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November 16, 2012 - Providing clear, consistent navigation, Trimble® SCS900 v3.0 is designed for measurement, stakeout, quality control, and progress monitoring on heavy civil construction jobsites. Simplified views show all options on one screen to accelerate access to relevant content. Launching in map view, program lets users see where they are on site immediately, and view cut and fill information instantly, without setup. Users can pan and navigate across map by dragging finger or stylus across screen.

Trimble Navigation Limited

935 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale, CA, 94085-3913, USA

Original Press Release

Trimble Site Controller Software Redesign Enhances User Experience for Measuring, Staking and Design on the Construction Jobsite

Press release date: November 5, 2012

Trimble Unveils Updated, Easy-to-use Interface for Trimble SCS900 Site Controller Software Version 3.0

LAS VEGAS, -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today version 3.0 of its industry-leading SCS900 Site Controller Software for measurement, stakeout, quality control and progress monitoring on the heavy civil construction jobsite. Version 3.0 introduces a completely redesigned user experience including a clean, simple and updated user interface designed for maximum readability and usability, and workflow simplification improvements that increase productivity.

The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions 2012.

Enhancements Accelerate Productivity

Trimble® SCS900 Site Controller Software combines simplicity and efficiency to reduce the time required to access even the most complex functionality. Whether users are measuring, staking or performing advanced in-field design calculations, it will never take more than three screen taps to access any feature in SCS900.

Clear, consistent navigation makes tasks more intuitive, while an improved layout with large, graphical icons makes functions easy to recognize. Simplified views show all options on one screen to provide faster access to relevant content, and an enhanced, intuitive guidance system helps the user find stake points quickly and precisely.

Efficiency gains begin as the software launches in map view, so users see where they are on the site immediately, and view cut and fill information instantly, without any setup. They can pan and navigate across the map by simply dragging a finger or a stylus across the screen. To rapidly switch between measuring and staking, users just tap and hold any point or line to stake it out. In addition, they can customize the information bars to effortlessly access and view critical information right from the map view and change languages on the fly without restarting the software.

Designed for the Construction Site

The visual elements of the user interface have been significantly modified and redesigned to make it much easier to view the software in bright sunlight, and large interface elements are more accessible for operations with gloved hands. Designed for the construction site, the new interface is visually appealing and user-friendly, reflective of current usability standards, and incorporates user research from the field.

For a demonstration of the new Trimble SCS900 Site Controller Software version 3.0, visit:  http://www.youtube.com/user/TrimbleHelpSPSystems

Trimble SCS900 Site Controller Software is now available from the SITECH® Technology Distributor network.

About Trimble's Heavy Civil Construction Division
Trimble's Heavy Civil Construction Division is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the heavy civil construction contractor. Trimble's solutions leverage a variety of technologies, including Global Positioning System (GPS), construction lasers, total stations, wireless data communications, the Internet, and application software. As part of the Trimble Connected Site® strategy, these solutions provide a high-level of process and workflow integration from the design phase through to the finished project--delivering significant improvements in productivity throughout the construction lifecycle.

About Trimble
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location--including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.

CONTACT: Lea Ann McNabb, Media, +1-408-481-7808, leaann_mcnabb@trimble.com, both of Trimble

Web Site: www.trimble.com

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