Outdoor handheld computers

Trimble’s Nomad Series outdoor computers are rugged, feature enhanced GPS performance.

Sunnyvale, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) has introduced the next generation of Trimble Nomad outdoor rugged handheld computers. The Nomad 900 series adds a 5MP auto-focus camera with flash, enhanced GPS performance, and new Wi-Fi capabilities. These new features, along with its rugged construction and computing power, make the Trimble Nomad 900 series ideal for mobile workers in utilities, forestry, public safety, surveying, construction, mapping, field service and other outdoor or service-related fields.

Powered by an ultra-fast 806 MHz processor and Trimble's optimized graphics processing, advanced caching and proprietary high-speed journaling file system, the Trimble Nomad 900 series handhelds are some of the fastest Windows Mobile computers on the market today. The 900 series offers high performance with a 5200 mAh rechargeable lithium ion battery, up to 6 GB of Flash memory and a sunlight visible VGA touch screen display. The Trimble Nomad 900 series meets MIL-STD-810F standard for drops, vibration and temperature extremes and comes with an IP67 rating. In addition, users can take advantage of the Trimble Nomad 900 series CompactFlash (CF) and Secure Digital (SD) slots to add more devices, such as SD/SDHC memory and RFID.

Trimble has designed the Nomad handheld to be an all-in-one computing device for asset management. With the Trimble Nomad 900 series handheld's improved camera and flash, low light and night images are crisp and bright so that mobile workers can capture and geotag assets with confidence—even the fine print associated with an asset, such as a fire inspection tag, can be easily read. Tuned to maximize the integrated GPS receiver's performance, the Trimble Nomad 900 series handheld has an enhanced antenna design that provides a rapid Time-to-First Fix (TTF) to improve GPS productivity in difficult GPS conditions. The handhelds ship with the Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system, featuring a redesigned user interface, enhanced security, simpler email and Bluetooth setup, and more.

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