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Forest Technology Group named Trimble Mapping and GIS Business Partner

Forest Technology Group has announced that it has signed an agreement with Trimble making the company an authorized Mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) business partner. The agreement allows Forest Technology Group to integrate its proprietary software with Trimble’s global positioning system (GPS) hardware and software, as well as resell Trimble Mapping and GIS products.

Forest Technology Group provides decision support systems and services for forest planning, assessment, and management. The company is revolutionizing the convenience and accessibility of forest information through the development of Web-based systems and mobile handheld GIS.

Among the products and services Forest Technology Group will offer are: Trimble’s GeoExplorer(CE series, rugged GPS handhelds with an integrated Windows CE field computer for GPS/GIS data collection and mobile GIS applications; GPS Pathfinder( systems, effective tools for data collection, update, and processing; and GPScorrect for ArcPad 6.0, a software extension that adds the power of differential postprocessing to ESRI’s mobile GIS software.