Frightening, But Not Scary

| Every year just after Halloween, I feel the need to explain to people that I don’t like or enjoy anything that scares me. That includes roller coasters, haunted houses, clowns, zombies, zombie clowns, and scary movies. Scary books are included in that list. I especially dislike scary movies. They give me nightmares. Scary movies with ... READ MORE

Something Good and Something Better

| This week I am in Las Vegas for Trimble Dimensions. That means that I’m going to fill this space with some good news and then a better piece of video for you to enjoy. First, I’ll give you the good news. According to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), in the month of October, ... READ MORE

Trimble Announces Forensics GNSS Solution

| Solution Combines GNSS Receiver, Tablet or Handhelds and Forensics Software to Increase Speed and Efficiency in the Field for Crash and Crime Scene Investigations  LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2018—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the launch of the Trimble® Forensics GNSS solution. The solution combines the Trimble T10 tablet or TDC100 handheld with the Trimble Forensics Capture ... READ MORE

Trimble and HCSS Collaborate to Bring Civil Bidding, Estimating, Job Costing and Safety Applications to Key Global Markets

| SUNNYVALE, Calif., November 2018—As part of an ongoing commitment to transform the way engineering and construction companies work, Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and HCSS, Inc. will collaborate to tightly couple estimating and bidding workflows to field operations, driving increased job site productivity, improved quality and expanded visibility into today’s construction environment. This collaboration will include strategic ... READ MORE

Trimble Announces Machine Control and Payload Management on One Platform

| Mixed Fleet Machine Control with Integrated Payload Management Simplifies Workflows LAS VEGAS, November 2018—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced the Trimble® LOADRITE® Payload Management for Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Excavators integration. This integration will help increase productivity and efficiency for excavator operations, allowing contractors to track bucket-by-bucket payload, and monitor mass haul progress from the same ... READ MORE

Trimble Unifies Business Center Software to Provide a Single Version for Survey and Civil Construction

| Complete Office Software Solution Lowers Operational Costs, Increases Productivity for Enterprises LAS VEGAS, November, 2018—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced version 5.0 of Trimble® Business Center, which merges two products, Trimble Business Center and Business Center – HCE, to provide both surveying and civil construction customers with a complete office software solution. Combining both products into one ... READ MORE

New Trimble Earthworks GO! Grade Control Platform for Compact Machine Grading Attachments

| Trimble Sets a New Standard in Ease-of-Use and Portability for Machine Control LAS VEGAS, November, 2018—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced the release of the Trimble® Earthworks GO! Grade Control Platform, a 2D grade control solution for compact machine grading attachments. Trimble Earthworks GO! enables high-accuracy grading in an easy-to-use, portable platform. It is the only Bring Your ... READ MORE

New Version of Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform Includes Support for Motor Graders and Automatic Guidance for Tiltrotators

| Full Family of Machine Types Now Available on the Trimble Earthworks Platform LAS VEGAS, November, 2018—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced the release of Trimble® Earthworks Grade Control Platform version 1.7 with support for motor graders and automatic guidance for tiltrotator attachments. Trimble Earthworks for Motor Graders is a GNSS-based, 3D grade control solution designed to make fine ... READ MORE

B2W Software’s Construction Scheduling and Dispatching Solution Earns Two Technology Awards

| Portsmouth, NH – October 19, 2018 — B2W Software, a leading provider of heavy construction management software, announced that B2W Schedule, its new solution for collaborative, real-time resource scheduling and dispatching, recently earned two technology honors for its ability to help contractors optimize construction crews, equipment and materials. B2W Schedule earned a Golden Bridge Award ... READ MORE

DITCH WITCH® INTRODUCES INDUSTRY-FIRST HDD VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATOR

| More than 50 percent of reported underground utility damages are the result of insufficient excavation practices according to the 2017 DIRT Report. The Ditch Witch® organization, a Charles Machine Works Company, has introduced an industry-first Virtual Reality (VR) Simulator to better prepare horizontal directional drill (HDD) operators for safe underground construction through cutting-edge training technology. ... READ MORE

Topcon introduces new versatile addition to HiPer integrated receiver series

| LIVERMORE, Calif., U.S./ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, the Netherlands – October 16, 2018 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the latest addition to its HiPer series of integrated receivers — the HiPer VR is designed to provide a versatile solution with the most advanced GNSS technology available. “The HiPer VR is packed with the most powerful GNSS ... READ MORE

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