• TBC Power Hour Vault

    Up Next:  REGISTER TODAY!  Working with the Create Vertical Design Tool in TBC In this Trimble Business Center Power Hour, Alan Sharp will discuss the TBC Create Vertical Design tool with Pat L’Heureux...
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  • Tip of the Week #42 - TBC Point Symbols in AutoCAD

    Did you know you can use the *.SHX file to assure that your point symbols used in TBC translate exactly into AutoCAD?  Thanks to Evelina from TBC’s QA team, here’s how...   Symbols can be a...
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  • Tip #117: Release Notes Shortcut

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever installed a new version of TBC and wished you could easily pinpoint new commands or enhancements? Well today I will be showing a quick shortcut in TBC to access Release Notes....
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  • TBC Tips

    Here you'll find all TBC Tips linked and accessible for viewing (and re-viewing!): To download a PDF containing all below tips (as of April 1, 2019) click here.   Field Data #4 - Spreadsheets - February 20...
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  • Tip #116 - The Surface Slicer View

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to quickly display a cross-section view of a surface? Well today I will be demonstrating the Surface Slicer View command. The Surface Slicer View command slices verti...
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  • New White Paper Published - Trimble Software: A Guide to Getting the Best Performance with Large Data Sets

    Trimble’s suite of software for surveyors, including Trimble® RealWorks® and Trimble Business Center™, offers an array of functionality that saves time and produces high quality deliverables; how...
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  • NGS Extends Final Documentation for Deprecation of US Survey Foot

    Hey US-based surveyors! NGS has extended the deadline for releasing the final publication on the deprecation of the US Survey Foot to September 28, 2020. Lot of historical implications (those old plats in USFT...or In...
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  • Tip #115: The Job Converter

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever worked with various versions of Trimble Access in the field and struggled with different versions of job files? Well, today I will be showing you a handy shortcut in TBC to qu...
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  • Tip #114: Creating Contour Lines Over a Surface

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever created a surface and wished you were able to easily visualize the topography and elevation differences within it? Well today I will be demonstrating how to create surface con...
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  • NGS 2022 Modernization Program Update

    The US National Geodetic Survey (NGS) has released an update on the NSRS Modernization program slated for a 2022 release.   Catch the update here - https://geodesy.noaa.gov/datums/newdatums/delayed-release.shtml
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  • NGS xGeoid19B in Trimble GGF Format

    Today TBC only ships with the official geoid model 18 published by National Geodetic Survey (NGS), but some users need to use the NGS experimental geoid models 2019 for certain applications. More information abou...
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  • Tip #113: Right Clicking in the Command Pane

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Today I will be showing you a handy shortcut to access additional help and guidelines if you are unfamiliar with a certain TBC command. First, we can launch the Command Pane by hitting F1...
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  • Tip #110: Create Surface Intersection Lines

    Good morning TBC’ers! Today I will be demonstrating a new surface command in TBC v5.30: the create surface intersection lines command. The create surface intersection lines command is used to create linestrings ...
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  • Tip #112: The Keep In/ Keep Out Commands

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Today I will be showing you a simple, yet extremely handy tool, to use when working with point cloud data: the Keep In and Keep Out command. The Keep In/ Keep Out commands are great to cl...
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  • Tip #111: Utilizing the Import Pane

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Today I will be demonstrating an alternative way to import GNSS and aerial image data into TBC through the import pane. The import pane allows us to access additional settings that do not...
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  • Tip # 109 : TBC or TRW ? Which software package best suits your needs ?

    “Trimble Business Center (TBC) or Trimble Realworks (TRW)? Which of these scanning solutions best suits our needs?” -  I'm sure if you work with point cloud applications, you may have wondered this sa...
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  • TBC-TRW Comparison Video Shorts for Scanning Workflows

    In case you missed our live webinar, we've broken out each of the eleven comparison topics between Trimble Business Center and Trimble RealWorks into a new playlist on YouTube.   https://www.youtube.com/playlist...
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  • New Resources for Scale Factors in TBC

    Check out TBC's new white paper - Understanding and Applying Scale Factors in Scanning Workflows in TBC - to learn more about scale factors, the need for scale factors across multiple survey sensors, and how TBC bring...
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  • TBC Tip of the Week #108: Pole Batch Feature Extraction

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to be able to easily extract the poles within your point cloud dataset? Well, today I will be demonstrating the new automatic pole batch extraction workflow in TBC v5...
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  • Tip #107 : Extract Ground or Classify Regions ?

    With the release of 5.30, you may have noticed that the ‘Extract Ground’ command is no longer in the point cloud ribbon ! You may be wondering if it's gone and if so, did you lose the ability to automatica...
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