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Trimble Navigation, Ltd.

936 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale, CA, 94088, US

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Trimble Navigation Limited


3D Modeling Software enables anytime/anywhere BIM collaboration.

November 23, 2015

SketchUp 2016 delivers features – modeling tools, streamlined reporting, and tight integration with 3D Warehouse – that drive efficiency and simplify workflow for architects, engineers, design, and construction professionals. Integrated directly into SketchUp Pro, Trimble Connect cloud-based collaboration platform lets teams to access, analyze, manage, and share project data from cloud from anywhere and at any time across entire design, build, and operate (DBO) lifecycle. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Agricultural and Farming Products

Remote Irrigation Controller enables creation of no spray areas.

November 23, 2015

Irrigate-IQ™ optimal flow lets growers with standard irrigation pump equipment (without variable frequency drive pump) incorporate no spray areas within their irrigation plan to concentrate irrigation efforts in highest-producing field portions. Standard pump equipment is utilized to keep water pressure regulated across entire pivot, even when operating in no spray areas, and system allows pivot to operate within defined pressure range even as water table reduces throughout growing season. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Agricultural and Farming Products

Android(TM)-Based Display supports precision agriculture.

November 10, 2015

Offering wireless connectivity, Trimble® TMX-2050 Display allows farmers to view ongoing field activities, real-time commodity prices, real-time weather conditions to guide irrigation and field deployment decisions, and other valuable task information in Connected Farm™ dashboard. Third-party apps offer diagnostic tools to identify and address implement error codes, fertilizer calibration charts for spreaders, identification of nutrient deficiencies, and planter adjustment recommendations. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Asset Tracking System delivers map-based real-time information.

October 19, 2015

From one portal, Trimble® Asset Tracking offers field service organizations complete, real-time visibility into location and utilization of portable assets. Functionality can also help determine how assets should be best deployed to optimize productivity and ROI. Along with map view of location and status of assets, features include real-time alerts, utilization reports for individual or group of assets from across multiple locations, and battery with 3-year/charge rating.

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Structural Design Software automates building analysis.

October 9, 2015

With Tekla® Structural Designer, engineers can analyze and design steel and concrete buildings by combining analysis and design into single, seamless process. Program offers expanded beam design options as well as expanded seismic analysis and design features that automate accidental torsional effects and required seismic design combinations. Other time saving features include automation of tedious and complex tasks such as wind loading calculations, floor vibration checks, and floor loading. Read More

Automatic ID

AEI Reader tracks rail cars and cargo inventory.

October 8, 2015

Featuring integrated UHF RFID capability, Trimble® Juno® T41 R-AEI reads both rail-industry specific Automatic Equipment Identification tags and Electronic Product Code tags used worldwide. Mobile workers can stand up to 8 ft away to read AEI tag and more than 12 ft to read EPC tags, allowing safety requirements to be met. Equipped with 4.3 in. sunlight-readable display and 32 GB flash memory, IP68-rated handheld reader includes GSM/CDMA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® technology. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Receiver supports data collection with mobile devices.

September 23, 2015

When paired with mobile device using Bluetooth® or USB connectivity, R2 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS capabilities to enable high-accuracy data collection in surveying applications. Multi-constellation receiver achieves sub-meter to centimeter positioning and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals as well as Satellite Based Augmentation Systems. With 1-button operation and field swappable battery, receiver can be pole or vehicle mounted or carried on backpack. Read More


Software Suite improves survey, CAD, and GIS workflows.

September 21, 2015

Promoting efficacy when working with GIS databases, Trimble Business Center v3.60 provides editing and QC options for surveyors and GIS professionals. CAD and drafting tools let CAD professionals create final project deliverables within Trimble Business Center. In addition to tools for generating precise and accurate data, software enables surveyors to post process individual GNSS constellations. In addition CAD package compatibility, software enables production of client deliverables. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Construction Equipment & Supplies

3D Grade Control System works with Bobcat grader attachments.

September 11, 2015

Available for Bobcat all-wheel steer loaders, compact track loaders, and skid-steer loaders, Trimble® GCS900 accelerates work and increases efficacy for small contractors handling complex projects requiring digital designs and 3D machine control. Grade control system includes ability to wirelessly sync files to machine, track assets and site productivity, and receive remote support/training. Also, system works with digital 3D models prepared in Trimble's Business Center - HCE office software. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Grade Control System operates on skid steer loaders.

September 9, 2015

Available for ATI's Level Best PD Series Grading Boxes on skid-steer loaders, Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System enables small contractors to work quickly on complex projects that require 3D machine control and digital designs. Control is suitable for footpaths, parking lots, sidewalks, and other surfaces that require 3D constructable model. Since system is part of Trimble Connected Site® solutions, contractors can wirelessly sync files to machine, track assets, and receive remote support. Read More

Retail & Sales Equipment, Agricultural and Farming Products, Controls & Controllers

Farm Management Display offers wireless connectivity.

