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Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System Offers More Flexibility for More Jobs
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 22, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced the release of Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System version 12.0, allowing more configuration options for heavy and highway contractors involved in earthmoving and excavation. With several new hardware options and features, GCS900 version 12.0 is easier to operate and integrate across the Trimble Connected Site™ portfolio of solutions. Flexible configurations and improved jobsite connectivity allow contractors to streamline workflows and meet tighter project requirements, while staying on deadline and under budget.
The announcement was made today at ConExpo 2011, one of the world's largest international exhibitions for construction and construction materials industries.
New Hardware and Configuration Options
Trimble continues to lead the industry with flexible installation options for more machines on the jobsite which address a variety of contractor's needs. New hardware options and benefits in Trimble GCS900 version 12.0 include:
The Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System version 12.0 is available now through Trimble's worldwide SITECH® Technology Dealer Channel and Heavy and Highway Construction Distribution Channel.
About Trimble's Heavy and Highway Division
Trimble's Heavy and Highway Division is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the heavy and highway 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.
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.
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