About Amerisurv| Contact    
Magazine | Newsletter    
Flickr Photos | Advertise    
HomeNewsNewsletterAmerisurv DirectoryJobsStoreAuthorsHistoryArchivesBlogVideosEvents
Register to receive the Amerisurv Newsletter | Also See Our LiDAR News Newsletter | RSS Feed  
advertisement


Subscriptions
Sponsored By

Software Reviews
Continuing Series
     RTN
An RTN expert provides everything you need to know about network-corrected real-time GNSS observations.
Click Here to begin the series,
or view the Article PDF's Here
76-PageFlip Compilation
of the entire series
Test Yourself

Got Answers?
Test your knowledge with NCEES-level questions.
  Start HERE
Meet the Authors
Check out our fine lineup of writers. Each an expert in his or her field.
Wow Factor
Sponsored By


Product Reviews
Partner Sites

machinecontrolonline 


lbszone.com

GISuser.com

GeoJobs.biz

GeoLearn

 

Spatial Media LLC properties

Associates

ASPRS

newsnow 

  The American Surveyor     

Trimble Takes Real-time Deformation Monitoring to the Next Level Print E-mail
Written by Trimble   
Monday, 20 September 2010

Trimble Monitoring Solutions Now Include Geotechnical Sensor Support and a User Friendly Web Module for Scalable, Real-time Deformation Monitoring 

Sun City, South Africa, Sept. 20, 2010 — Trimble (NASDQ:TRMB) introduced today two new advanced features for its Trimble® 4D Control™ software solution for monitoring systems. The new features include support for geotechnical sensors and a user-friendly Web Module. The solution is ideal for monitoring dams, bridges, buildings, pipeline support piers, large-scale construction and excavation sites, underground and open pit mines, landslides, tunnels, and other structures.

The announcement was made at the XIV International Congress of the International Society for Mine Surveying in South Africa. 

Trimble 4D Control software is a comprehensive solution for both real-time and postprocessed monitoring. The fully scalable and versatile approach of the system makes it easy for surveying organizations to get started in monitoring. By leveraging geotechnical sensors, surveying instruments and tools they already have, Trimble enables surveyors to customize a monitoring solution to meet the needs of even the most demanding applications.

Leveraging Geotechnical Sensors for Monitoring
Organizations can now integrate geotechnical sensors used to measure non-georeferenced movements and pressures in a monitored structure or rock face. Geotechnical sensors, such as tilt meters, piezometers and others, can be combined with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and optical total stations as a fully integrated part of the Trimble 4D Control solution, each with user defined tolerances and alert levels.

Accessing the Internet for Control
The Trimble 4D Control solution also features a new, secure Web Module providing remote and distributed access to Trimble 4D Control from virtually any location worldwide with Internet access. The Web Interface module can serve as a backup station, can centralize multiple monitoring sites into one dedicated control room or simply enable distributed access to the system within an organization. In addition, the Web Module can connect up to four user-defined internal or external links (URLs), enabling direct access to on-site Webcams or weather station results.

“The integration of multiple sensors types—from highly accurate optical total stations, state-of-the-art GPS/GNSS systems and geotechnical sensors—provides mine operators, construction site managers, and governments with a complete, secure and reliable monitoring solution,” said Anders Rhodin, business area director of Trimble’s Survey Division. “In addition, the new Trimble 4D Control Web Module delivers a breakthrough in the way decision makers, analysts and operators can efficiently monitor sites. With the module, Trimble 4D Control is accessible in real-time, on-site, online and around the clock, from virtually any location with an Internet connection. The reliable and innovative monitoring solution can provide organizations with improved productivity, reliability and safety levels wherever it is implemented.”

Availability    
Trimble 4D Control solution is available in variety of configurations and can be tailored to the needs and condition of each site. Visit www.trimble.com/survey/trimble4dcontrol.aspx for more details.

The new Trimble 4D Control Desktop software version 3.0, featuring add-on geotechnical sensor support and the new Web Module, is expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2010 from Trimble’s worldwide survey and infrastructure distribution network.

Trimble’s Connected Site Solutions
Trimble’s Connected Site solutions for surveyors create seamless working relationships among Trimble products, technologies and services. Through the Connected Site, Trimble is focused on providing solutions that address the customer’s full work process. By carefully combining technology innovation with a deep understanding of the users’ workflows, data integration and maintenance needs across the lifecycle of the project, Trimble helps surveyors reach new levels of productivity for their businesses.

About Trimble
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.

 
< Prev   Next >

deliciousrssnewsletterlinkedinfacebooktwitter

Amerisurv Exclusive Online-only Article ticker
Featured Amerisurv Events
List Your Event Here
please
contact Amerisurv


Google
 
AMERISURV TOP NEWS

Carlson Unveils
PhotoCapture

GOT NEWS? Send To
press [at] amerisurv.com
Online Internet Content

Sponsor


News Feeds

 
Subscribe to Amerisurv news & updates via RSS or get our Feedburn
xml feed

Need Help? See this RSS Tutorial

Historic Maps
Careers

post a job
Reach our audience of Professional land surveyors and Geo-Technology professionals with your GeoJobs career ad. Feel free to contact us if you need additional information.

 

Social Bookmarks

Amerisurv on Facebook 

Amerisurv LinkedIn Group 

Amerisurv Flickr Photos 

Amerisurv videos on YouTube 

twitter

 




The American Surveyor © All rights reserved / Privacy Statement
Spatial Media LLC
7820B Wormans Mill Road, #236
Frederick MD 21701
301-620-0784
301-695-1538 - fax