TAG: Trimble

Trimble Penmap for Android designed for field surveying

July 27, 2017By
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Trimble has introduced Penmap for Android, a cloud-connected application for field surveying and high-accuracy geographic information system (GIS) data collection that works on mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets. Trimble Penmap for Android focuses on core survey and mapping tasks such as cadastral and boundary surveys, establishing local control, stake-outs, quality checks and asset management for utilities. It provides both professional... read more

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Going beyond GPS is the new order of the day

November 17, 2016By
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Times have changed, and the technology landscape is much, much different today than it was as recently as ten years ago when GPS was the driving-force technology for geospatial users and geospatial equipment, and the exclusive concern of many companies in the industry. In that era, their challenges were to design the best performing receiver in terms of accuracy, size,... read more

Trimble offers TX6 and improved TX8 for 3D laser scanning

November 8, 2016By
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Trimble’s TX6 and improved TX8 high-performance 3D laser scanning solutions offer a fully integrated high-dynamic range (HDR) camera and Wi-Fi remote control. The high-speed 3D laser scanners provide increased productivity and versatility for users. The TX6 and the TX8 leverage Trimble’s patented technology, combining microsecond time-of-flight distance measurement with advanced on-board signal and 3D data processing, designed to provide the best combination... read more

Trimble to acquire Building Data company for BIM, construction

November 8, 2016By

Trimble has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Building Data based in Rocklin, California. Building Data’s managed content and software solutions enable mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contractors and engineers to produce intelligent, constructible models by including manufacturing-specific content from a proprietary database of more than 6 million 3D data components. The combination of Building Data’s experience in... read more

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Louisiana DOT goes mobile for levee inspections

March 2, 2016By
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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) deployed the TerraGo Edge for the inspection of flood protection infrastructure including levees, dams and reservoirs. The DOTD’s Public Works and Water Resources Division inspects more than 1,100 miles of levees four times every year. The legacy inspection system was a custom-built application developed by an engineering services firm, which used Trimble Yuma ruggedized tablets.... read more

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Trimble adds scalable GNSS receiver to geospatial portfolio

February 19, 2016By
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Trimble has added a new scalable GNSS receiver to its geospatial portfolio. The Trimble R9s GNSS receiver is scalable and flexible. Built on a sleek, modular GNSS platform, geospatial professionals can add functionality according to their workflow demands, such as being deployed as an RTK base station or an RTK rover mounted on a rod, in a backpack or on a... read more

Aerial mapping of Macchu Pichu: Drone helps preserve archaeological treasure

December 27, 2015By
Two flights were conducted at 120 meters and 100 meters to gather data to help the Peruvian government protect the site from erosion and wear from tourism. (Photo: Trimble)

High up in the Peruvian Andes Mountains lies Machu Picchu, an Incan citadel built in the 15th century, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the fall of 2014, Trimble demonstrated its UX5 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) — along with the Trimble Business Center and Inpho UASMaster processing software — at the famed archaeological site. Machu Picchu is under the threat... read more

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Trimble to Provide Geospatial Software, Training for UNIGIS Distance Learning Programs

October 19, 2015By

Trimble will provide access to Trimble geospatial software products and online training for UNIGIS post-graduate distance learning students. Students can also take part in Trimble’s User Community to access training materials and participate in forums and discussions. The UNIGIS International Association is a distance education initiative offering masters and postgraduate diploma and certificate programs in geographical information science and systems. “We are pleased to provide... read more

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New TIMMS 2 a Maneuverable Indoor Mapper

September 29, 2015By
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Trimble has introduced its next-generation Trimble Indoor Mobile Mapping Solution (TIMMS) that produces fast and accurate maps of difficult-to-navigate indoor spaces and translates them directly into 2D and 3D models of structured interiors. TIMMS 2 is a fusion of technologies for capturing spatial data of indoor and other GNSS denied areas, the company said. It provides both lidar and spherical video, enabling... read more

Nikon-Trimble Introduces Updated Nikon Total Stations

September 15, 2015By

Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd. introduced today updated mechanical total stations to expand its portfolio of solutions for mainstream surveying and construction applications. The announcement was made at INTERGEO 2015, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management. The updated products include: Nikon NPL-322+ Series – an updated series of reflectorless 2” and 5” total stations providing powerful solutions and... read more

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