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Trimble Sets Date for International User Conference in Las Vegas

Trimble Dimensions 2007 for Surveying, Engineering, Construction and Geospatial Professionals

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 5, 2007 Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it will hold its International User Conference November 5-7, 2007 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

The theme of Trimble Dimensions 2007—Transform Your Business with the Connected Site—provides insight into how surveying, engineering, construction, mapping and geospatial professionals can apply process integration, positioning and communication technologies to transform business operations. Building a connected site allows businesses to incorporate seamless workflows to reduce rework and maximize productivity. With more than 200 sessions across multiple specialty tracks, the conference will focus on increasing productivity in the field and in the office.
 
"Trimble Dimensions provides an opportunity for organizations to significantly improve their productivity by learning to apply advanced positioning and information technology," said Steven W. Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble. "By integrating processes and building a connected site, engineers, surveyors and construction professionals can transform the way work is done."

Attendees of Trimble Dimensions 2007 will:

  • Hear from industry visionaries who will discuss todays hottest issues and market trends
  • Participate in hands-on introductory and advanced product training
  • Attend technical breakout sessions on applying technology to real world problems to help organizations grow their business and maximize return on investment (ROI)
  • Hear from Trimble users focusing on the practical use of technology in surveying, aerial mapping, civil engineering, highway and heavy construction, site preparation, and construction vehicle fleet management, as well as other emerging applications
  • Network with worldwide peers to share best practices

The conference will also include a Partners Pavilion that will showcase the complete suite of Trimble construction, survey, engineering, aerial and mobile mapping, GIS and infrastructure solutions, including products from Tripod Data Systems (TDS), Applanix, Pacific Crest, Apache, Quantm, XYZ Solutions, Meridian Systems and INPHO. Highlighted solutions and technologies include GPS; total stations; field computing and data collection; 3D scanning; pre-design construction planning; 3D visualization; construction project management; aerial mapping; wireless communications; data transfer; and field and office software applications. Other technology providers who are Trimble partners will also participate in the conference to extend the conference's range of products and applications.

In addition, Trimble worldwide users are invited to propose topics to present at the conference. Proposed titles and a short description of the presentation should be submitted to Trimble no later than July 13, 2007. For more information, please go to: www.trimbleevents.com/callforspeakers.

To find out more about Dimensions 2007 speakers, sessions and see other details about the conference agenda, visit www.trimbleevents.com.

A Look Back at Dimensions 2006

"Value is created by the integration and connection of multiple technologies. One product isnt enough." With that statement, Steven W. Berglund opened Dimensions 2006, Trimbles second user conference after a six year hiatus. Dimensions 2006 demonstrated Trimble's strength in the engineering and construction industry with more than 2,000 registered attendees from over 47 countries. The conference theme, Building Your Connected Site, focused on applying technology to the needs faced daily by surveying, construction and civil engineering professionals.        

According to attendees, Trimble Dimensions 2006 provided them significant value:

"Successful on all levels—technical, topical, collaborative, and social—Dimension 2006 surpassed last years event. Our firms attendees were educated by a wide selection of session topics, communicated directly with Trimble product managers and specialists, mingled and exchanged ideas with industry peers, and thoroughly enjoyed the events and festivities offered," said Joe Paixao, Manager, Field Standards & Innovations, Focus Corporation, Canada.

"Trimble Dimensions 2006 was very well organized and executed. The program tracks were extremely informative, covering everything from the basics of using specific technology to in-depth project analyses. The number of interesting topics made it difficult to decide which sessions to attend. The session I especially enjoyed this year highlighted GPS applications at the Panama Canal," said Sam Diaz, Chief Surveyor, Bechtel Corp., U.S.

"Trimble Dimensions 2006 made it possible for attendees to explore new market opportunities and tools that can extend the role of the surveyor today and into the future," said Bart Dierickx, FLEPOS, Belgium.

"Seeing Trimble's state-of-the-art products, technology and marketing approach at Dimensions 2006 was worthwhile and very significant for our future business," said Ichiro Jonetsu, Team Leader, Environmental Measurement Instrument Team, Nikken Corporation, Japan.

About Trimble's Engineering and Construction Segment

Trimble, a world leader in GPS, construction lasers, robotic total stations and machine control solutions, is creating a broad range of innovative solutions that change the way construction work is done. Trimble is focusing on the development of technology and solutions in the core areas of surveying, construction and infrastructure. From concept to completion, Trimble's integrated systems streamline jobs and improve productivity.

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 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has a worldwide presence with more than 3,400 employees in over 18 countries.


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