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2012-10-04 02:31:03

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® Geo 5 and Juno® 5 handheld GNSS devices, further extending Trimble's portfolio for data collection, maintenance and inspection applications. The Geo 5 and Juno 5 series are both optimized for GIS field workflows, including Trimble's industry-leading TerraSync® field software available on all Trimble GIS platforms. Since 1994, the Trimble GeoExplorer® line of GNSS handhelds has...

2012-10-01 14:21:42

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will hold a conference call on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. PDT to review its third quarter 2012 results. The call will be broadcast live on the Web at www.trimble.com. Investors without Internet access may dial into the call at (800) 528-9198 (U.S.) or (702) 928-6633 (international). About Trimble Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more...

2012-09-28 02:25:18

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Mongolia. SITECH Mongolia joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy civil construction contractor. SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble(®) and Caterpillar(®) machine...

2012-09-26 10:25:54

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it will be hosting an Analyst Day at its Trimble Dimensions User Conference on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will take place at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. Attendees must register through Trimble. Formal presentations from the meeting will be Webcast live at: http://investor.trimble.com. For more information, please contact Trimble's investor relations...

2012-09-25 06:21:14

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) plans to announce financial results for third quarter 2012 before the market opens on Mon., Nov. 5. Management will discuss third-quarter earnings and outlook for the remainder of 2012 during a conference call with analysts at 1:30 p.m. Eastern the same day. To participate in the conference call, dial (888) 539-3696 and provide code 6471308. Investors also may listen to the call via the partnership's...

2012-09-19 02:20:40

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held Logicway of the Netherlands, a provider of software for automating payroll and expenses with a specific focus on the transportation and logistics (T&L) industry. Logicway's flexible reporting tools enable customers to pre-calculate salaries and expenses, track hours, monitor key performance indicators and improve report-building capabilities in the back office....

2012-09-18 02:20:22

BERLIN, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new addition to its Railway Solutions portfolio--the Trimble® GEDO CE 2.0 Trolley System and GEDO 2.0 Office 2.0 Software. The latest trolley system is lightweight, flexible and capable of quickly adapting to work on various railway gauges. In addition to using GPS/GNSS and optical sensors, the GEDO CE 2.0 Trolley also features the ability to use laser scanners for track clearance surveying applications....

Indoor Positioning Improved
2012-09-17 09:15:58

If a GPS signal can't get through, imaging data might be the answer The NAVVIS positioning system is primarily based on visual information. The TUM researchers had to develop a special location recognition system for this project. They started by taking photos of a building, simultaneously mapping prominent features like stairs and signs. A smartphone app then lets users view the map images to find their current location. All they have to do is take a photo of their surroundings. The...

2012-09-10 02:21:55

DENVER, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: MPET; ASX: MGN) ("Magellan") today announced that its Board of Directors has carefully considered the unsolicited proposal by Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: STTX) ("Stratex") that Stratex announced on August 28, 2012. After consulting with its financial and legal advisors, the Magellan Board has determined not to pursue the Stratex proposal. The proposal, as set forth in a letter from Stratex dated...

2012-09-07 23:03:14

DAT/EM Systems International has hired Steven D. Hamilton as an Account Manager in June 2012. Hamilton brings over 30 years of knowledge in the geospatial profession to DAT/EM and has had the opportunity to gain experience across a broad spectrum of activities related to mapping, remote sensing, precision agriculture and GPS applications. As a graduate student working as a camera and sensor operator at the Center for Remote Sensing at Michigan State University, Hamilton started a career...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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