From the remote seascape of the Arctic Ocean to deep underground in modern, autonomous mines, in the immediate aftermath of natural disasters or during your morning commute through urban canyons, Applanix products are the standard for organisations that depend on extreme accuracy to ensure safety and quality and who value experienced partners who solve with simplicity and persistence.
Our industry leading sensor fusion technology provides the most consistent and highly accurate positioning no matter your sensor stack. Our customers have access to the most advanced solutions to collect, manage, and analyse complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient, and profitable.
It's not just our products that are dependable, but our people too. We are inventive in our approach and passionate about our industry, continuously pushing it forward. And like our solutions, we work hard and work well in all conditions. Whether on the ground, in the air, or on water, we design practical solutions to meet the complex needs of our customers, partners, and society.
In a dynamic world, you need confidence in your direction in order to realize your vision. With Applanix products, you can Trust your Position.
Trimble's Applanix was founded on defense and aerospace industry expertise and has been a part of Trimble (TRMB on NASDAQ) since 2003. Our Applanix Position and Orientation Systems (POS™) have become the world's industry-standard for airborne, land, marine, and indoor mobile survey operations. With global reach, unequaled engineering excellence, and worldwide 24/7 customer support, we lead the world in high-productivity in-motion surveying, direct data georeferencing, and robust mobile mapping.
Trimble Applanix POS technology is now powering new revolutions in both autonomous vehicle technology and mobile mapping in GNSS-denied spaces.
Trimble launches the Autonomy Development Platform
New product: portfolio of OEM products for DG for UAVs (APX-15 EI UAV, APX-18 UAV, APX-20 UAV)
Applanix POSPac Cloud is released
The Trimble GNSS Smart Target Base Station for UAV mapping is launched
Applanix POSPac 8 featuring PP-RTX is released
TIMMS 2.0 is released
Our first GNSS-intertial system for UAVs (APX-15 UAV) is launched
Trimble CenterPoint RTX correction service is introduced to our airborne mapping solutions
Applanix POSPac MMS 5.4 is released with IN-Fusion Precise Point Positioning Technology for decimetre-level positioning without base stations
New product: Trimble AP Series of boardsets brings Applanix GNSS-inertial technology to OEMs
New brand with a new logo and corporate colours is revealed
Winner! Applanix POS LV technology is used onboard seven of the DARPA 3 Urban Grand Challenge vehicles, including the winner from Carnegie Mellon
Trimble Applanix incorporates micro-machined sensor technology with it's line of position and orientation system products
DARPA 2 is a success! Applanix POS LV steers CMU engineers to double podium finish in unmanned vehicle race
Applanix becomes a Trimble company and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary
Applanix releases POSPac 4.0 for more accurate mapping and surveying through GNSS post-processing
Applanix grows... Staff increases 10x to about 70 employees while revenue increases 30x to over $18 million. Applanix is recognized as the world leader in consistent positioning for commercial, non-aerospace, markets
Applanix is among the top 100 fastest growing companies in Canada and a leading exporter as a percentage of sales
Applanix is becoming an industry leader! POS MV and POS AV-DG establish market dominance
Applanix delivers first POS AV
Applanix delivers first POS TG
Applanix deliver first POS LV
Applanix delivers first POS MV
Honeywell puts the Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) up for sale as they restructure their aerospace and defence business
Applies Analytics Corporation (AAC) is incorporated with the business purpose to contract R&D to government and industry in integrated navigation, motion compensation, and image processing
We want to orient our partners for success by providing the most complete and customised solutions while continuously championing the technology revolution that allows pinpoint positioning in any condition.
The value we place on our people is deeply-seated in our culture. We build teams around passionate, inventive, and dependable individuals who aspire to make a lasting impact. In turn we nurture their development through a co-operative atmosphere that focuses on employee well-being.
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Richmond Hill, ON (HQ)