FirstNews Briefs: Trimble, NetMotion, Two Technologies, Urban Airship
Trimble today announced MyTopo Terrain Navigator Pro Enterprise (TNPe), a GIS application designed to facilitate collaboration and position sharing in the field. TNPe integrates desktop mapping software, a cloud connected mobile data collection platform (compatible with GPS-enabled iOS and Android devices) and a Web portal.
NetMotion Wireless, provider of mobility management software and solutions for mobile workforces, announced two executive appointments: Jim Ryder as President and Cary Baker as Chief Finance Officer (CFO).
Two Technologies announced a hard-shell mobile device designed specifically for emergency responders dealing with harsh weather and extreme environments. The N4 - an Android device housed in a rugged polycarbonate shell, is water proof and heat-resistant. It features a 5.5-inch 720 X 1280 Super AMOLED display, Android version 4.3, and a 70 key backlit keypad. Other features include a hot-swappable battery, optional 3 channel magnetic stripe reader and an 8MP color camera.
Urban Airship, a provider of Mobile Relationship Management, released expanded location-based marketing insights focused on consumer receptivity to sharing location information with mobile apps. Initial analysis in its latest Good Push Index (GPI) data study was expanded to more than 70 apps that ask users to share their location, finding 60-80 percent of users commonly allow it with an average location opt-in rate of 62 percent.