Category: Updates

Trimble Business Center v5.10 Released

TBC v5.10 is released and available for download, or use the “Check for Updates” routine within the software shortly. The required warranty date to license v5.10 is May 1, 2019.   TBC v5.10 Download TBC v5.10 YouTube Tutorials

Trimble Access 2019.00 Available Now

Trimble Geospatial is pleased to announce Trimble Access version 2019.00. This version includes a new CAD toolbar to simplify linework creation and support for web map services for map background data. It also provides improvements to scan data display, and Favourites and Functions. IFC enhancements include improved display and layer control, faster model loading, support

Trimble Business Center (TBC) Tip of the Week – Background Map to Verify Data

Are you a big fan of the Google Earth export in TBC?  It’s handy for quickly sharing project data with clients in a digestible form. Did you know TBC has it’s own background imagery? This is great for screenshots, deliverables, and—most notably—verifying that field data is in the correct coordinate system and things are (at

SPECTRA PRECISION PRODUCTS: GPS Week Number Rollover (WNRO) – Action Required

This article is for Customers who own Spectra Precision Products: What is WNRO? WNRO is that moment when the GPS week number switches from 1023 to 0 (more information on this particular event in the Support Bulletin below). What is the consequence of the rollover? Any GNSS receiver that does not account for this rollover

Get Ready for the Upcoming GPS Week Number Rollover (WNRO)

Note: This article only covers Trimble brand Survey, GIS and Real-Time Network products. GNSS receivers that rely on Global Positioning System (GPS) face a notable event on April 6, 2019, because it marks a reset of their date information known as the GPS Week Number Rollover (GPS WNRO). The last rollover occurred 19.7 years ago,

WINDOWS MOBILE DEVICE CENTER CONNECTION ISSUES

Having problems connecting Your Trimble devices to Windows 10 computers? PC Operating System support of Windows Mobile Device Center Microsoft® ended support for Windows Mobile® Device Center (WMDC) in 2012; the latest Microsoft PC operating systems are not designed to be compatible with WMDC. WMDC may not work with the recently released Windows® 10 version

New Trimble Releases for UASMaster and Inpho Software

New versions for UASMaster (8.1) and Inpho (8.0.5) are now available. The releases are free for any user with a valid 8.0.x license. Visit the download page for additional information and documentation.  In order to download products or related data, you need an account on Inpho’s download center here. If you have not already done so, please

Trimble Land Mobile MX2 Kits & Software Now Available on the NEI Website

Check out our newly added Land Mobile Category on the NEI website for all your vehicle-mounted mobile spatial imaging system needs. More Info on Trimble MX2: The Trimble MX2 is a vehicle-mounted spatial imaging system which combines high resolution laser scanning and precise positioning to collect geo-referenced point clouds for a wide range of requirements.

+ View Article

Trimble AccessSync version 2017.00 Also Now Available!

The AccessSync service has been enhanced to support the Trimble Connect cloud-based collaboration platform. This means that you can choose to transfer files from your field controller to and from Trimble Connect, rather than the Trimble Connected Community. Users must sign up for a Trimble Connect account in order to take advantage of the new

+ View Article

Trimble Access version 2017.00 Now Available!

Trimble Access version 2017.00 is now available and includes support for the Spectra Precision® FOCUS 30 and FOCUS 35 total stations, and the Spectra Precision SP60 and SP80 GNSS receivers. In addition, a number of frequently requested customer enhancements have been implemented. The Trimble Access software suite offers surveyors and geospatial professionals a range of

+ View Article

Spectra Precision Releases New Version of Survey Pro 6.0.1

  Spectra Precision recently released a new version of Survey Pro, 6.0.1   Introduction Survey Pro v6.0.1 is a maintenance update with minor issue resolutions and updates. Spectra Precision Survey Pro version 6.0.1 is an incremental update and is available to all customers with a current software maintenance plan (software warranty) and all customers with

Free UAS Webinar: Lets Fly ! FAA Creates Remote Pilot Certificate and Issues Final UAS Rule

Join NEI on June 30th at 2:00pm central time for a free webinar focusing on the latest changes regarding UAS announced this week by the FAA. The Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into

Trimble Access 2016.01 now supports the Trimble TSC2 controller

Trimble Access 2016.01   Trimble Access 2016.01 now supports the Trimble TSC2 controller   Support for the Trimble TSC2 controller is back due to popular demand. A significant number of customers requested access to the new features in the Trimble Access 2016.00 release, and while the TSC2 platform is aging and does not perform as

