GeoConnexion InternationalMarch 2019

A Sweet Success

Trimble’s eCognition software was part of a technology solution used to accurately map multi-age citrus trees in California

American SurveyorMarch 2019

Raising the Bar on Precise Positioning

Trimble CenterPoint RTX featured in article about how improved precise point positioning techniques are providing new levels of accuracy, flexibility, and reliability for surveying in remote regions.

xyHtMarch 2019

Nullifying the Noise

Chantal Arguin of Arguin & Associates used trimble MX7 mobile imaging system and R10 receiver to acquire 3D mobile mapping images of the roads of 8 villages and 5 provincial airports within Quebec’s remote BCN territories.

Tanks & Terminals (Supplement of Hydrocarbon Engineering)March 2019

Inside Information

By using laser technology -- including Trimble’s TX5 or TX8 3D scanners and Trimble RealWorks -- for collecting and analyzing tank inspection data, US-based inspection company TechCorr significantly reduced time spent onsite without cutting corners.

POBMarch 2019

Coastal Monitoring Survey Adopts New Tools

AG Surveys was tasked with surveying 80 beaches along England’s Southwest coast as part of a national coastal monitoring program to collect topographical beach surveys from around country. They used the Trimble UX5HP, Inpho UASMaster photogrammetry software, and Trimble Business Software to achieve the task.

GeoInformaticsMarch 2019

Fugro Expands its Instrumentation to Monitor Dutch Tunnel

Fugro was hired to oversee the monitoring process of the construction of Rotterdamsebaan tunnel, built under The Hague, Netherlands. They used Trimble’s S9 total station for the work and then used the Trimble Precision SDK software development kit, which allowed Fugro to pair the S9 with their own monitoring software.

Asphalt ProMarch 2019

International Recycling Locations

Netherlands company Dura Vermeer used Trimble’s R2 receiver for location measurement of tar samples as part of the country’s effort to build new roads using recycled asphalt from old roads.

Civil + Structural EngineerMarch 2019

Breaking Down Borders

Trimble’s R2 GNSS receiver and CenterPoint RTX are being used in projects to install water distribution systems in underdeveloped communities in Rwanda as part of Engineers Without Borders.

POBFebruary 2019

LiDAR and 3D Help Develop 5G Network

To support telecom companies’ preparation for emerging 5G rollouts across the U.S., Land Info used Trimble eCognition software to create 3D models of select areas of interest, which included layered views of buildings, land cover, and trees.

American SurveyorFebruary 2019

Trends to Watch

Article by Boris Skopljak and Chris Trevillian discussing the key technology trends that will drive the geospatial industry forward over the next 18-24 months; Trimble’s MX9 Mobile Mapping System mentioned in article.

Civil + Structural EngineerFebruary 2019

Bringing the Field into the Office in Real Time

Tarrant Regional Water District in Fort Worth, Texas, developed a program that integrates survey data into its GIS in real-time to monitor the construction of 240km of pipeline. They used Trimble R8 GNSS receivers, Trimble Yuma 2 rugged tablets, Trimble Access survey field software, and Trimble VRS for the project.

xyHtJanuary 2019

Silent Sentinels

Fugro was hired to oversee the monitoring process of the construction of Rotterdamsebaan tunnel, built under The Hague, Netherlands. They used Trimble’s S9 total station for the work and then used the Trimble Precision SDK software development kit, which allowed Furgo to pair the S9 with their own monitoring software.

Civil + Structural EngineerJanuary 2019

Tunnel Vision

Using a Trimble S7 total station, an SX10 scanning total station and several Trimble software systems, Towill Inc was able to provide a Northern California utility owner with comprehensive survey data of 1,800 feet of its water pipeline. The information enabled the utility owner to install the largest possible liner to maximize pipe capacity without major excavation.

POBJanuary 2019

Mixed Reality Boosts BIM in Construction

Mixed reality solutions including Microsoft HoloLens, SketchUp Viewer for HoloLens, Trimble Connect for HoloLens, and Trimble’s new hard hat attachment for HoloLens were tested on Trimble’s phase 2 building in Westminster, CO -- primarily for concept visualization, visual clash detection and as-built validation.

