Trimble Business Center
Trimble Business Center Harness the Power of Geospatial Data

Trimble Business Center

A Powerful Geospatial Data Office Software Suite

Trimble Business Center provides users with the capability to efficiently edit, process, and adjust geospatial data and create deliverables with confidence.

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Trimble Business Center common workflows:

  • Control Surveying: Confidently produce reliable control coordinates combining total station, level and GNSS data in robust network adjustment
  • Field to Finish: Easily create CAD-ready deliverables directly from survey data.
  • GIS Feature Collection: Expand the utilization of your survey systems by creating GIS deliverables for your clients.
  • Construction Staking: Prepare design data for stakout with Trimble Access or Machine Control and verify as-staked information with ease
  • Integrated Aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry: Process complete mapping projects that include UAS and Trimble VISION imagery, GNSS and total optical observations.

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TBC Base 
  Trimble Business Center Base Edition
Designed for efficient data communication between field and office. In addition to L1 GPS processing, Base Edition provides a wide range of tools for quality control analysis as well as rich reporting capabilities
 TBC Complete   Trimble Business Center Complete Edition
Designed for professional surveyors performing full surveying workflows from data collection to deriving end deliverables. The Complete Edition offers full GNSS data processing from GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo and QZSS systems. In addition, Complete Edition offers the ability to perform CAD workflows and create cut/fill maps using a wide range of surface and volume calculation tools as well as the ability to efficiently work with images and process panoramas captured by Trimble Vision instruments.

 TBC Advanced   Trimble Business Center Advanced Edition
Designed for advanced surveying workflow offering corridor design capabilities for road construction process. The Advanced edition offers effective tools for your most advanced CAD designs as well as features that enable users to perform photogrammetric measurements from Trimble Vision instruments including the Trimble V10 Imaging Rover.



Advanced Drafting Module 
  Trimble Business Center Advanced Drafting Module
The specialized Advanced Drafting module offers highly customizable templates and simplified selection tools, which are designed to reduce the time required to generate high-quality deliverables, such as geospatial maps and corridor cross-sections. Now professionals working on road, pipeline and railway projects can achieve significant efficiency gains through the software’s new automated cross section plotting functionality directly within Trimble Business Center.
 TBC Scanning Module   Trimble Business Center Scanning Module
With the new Scanning Module users can easily integrate rich point cloud and image data from the new Trimble SX10 Scanning Total Station and other industry-standard point cloud formats within familiar workflow processes. This optional module includes powerful tools to efficiently manage, view and extract quality information from point cloud data, enabling professionals to rapidly generate client deliverables with confidence.

Aerial Photogrammetry Module 
  Trimble Business Center Aerial Photogrammetry Module
An optional Photogrammetry module provides additional functionality to Trimble Business Center. Based on state-of-the-art technology from Inpho, the photogrammetry module allows users to import and work with flight data and images collected from the Trimble UX5 Aerial Imaging Rover, and optical instruments, such as the Trimble S8 Robotic Total Station utilizing Trimble VISION™ technology. Geospatial professionals can produce deliverables, including orthophotos, 3D point clouds and digital surface models directly from Trimble Business Center. 

  Trimble Business Center Data Prep Module
Make sure your data is clean, up-to-date and delivered in the right format to get the job done with the Trimble Business Center Data Prep module. Now you can easily create actionable 3D models from 2D plans directly within Trimble Business Center, enabling field-to-finish survey design.

  Trimble Business Center GIS Module
This module streamlines the collection of GIS-schema compliant data using Trimble Access and enables the direct integration of deliverables with GIS data through a few simple steps. Workflows include connecting to a GIS data provider to extract and import attribute schemas, creating feature code libraries that comply with GIS project requirements and directly integrating data deliverables back into GIS projects.

Features introduced in Trimble Business Center include:

  • v3.80
    • Support for SX10 with new and improved scanning workflows
    • Support for 3rd party Total Station, RTK and UAS data for full survey data integration
    • Customized reporting for more project flexibility, communication and automation
    • Workflows supporting more survey data flexibility through ability to insert grid points
    • CAD and Drafting enhancements including COGO creation tools and misclosure reports
    • The optional Scanning Module adds point cloud registration and automation workflows
      • Point cloud Registration, Refinement and Georeferencing
      • Automatic classification and ground extraction
      • Point Cloud Sampling
      • Converting Scan points to CAD points
      • Virtual DR

  • v3.70
    • The ability to merge edited survey data from multiple TBC projects in a single master project
    • New Feature Definition Manager options to automatically skip above ground objects when creating surfaces
    • Easy toggling between Global and Local coordinates to simplify site calibration and more
    • GIS Module enhancements including the ability to get data along with schema from a geodatabase
    • CAD and Drafting enhancements including dynamic scale bars, new labelling options, and easy filet and chamfer operations
    • Automatic ground extraction from point clouds to get results faster
    • Spatial and random point cloud sampling for greater efficiency

  • v3.61
    • New GIS Module for integrating Survey and GIS data
    • Improved processing algorithms to the Aerial Photogrammetry module to ensure successful adjustment and reduced processing times and a more descriptive report
    • In addition to keying in level data now you can import digital level data and integrate it with your GNSS and conventional data for improved vertical accuracy
    • New Layer Manager and other improvements to the Feature Definition Manager enable more efficient feature coding and attribution
    • Support for the VRS derived base station data in GNSS post-processing

  • v3.50 (64-bit) includes over 50 new features and enhancements including:
    • New Data Prep Module for creating 3D models from 2D data by allowing you to: 
      • Import, Place and Georeference Raster and Vector PDF data 
      • Automatically extract linework data from Adobe PDF vector files 
      • Digitize your Raster PDF and images using streamlined workflows 
      • Elevate your 2D data into 3D using automated command 
      • Standardize your layers to streamline your deliverables and for easier project management 
      • Use Project Cleanup to remove any unwanted CAD objects and cleanup up your data 
    • New Automated Dynamic Labeling and Dimensioning commands for creating your plotting deliverables 
    • New Total Station Editor for efficient review and keying-in your observations by hand 
    • Expanded Level Editor allowing you to key-in your non-digital level observations 
    • Create point clouds from images captured by V10 and Trimble Vision instruments 
    • Supporting exciting new features in S5, S7 and S9 total station instruments 
    • New baseline processor with support for individual constellation processing and better outlier detection for higher accuracy as well as support for the new R8s receiver

  • v3.40
    • Smooth Contours and Contour Labelling
    • Export Processed Data to RINEX
    • Save and Reuse Corridor Templates
    • Create Dynaview Boundary Collections
    • Large number of Trimble Vision and V10 improvements
  • v3.30
    • Traverse Adjustment
    • Shapefile Import
    • Autodesk Fonts and Line Weights
    • Data Marketplace

  • v3.22 
    • Support for Bentley-Trimble Design to Construct Workflows
    • Support for Bentley i-model
    • Direct connection from TBC to ProjectWise