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July 11th, 2013
Trimble Expands its Mobile Spatial Imaging Portfolio

Designed for mapping, surveying and engineering environments, the MX2 is rugged, lightweight and portable. It is also easily deployed and redeployed on projects similar to conventional surveying equipment. A precise laser scanner, along with an embedded Trimble-Applanix GNSS/Inertial positioning system, allows geospatial professionals to create the point cloud accuracies necessary for many spatial imaging projects. Accompanied by Trimble Trident software to capture, process and analyze point data, the MX2 offers a ready-to-use workflow for surveyors and professionals in mapping, engineering, planning, oil and gas, utilities, mining, environmental, public safety and more. The system is available in single and dual-laser versions.

In conjunction with the MX2 system, Trimble also announced new features for its Trident Software 6.0. The software developed for rapid transformation of point clouds and imagery into geospatial intelligence has been significantly enhanced to provide a scalable software suite for a wide range of users. Additions include the incorporation of direct trajectory import and the Trimble Coordinate System Manager. The Trimble Trident software suite is ideal for the analysis of mobile laser scanner data and geo-referenced imagery.

“The Trimble MX2 provides survey companies with the opportunity to enter the world of mobile scanning at a time when it is becoming a desired service within their solution portfolios,” said Katherine Sandford, general manager of Trimble’s Imaging Division. “The MX2 offers a simple and highly productive mobile data collection capability and a 3D point cloud workflow for a wide range of users.”

Availability

The Trimble MX2 is available now through Trimble’s global network of geospatial distribution partners.

About Trimble’s Imaging Division

Trimble’s Imaging Division provides solutions for the collection, processing and analysis of geo-referenced images and point clouds. By combining aerial and land-mobile sensor systems with digital photogrammetry, terrain modelling, image analysis, change detection and feature extraction office software, Trimble provides complete solutions for the transformation of geospatial data into geospatial intelligence: a process Trimble refers to as “images to information.” The resulting information solutions can increase productivity and improve decision-making for Trimble’s diverse community of global customers that include survey, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities. Trimble’s Imaging solutions are also complemented by precision measurement tools, mobile data collection, wireless technologies, and software from Trimble’s Survey and GIS data collection portfolios to provide geospatial professionals with comprehensive field and office solutions to plan, build, manage and maintain both natural and man-made assets.

For more information, visit: www.trimble.com/imaging.

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.

For more information, visit:  www.trimble.com.