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May 1, 2012

Trimble talks UAVs, tripods, and Tekla


HOUSTON – Trimble has certainly been busy lately. Between its high-profile purchases of Gatewing and SketchUp just in the last month and its recent acquisition history of major buys like Tekla, the company has shown itself to be aggressive and opportunistic. Catching up with oil, chemical, and gas market manager Tim Lemmon and survey optics portfolio manager Todd Steiner at SPAR International, there was no shortage of topics to cover. 

How do Gatewing and Tekla fit into the bigger picture (this is pre-SketchUp)? What is Trimble doing to upgrade its legacy products and innovate to meet surveyors’ needs and the needs of the construction industry? What are customers asking about and demanding. 

For the answers to these questions and more, you can watch the following video interview from the SPAR International 2012 show floor:


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