TAG: Trimble

Trimble adds scalable GNSS receiver to geospatial portfolio

February 19, 2016By

Trimble has added a new scalable GNSS receiver to its geospatial portfolio. The Trimble R9s GNSS receiver is scalable and flexible. Built on a sleek, modular GNSS platform, geospatial professionals can add functionality according to their workflow demands, such as being deployed as an RTK base station or an RTK rover mounted on a rod, in a backpack or on a... read more

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Trimble expands machine control system for wheel loaders

February 12, 2016By

Trimble has introduced version 12.81 of its Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System. The new version further expands the mix of machines supported to now include wheel loaders, demonstrating Trimble’s continued commitment to meet the contractor’s needs for construction technology across a mixed fleet and for all phases of the project life cycle. “Trimble GCS900 version 12.81 means big productivity gains... read more

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Trimble advances precision irrigation with uniform application for corner arms

February 10, 2016By

Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ now has “uniform corner,” which allows farmers to apply a consistent amount of water on the area covered by a center-pivot corner arm. The solution prevents over- or under-watering through a uniform application, which can reduce crop stress, promote better nutrient absorption due to reduced run off and leaching, and ultimately improve crop quality and yield. In addition, it... read more

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Trimble, Mapshots integrate agriculture software

February 8, 2016By
Connected Farm software. (Illustration: Trimble)

MapShots and Trimble have integrated MapShots AgStudio software platform with Trimble’s Connected Farm. AgStudio can now read as-applied maps and production data from Connected Farm. Previously, AgStudio software users could only read harvest data from Connected Farm. Users with current subscriptions to AgStudio software are able to communicate seamlessly with Trimble field devices and wirelessly transfer field data, as-applied maps and production data... read more

Trimble’s Beijing airport construction contract extended with machine control

December 8, 2015By
Artist's concept of the new Beijing Airport terminal. (Image: Zaha Hadid Architects)

Trimble has received a contract extension for Beijing’s new airport project. In April, Trimble won the initial bid to supply the project with a construction information management system. Based on the success of the solution to date, the contract has been extended to include additional machine control systems for soil stabilization. Beijing’s new airport is projected to handle 72 million travelers, 2... read more

Dredging replenishes Australia’s Sorrento Beach

November 19, 2015By

Shifting sands in Australia’s Port Phillip Bay left a popular beach without enough sand this past holiday season. As summer approached, the Mornington Peninsula Shire and Australian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) decided to replenish Sorrento beach by dredging a nearby sandbank. read more

Trimble acquires Telog Instruments for wireless water monitoring

November 11, 2015By

Trimble has acquired privately held Telog Instruments Inc., based in Victor, New York. Telog is a wireless water infrastructure monitoring and management company. The acquisition extends Trimble’s smart water strategy by adding advanced water management technology and productivity solutions to the company’s portfolio. Financial terms were not disclosed. Telog, founded in 1984, manufactures a suite of wireless remote monitoring, analytics and... read more

Trimble to Acquire AGRI-TREND to Aid Crop Advisors

November 10, 2015By

Trimble will acquire the assets of privately held AGRI-TREND of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, which operates the largest network of independent agricultural consultants in North America. The acquisition will enable Trimble to provide agronomists and other crop advisors with a stronger set of brand-agnostic tools they can use to advise growers on how to better manage their operations, Trimble said... read more