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Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 6:30 am

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TO BUSINESS EDITORS:

Trimble Enhances its Cloud-based Software for Smart Water

Infrastructure Mapping and Work Management

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:

TRMB) introduced the latest version of its smart water infrastructure

mapping and work management software-Trimble@ ConnectT version 1.8.

The latest release of the cloud-based, Geographic Information System

(GIS)-centric software includes a suite of applications that allow

water, wastewater and stormwater utilities to visualize and

efficiently manage their network maintenance and data collection

activities.

Trimble Connect software leverages Trimble's GNSS rugged mobile

devices and Esri's GIS technologies to accurately map, locate and

assess the condition of critical infrastructure assets, allowing

utilities to keep their field infrastructure data up-to-date and

accurate. Offered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription, the

solution allows users to monitor asset operating conditions, manage

leak repairs, reduce non-revenue water, deploy and inspect smart

meters, lower potential threats to safety and health due to

contamination and adhere to regulators' reporting guidelines and

requirements. Trimble Connect version 1.8 can be configured and

deployed quickly on a variety of Trimble and non-Trimble mobile

devices, laptops, tablets and smartphones, including Apple iPads,

iPhones, Android, Windows and Windows Mobile devices to automate field

workflows and eliminate paper-based maps.

Trimble Connect utilizes the latest Esri ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Server,

Mobile and ArcGIS Online basemap services. The software is designed to

automate a variety of specific water and wastewater industry workflows

through individual "apps" offered within the product and as part of a

subscription. The new version provides standard core apps including

Map Book, Manhole Inspector, Leak Repair, Hydrant Inspector, Valve

Inspector, Meter Changeout, Incident Repair, Water Mapper, Wastewater

Mapper and Stormwater Mapper. In addition, an optional partner app

developed for American Flow Control (AFC) hydrant and valve data

collection, "AFC Mapper," can be purchased from AFC and their

distributors for use with Trimble rugged handhelds.

In addition to the standard core apps, Trimble Connect version 1.8

includes:

-- Full offline mobile support including GIS data for Android, iOS,

Windows Mobile and Windows 7/8 platforms

-- Esri ArcGIS Online (AGOL) support to create and share Web Maps

using data collected in Trimble Connect

-- Work management support for single and multi-asset work orders on

all supported platforms

-- Enhanced workflows for asset inspection and condition assessment

-- Embedded business rules to define failed inspections or ones that

need review

-- Enhanced workflows for asset mapping and data collection

-- Support for the Trimble Geo 7 series rugged mapping handheld and

integrated Laser Rangefinder

-- Standard dashboards with each of the core apps

Availability

Trimble Connect version 1.8 is expected to available in August 2014

from Trimble's Water Division and its authorized distribution

partners.

About Trimble's Water Division

Trimble's Water Division specializes in field and office solutions for

GIS mapping and work management, field data collection, design and

inspection, outage management and vehicle tracking for water and

wastewater utilities around the world. Trimble's solutions integrate

advanced positioning and mapping technologies with software and

hardware to automate utility mapping, design and operations, enabling

increased field worker productivity, enhanced regulatory compliance

and improved customer service and response. For more information about

Trimble's Water enterprise solutions, visit:  www.trimblewater.com.

About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in

businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are

focused on applications requiring positioning 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 in the

field and to ensure communication between the field and the office.

Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.

GTRMB

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