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March 31st, 2016
Trimble Launches FieldPoint RTX Correction Service

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the availability of its new FieldPoint RTX™ correction service for geospatial positioning applications. Powered by Trimble RTX™ technology, the multi-constellation correction service offers horizontal accuracy up to 10 centimeters (4 inches) at 1-sigma standard deviation or 20 centimeters (8 inches) at 2-sigma, without requiring the use of a base station or local VRS network.

FieldPoint RTX correction service is now available with the Trimble R2 GNSS receiver and the GIS version of the Trimble Geo 7X handheld for a broad range of applications requiring decimeter accuracy.

Delivered via L-band satellite or IP, FieldPoint RTX is an ideal choice for geospatial professionals who are not using RTK as their primary correction source. The service can be used for mobile data collection and fixed asset management by utilities, municipalities and government agencies that require repeatable, high-accuracy GNSS corrections at a reasonable cost.

“FieldPoint RTX meets an important accuracy threshold for mapping and GIS professionals that require a versatile, satellite-delivered correction source accessible in even the most remote locations worldwide,” said Patricia Boothe, general manager of Trimble Advanced Positioning. “With FieldPoint RTX, customers now have more choices to meet their real-time accuracy requirements in the field.”

Availability

The new Trimble FieldPoint RTX correction service is available now for the Trimble R2 GNSS receiver and the Trimble Mapping & GIS Geo 7X handheld. For more information, visit:  http://www.trimble.com/positioning-services.

About Trimble RTX Technology

Trimble RTX technology utilizes data from a global reference station network to compute high accuracy positions based on satellite orbit and clock information. Trimble RTX supports a suite of real-time correction services delivering a range of accuracies from better than 4 centimeter to sub-meter performance. Trimble RTX-based positioning innovations are available via convenient, easy to access satellite delivery or via cellular/IP communication, providing users with flexible options to obtain high accuracy positions in nearly any work environment. Trimble RTX correction services are available throughout most of the world.

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, 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.