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Trimble Introduces Forestry SOLO 360 Desktop Extension for ESRI's ArcGIS
"Trimble Forestry's SOLO 360 enables customers that are using the ArcGIS to transport office data into the field using SOLO Forest. No longer are individuals chained to their desks doing data manipulation. SOLO 360 allows them to take their desktop GIS data with them," said Matt Linderman, area manager for Trimble's Forestry Automation Business. "There are many advantages to managing GIS data collection using a check-out and check-in type of workflow. Eliminating data redundancy, compartmentalizing data collection tasks, and verifying collected data on check-in are some of the benefits that SOLO 360 offers. The toolbar can make using data in the field much easier and more structured for our customers and the data management process."
Trimble SOLO 360 for ArcGIS allows users to:
SOLO Forest is a mobile GIS application designed for easy and efficient GIS data collection in the field and is used in a variety of industries. With built-in tools such as buffering, split/merge polygon, and easy plot/point navigation, SOLO Forest offers many tools that aren't offered today in other mobile GIS applications. The SOLO 360 Toolbar for the desktop is available now through Trimble's Forestry Automation Business Area. For more information, call Trimble Forestry Automation at (541) 752-9000.
Trimble Forestry Automation Business develops solutions and applies technology to manage transportation, control supply chain costs and increase overall efficiency in the forestry industry. Trimble's solutions include a suite of software products and specially-designed rugged computers to meet the real-time needs of the user.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring positioning or location, including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user in the field and to ensure communication between the field and the office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
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