September 8, 2015

With wireless connectivity, TMX-2050™ v3.0 integrates with Connected Farm™ online management solution. Farmers can view ongoing field activities, real-time commodity prices, real-time weather conditions to guide irrigation and field deployment decisions, and other valuable task information in Connected Farm dashboard—without leaving machine cab. Users also have access to App Central marketplace on their display for browsing, downloading, and updating apps for precision farming needs. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Multirotor UAS facilitates work in tight spaces.

August 27, 2015

As aerial imaging and workflow solution, ZX5 Multirotor Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) captures and processes geo-referenced photo and video data for mapping, agriculture, and inspection applications. Vertical takeoff and landing capabilities allow work in tight places and obstructed environments and negate need for launcher, while 16 MP camera captures aerial imagery down to 1 mm ground sample distance. UAS can also be equipped to capture live video imagery. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Placer/Spreader Machine Control maximizes paving productivity.

August 21, 2015

Available for GOMACO and Guntert & Zimmerman placer/spreader machines, Trimble® PCS900 Paving Control System v2.20 automates paving train by enabling contractors to use GNSS-based positioning, in conjunction with base station, to steer machine and control machine's elevation according to 3D model. This maximizes paving productivity while minimizing material waste on concrete road and airport surfaces. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Agricultural and Farming Products

Onboard Weighing System accurately measures livestock feed.

July 20, 2015

Compatible with most tractors, forklifts, and skid steers, Trimble® S1100 calculates weight of hay bales and other livestock feed by measuring hydraulic pressure changes. Payload weights and bucket counts are clearly displayed in real-time to operator in machine cab. With SS1100, producers can prevent over/under feeding, control feed costs, eliminate waste and overage in feed batching and grain hopper loading operations, and ensure accurate invoicing and record keeping. Read More

Services, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Construction Planning Software optimizes data delivery.

July 2, 2015

Available for linear civil engineering projects, TILOS v9.0 time and location planning software merges technical and schedule information into one dynamic plan. Gantt chart format visually connects site layout with user-defined project time frame, while integration with third-party project management software aids data exchange. Specifically, solution integrates with Primavera project management software and Trimble Business Center-HCE office software for construction takeoff/data prep. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Controls & Controllers

Precision Irrigation System monitors and controls pivots.

May 6, 2015

Integrating with computerized pivot control panels, Irrigate-IQ™ enables growers to remotely monitor and control pivots via Connected Farm™ using desktop, mobile device, or TMX-2050™ display. Users can upgrade to partial or full variable rate irrigation capabilities using same base hardware, minimizing nutrient and chemical runoff by applying right amount of water, fertigation, or effluent in right place. With full VRI, growers can generate their own prescription maps or manage exclusion zones. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Agricultural and Farming Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Steering System optimizes crop end-of-row turning.

April 30, 2015

Accessed on TMX-2050™ display for users of Trimble Autopilot™ automated steering system, NextSwath technology automates end-of-row turn process. When approaching end of crop row, NextSwath automatically calculates and executes best possible path to turn farm vehicle around and approach next crop row or swath with implement precisely aligned to begin working. System helps eliminate towed implement undershooting/overshooting, as well as skips and overlaps when lining up for next row. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Machine Control Systems increase dozer/compactor performance.

April 27, 2015

Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System and CCS900 Compaction Control System improve dozer performance and machine-to-machine communication capabilities for soil, landfill and asphalt compactors. Featuring GradeMax™ Plus,, GCS900 v12.7 increases dozer performance by enabling accelerated and consistent grading. Via wireless capabilities, CCS900 v12.7 provides M2M communication that lets operators share mapping data between compactors on same site in real-time. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Services

Fleet Management Platform promotes field service flexibility.

April 22, 2015

Offered as service package designed to foster flexibility for organizations, Trimble® Fleet Express provides real-time location information to companies that manage fleets of all sizes with all types of light-duty vehicles. Solution combines self-install, plug-and-play OBDII device with features and functionality of Trimble Fleet Management: vehicle tracking, vehicle maintenance, on-demand reports, as well as scheduling and alert notification. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Site Positioning System aids field to office communication.

April 10, 2015

Designed for superintendents, foremen, and field engineers on heavy civil construction sites, Trimble® SitePulse™ System provides access to 3D constructible models and real-time digital information. Using Trimble SitePulse software with Trimble SPS585 GNSS Smart Antenna, field managers can take photographs that are tagged with GNSS position, date, and time to create audit trail of day-to-day activities, and provide documentation of work completed over course of job for invoicing and payments. Read More

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