Trimble Expands CenterPoint RTX Correction Service to Farmers Worldwide

Published online: Dec 07, 2012
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Trimble announced that its high-accuracy, satellite-delivered CenterPoint RTX correction service is now available for farmers across the entire U.S. as well as most of Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Africa, Asia and Australasia.

 

Powered by Trimble RTX technology, CenterPoint RTX is a GPS, GLONASS and QZSS enabled correction service which can offer better than 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) repeatable accuracy in real-time without the use of traditional reference station RTK infrastructure. Previously, the CenterPoint RTX satellite-delivered correction service covered only the central swath of the U.S. and Canada, as well as Central and South America.

 

"Our goal is to continue to extend the reach of Trimble RTX based solutions to further enhance our customer's productivity by offering innovative correction services for a variety of industries and applications," said Patricia Boothe, general manager of Trimble's Positioning Services Division. "With this expansion of Trimble CenterPoint RTX the global farming community will now have access to high accuracy satellite-delivered correction services to perform precision agriculture operations."

 

Trimble CenterPoint RTX real-time corrections are satellite delivered directly to the GNSS receiver, so there are no additional costs for mobile data plans or hardware such as radios and antennas. The CenterPoint RTX service is compatible with the Trimble CFX-750 display, FmX integrated display and the AG-372 GNSS receiver. The service is expected to be available by early December. For more information, visit: www.trimble.com/agcorrectionservices.