Trimble Launches New Mapping App for Kindle Fire and Android Tablets

Plan Trips and View Detailed Maps for Outdoor Adventures on Android-powered Tablets
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SUNNYVALE, Calif.,—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today released the Trimble Outdoors® MyTopo Maps app for the Kindle Fire and other Android-powered tablets. Outdoor enthusiasts can now view detailed topo and aerial maps and plot their next outdoor adventure on large tablet screens.

MyTopo Maps provides access to over 68,000 detailed topo maps in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to aerial photos, street maps, terrain maps and hybrid maps.

“Our ecosystem of apps continues to grow and now Android tablet users can plan outdoor trips at home using MyTopo Maps,” said Rich Rudow, general manager for Trimble Outdoors. “We provide best-in-class topographic and aerial maps, and tools to answer the specific demands of hikers, off-roaders and other outdoor enthusiasts.”

The app was originally released as a beta app in the Amazon AppStore last December. It immediately generated buzz among outdoor and map enthusiasts, and over the past four months features were added and tweaked based on community feedback up to the official launch this week.

About Trimble Outdoors MyTopo Maps
Specifically designed for tablets, MyTopo Maps is a mapping and trip planning app to scout outdoor and backroad adventures. Users can view topo maps in US and Canada, and also check out worldwide aerial, terrain, street and hybrid maps. Users can mark points, search for more than 10-million places and store offline maps on the device for viewing in remote areas without a WiFi connection. In addition, all trips planned in the app are stored in the Trimble Outdoors Trip Cloud, so users can access their trips from any device.

The MyTopo Maps app is best for scouting trails, exploring parks, planning outdoor vacations, viewing backcountry areas, finding forest roads and campsites, and pre-planning hikes and off-road trips.

How to Download
Trimble Outdoors released the iPad version of this app in November 2011. All apps are available in a Free and Pro versions on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon AppStore. To download and for more details, go to: http://www.trimbleoutdoors.com/Products/TrimbleOutdoorsMyTopoMaps

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™, AllSport GPS™, Geocache Navigator™, Cabela's Recon™ Hunt, and Backpacker GPS Trails—run on more than 300 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 www.TrimbleOutdoors.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 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.

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

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