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  NEWS RELEASE

 
Trimble Introduces New Software Enhancements
at Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum


Solutions for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Professionals that
Streamline Geospatial Workflows and Increase the Quality of Deliverables


TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced a series of new software enhancements that enable photogrammetry, GIS, geospatial and remote sensing professionals to streamline workflows, achieve faster results and gain increased value from highly accurate geospatial data. Enhancements include the Trimble® Inpho version 6.1 photogrammetric suite, UASMaster version 6.1 and UASMaster Lite for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) applications and eCognition® version 9.1 and eCognition Essentials version 1.1 image analysis software.

The Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum (IGTF), formerly ASPRS, is held May 4-8.

"Optimizing software workflows for our customers to gain value from imaging data is critical for the success of geospatial professionals and a continued focus of Trimble Geospatial," said Alain Samaha, business area director of GIS and Geospatial Software Solutions for Trimble's Geospatial Division. "The new enhancements will enable customers to streamline processes and increase their efficiency and productivity, which translates to increased cost savings and decreased operational expenditures."

Photogrammetry professionals generating high-quality deliverables, with Trimble's Inpho software, such as 3D CAD line work, GIS layers and DTMs, can now reduce production time by days through optimized geo-referencing capabilities and new tools for CAD object creation. The Inpho version 6.1 enhancement allows snapping-to-elevation and draping lines-to-elevation models—for greater efficiency in creating CAD data layers—while maintaining the highest level of accuracy.

The UASMaster version 6.1 software enhancement offers greater productivity through new support for precise GNSS data that allows users to reduce the number of ground control points required without compromising accuracy. And, for professionals new to the UAS market, UASMaster is now also available in an entry-level "Lite" edition. The new UASMaster Lite edition allows users to quickly extract high quality deliverables within a simplified workflow, while obtaining the same industry-leading quality offered with Inpho software. Inpho version 6.1 and UASMaster version 6.1 now also include a direct interface connection to Trimble's eCognition analysis software, making it easier to obtain actionable and valuable information from imagery data in land classification maps, GIS layers and change analysis.

eCognition version 9.1, an object-based image analysis software, now includes enhanced multi-core processing, allowing GIS, geospatial and remote sensing professionals to extract valuable information from satellite and aerial based data faster than before. New GIS-based analytic tools and improved tools for packaging applications make it easier to create customer solutions. eCognition Essentials version 1.1 provides up to 50-percent faster processing than previously, including improved flexibility and control of classification workflows for professionals generating land-cover mapping deliverables.

Availability

eCognition 9.1, eCognition Essentials 1.1, Inpho 6.1, UASMaster 6.1 and UASMaster Lite software are available now through Trimble's Geospatial Distribution Channel.

To learn more about Trimble's new geospatial solutions, visit:  www.trimble.com/OSworkflow.

About Geospatial Division

Trimble's Geospatial Division provides solutions that facilitate high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange, driving value for a global and diverse customer base of surveyors, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities. Trimble's innovative technologies include integrated sensors, field applications, real-time communications and office software for processing, modeling and data analytics. Using Trimble solutions, organizations can capture the most accurate spatial data and transform it into intelligence to deliver increased productivity and improved decision-making. Whether enabling more efficient use of natural resources or enhancing the performance and lifecycle of civil infrastructure, timely and reliable geospatial information is at the core of Trimble's solutions to transform the way work is done.

For more information, visit:  https://www.trimble.com/Industries/Geospatial/index.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.


 
Media Contact:   LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808408-481-7808



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