With the ability to integrate photogrammetry with data collected from GNSS receivers, total stations, and digital levels, surveyors can combine aerial images with GNSS measurements on ground control points and 3D laser scans of buildings to precisely, comprehensively and efficiently map large and complex sites.
The new version also introduces 64-bit processing. As a 64-bit application, Trimble Business Center allows surveyors in the office to utilize their computer's RAM, maximizing the productivity of the surveyor's workstation, to display large images and point clouds for increased visualization functionality. Users can also display large images seamlessly; images "tile" automatically on import and the displayed resolution adjusts seamlessly as users zoom in and out for superior image viewing.
"Inpho is a proven leader in digital aerial photogrammetry," said Arvesen. "Trimble has taken that expertise and applied it to the survey market, as we pioneer the development of UAS data integration for surveyors."
Availability Trimble Business Center Software version 3.00 and the photogrammetry module are available now through Trimble's Survey Distribution Channel. In addition, Trimble Business Center version 2.90 is also available for users who are limited to 32-bit systems. For more information, visit: www.trimble.com/TBC-Survey.About Trimble Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information, visit: www.trimble.com. GTRMB