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Trimble Kicks Off User Conference in China

       Trimble Dimensions China 2009—Steered By Technology, Exploration Has No Boundaries
From Zhenghe to Shenqi—Six Centuries of Navigation in China

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2009  Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) opened its Dimensions China conference with more than 1,600 registered attendees. The conference theme "Exploration Has No Boundaries," draws comparisons between the 15th century navigator Zhenghe, the 2008 space mission Shenqi, and the use of positioning technology to steer exploration. Trimble Dimensions China is being held December 15-17, 2009 at the JiuHua Resort & Convention Center located in Beijing.

Sessions cover commercial positioning technology for surveying, engineering, construction, mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS), geospatial, infrastructure, mobile resource management and precision agriculture. In addition, participants have the opportunity to learn how positioning technology can be used in a variety of applications for China's modernization projects such as railways, airports, highways, utilities, natural resource management, emergency relief, and more.

"We are extremely pleased with the strong interest demonstrated in Trimble Dimensions China," said Bryn Fosburgh, Trimble vice president. "It is truly a unique conference focused on how advanced technology solutions are transforming the way work is done. We believe that the conference is an important extension of our presence in China to better serve our customers."

Attendees have the opportunity to network with key industry leaders, develop new contacts, build partnerships, discuss opportunities and discover how to address challenges in today's competitive business environment. With more than 100 sessions across multiple specialty and solution tracks, the conference focuses on increasing productivity in the field and the office to transform the way work is done.

Trimble Dimensions China includes an outdoor training area and a Partners Pavilion that showcases the complete suite of Trimble construction, survey, engineering, aerial and mobile mapping, mobile resource management, GIS and infrastructure solutions. Highlighted solutions and technologies included 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.

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.


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LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808



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