Message board launched within RPLS.
CORVALLIS, OREGON--October 29, 2001--Tripod Data Systems (TDS) today
announced the launch of their TDS message board within the RPLS.com website.
RPLS.com hosts a message board for land surveying professionals. The
primary purpose of the TDS message board is to provide a valuable discussion
forum on issues, suggestions, or questions about TDS and TDS products. It
will be monitored daily by TDS to respond to messages when direct response
is appropriate. The TDS message board can be found at
“The true value of the TDS message board will be customers helping
customers,” said Bill Martin, TDS Director of Survey Marketing and Sales.
“Our hope is that the board will foster discussions between users about
their experiences and solutions to certain problems, rather than requiring
direct input from TDS. We also look forward to learning how we can improve
our products to better serve our customer’s needs.”
In addition to the TDS message board, RPLS.com hosts a general message board
and message boards by other equipment manufacturers. Posts include a wide
range of topics including discussions on surveying practices, standards and
About Tripod Data Systems
Tripod Data Systems Inc. (TDS) develops software for land surveyors and
others who collect and process spatial data. The company’s software runs on
programmable calculators, rugged handheld computers, and desktop and laptop
PCs. Handheld computers running TDS software can work with many brands of
total stations, digital levels, laser rangefinders and global positioning
system receivers. The company’s easy-to-use survey data collection software
is used by more surveyors than all other competitors’ combined. (According
to Business News Publishing Company’s “Surveying and Mapping Industry
Study.” Includes TDS software sold by dealers and TDS partner companies.)
TDS was founded in 1987. The company’s headquarters is in Corvallis, Ore.
TDS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trimble.
Tripod Data Systems Announces New TDS Message Board
October 29, 2001