NEW ORLEANS -- Trimble introduced the Trimble Point Creator Software for contractors, engineers, detailers, and architects supporting the building construction industry as well as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades. The application, available in two versions--Trimble Point Creator and Trimble Point Creator Pro--provides a platform where Computer Aided Design (CAD) users can create 2D and 3D points easily transferable to and from a Trimble LM80, Trimble MEP, Trimble TS Series Total Stations as well as other total stations. The application is compatible with popular CAD platforms such as AutoCAD, Bricscad, and ZWcad.
As the construction industry continues to push the utilization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) practices for cost savings, overall efficiency, and project data collaboration, Trimble Point Creator Software enables users to create 2D and 3D points directly within familiar CAD platforms--and then easily share with field layout software/controllers. For the project manager utilizing CAD drawings for information as well as point creation for field layout, Trimble Point Creator works seamlessly inside CAD software, simplifying data preparation for layout.
By incorporating common industry standards and file formats such as .cnx, .dwg, .dxf, .csv, and many others, Trimble Point Creator Software supports the transfer of points to and from a Trimble LM80, Trimble MEP, Trimble TS Series Total Stations as well as other total stations on the market today. And with overall data integrity playing a key role in the effectiveness of deploying BIM throughout a project, Trimble Point Creator is designed to retain each point's attribute data, even when imported from a field controller file.
Trimble Point Creator and Trimble Point Creator Pro Software are available now through Trimble's worldwide Building Construction Distribution Network.