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The University of British Columbia Establishes Trimble Technology Lab Serving the Faculty of Forestry
As with many industries, the forestry profession is undergoing digital transformation to improve productivity and drive sustainability. Research and teaching at UBC Forestry is offering students new opportunities to learn and gain skills using industry-focused software and hardware technologies. With an in-kind gift from Trimble, the lab at UBC will be the first forestry-focused lab for Trimble and the first lab of this type in
Among the lab technologies that will help expand teaching and research opportunities are computer-based decision support systems, 3D modeling software, rugged field-tablets and 3D laser scanners. Educational areas that will benefit from this new lab space include silviculture, stand dynamics, forest biometrics, carbon management, sustainable harvesting systems and resource identification, quantification and many more.
"The advancement of forestry and natural resources education and learning opportunities in
The lab will include a broad range of Trimble's industry-leading technologies such as the Trimble® XR10 HoloLens with hardhat, TX8 laser scanners, robotic total stations and field tablets. Advanced software solutions include RealWorks® scanning software, eCognition® data analytics software, Tekla® Structures, Tekla Structural Design Suite, Trimble Access™ field software, TerraFlex™ GIS data collection, and the company's popular 3D modeling software, SketchUp Pro, as well as the Trimble Connected Forest™ portfolio, which enables forestry professionals to collect, communicate, and analyze information across the forest to mill supply chain—improving productivity and streamlining operations.
Trimble is an industrial technology company transforming the way the world works by delivering solutions that enable our customers to thrive. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics connect the digital and physical worlds to improve productivity, quality, safety, transparency and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble is transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.
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