Trimble Announces Collaboration with ng Connect on Connected Service Vehicle Demo
Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its ThingMagic® Mercury6 (M6) RFID Reader will be part of the ng Connect Program's Connected Service Vehicle, which showcases a full suite of cloud-based services designed to deliver office productivity to vehicle-based workers. In this concept vehicle, the ThingMagic reader will be used to support work order based inventory management and tool tracking applications to illustrate aspects of a typical service visit.
The ng Connect Program, founded by Alcatel-Lucent (EURONEXT and NYSE: ALU), is a multi-industry ecosystem dedicated to the creation of the new generation connected user experience. ng Connect is comprised of more than 190 Contributing and Associate member companies including leading network, consumer electronics, application and content providers. Twelve proof of concept demos will be featured this year in the Alcatel-Lucent CES booth.
As a collaborating member of the ng Connect program, Trimble is providing the development platform for in-vehicle RFID solutions and sensor technology for high-volume commercial, industrial and enterprise applications. Achievements in the automotive market include receiving the Ford World Excellence Award for contributions to a first-to-market