023.1

Warranty Date-October 1, 2023

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

At the core of TBC Version 2023.10 lies a commitment to advancing productivity in the field through targeted feature extraction and streamlining data workflows. Here are some productivity boosts you can expect from this release:

  • Powerful Terrestrial Feature Extraction Techniques: By combining algorithmic rulesets with AI-based deep learning, you can now train your own region classes, allowing for highly accurate and customizable feature extraction.
  • Terrestrial and Photogrammetric Point Clouds: Advanced point cloud filtering, allowing users to create specific point cloud regions based on elevation data within sampling cells, making tasks like isolating bare ground more efficient. 
  • Mobile Mapping-Based Workflow: Pavement Condition Inspection (PCI) opens up new possibilities for data collection and analysis, making it easier than ever to assess road conditions and plan maintenance efforts.

In addition to advancing its feature extraction capabilities, TBC 2023.10 is all about connectivity and data integration. We're connecting the field and office, ensuring that your data flows seamlessly—for the ultimate field to finish workflow. These features contribute to the enhanced connectivity and integration you can expect from this release:

  • Simplified Data Transfer: We've streamlined the workflow for moving data from field to office. With a new, simplified process, you can transfer your data effortlessly, saving you time and reducing the risk of errors.
  • Feature Services: Connecting survey data directly into databases making it easier to manage and analyze your data. This integration ensures that your data is always up-to-date and accessible when you need it.
  • Trimble Maps Support: Trimble Maps provides you with more robust site context and ensures consistency with Trimble Access. This enhancement allows for better navigation and visualization of your project sites, improving overall project management.

TBC Version 2023.10 is essential for surveyors and geospatial professionals. With powerful feature extraction techniques and enhanced connectivity, you'll be equipped to tackle your projects with confidence and efficiency. Say goodbye to data silos and hello to a seamless field-to-finish workflow.

For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the TBC version 2023.1 Release Notes.

v5.90.1

Warranty Date–May 1, 2023

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

A Trimble® Business Center v5.90.1 patch is now available to download from the web, or you can perform an update to your current installation using the Check for Updates command in the software. This version fixes a variety of bugs and known issues, and it includes several new features. Please review the ReadMe for a comprehensive list of all the changes.

v5.90

Warranty Date–May 1, 2023

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      Mobile mapping batch processing Long pre-processing operations like scan generation, classification and colorization can be performed more efficiently in overnight sessions.

      Simplified point cloud stockpile extraction Automatically generate stockpile boundaries and calculate volumes without manual interaction.

      Point cloud classification and feature extraction With the implementation of deep learning capabilities, point cloud classifications are of higher quality and feature extraction has higher accuracy.

      Multi-code point feature specifications Selectively or automatically assign feature codes during point extraction, allowing flexibility to assign appropriate feature codes to varying extracted features when necessary.

      Expanded extraction support Automatically extract manhole diameters and extract multiple road markings of the same type within an area of interest, increasing speed.

      Streamline GIS Interoperability Exchange survey data with ESRI Feature Service or postgres database.

      Expanded third-party UAS support and higher-quality deliverables—Support any type of drone with the expanded sensor library in addition to access to tools that eliminate bright spots, enhance geometry in shadow areas

and more.

      Improved power, process and speed — Existing workflows across cadastral, mobile mapping and takeoff/mass- haul while building on industry-standard CAD imports and tailored routines for Trimble and third-party field data formats have improved.

For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the TBC version 5.90 Release Notes.

v5.81

Warranty Date–October 1, 2022

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This minor release includes new features such as the International GNSS Service (IGS) adoption of IGS20 reference frame to support precise orbits, support for DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise (M3E) Series UAS, and inclusion of GPS exif attributes for mobile mapping image exports.

In addition, v5.81 includes bug fixes such as supporting the Trimble Access 2022.10 JXL and IFC properties in JOB files; importing and printing PDF plan sets, CAD grips and snaps; and correcting the subscription license failure when performing photogrammetry processing; and more.

For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the TBC version 5.81 Release Notes.

v5.80

Warranty Date–October 1, 2022

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

Some exciting features and highlights are listed here:

      Connected Workflows Reduce the need for multiple software packages, as the latest version of TBC offers expanded workflow and hardware support for scanning and point clouds, aerial photogrammetry, cadastral, and tunneling workflows.

      Trimble X12 Hardware Support Integrate the latest Trimble X12 laser scanning system data.

      Coordinate Systems Ensure data accuracy with expanded regional geoids, enhancements, and improvements to coordinate system database interoperability.

      Digital Construction & Engineering Workflows Continue your digital construction and engineering workflows with extended functionality for IFC files, scan inspection routines, and new automated point cloud feature extraction commands.

