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Trimble Adds Post-Processing Capability to CenterPoint RTX Positioning Services
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 5, 2012 06:32 AM
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today post-processing capability for the Trimble® CenterPoint™ RTX positioning service. Enabled by Trimble RTX™ technology, CenterPoint RTX provides centimeter level positions in real time via satellite L-band and IP/cellular. The new post-processing capability delivers better than one centimeter accuracy and is available worldwide.
The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions 2012.
Trimble CenterPoint RTX post-processing is a cloud-based service accessed through www.TrimbleRTX.com, allowing users around the globe to upload static GNSS observation data and receive positioning corrections calculated in the well-defined ITRF 2008 reference frame. The post-processed solution can be transformed to a variety of regional reference frames by selecting a coordinate system and tectonic plate.
"With the introduction of post-processing capability to the CenterPoint RTX portfolio, we continue to extend the breadth of the service," said Patricia Boothe, general manager of Trimble's Positioning Services Division. "CenterPoint RTX post-processing gives geospatial professionals another tool for their toolbox, utilizing Trimble's globally available RTX technology to enable higher-accuracy positioning solutions."
The open service allows any user to post process 10 data sessions per month. To learn more, visit: www.TrimbleRTX.com.
About Trimble RTX Technology
Trimble RTX (Real Time eXtended) is a high-accuracy GNSS correction technology delivering repeatable positions worldwide. By combining real-time data with innovative positioning and compression algorithms, Trimble RTX technology utilizes data from a global reference station infrastructure to compute centimeter level positions based on satellite orbit and clock information. Trimble RTX technology enables various Trimble solutions—Trimble CenterPoint RTX, both standard and immediate convergence, Trimble Pivot™ RTX App; and Trimble xFill™, a ground breaking feature of the recently announced Trimble R10 GNSS system.
For more information, visit: www.trimble.com/positioning-services.
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.
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