• TBC Power Hour Vault

    Here you'll find links to recordings and tentative schedules for the TBC Power Hour sessions:   2015 August - Volumetric Computation Workflows September - Survey Feature Coding and Attribution October - How t...
    Joe Blecha
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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...
    Erin Johnson
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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...
    Joe Blecha
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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...
    Erin Johnson
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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 ...
    Erin Johnson
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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...
    Erin Johnson
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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...
    Erin Johnson
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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...
    Erin Johnson
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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...
    Joe Blecha
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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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  • Tip of the Week #106: Flatten Surface Command

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to flatten vegetation in a surface that you created to generate a clearer view of the ground surface? Well, the new flatten surface command in TBC version 5.30 remove...
    Erin Johnson
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  • **TBC v5.30 Now Available!**

    Hello TBC users, On behalf of the TBC marketing and engineering product team, it is my pleasure to announce that TBC v5.30 is available for download today, Monday, April 27th, 2020! Download Here - or u...
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  • Tip #105 : Understanding the different Icons in the project explorer

    The project explorer can be a very powerful tool when using Trimble Business Center, allowing us to see all of the data that is in our project in an organized manner, as well as all of the raw data from the field. How...
    Sudam Fernando
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  • FXL Creation from scratch - Process Tear-down

    I have spent the last couple of days putting an existing code library into an FXL, and wanted to share some pain, thoughts and feelings on the process for anyone interested.   I also want to share some pain...
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  • Tip #104: Changing the Display Settings of Image Files

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever imported an image but was not satisfied with its’ display? Wishing you could change some display settings? Well, today I will be showing you how to change the display ...
    Erin Johnson
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