AccessSync Services will no longer be supported on TSC2

“As a user of Trimble AccessSync services  on your Trimble TSC2, we need to make you aware that effective  July 7th , 2016, AccessSync will no longer be supported on TSC2 devices, due to the expiry of SHA-1 certificates and limitation of support by Microsoft.  While your TSC2 controller will still operate, you will no longer be

Trimble Business Center v3.70 Release

Trimble Business Center v3.70 Release We are pleased to announce Trimble Business Center software v3.70. This release provides many new tools and enhancements in CAD and Drafting, Point Cloud Operations, and TBC Project Management. These features help users efficiently merge data from previous jobs into new projects and create rich final deliverables.   The new

Trimble Access v2016 Release

Trimble Access v2016 Release We are pleased to announce a new release for Trimble® Access™ that includes a wide range of enhancements to General Survey that have been asked for many times by customers in recent years. There are performance improvements in Pipelines, and an exciting new feature in Trimble Installation Manager. Trimble Access v2016.00

TRIMBLE TX5 AND FARO FOCUS3D X 130 CRITICAL FIRMWARE UPDATE

Introduction FARO® Technologies, Inc., the manufacturer of the Trimble TX5 and Focus3D X 130 laser scanners has released an important new firmware update response  to improve the reliability, accuracy, stability and data quality of the Trimble TX5 and FARO Focus3D X 130 laser scanners.   Firmware Revision 5.5.4.50009 To maximize the performance of your scanner and to

Ranger 3 Series / TSC3 Series – Windows Embedded Handheld – Firmware version 3.0.3 – Language Provisioning

Ranger 3 Series / TSC3 Series – Windows Embedded Handheld – Firmware version 3.0.3 – Language Provisioning Download this Windows Embedded Handheld Operating System to get the latest updates and to configure your Trimble Ranger 3 / TSC3 Series Handheld Computer into one of the 6 supported languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, or

Invalid Leap Second Error in TBC

Invalid Leap Second Error in TBC With the data collected after Jan 1, 2016 you have probably seen a “Invalid leap second” message when trying to post process or review the GNSS data. We have a fix for that that you can get either through Check for Updates via Trimble GPS Configuration Files Utility update

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 5.11

This firmware version includes improvements to the Survey Receiver firmware.

NOTE: For best results, users should upgrade to Trimble Access 2015.20 or later when using Receiver Firmware version 5.11.

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 5.10

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 5.10 Requirements This firmware version includes improvements to the Survey Receiver firmware. NOTE: For best results, users should upgrade to Trimble Access 2015.20 or later when using Receiver Firmware version 5.10. Supported GNSS Receivers The following table identifies the Survey GNSS receivers supported by this revision. Integrated receivers: Trimble R10,

Trimble Business Center version 3.61

Trimble Business Center version 3.61 We are pleased to announce Trimble Business Center software v3.61. Some of the new enhancements include: Streamline the workflow of integrating the survey data into ESRI using the new GIS Module Significant improvements to TBC Aerial Photogrammetry module including the robustness of the engine, reduced processing times and a more descriptive report

Trimble Business Center 3.60

Trimble Business Center 3.60   New features Data review and editing Import leveling data from non-Trimble levels Change total station setup type View timestamp for optical observations Visualize and store measurements Trimble R2 receiver support Spectra Precision SP60 support Spectra Precision FOCUS DL-15 support Total Station Editor Feature coding and attribution Support for horizontal/vertical offsets

Trimble Access software version 2015.22

Trimble Access software version 2015.22 General Survey version 2015.22 Resolved issues   SV count in NMEA output: An issue where a very large number of SVs was reported in NMEA data output to VRS networks or from the receiver when the Use job coordinates option was selected in the NMEA output options in the survey style is

Introducing Trimble Business Center Version 3.60

We are pleased to announce Trimble Business Center software v3.60. This release provides many new tools and enhancements in CAD, Drafting, Network Adjustment, Feature Code Processing, and much more.

Latest GNSS firmware now has automatic radio FW upgrading

Trimble has added new functionality to our GNSS receiver firmware for the current Trimble R10/R10LT and Trimble R8s. The latest firmware version (v5.03, released June 2015) and later, automatically checks if new radio firmware is required when loading receiver firmware. Note the affected receiver part number table below.

