Trimble Launches Elite Membership: A Complete Mapping Solution for Outdoor Enthusiasts

  Trimble Launches Elite Membership: A Complete Mapping Solution for Outdoor

Plan Trips Online, Store Offline Maps on iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire and Android

PR Newswire

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB)
introduced today Trimble Outdoors™ Elite, a comprehensive membership program
for outdoor enthusiasts. The Elite membership provides access to more than
2,500 best-in-class topo map bundles that can be stored on smartphones and
tablets. In addition, Elite members can view public land boundaries in 46
states, see real-time weather and scout trips with a new online mapping tool.

"From trip planning to offline digital maps and printed maps, Trimble Outdoors
Elite provides a one-stop solution for modern-day outdoor enthusiasts such as
hikers, backpackers and off-roaders," said Rich Rudow, general manager of
Trimble Outdoors. "The Elite program brings more powerful map content and
tools directly into our mobile apps in the Apple App Store, Google Play and
Amazon Appstore."

The Elite membership includes:

Offline Maps: Outdoor enthusiasts often frequent remote areas, and they need
topographic maps that cover large areas stored on their device. With the new
Digital Map Bundles, Elite members can download topo map bundles by state,
county or park—more than 2,500 areas across the U.S. These map files are
dragged-and-dropped onto a SD memory card or into an iTunes account then
transferred to the phone or tablet. "With just a few clicks, Elite members can
have all the topo maps for a county or national park—such as the Grand
Canyon—on an iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire or Android device," said Rudow. "They
don't need a data connection to see maps. The maps are saved on the device."

Public Lands: With the patchwork of private and public lands in the U.S., it's
important to know where the boundaries are and whether the land is under
private or public ownership. Elite members can view public land boundaries for
several land areas, including U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management,
U.S. National Parks, state lands and more. Public land coverage includes all
states; except AK, DE, RI and SC. These color-coded land boundaries can be
viewed in Trimble Outdoors apps and at

Weather Maps: Before heading out the door, Elite members can check interactive
weather maps to see if they need to pack a rain jacket, extra sunscreen, or
change their itinerary. Users can zoom into the exact areas they plan to
explore at and in any Trimble Outdoors app to see
real-time weather overlays, including Doppler radar, satellite images, wind
speed, and temperature.

Printed Maps: Search-and-rescue experts advise outdoor enthusiasts not to
depend solely on electronics in the field. Now, Elite members can print trip
maps on a home printer or receive 20 percent discount on any custom printed
map order from

Trip Planner: Every adventure begins with a map and planning a trip is an
important step for any outdoor person. With the new Trip Planner tool, Elite
members can view outdoor maps, draw routes and mark waypoints at Trips planned online can be quickly and wirelessly
transferred to any Trimble Outdoors app.

Members can access the exclusive Elite membership maps and tools in the
Trimble Outdoors Navigator smartphone app (iPhone, Android) and in the Trimble
Outdoors MyTopo Map tablet app (iPad, Android, Kindle Fire). In addition,
Elite features are available at

How to Buy

Trimble Outdoors Elite is available as a monthly ($2.99) or yearly ($29.99)
subscription. For more information, visit

About Trimble Outdoors

Trimble Outdoors, a Trimble business, develops GPS-enabled mobile apps and map
solutions for fitness and outdoor enthusiasts. Its popular apps—Trimble
Outdoors Navigator, Trimble Outdoors MyTopo Maps, AllSport GPS™, Geocache
Navigator™, Cabela's Recon™ Hunt, Cabela's Recon™ Fish, Backpacker GPS Trails,
and Backpacker Map Maker—run on more than 400 mobile devices worldwide and
help consumers navigate on trails and off-road, track fitness workouts, find
caches and more. Trimble Outdoors is also a leading provider of print and
digital maps for hikers, hunters, and campers via the MyTopo brand. By
leveraging Trimble's 30 years of commercial expertise in GPS, software, and
communications, Trimble Outdoors delivers cost-effective and convenient
position-based services that promote consumers' well-being, security and
active lifestyles. For more information about Trimble Outdoors, visit

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.

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