Trimble and Panasonic Computer Solutions Company to Bundle Products for the Utilities...

Trimble and Panasonic Computer Solutions Company to Bundle Products for the Utilities Market

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USA — Trimble announced that they will provide utilities with a bundled offering specifically for utility field workers. The combination of the reliable Toughbook notebooks and Trimble GPS Pathfinder ProXT and ProXH Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers is an ideal asset management solution for mapping, Geographic Information System (GIS) and CAD applications.

Mobile workforces locating buried assets, mapping telecom and broadband assets or managing pipeline integrity can rely on the fully-rugged Panasonic Toughbook laptops and Trimble’s GPS Pathfinder ProXT and ProXH receivers to provide reliable positioning and asset feature information in the field. The fully-rugged Toughbook laptops offer maximum uptime in the field, withstand virtually any environmental challenges, accidental knocks and spills.

Trimble’s GPS receivers wirelessly link to notebooks through a Bluetooth connection. Compact, rugged, reliable and wireless, Panasonic and Trimble together offer an easy-to-use-and-set-up solution, which eliminates cables and tangles, allowing workers to move around the jobsite freely.

“With Trimble’s expertise in GPS and our industry-leading rugged notebooks, we have created the best-of-breed solution that meets the needs of the utilities’ mobile workforce,” said Thell Gillis, Sr. Manager Market Development, Workforce Automation, Panasonic Computer Solutions Company. “Bundling our products enables current and potential customers to enhance their competitive advantages and further automate their business processes through deploying reliable tools in the field.”

“Bundling Panasonic’s rugged notebooks and Trimble GPS creates a ‘one-stop shop’ for clients intending to use our company’s respective products,” said Chad Hall, Trimble’s Business Partner Manager for Mapping and GIS. “Organizations now have an opportunity to tap into an end-to-end Mobile GIS solution specifically designed for the field worker.”

The utility field worker bundle is available now through authorized Panasonic and Trimble Mapping and GIS dealers.