Special note on July 1, 2015 leap second

Trimble has made every effort to ensure our receivers will work seamlessly through the addition of one leap second on July 1, 2015. Our current firmware fully supports the introduction of a leap second on July 1, 2015.

Free Survey Workshop, Dothan, AL – “Getting the Most from Data Collection”

Please join nei for the upcoming survey workshop,  “Getting the Most from Data Collection”.  This workshop will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 9:00 am until 11:30 am.  Location for this workshop will be – Dothan Utilities, 200 Kilgore Drive, Dothan, AL 36301.  Topics to be discussed are as follows: Data collector set-up

Trimble Business Center version 3.50

Trimble® Business Center office software is ideal for working with all types of geospatial data. The software provides numerous innovative and powerful features, and it is easy to learn and use.

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 5.01 (April 2015)

This firmware version includes improvements to the Survey Receiver firmware.
NOTE: For best results, users should upgrade to Trimble Access 2014.20 or later when using Receiver Firmware version 5.01.

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 5.00 (March 2015)

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 5.00 (March 2015) Requirements This firmware version includes improvements to the Survey Receiver firmware. This requires a valid firmware support agreement of:  May 2014 or later for all support models NOTE: For best results, users should upgrade to Trimble Access 2014.20 or later when using Receiver Firmware version 5.00.

Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 4.93

Requirements This firmware version includes improvements to the Survey Receiver firmware. It is considered a minor revision. This requires a valid firmware support agreement of:  May 2014 or later for all support models NOTE: For best results, users should upgrade to Trimble Access 2014.20 or later when using Receiver Firmware version 4.93. Supported GNSS Receivers R10/R10

Trimble Business Center v 3.40 (64-bit)

Trimble Business Center v 3.40 (64-bit) Trimble released Trimble Business Center v 3.40 (64-bit) including new features, for Trimble vision, General survey, CAD and drafting, Corridors, System support, Machine control, ease of use. Also in the release they resolved several issues, added miscellaneous notes, system requirements and step by step on how to install and

Trimble Access Software 2014-20 released

Trimble Access Software 2014-20 released couple of weeks ago with new feature General Survey: Enhancements to Trimble V10 imaging rover support Enancements to Trimble CenterPoint RTX service support Combine RTK and RTX in the same job Trimble CenterPoint RTX service corrections via internet Countdown timeer for RTX subscriptions purchased as blocks of hours Reset RTK

Trimble Business Center 3.30 (64-bit) and 2.99 (32-bit) released

Trimble Business Center 3.30 (64-bit) and 2.99 (32-bit) released couple of weeks ago with some great new features: General Survey: Traverse Adjustment Trimble InSphere Data Marketplace Import Esri shapefiles (.shp) xFillX support New Geoid models and zones Include zone number in coordinates CAD/Design: Smooth curve feature coding Vector-based fonts Line weight Anti-alias option show and

Trimble Offers More Flexibility for Surveyors with Expanded GNSS Portfolio

Trimble Now Offers Continuous RTK Level Accuracy with  Enhancement to RTX-based Trimble xFill Technology BERLIN, Oct 7, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today additions to its Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) portfolio—the Trimble® NetR9 Geospatial receiver; the Trimble Geo7X with Trimble Access™ field software onboard; and enhanced Trimble xFill™ functionality that provides continuous RTK level accuracy when

+ View Article

Carlson Surveyor2 Now Available!

Monday, Carlson announced the latest version of their popular software, Surveyor2. Bundles will range in price from $3650 to $4700, depending on the hardware solution that fits your needs. Surveyor2 Standard comes with a 1Ghz processor, 512 MB/8G RAM data storage, Bluetooth, WiFi, 4.3 inch VGA display, 10600 maH Lithium ion battery and more. Surveyor2

+ View Article

New Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 4.91 (Sept 2014 – Corrected)

New Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 4.91 (Sept 2014 – Corrected) New Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 4.91 Update This firmware version includes improvements to the survey receiver firmware. For best results users should upgrade to Trimble Access version 2014.10 or later. Supported GNSS receivers: if you have any Trimble R10, R10 LT, R8 models

Introducing Trimble Business Center Version 3.22 with integrated Bentley Workflows

Introducing Trimble Business Center Version 3.22 with integrated Bentley  Workflows Trimble announced a new version of the Trimble Business Center software v3.22.  This new version offers direct access to Bentley’s ProjectWise collaboration servers and services providing integrated workflow for roads and civil infrastructure projects. Trimble Business Center v3.22 also supports the new i-model technology for the

An Alternative way to Differentially Correct your GNSS Data in Mississippi using Trimble’s Pathfinder Office Software

Have you have been collecting GNSS data in Mississippi only to find out that several base stations in the Trimble Pathfinder Office Differential Correction (DC) wizard don’t seem to work properly when you try to post process your data? Does this message look familiar?    …“Unable to extract base data from….” There are several issues that can cause

What’s New in Trimble InSphere?

