Barbara Cooper, a long long time TPC user with Hawaii Electric, recently took TPC to India. She sent back pictures of the project with a little note about how much she appreciated Traverse PC. “I celebrated my retirement from 33 years as a paid Land Surveyor by volunteering for a project in India with Engineering Ministries International. I was part of a nine person team that had to gather data on a 100+ acre missionary complex in only 6 field … Read More
President’s Message: Traverse PC Adds Windows Code Signing – Mark’s Tech Corner: Online Protection – Eric Tanikawa: BBQ that Bird! – President’s Message: Traverse PC Adds Windows Code Signing TPC Desktop 2013 Release 1 (released 10/13) includes lots of new features, like adding curved text to hand drafted arcs and expanding spirals in legal descriptions, but here’s one you might not have expected – we added Windows Code Signing. Now when you install TPC Desktop, Windows Code Signing is the … Read More
President’s Message: How Does a 20% Increase in Productivity Sound? – Mark’s Tech Corner: The Windows XP Story – Eric Tanikawa: Why we Update…… Anything! President’s Message: How Does a 20% Increase in Productivity Sound? We recently received this unsolicited endorsement from a TPC user who purchased TPC six months ago. “I’ve been doing a tremendous amount of production work using Traverse PC since we’ve last corresponded. For the past 20 years we’ve been using a combination of AutoCAD, MicroSurvey and … Read More
As a small business owner with no designated graphics or CAD person, I needed to learn a mapping program that could bring me from beginner to expert level quickly. I chose Traverse PC. After only two hours of training with the TPC Connection, I am now drawing clean, beautiful plats and contour maps in Traverse PC. Traverse PC and the TPC Connection technical service are worth their weight in gold! “ Kevin J. McMahon, PS, CFM, Gulf South Associates, Biloxi , MS
President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2013 Premium Edition – Mark’s Tech Corner: Arc Aligned Curve Labels – Eric Tanikawa: The TPC Connection May Be a “6” Star Product! President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2013 Premium Edition TPC users with the Premium Edition are in for a pleasant surprise when they update to TPC Desktop 2013 – Volumes and Point Codes (Field-to-Finish), previously available only in the Professional Edition, are now included in the Premium Edition. The addition of Volumes will allow you to say, “Yes” to more jobs that … Read More
TPC Desktop 2013 was released. TPC Connection members can check your email for a download link.
President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2013 and the Traverse PC Road Map – Mark’s Tech Corner: Traverse PC’s COGO Tools: Things to Keep in Mind – Eric Tanikawa: Surveyor’s 4 “S” Method Barbecue Sauce President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2013 and the Traverse PC Road Map Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sending you information on updating to TPC Desktop 2013, scheduled for release at the end of June. We’ve put in lots of great stuff like curved text, 2013 CAD drivers, … Read More
President’s Message: TPC Merges GPS with GLO – Mark’s Tech Corner: Updates on Previous Articles: Fonts, File Viewers, Windows 8 – Eric Tanikawa: What New Users Say about TPC President’s Message: TPC Merges GPS with GLO One of our goals for Traverse PC’s PLSS tools is to merge GPS with GLO (so to speak). We want you to use GPS where possible, but stay true to the requirements of the BLM manual. A user recently asked us if they could import … Read More
President’s Message: “Traverse PC? I’m Using it Right Now!” – Mark’s Tech Corner: Windows 8? Oh My! – Eric Tanikawa: Beyond Surveying – Outside the Boundaries President’s Message: “Traverse PC? I’m Using it Right Now!” I was talking with my friend Andy the other day. He is a retired orthopedic surgeon. We’ve owned a salmon fishing boat together for over 20 years. Recently, he needed a survey on some property he owns near Seattle, Washington. When the surveyor arrived, Andy asked, … Read More
President’s Message: Helping You Be Successful – Mark’s Tech Corner: Fonts in Traverse PC President’s Message: Helping You Be Successful We recently announced our “Get Connected w/Free Software” offer. The first 300 folks who buy the TPC Connection get TPC Desktop free. The first 100 went fast. The next 100 will be gone by the time you get this newsletter and it won’t take long before we reach the 300 limit. Our motivation is simple – we want to help … Read More
Probably the most cost effective and efficient surveying and mapping software I have used over the past 25 years hands down! Charles E Porter, Porter Land Surveying Services, Kirkland, WA
Over 85% of the surveyors who contacted Traverse PC for the first time in January decided that TPC is the right choice and purchased the program! Traverse PC continues to experience very high conversion rates (people that take a look at TPC and then decide to buy it). In this tough economy, they are seeing value and affordability in Traverse PC.
‘I did not realize at the time I purchased the program that I was not only buying software, but I had purchased a company that truly cares about its customers and could “look over my shoulder” to personally help me be a successful user.’ Jim Sollmi, PELS, Sollmi Engineering & Surveying, Farmington, CT Excerpt from an unsolicited and uncompensated email. Jim has been a Traverse PC user since February, 2013.
President’s Message: Get Connected with Free Software! – Eric Tanikawa: Back in the Saddle Again! President’s Message: Get Connected with Free Software! Be one of the first 300. You must purchase one of the first 300 TPC Connections in 2013 to receive your Free copy of TPC Desktop. Once that quota is filled, you’ll pay the regular price for TPC Desktop plus the Connection to get the same opportunity. Why are we offering Free Software? We’ve just finished five years of the most difficult … Read More
The Traverse PC website recorded over one million “hits” in 2012! This is the first time we have exceeded a million “hits” in a single year! The average visitor to the Traverse PC website visits 13 pages! We are very proud of that as it shows that people are interested enough to dig deeper to determine if Traverse PC is right for them.
President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2013 – Mark’s Tech Corner: Traverse View Formats – Redux – Eric Tanikawa: Surveying and Coaching Football President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2013 We hope to announce the release of TPC Desktop 2013 in a couple of months. It will be the first in a new series of agile releases. This is how software is delivered to your mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. And it’s how we plan to deliver TPC desktop starting this year. To … Read More
“I am the sole Land Surveyor for a resource company who actively manages over 420,000 acres in Northern California. I do not have time to learn complicated CADD programs which were not designed specifically for surveying. I need a stand alone survey program that is intuitive, powerful, efficient, and is back by excellent tech support. TraversePC has been that program for me for the last 9 years.” “I took a semester long class on Land Development Desktop to see if … Read More
” The new release provided me with the tools for computing grid to geodetics in a matter of 15 minutes and my line work was plat ready. “You need to be careful, you don’t want get lazy” but this is efficient. I compared geodetic bearings to our CMM project and ” What can I say it’s Poetry”. TPC’s new BLM “PLSS” blocks, north arrow, scale, Title Bar and drawing template made a seamless entry for me to start my plat.” … Read More
” When opening our new land surveying business in the fall of 2007, we made the choice to go with a major survey software provider based on an AutoCAD engine. After a whole day of struggling to get a finished drawing out for our client, we loaded up a trial version of Traverse PC v8.0 (TPC) and within 4 hours, we were signing and sealing a final plan for delivery. “Since that time, we have continued to grow our company utilizing … Read More