Power MagazineJanuary 2019

Adjusting Power Line Sag in Real-Time

Geomatikk Survey was tasked with measuring and adjusting the sag of new, high-voltage power lines on a mountain in Sogn og Fjordane, a county in western Norway. By using Trimble’s SX10, they were able to cut their project work down to a single day because the sensor automatically locks on to the line itself, even with no prism, and adjusts their sag in real time.

American SurveyorDecember 2018

Breaking Down Borders

Trimble’s R2 GNSS receiver and CenterPoint RTX are being used in projects to install water distribution systems in underdeveloped communities in Rwanda as part of Engineers Without Borders.

Civil Engineering Surveyor (CES)December 2018

Taking BIM to the Field

Felix O’Hare and Company were tasked with the work for the new Southern Regional Campus in Armagh, Northern Ireland. Using Trimble’s RTS773 3” total station and FieldLink software and the system’s ability to direct stake-out from the 3D BIM model data, they were able to  reduce office time and ensure site machinery was maximized to full potential reducing any downtime.

POBDecember 2018

Customer Engagement Drives Product Development

Trimble’s customer beta tester program is one of the most important steps before going to market. Article provides highlights from customer beta testing of Trimble’s TSC7, Trimble Business Center, and SX10.

Civil + Structural EngineerDecember 2018

Coming Ashore

AG Surveys was tasked with surveying 80 beaches along England’s Southwest coast as part of a national coastal monitoring program to collect topographical beach surveys from around country. They used the Trimble UX5HP, Inpho UASMaster photogrammetry software, and Trimble Business Software to achieve the task.

GeoInformaticsDecember 2018

Storm Chaser

Yorkshire-based Tri-Tech needed to conduct regular measurements of a large Scotland rock quarry to determine the volume of overburden that their client, an earthwork contractor, stripped and moved. Trimble’s SX10 total station and R10 GNSS receiver enabled Tri-tech to conduct the needed measurements even during high winds and blowing snow.

ECO (Environmental Coastal & Offshore)December 2018

Coming Ashore

AG Surveys was tasked with surveying 80 beaches along England’s Southwest coast as part of a national coastal monitoring program to collect topographical beach surveys from around country. They used the Trimble UX5HP, Inpho UASMaster photogrammetry software, and Trimble Business Software to achieve the task.

GIS ProfessionalNovember 2018

Healthy Workout for GNSS Technology

Ontario, Canada-based Dillon Consulting used Trimble Catalyst and Esri Collector in its project  laying out the trails for the new site of the Halton Mudmoiselle, a ladies-only mud-run put on by the Canadian Cancer Society and co-sponsored by Dillon Consulting.

GeoInformaticsNovember 2018

Meaningful Mapping

Trimble’s eCognition software was used in two large projects: (1) to identify and map the road network of Dubai over a 30-year period; (2) to distinguish every building and its roof type across more than 1,200 districts in Sri Lanka.

Civil + Structural EngineerNovember 2018

Surveying History

Researchers and students in France want to immortalize the work of New Zealand soldiers who during World War I connected a network of abandoned chalk quarries to create a passage for allied soldiers to move underground. The researchers used the Trimble TX8, TX5, and Trimble RealWorks to capture a permanent digital record of the tunnels.

POBNovember 2018

Underground Laser Scans Preserve WW1 Tunnel Heritage

Researchers and students in France want to immortalize the work of New Zealand soldiers who during World War I connected a network of abandoned chalk quarries to create a passage for allied soldiers to move underground. The researchers used the Trimble TX8, TX5, and Trimble RealWorks to capture a permanent digital record of the tunnels.

Civil + Structural EngineerNovember 2018

Maintaining a Smooth Flow

German engineering and surveying consultancy SAK was tasked with surveying the Alzkanal in Bavaria before and after canal renovation work. SAK credited their success on the project to being able to blend multiple Trimble technologies (UAS, scanning, GNSS and total stations) into one single solution.