Data Marketplace The new InSphere Data Marketplace allows geospatial professionals to quickly search and obtain map data on demand.  Data Marketplace is a one-stop shop for your mapping and spatial data needs. Just a click away, you can now discover and access hundreds of premium and freely available spatial data sets, such as DigitalGlobe, Intermap,

+ View Article

2014 LSU C4G Height Modernization Workshop Now Available Online

Did You Miss The Louisiana 2014 Height Modernization Workshop? The entire event, held on July 29th, 2014 at the Cook Hotel & Conference Center in Baton Rouge is now available on demand on the C4G YouTube Channel.   Featuring talks from several experts in the field of height modernization, including the following: Introductions – 12:35

+ View Article

NEI Launches Technical Services for Rentals

August 1st, 2014   We are very excited to announce our roll-out of NEI Technical Services for Rentals! Starting today, you can get a quote from Rentals Manager Freddie Chautin tailored exactly to the particular needs of your organization. For just $150 per hour (minimum of one hour service), we can handle pretty much everything

+ View Article

Carlson Survey 2015 is HERE!

The 2015 Carlson Survey Software roll-out includes the following improvements: New command for communicating with Carlson SurvCE data collection in the Carlson Cloud for sending messages, data files, and crew locations; New command to create offset points along an alignment such as for curb stakeout; Ability to save status of toolbars and allow migrating toolbar

+ View Article

Trimble Trade In Days Extended until October 3rd, 2014!

Trimble accounced Wednesday that they will extend their trade in promotion on Leica Total Stations until October 3rd, 2014. This trade-in program can be used toward the purchase of new Trimble VISION instruments. Your company can get up to $7000 trade value towards a new Trimble VISION bundle or $5000 trade value towards a standalone

+ View Article

New Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 4.90 Update

New Trimble Survey GNSS Firmware Version 4.90 Update This firmware version includes improvements to the survey receiver firmware. For best results users should upgrade to Trimble Access version 2014.12 or later. Supported GNSS receivers: if you have any Trimble R10, R10 LT, R8 models 4 & 3, R6 models 4 & 3, R4 models 3

Trimble Geo7X Important OS Updates and Rangefinder Application Enhancements

  Trimble MGIS has just released an important Operating System (OS) update and an enhanced Rangefinder application for the Geo7X.  We recommend that all users upgrade to this operating system version and Rangefinder App.  Please read over the release notes and user guides linked below because there are a ton of new valuable enhancements and

Trimble Business Center Version 3.21 released

Trimble Adds Automated Mapping and Plotting Functionality to its Office Software Suite for Surveyors and Geospatial Professionals Advanced Drafting Module Streamlines the Production of Mapping Deliverables and Enhances Project Communication SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 12, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new version of its powerful office software suite used by surveyors and geospatial professionals for processing

HYPACK 2014 Training with Christian Shaw to be hosted by NEI

One June 10th, 2014, NEI will be hosting the HYPACK 2014 Training Event with Instructor Christian Shaw at our Lafayette Corporate Headquarters. For more information about this class, or to register, visit : Training: 6/10/14 – 3 Day HYPACK Training Class – Lafayette, LA    

Trimble CDMA Connectivity Options Now Available on GNSS Survey Systems

New Trimble CDMA Connectivity Options Available on GNSS Survey Systems – 5/6/2014 Connectivity is a crucial part of survey data collection and Trimble GNSS survey systems now offer more options for those using connectivity data plans. In response to requests from Trimble’s North American customers wanting to use a Verizon data plan, they are now

+ View Article

PDH/GISP-Eligible Geospatial Training Workshops – Norcross, GA

  Nei is excited to offer 4 new Advanced Geospatial Training Workshops in our Norcross, GA office that will be instructed by our award winning Trimble Certified Trainer.   Come join us for these specialized technical workshops focusing on Trimble’s TerraSync and GPS Pathfinder Office software, and you will leave being more productive using streamlined workflows

