Tech Talk Tuesday – 01/16/18: Transform Survey Points in Trimble Business Center

 Transform Survey points command Start your new year off in style with handy TBC knowledge.  This week?  What you need to know about the Transform Survey Points command. Often times the surveyor is provided data in local or ground systems but works in a global (or GNSS) coordinate system.  What are some ways we can Read more about Tech Talk Tuesday – 01/16/18: Transform Survey Points in Trimble Business Center[…]

Tech Talk Tuesday – 01/02/18: Trimble Business Center Mouse Tips

Welcome to the first tech Talk Tuesday of 2018, this week we are exploring the right-click mouse button in TBC.  There are many reasons why it is useful to know what this button can do for you especially the time you can save. The primary function of the right-click mouse button in TBC is to Read more about Tech Talk Tuesday – 01/02/18: Trimble Business Center Mouse Tips[…]

Tech Talk Tuesday – 12/26/17: Trimble Business Center Project Cleanup

Welcome to another TBC Tip of the Week.  Have you ever spent hours drafting and realized that you need to do some serious cleanup?  The Project Cleanup command in TBC gives you the ability to tidy up those CAD intensive jobs.  This feature removes unwanted clutter from your TBC project such as unused layer styles, Read more about Tech Talk Tuesday – 12/26/17: Trimble Business Center Project Cleanup[…]

Forensic Surveying

EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN USES ROBOTIC TOTAL STATION TO MAP CRIME SCENE Imagine the scenario…It’s about 2:00 a.m. Tina Perruzzi is at her desk catching up on paperwork when the phone rings. There has been another homicide—a shooting victim in an apartment building courtyard. Time to go to work. Tina Perruzzi is an evidence technician with the Read more about Forensic Surveying[…]

Tech Talk Tuesday – 12/19/17: Trimble Business Center Custom Shortcuts

Did you know that you can launch commands using customized keyboard shortcuts and customize ribbons in TBC? In the Support tab, click the Define Command Shortcuts command. In the Define Command Shortcuts window, select the TBC command in the left drop-down box and match to a pre-defined keyboard shortcut in the right drop-down box.  The command can also Read more about Tech Talk Tuesday – 12/19/17: Trimble Business Center Custom Shortcuts[…]

12/08/17 Week in Repair

  Repairs Completed Week of 12/08/17 Robotic Total Stations 18 Transits & Theolodites 1 Rotating & Pipe Lasers 5 Mobile Scanners 0 Tribrach 1 Tablets 0 Conventional Total Stations 4 Auto & Digital Levels 0 GPS Receivers 6 Data Collectors 6 Accessories/Poles 3 GPS Transmitters 2 46 TOTAL REPAIRS Our technicians are factory trained on Read more about 12/08/17 Week in Repair[…]

Tech Talk Tuesday – 12/12/17: Surface Creation with TBC

Surface creation in TBC is definitely one of the software gems. TBC offers a lot of flexibility with appearance and creation of your surfaces. This week’s tip helps understand some of the controls you have over how your breaklines are triangulated. Here is how you might resolve the number of nodes/chords along the surface breaklines. Read more about Tech Talk Tuesday – 12/12/17: Surface Creation with TBC[…]

12/01/17 Week in Repair

  Repairs Completed Week of 12/01/17 Robotic Total Stations 10 Transits & Theolodites 0 Rotating & Pipe Lasers 9 Mobile Scanners 0 Tribrach 2 Tablets 1 Conventional Total Stations 4 Auto Levels 1 GPS Receivers 4 Data Collectors 14 Accessories/Poles 3 48 TOTAL REPAIRS Our technicians are factory trained on all of the equipment we Read more about 12/01/17 Week in Repair[…]