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Portable Devices

Smaller, more energy-frugal OEM portable devices with powerful GPS positioning capability are possible thanks to continuing Trimble innovations. Cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDA's), cameras, and many other handheld products benefit from Trimble's latest space and power-efficient modules.

In-Vehicle Navigation & Telematics

Wherever you're going, we help you get there. Trimble provides GPS boards, modules, chipsets, and technology licenses to major, tier-one automobile and electronics manufacturers around the world for in-vehicle navigation and automotive telematics applications.

Tracking, Instrumentation Systems & Security

Adding GPS location capability to a product or an asset management system means increased efficiency, productivity and safety. Trimbles GPS receiver boards and modules are used in a wide variety of applications including asset tracking systems, instrumentation systems, and security systems.


Copernicus II
Aardvark DR+GPS
Condor Family of GPS Modules

What are Embedded Systems?

As a worldwide leader in GPS technology, Trimble provides GPS boards, modules, chipsets, and technology licenses to major, tier-one automobile and electronics manufacturers around the world. In addition, Trimble is a trusted supplier of innovative, high-performance embeddable products for the United States Department of Defense and other military customers worldwide.

Our customers use Trimble components and technology to add positioning functionality to their business, consumer, and military products, including:

  • automobile navigation systems
  • PDAs and cell phones
  • vehicle location and security systems
  • instrumentation systems, and a variety of military-specific equipment and systems

Trimble offers a full range of GPS software license products ranging from pure software GPS to GPS Navigation Engines running on industry leading GPS Chipsets.