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Trimble Navigation Limited
935 Stewart Drive
Post Office Box 3642
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
1.408.481.8000 phone
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Trimble Launches VRS Now Service in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

New Service Plans Provide Access to All European Trimble VRS Now RTK Networks


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today the launch of the Trimble® VRS Now™ RTK correction data services for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg delivering centimeter-level positioning for RTK receivers throughout these countries. The Trimble VRS Now service supplies fast, easy-to-use and accurate Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning for a variety of applications including precision agriculture, surveying, construction, asset management, environmental monitoring, disaster prevention and relief, weather services and scientific research.

The Trimble VRS Now Benelux service joins the existing Trimble VRS Now services in Germany, the UK, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Spain, and many states in the U.S.

In addition, new service plans allow users to perform precise positioning with centimeter-level accuracy in all Trimble VRS Now RTK networks across Europe, simplifying access to high-precision GNSS corrections. Today, Trimble is the first and only network RTK service provider that allows users to roam across multiple countries without added complexity. Customers can also accurately track their assets in real time across large areas with the included iScope™ service.

VRS Now service is based on Trimble?s unique VRS technology, which combines sophisticated algorithms with experience and its field-proven Continuous Operating Reference Station (CORS) hardware.
 
For more information on the Trimble VRS Now services visit:
http://www.trimble.com/infrastructure/services.aspx.

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.


Investor Relations Contact:   Willa McManmon of Trimble: 408-481-7838
Media Contact:   
LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808



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