FAA Authorizes First Test Flights at North Dakota UAV Test Range

As reported by AIN Online Monday, The North Dakota Department of Commerce recently received a COA (Certificate of Airworthiness) to fly the Draganflyer X4-ES UAV at the Northern Plains UAS test range, officially making it the first of six test sites to begin official research testing operations. This 2-year COA will be used to demonstrate the

+ View Article

Trimble April New Releases

Trimble Business Center Software Version 3.20  Trimble® Business Center software, version 3.20, includes over 40 new enhancements that increase customer efficiency and streamline workflows.Geospatial professionals now have access to an improved processing and analysis experience. With an integrated and powerful new point cloud engine, users can visualize and edit large point clouds while simultaneously working

Pelican Cases Partners with AT&T

Pelican Products, Inc. Introduces New Lineup of Rugged Phone Cases   TORRANCE, CA — April 18, 2014 – Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, today announced the launch of a new line of rugged phone cases for both the Apple iPhone® 5/5s and Samsung Galaxy S®5 smart phones.

+ View Article

Apparent Market Confidence for Offshore Energy Production

A total of 50 companies submitted a 350 bids for a combined $850 million for 1.7 million acres off the coast of Louisiana at the federal government’s Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale, held March 19th in New Orleans.This is great news for investors and employers in the energy sector, as it heralds another year

+ View Article

Spectra Precision Pipe Laser Trade-In Program Extended

Receive discounts as much as 22% and up to $1100 trade credit towards a new Spectra Precision DG711 or DG511 Pipe Laser when you trade in your older generation model. In an effort to support customers who have older pipe lasers for which repair and service are no longer available, Spectra Precision has extended their

+ View Article

NEI Donates Trimble UX5 Unmanned Aerial System to Nicholls State University

Yesterday morning, Nicholls State University made history by officially becoming Louisiana’s first owner of a Trimble UX5 Unmanned Aerial System. With Nicholls’ new President, Dr. Bruce Murphy, and Dr. Balaji Ramachandran, Associate Professor of Geomatics standing by, NEI President Barbara Poche’ signed the paperwork, effectively transferring ownership of the $70,000 equipment package to the university.

+ View Article

Spectra Precision’s Latest Survey Receiver Uses Six GNSS Systems

Spectra Precision introduced today its next-generation Spectra Precision SP80 GNSS receiver. Designed to meet the evolving needs of the survey market, the new SP80 combines GNSS technology and a combination of communication capabilities with an ergonomic design, the company said. The SP80 is specifically designed for mainstream surveying and construction applications such as cadastral, topographic, control,

Busting Myths About the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

  February 26–There are a lot of misconceptions and misinformation about unmanned aircraft system (UAS) regulations. Here are some common myths and the corresponding facts.   Myth #1: The FAA doesn’t control airspace below 400 feet   Fact—The FAA is responsible for the safety of U.S. airspace from the ground up. This misperception may originate

+ View Article

Spectra Precision® LL100N – A New, Updated Version of the LL100

Consumers reached out to Spectra, and Spectra listened. The new LL100N has many improvements over its predecessor, the popular Spectra LL100. The fully automatic, self-leveling Spectra Precision® Laser sets a new standard in rugged reliability, handling a wide variety of general construction applications. General Overview of Improvements:  • Better Hardware. Replaced plastic threaded tripod insert

+ View Article

Yuma 2 Windows 7 Professional Operating System Update

Trimble has announced a new recommended Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional Operating System update for the Yuma 2 rugged tablet computer.  Here is information to access the free update files and detailed instructions from Trimble’s Yuma 2 online Support pages: http://www.trimble.com/Outdoor-Rugged-Computers/yuma2.aspx?dtID=support. This OS update will improve the management of Windows 7 and updates several drivers. However,

Software Update: Trimble Access 2013.00

  Trimble Access 2013.00 Key Features Trimble Slate support Support for the new models of GNSS receiver; R8-4, R6-4, R4-3 Improved ‘finger friendly’ menu system – including shortening of some menu names Settings such as last used options and methods and prism configurations are now retained after an upgrade from version 2012.20 Surface area and

+ View Article

Trimble R7 GNSS

Trimble V4.70 WINFLASH/Firmware and release notes are now available for Trimble R10, Trimble R7 and Trimble R5 Receivers. View Link Here.  

+ View Article