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January 17th, 2018
4DGlobal to Provide Applanix Products and Solutions for Land and Air Survey Customers in Australia and New Zealand

BUNDOORA, AUSTRALIA & RICHMOND HILL, CANADA – Applanix, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), announced today that 4DGlobal has been selected to provide products, support, and service for Applanix’ air and land customers in Australia and New Zealand.

Working with Applanix, 4DGlobal increases its range of products with the addition of Applanix’ Position and Orientation Solutions for airborne and land vehicles including industry-leading POS AV and POSTrack, POS LV, DG for UAV OEM board sets, and POSPac MMS software. Working with 4Dglobal, Applanix gains knowledgeable and expert representation in an important and growing marketplace.

The Applanix POS AV system (Position and Orientation System for Airborne Vehicles) is a hardware and software system specifically designed for Direct Georeferencing of airborne sensor data. By integrating precision GNSS with inertial technology, POS AV enables geospatial projects to be completed more efficiently, effectively, and economically. OEM board sets are available including those designed for use on UAVs (DG for UAV).  POS LV is a compact, fully integrated, turnkey Position and Orientation System utilizing integrated inertial technology to generate stable, reliable, and repeatable positioning solutions for land-based vehicle applications.  POSPac Mobile Mapping Suite is Applanix’ next generation, industry-leading software for Direct Georeferencing of mobile mapping sensors using GNSS and inertial technology.

Peter Terrett, Managing Director of 4DGlobal, comments: “Having worked within the geospatial industry for many years, we believe the proven benefits to the operational efficiency of our customers, plus the improved data quality by using POS products and POSPac MMS software from Applanix, are unrivaled. 4DGlobal is confident that partnering with Applanix will allow us to drive greater customer success with the broad range of Applanix products and solutions.”

“We are delighted to be working with 4DGlobal to provide excellent local sales and support services for our customers in Australia and New Zealand,” said Naush Ladha, Channel Development Manager for Applanix.  “4DGlobal is a prominent player in the local geospatial industry and has an exceptional history of building successful client relationships. We welcome them to the Applanix distribution channel.”

Contact 4DGlobal by visiting: https://www.4dglobal.com.au/index.php

About 4DGlobal 
4DGlobal is a company that has grown and evolved with the Mapping and Spatial industry for over 25 years. Starting in the very early days with GPS devices, training, software development, and consulting, we have expanded to cover not only the latest GPS/GNSS technology but also rugged field mobility solutions, mapping software, training, and services.

4DGlobal is the hardware division of Rapid Map Global. The Rapid Map Global Group of Companies, which also includes Iconyx and Rapid Map Services, is a leading provider of spatial solutions including data collection services, software, and hardware across Australia.

About Applanix 
Applanix, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), develops, manufactures, sells, and supports products and solutions for mobile mapping and positioning. Applanix’ products and solutions are used in a variety of applications, including road profiling, GIS data acquisition, aerial surveying and mapping, railroad track maintenance, and seafloor mapping. Established in 1991, Applanix supports its growing global customer base with exceptional service.