Please note that JTERP has now been divided into two legal entities.

Transformational Imaging Serivices (dba:TRANSIM, see   A photo studio and lab specializing in
Reflectance Transformational Imagining and 3D Photogrammetry.
 TRANSIM will soon be offering OSL (Optically
Stimulated Luminescence) capabilities for dating stone surfaces.

(see  HistoryTec is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit.  It provides technical support services for non-
profit independent researchers and small research organizations. Services include computational photography, image
analysis & statistical analysis. OSL services will be available soon. Currently the organization is working on projects in
three related areas of historical research:

  • Christian Origins: What can we learn about the Judeo-Christian origins from the study of Jewish burial practices
    and sites.

  • Knights Templar History: What can we learn about how this powerful, quasi-religious organization impacted
    European history and the founding of the United States through the study of art, architecture and written

  • Pre-Columbian European Interaction with the Americas: What can we learn about the possible interaction
    between Europeans and the Americas prior to the arrival of Columbus, through the study of archaeological
    materials and written materials.

You may contact either organization through Jerry Lutgen: