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2014-03-31 23:34:21

Home improvement supplier introduces Swanson’s new Savage GripLine with 360º rotating tip and the innovative Savage ProScribe measuring tapes to its online store. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Online home improvement leader, The Hardware City, is pleased to announce the addition of Swanson’s innovative Savage GripLine and Savage ProScribe measuring tapes to its inventory. The GripLine easily grips a variety of materials, such as metal conduit, PVC, rebar, siding and...

2014-03-26 23:23:04

DAT/EM Systems International® is pleased to announce The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. purchased its software to support in-house mapping, orthorectification, mosaicking and triangulation activities for commercial mapping projects in the United States and around the globe. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DAT/EM Systems International® is pleased to announce The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. purchased its software to support in-house mapping, orthorectification, mosaicking...

2014-03-18 16:20:38

New Premium Layer Adds Private Ownership, APN and Parcel Boundaries Information to USGS/USFS Topographic Maps, USDA Aerial Imagery and US-based Satellite Maps SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new premium map layer that adds private land ownership, Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) and parcel boundaries on topographic and satellite maps from MyTopo. The layer option is available via MyTopo's popular print-on-demand Website...

2014-03-11 08:36:30

Trimble InSphere - Centralized Management of Geospatial Operations SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the InSphere(TM) platform for geospatial information management. An innovative approach for central management of geospatial operations, Trimble InSphere improves workflow, maximizes efficiency and transforms the way geospatial professionals work and access critical operational information. Trimble InSphere is a cloud-based...

2014-03-07 23:23:14

Light Detection and Ranging market report segments the global market on the basis of different types of products, technologies, components used, applications, and geographies. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/lidar-market-1261.html) (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 According to a new market research report "LiDAR Market by Components (INS, Laser, GPS/GNSS, Camera, MEMS), Product Types (Airborne, Mobile, Terrestrial), Applications (Corridor Mapping, Forestry, Mining,...

2014-03-05 08:20:21

LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced the Trimble(®) SNM451 Connected Site(®) Gateway, a ruggedized telematics device for tracking and managing the efficiency of site assets, light equipment and haul vehicles in Trimble's Web-based VisionLink(®) fleet, asset and site productivity management solution. Coupled with VisionLink version 2.10, the low-cost SNM451 provides project owners, fleet managers and equipment rental companies the critical...

2014-03-04 08:33:43

Trimble Contractor App Helps Contractors Organize Business More Efficiently from the Field LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a mobile business management app designed for small site and utility contractors--Trimble(®) Contractor. Trimble Contractor brings the office to the field, giving contractors an affordable and easy way to manage common office tasks on a smartphone or tablet. The announcement was made today at ConExpo 2014, one of...

2014-03-04 08:21:24

Market Leaders in Construction Technology and Slipform Paving Equipment to Offer Trimble Integrated 3D Paving Control Solution Through GOMACO LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and GOMACO® today announce a new stringless 3D paving control solution with CAN-bus integration into GOMACO slipform pavers. Using field-proven Trimble total stations, on-machine positioning sensors and office software, the new Trimble(®) PCS900 Paving Control System allows...

2014-03-04 08:21:20

LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the release of its Trimble® TrimFleet(TM) Mobile for Android. The mobile app provides vehicle operators and contractors within the construction materials industry an easy-to-use interface, which can enhance the delivery experience and improve business processes for construction logistics operations. The announcement was made today at ConExpo 2014, one of the world's largest international exhibitions...

2014-02-19 08:20:17

AX60i and AX80 Extend Trimble's End-to-End Airborne LiDAR Solutions for Low- and High-Altitude Aerial Mapping SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced two new additions to its airborne LiDAR portfolio. The Trimble® AX60i and AX80 are highly capable, versatile systems that meet the demands of aerial survey operators for corridor and wide area mapping projects. The new airborne systems, together with flight planning and analysis software tools,...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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