Trimble has announced a new rugged outdoor computer called the Ranger 3. The computer is made for people that work outside in harsh environments like surveying, construction, forestry, and a lot more. The Ranger 3 has a sunlight readable VGA resolution display.
It runs Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro and meets military specs for ruggedness. It has an IP67 rating and is sealed against water with the ability to survive in up to a meter of water for 30 minutes. The Ranger 3 has integrated GPS, a 5MP camera, and a 1D laser barcode scanner.
The device also features 3G access, WiFi, Bluetooth, and more. Internal storage is 8GB of flash memory and it has a Cortex-A8 processor. The device will ship in February at an undisclosed price. The Ranger 3 has integrated GPS, a 5MP camera, and a 1D laser barcode scanner.