Trimble Navigation Limited
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Post Office Box 3642
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
New Version of Trimble GPSNet Software Adds Features for Network RTK Surveying
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2005 -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced a new version of its GPSNet™ software, which is designed to connect multiple Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers in a reference station network. The Trimble GPSNet version 2.4 software package is ideal for a range of positioning applications including surveying, engineering, construction and GIS data collection. The enhanced version offers a variety of new features that bring additional functionality and reliability to GPS network operators.
As part of Trimble's scalable infrastructure solution, GPSNet software expands the geographic territory covered and enables a single administrator to operate an unlimited number of reference stations and rover receivers in a network. Using GPSNet software, system administrators can establish and control a network of fixed reference stations to provide RTK corrections or postprocessed data for their area of operation-whether it is a city, county, state or country. Fixed reference station networks are typically continuously available and eliminate the need to set up a temporary base station for each project-saving users time and money.
Trimble's GPSNet 2.4 software is available now through Trimble's Engineering and Construction Division dealer network.
About Trimble's Engineering and Construction Business
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. The Engineering and Construction business of 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.
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. Trimble's worldwide presence and unique capabilities position the Company for growth in emerging applications including surveying, automobile navigation, machine guidance, asset tracking, wireless platforms, and telecommunications infrastructure. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has more than 2,000 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide.
Media Contact: LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808