Trimble acquires Definiens business assets

Positioning solutions provider Trimble and Definiens, a German provider of image analysis products, have announced Trimble’s acquisition of Definiens’s Earth Sciences business assets and licensing of its software technology platform in an all-cash transaction.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Definiens’s Earth Sciences business includes eCognition software, an advanced image analysis software suite for geospatial applications that facilitates geo-information extraction from remote sensing imagery.