A sophisticated data communications system is offered by Trimble
Trimble says that its combined device for mobile communications and surveying data collection offers high performance and reliability. Called the Trimble Slate Controller, this rugged new unit is said to combine the convenience and ease-of-use of a smartphone with durability. Optimised for use with the Trimble Access field software and the Trimble R4 GNSS receiver, the Trimble Slate Controller supports a surveyor’s workflows. Offering voice, SMS text, and 3.75G cellular data transfer capabilities on GSM cellular networks worldwide, the Trimble Slate Controller allows better connectivity in the field. Its wireless communication capabilities keep surveyors in the field connected to the office. An integrated 8megapixel camera offers enhanced job documentation and point attribution by providing geo-tagged, high-quality digital photos. The Trimble Slate Controller is slimline while its screen allows daylight reading and is designed to withstand tough conditions. Trimble Access field software available on the Trimble Slate Controller offers a variety of features and capabilities to streamline topographic, stakeout, control and other surveying applications. Partnered with Trimble Access and the Trimble R4 GNSS receiver, the Trimble Slate Controller provides a dedicated GNSS solution that is effective for both real time and post-processed GNSS surveys.