      Data Exchange & Preparation Tag or rename imported files, benefit from the ability to create a global vertical design, and more.

      Mobile Mapping Enjoy additional POSPac MMS licensed features included in TBC Mobile Mapping subscription license option, process raw trajectory enhancements, and distance-splitting LAS exporter, and more.

      Survey + COGO Create COGO collections from existing linework, nested parcels, custom reference start points; while utilizing optimized linework tools, WMS background maps and GVX file exporter (NGS).

For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the TBC version 5.80 Release Notes.

v5.70

Warranty Date–June 1, 2022

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

Some exciting new features and highlights are listed below:

      Scan Inspection WorkflowsPerform as-built analysis and reporting with point clouds and 3D models.

      User Profile Customization Further personalize and customize TBC and share with colleagues through your Trimble Identity (TID).

      Geodetic Enhancements Ensure data accuracy for every project with the updated datums, geoids, models and time-dependent databases.

      Feature Extraction Utilize even more automated tools to turn scan data into accurate, real-world deliverables.

      Aerial Photogrammetry Expansion Enjoy a more user-friendly, yet robust, UAS module which supports more drone sensors. Scanning capabilities have been added to the Aerial Survey subscription offering!

      Tunneling Workflows Take advantage of tunneling workflows that are more connected than ever to field operations, providing an end-to-end solution for tunnel and mine projects.

      Mobile Mapping Features Benefit from improved navigation and data visualization tools when in production mode.

v5.60.2

Warranty Date–November 1st, 2021

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

A TBC v5.60.2 patch is now available to download from the web, or you can perform an update to your current installation using the Check for Updates command in the software. This version fixes a Trimble Identity (TID) sign-in bug. See the updated Read Me for details.

v5.60.1

Warranty Date–November 1st, 2021

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

A TBC v5.60.1 patch is now available to download from the web, or you can perform an update to your current installation using the Check for Updates command in the software. This version fixes a variety of bugs and known issues, and it includes several new features. Please review the Read Me for a comprehensive list of all the changes.

v5.60

Warranty Date–November 1st, 2021

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

Some exciting new features and highlights are listed below:

      New User Profile to save project templates, ribbon layouts, and more

      Interactive time-dependent transformations

      Export GNSS vectors in new .GVX file format to NGS’ OPUS platform

      Reference & underlay .vce files and surfaces in other TBC projects

      Linear feature extraction for lane line markings

      Simplified UAS workflow, improved engine and support for DJI Zenmuse L1 UAV

      New Tunneling tools for automating data prep and enhanced reporting for TBM projects

      Streamlined data import and management of Monitoring data with customized reporting

For a more comprehensive list of all changes, please view the Release notes, Bulletins, and Downloads that are now available to the public at trimble.com/tbc.

v5.52

Warranty Date–June 1st, 2021

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

Because Trimble takes cyber security measures seriously for all of our users past and present, TBC v5.52 includes the following security updates, which are required to support various features as described:

      Trimble Identity (TID) Security for ID profiles has been enhanced to provide safe, continued support for products within Trimble that require a TID (for example, Trimble Clarity).

      Data streaming Security for data streaming from TBC to Clarity and for exporting KML with panoramas has been enhanced to provide safe, continued support for these features.

      Trimble web services Security for Trimble web services has been enhanced to provide safe, continued support for this feature.

For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the Read Me document here. For additional information please refer to the Product Bulletin found here.

v5.51

Warranty Date–June 1st, 2021

Download the latest software version here. Contact your local Trimble Distributor for earlier versions.

Import, process, register, calibrate and export Trimble MX50 raw data - TBC now supports the new Trimble MX50 Mobile Mapping instrument. Use tools to do the following (as applicable):

      View and overlay image, laser and trajectory data.

      Navigate in the Plan View, 3D View, and Run View.

      Import and apply a post-processed trajectory to image and/or laser data.

      Create and colorize a point cloud.

      Georeference MX50 data with the registration tools.

      Calibrate either MX50 camera or lasers.

      Use TBC’s point cloud, CAD, and GIS tools to work with the MX50 data.

      Export the MX50 data to TMX, TopoDot and Solv3D.

      Integration of POSPac in TBC - You can compute the SBET trajectory information within TBC without having to use the Applanix’s POSPac MMS application.

      Image blurring of vehicles and people on data export is in line with GDPR requirements for data sharing. For a comprehensive list of enhancements and bug fixes, please see the Read Me document here.

v5.50

Warranty Date–June 1st, 2021

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      Updated ArcGIS connection to ArcMap and ArcPro

       Enhanced IFC and TRB support

       Numerous Aerial Photogrammetry workflow improvements and hardware support

      Added capabilities and semi-automated approaches for linear feature extraction and extracting cross-sections from point clouds