Trimble Adds Kenai Tablet to its Portfolio of Rugged Computing Solutions

All-in-one Mobile Computing Solution Brings Full Office Capabilities to the Field or Manufacturing Floor

Dec 18, 2015, 06:30 ET from Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the Kenai™ rugged tablet computer, an all-in-one computing solution that can transport a user's office to the field, forest, desert, manufacturing floor or boardroom. Known for its family of rugged handheld computers, Trimble brings the same durability, reliability and feature-rich design to the Kenai tablet's versatile configuration making it a powerful mobile computing solution for transportation, public safety, field service, forestry, utilities, mapping, insurance and other outdoor or service-related applications.

The Kenai tablet features a 10.1 inch capacitive multi-touch screen with WUXGA display technology to provide superior readability in virtually any extreme environment such as heavy rain or the brightest outdoor conditions without compromising performance or efficiencies. It is ideal for mobile workers using large forms and color-coded information such as technical illustrations.

Featuring the Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional operating system, the Kenai tablet is a fully-functional field computer with a 1.46 GHz Intel® Atom™ dual-core processor to optimize the toughest workflow requirements for field-intensive applications, up to 8 GB memory, and a solid state drive (SSD) up to 256 GB. The battery is hot-swappable to provide hours of uninterrupted run-time. The tablet is expandable via two USB 2.0 slots. For connections to many industrial and manufacturing machines, the Kenai tablet also includes an RS 232 D9 serial port.

Standard features include integrated Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth® and 8-megapixel camera for video and photos. The Trimble GPS receiver provides 2 to 4 meter accuracy, making it ideal for data collection in applications such as distributed asset management, work order management, fleet logistics, and more.

For security, the Kenai tablet provides a built-in, certified Trusted Processing Module (TPM) encryption module to allow security programming for Wi-Fi and direct connect authentication. The tablet is Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 compliant for security in a variety of mobile device management applications.

With the multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, users can type with fingers, stylus or capacitive gloves and can control the size of the keyboard on the display for ease-of-use. Controlled zoom can optimize the user experience with maps and detailed information. The display supports use in landscape or portrait mode and is configurable to hold the orientation or to alter it in response to the accelerometer.

The Kenai tablet meets stringent MIL-STD-810G military standards for drops, vibration and humidity; and with an IP65 rating, it is protected against dust and water. Ruggedness, the Trimble brand and a full 2 year warranty make the Kenai tablet one of the most reliable products on the market for mobile workers.

Optional features include 4G LTE dual-mode data cloud-capability and an Extended Battery (also hot-swappable) for the most extreme conditions. Several configurations are available to provide the tablet that meets the right need at the right price.

"Connectivity, ruggedness and versatility are vital for mobile workers—and Trimble has a history of providing innovative computing solutions to the market that arm the mobile worker with a configurable and effective toolbox of solutions," said Jim Sheldon, general manager of Trimble's Mobile Computing Solutions Division. "With new features and functionality, the Kenai tablet is an ideal solution that provides even more computing power to mobile professionals—more memory, computing speed, drive capacity, connectivity options and optimum display readability."

Related Accessories for Extra Efficiency

For ease of use and greater functionality, the Kenai tablet's optional accessories include: a vehicle docking station and office docking station, extended battery pack, pole mounts, USB keyboard and many others. The docking stations also include extra connections such as secure Ethernet and HDMI.

Availability

The Kenai tablet and its accessories are available now from Trimble's Mobile Computing Solutions Division. For more information on the Kenai rugged tablet, visit:  http://trimblemcs.com/kenai.html.

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 Juno® T41, Nomad®, Kenai, Yuma® 2, and Ranger™ outdoor rugged handheld computers help users collect accurate field data and work more productively in any outdoor or service-related application. The PG200™ GNSS receiver is designed to bring Enhanced GPS capability to any mobile device. Trimble's rugged mobile computing solutions meet MIL-STD-810F/810G military specifications for drops, vibration, immersion and temperature extremes, and with IP65 to IP68 ratings, are sealed against water and dust.

To learn more, visit:  www.trimble.com/mobile.

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.

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