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Trimble Adds Vehicle Docking Station to its Yuma Tablet
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep. 23, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the availability of a Vehicle Docking Station for its Yuma® rugged tablet computer.
The Trimble Yuma Vehicle Docking Station, compatible with RAM Mount components, can be installed in virtually any vehicle and expands the connectivity of the Yuma tablet computer. When mounted on the docking station, the Yuma tablet can automatically connect to its peripheral devices, including an optional external Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna. With its quick release, the Vehicle Docking Station allows users to easily remove the Yuma tablet computer and carry it in the field. The docking station is connected to the vehicle�s electrical system, enabling the tablet�s batteries to charge while the vehicle is running.
The rugged and mobile Yuma tablet features Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS and two geotag-enabled cameras. The Yuma is expandable via two USB 2.0 slots, an ExpressCard/34 slot and one SD/SDHC slot. The seven-inch sunlight-readable WSVGA touchscreen display is ideal for a host of mapping and form-based applications.
"Since its introduction, the Yuma rugged, mobile computing platform has been very well received by mobile workers that require a 'tough as nails' Windows 7 tablet PC. The Yuma Vehicle Docking Station provides field workers with more flexibility for in-vehicle use with power and accessory options such as antennas, keyboards and other USB peripherals," said Robert Davis, director of sales for Trimble's Mobile Computing Solutions Division.
About Trimble�s Mobile Computing Solutions Division
Trimble's Mobile Computing Solutions Division offers innovative products that enable mobile workers to be more efficient in extreme outdoor and industrial environments. The Trimble Nomad®, Recon®, Ranger™, and Yuma outdoor rugged handheld computers help users collect accurate field data and work more productively in any outdoor or service-related application. Additionally, these rugged computers meet MIL-STD-810F/G military specifications for drops, vibration, immersion and temperature extremes, and with IP67or IP68 rating, are sealed against water and dust. To learn more, visit: www.trimble.com/rugged.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position 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 and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.