Trimble conference sets attendance record

By |  November 14, 2016

trimble-logoTrimble’s 8th Dimensions User Conference set an attendance record with more than 4,400 registered attendees representing more than 80 countries. According to Trimble, the event, which took place Nov. 7-9 in Las Vegas, featured solutions in agriculture, construction, civil infrastructure, engineering, government, mapping, natural resources, surveying, telecommunications, transportation and logistics, and utilities.

The conference provided attendees with insight into how information technology is changing the way professionals work. Participants also learned how industry colleagues use Trimble’s technology to transform data into intelligent, actionable information, the company reports.

The three-day conference offered 625 educational sessions in 24 industry segments. The sessions included on-site and off-site training, with more than 270 of them qualifying for professional development hours. Trimble also showcased a variety of its new products, including its SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens for building design, visualization and construction; its Trimble SX10 scanning total station for surveying, engineering and scanning professionals; and its Trimble Catalyst software-defined Global Navigation Satellite System receiver.

“Each year, Trimble Dimensions has set new records for attendance – and this year we have done it again,” says Bryn Fosburgh, Trimble vice president. “Dimensions is truly a celebration of technology – a unique conference focused on how advanced solutions are transforming the way the world works. With its well-deserved reputation as one of the industry’s most comprehensive educational events, Dimensions provides a stimulating and informative experience for industry professionals.”

Trimble integrates a range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. According to Trimble, its integrated solutions allow customers to collect, manage and analyze complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient and profitable.

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