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Trimble’s new Siteworks SE Starter Edition Site Positioning Software for construction surveying


March 4, 2021
By Rock to Road

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Trimble Siteworks SE Software is a simplified version of Trimble Siteworks Software, intended for users who do not require a full feature set and are interested in a lower-cost version to connect to GNSS only. Photo: Trimble

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Trimble introduced the Trimble Siteworks SE Starter Edition, an entry-level, easy-to-use construction surveying software at an affordable price point.

Using a construction GNSS receiver, a supervisor, foreman, grade checker or site engineer can check a grade, slope or alignment and navigate a project accurately and in less time than with traditional survey methods, Trimble said.

Low-cost, scalable construction surveying

Trimble Siteworks SE Software is a simplified version of Trimble Siteworks Software, intended for users who do not require a full feature set and are interested in a lower-cost version to connect to GNSS only. The same colourful graphics, natural interactions and gestures, and self-discovery features found in Trimble Siteworks make the software easy to learn, so both experienced and new users can get up-to-speed quickly.

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Using the same data folder structure, file formats and workflows, Trimble Siteworks SE Software is fully compatible with Trimble Siteworks Software. Contractors can easily upgrade to the full version, making Siteworks SE an ideal entry point into construction technology for surveying.

“The Trimble Siteworks SE Starter Edition is an important addition to our site positioning portfolio,” said Scott Crozier, vice-president of Trimble Civil Construction, “With a lower cost-of-entry, the software is scalable and makes it easy for contractors to upgrade to more advanced Trimble Siteworks Positioning Systems as soon as their needs change.”

Powerful software, flexible hardware

Trimble said Siteworks SE Software is ideal for contractors who want to determine their location on a project, see cut/fill values to a design surface or alignment, or visualize constructible models in 3D. Users can easily measure feature (non-surface) points, lines and areas, or navigate to points, lines and alignments, and create PDF reports. In vehicle mode, users can capture high-accuracy measurements on steep slopes from a moving vehicle. Trimble Siteworks SE is compatible with a wide range of GNSS hardware configurations to meet the contractor’s business needs and budget requirements.

Connected construction

By connecting the field and the office, Trimble said contractors can improve efficiency and productivity while minimizing wasted time and expense. Trimble Siteworks SE can share up-to-date information wirelessly between the field and the office to increase operational efficiency and reduce downtime.