Trimble announced the Connected Farm Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location. According to a release, using smartphones and tablets, the app enables the fleet management portion of
Trimble noted that the app can display current status information such as whether the vehicle is idling, moving, working or delayed. This information flows into the
Features of the Connected Farm Fleet app as listed by the Company include:
-View the position and status of each vehicle overlaid on background imagery or road maps
-Map the locations of landmarks (such as structures, storage locations, irrigation/drainage, etc.) and view them for reference when navigating in remote areas
-Use turn-by-turn navigation to locate vehicles from your current position
-Receive geo-fence and curfew alerts
-View historical positions
"The popularity of mobile apps continues to grow in agriculture," said
The free Connected Farm Fleet app is expected to be available in the third quarter of 2013 and is compatible with a variety of smartphones and tablets using an iOS or Android operating system.
In order to view their fleet's information on the Connected Farm Fleet app, customers will need to purchase Trimble's vehicle management service as well as a DCM-300 modem with data cellular service for each vehicle that will be tracked. Customers can use a demo function to explore the features provided before subscribing to the service.
The new app is part of
Trimble said its Agriculture Division is focused on precision agriculture, GPS and guidance solutions that help customers operate farm vehicles and implements more efficiently, save on input costs and increase yield and productivity. To ensure better decision making, Trimble offers an integrated operations management solution called
Trimble solutions include vehicle and implement guidance and steering; application control for seed, liquid and granular products; laser- and GPS-based water management technology; and a harvest solution.
Trimble is a company focused on applications requiring position or locations; including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping.
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Trimble announced the Connected Farm Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location.
According to a release, using smartphones and tablets, the app enables the fleet management portion of