Trimble Expands Alignment Planning Product Line with Quantm Enterprise

In-house Processing of Alignment Options for Government Planning Agencies and Consultants

Sunnyvale, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today version 7.3 of the Trimble® Quantm® system for road and rail alignment planning. Version 7.3 introduces Trimble Quantm Enterprise, a locally hosted version of the proven Quantm system for alignment planning.

Trimble Quantm Enterprise is designed for government planning agencies and large, multi-disciplinary consultants who perform transportation planning in-house. Quantm Enterprise is a solution that offers all the functionality of the Quantm system, operating on the users’ Intranet and server. With Quantm Enterprise, organizations have the flexibility to apply the Quantm system on multiple road or rail projects within their organization ranging from short bypasses or spur lines to national transportation plans.

Improved Collaboration and Community Review
Version 7.3 of the Quantm system also includes an integrated visualization engine for design reviews and consultation, and an automated property analysis identifying all affected land parcels and property owners for each alignment alternative. In addition, free Quantm viewer software is now available so users can easily share proposed alignments with project stakeholders.

Trimble Quantm version 7.3 is available now worldwide. For more information, or to download free demonstration software visit:

About the Trimble Quantm System
The Trimble Quantm system integrates engineering, environmental, social and economic factors into a simultaneous analysis of alternatives for rail and road planning. The system allows infrastructure planners to thoroughly examine all alternatives and select the most appropriate corridors for roads and railways. The holistic approach to planning new linear infrastructure can result in reduced planning time and cost, faster decision-making and lower construction costs. Projects of all types and sizes—ranging from regional, state and national transportation infrastructure planning to small bypasses and road realignments—can take advantage of the benefits of the Trimble Quantm system. In addition, the system can be used for mining, forestry and utility industry road and rail infrastructure.

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: