California, US: Trimble opened its 6th international users conference with more than 3,500 registered attendees from 80 countries around the world. The Trimble Dimensions 2012 conference theme, Transform the Way the World Works, provided insight into how information technologies can redefine the way professionals works to achieve success. The conference explored the use of technology in a wide range of applications including heavy civil construction, building construction, survey, cadastral, geospatial, infrastructure, mapping and GIS, transportation and logistics, field service management, energy, utilities, natural resources and government. Trimble Dimensions 2012 was held on November 5-7 at the Mirage and Treasure Island Hotels in Las Vegas.
“We are extremely pleased with the continued and strong interest demonstrated in Trimble Dimensions,” said Bryn Fosburgh, Trimble vice president. “It is truly a unique conference focused on how advanced technology solutions are transforming the way work is done,” he added.
Attendees had the opportunity to network with key industry leaders, build partnerships, develop new contacts, discuss opportunities and discover how to overcome obstacles in today’s competitive business environment. With more than 480 sessions, the conference focused on increasing productivity in the field and the office by revolutionising work processes.
The conference included an off-site demonstration and training area plus a ‘Partner Pavilion’ that showcased the complete suite of Trimble construction, survey, engineering, aerial and mobile mapping, railway, transportation and logistics, field service, mapping, GIS, utilities, mobile computing, agriculture, forestry and infrastructure solutions. Highlighted solutions and technologies included GNSS; total stations; field computing and data collection; 3D scanning; pre-design construction planning; machine control: 3D visualisation; Building Information Modeling (BIM); construction project management; aerial and mobile mapping; wireless communications; data transfer; field and office software; and smart grid applications. In addition, technology providers who are Trimble partners participated to extend the conference’s range of products and applications. The conference also included sessions that qualify for Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits.