Product News: Automatic ID
RFID Reader Accessory is designed for rugged handheld computer.
Press Release Summary:
August 1, 2012 - ThingMagic® Reader supports reading and writing of EPC Global Gen2 tags commonly used for asset and inventory management. Able to withstand drops, vibration, humidity, extreme temperatures, and immersion, UHF RFID reader includes device drivers and SDK to enable systems integrators to add RFID capabilities to mobile applications. Unit is intended for Nomad® handheld computer and is available in U.S., Canada, and South America, with separate model available for use in Europe.
Original Press Release
Trimble Announces New RFID Accessory for Nomad Handheld
Press release date: July 26, 2012
The Trimble Nomad handheld computer offers capabilities necessary for mobile workers, including barcode scanning, integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, GPS receiver, 5 MP camera with geo-tagging and cellular WWAN. The Nomad handheld is used worldwide, with 10 different languages supported on its Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system. Its ruggedness and durability have made it the handheld computer of choice for users with both physically and technically demanding tasks. 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 Nomad, Recon®, Ranger(TM), and Yuma® outdoor rugged handheld computers help users collect accurate field data and work more productively in any outdoor or service-related application. Trimble's handheld computers meet MIL-STD-810F military specifications for drops, vibration, immersion and temperature extremes, and with IP67 and IP68 ratings, are sealed against water and dust. To learn more, visit: www.trimble.com/rugged. About Trimble's ThingMagic Division
Trimble's ThingMagic Division is a leading provider of UHF RFID reader engines, development platforms and design services for a wide range of applications. ThingMagic develops products for demanding, high-volume applications and provides consulting and design services to create solutions for challenging applications. ThingMagic's customers include some of the world's largest industrial automation firms, manufacturers, automotive companies, retailers, and consumer companies. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the ThingMagic business was founded in 2000 by a group of visionary PhD graduates from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab. ThingMagic is "The Engine in RFID(TM)". For more information, visit: www.thingmagic.com. About Trimble
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. For more information, visit: www.trimble.com. GTRMB SOURCE Trimble CONTACT: Lea Ann McNabb, Media, +1-408-481-7808, firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.thingmagic.com