Trimble adds to robotic total stations portfolio

By Catrin Jones26 September 2022

Trimble has introduced the latest addition to its portfolio of robotic total stations—the Trimble Ri. The company says that the instrument’s flexibility and upgradeability make high-end total station technology more accessible and set a new scalability standard for use across the construction industry.

The new Trimble Ri (Photo: Trimble)

The Trimble Ri is offered in multiple configurations to meet a diverse set of workflows. The base units can be scaled remotely via annual subscription licensing packages and software customisation.

The US-based company says that the robotic total stations are easy to operate with extended layout capabilities whilst the total station provides a longer laser range, focusable EDM, an eye-safe laser pointer and improved target tracking.

Users are able to control and automate their workflow with improved accuracy and visibility via Trimble FieldLink software on a tablet or FieldLink MR on a Trimble XR10 for Mixed Reality.

With Trimble VISION technology and integrated digital cameras, the instrument can be controlled from anywhere on the job site and allows for quick and accurate target detection and lock. In addition, Trimble says that the self-calibration feature performs automatic calibrations as required and reduces the need to send the total station in for service.

Martin Holmgren, general manager at Timble Building Construction, said, “The new Trimble Ri sets a new standard for optical positioning solutions for the construction field worker. To date, no other supplier has introduced this type of robotic total station flexibility in the market. It is an exciting way for our customers to purchase and utilize the solution, which can be more aligned with their project-based business needs.”

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