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Ruggedized, Affordable Telematics Device Gives Contractors Detailed Insight into Mixed Fleet Assets and Productivity in VisionLink
The announcement was made today at ConExpo 2014, one of the world's largest international exhibitions for the construction industry.
Powerful Insight from a Rugged Telematics Device
The Trimble SNM451 acts as a liaison between the job site and the office, communicating asset location, run time, cycle time and load count information via cellular connection as often as once a minute. Equipment status, including engine on and equipment location, helps the contractor monitor work status and performance. Fleet managers and other stakeholders can stay connected to their assets from a laptop, tablet or smartphone even when they are not physically on site.
In addition to its powerful reporting features, the SNM451 is designed to be extremely rugged and easy to maintain for installation in harsh work environments.
"There are a variety of low-cost telematics devices on the market, but many aren't designed for the construction environment, so they end up costing more in the long run due to replacement costs and additional visits to the jobsite," said
The Trimble SNM451 Connected Site Gateway and VisionLink version 2.10 are available now through the Trimble SITECH® Technology Dealer Channel in
About Trimble's Heavy Civil Construction Division
Trimble's Heavy Civil Construction Division is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the heavy and highway contractor. Trimble's solutions leverage a variety of technologies, including Global Positioning System (GPS), construction lasers, total stations, wireless data communications, the Internet and application software. As part of the Trimble Connected Site strategy, these solutions provide a high-level of process and workflow integration from the design phase through to the finished project—delivering significant improvements in productivity throughout the construction lifecycle.
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
For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.
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