Carlson Launches Two Handhelds at Intergeo

October 8, 2013  - By

Carlson Software has introduced a new and improved version of its affordable Qmini data collector. The rugged, but lightweight Qmini2 provides fast processing, yet fits comfortably in one hand.

Carlson also launched the Carlson MINI2 data collector, which is more rugged, fast, and reliable than its predecessor. It comes with a numerical keyboard for easy coding of points.

Both products were introduced at Intergeo, being held October 8-10 in Essen, Germany.

Photo: Carlson Software

Photo: Carlson Software

The Qmini2. Weighing 11 ounces (315 grams), the Qmini2 includes a 5 megapixel camera and has a 3.7-inch (480 x 640) sunlight-readable display and comes with a stylus for ease of use. Other specifications include:

  • Works on Windows Mobile 6.5 OS with a PXA310 processor 806Mhz, 256 RAM
  • Provides 8GB non-volatile data storage plus a micro SD card slot
  • Comes with Bluetooth (200-250 meter range to CRx with BT handle), WiFi, Internal GPRS module (data and voice) capabilities
  • Has an internal 32-channel GNSS receiver (GPS + GLONASS) with SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS) support
  • Rated IP65 waterproof and dustproof

The Qmini2 comes with two batteries, a U.S. wall charger, and a soft carrying case. It may be purchased with Carlson’s SurvCE data collection software on board, or with Carlson GIS360, which uses both GIS and surveying technology in the field to collect data. For crash or crime reconstruction, The Qmini2 may also be used with Carlson’s CSI Mobile software.

For more information or to see the Qmini2 in action, stop by the Carlson Stand #3.097, Hall C, or outdoors at #100 at Intergeo, Oct. 8-10 in Essen, Germany.

The Carlson MINI2.

The Carlson MINI2.

The MINI2. Manufactured to Carlson’s exacting specifications by Juniper Systems, the MINI2 has an extra-large 800 × 480 TFT display for easy viewing of survey data and comes with a fast 1.0-GHz processor. It comes with an integrated 3G modem, 5-megapixel camera, and GPS/GNSS module.

Its scratch-resistant, touchscreen display is highly readable in both low light and glaring sunshine, providing a sharper image together with notable durability in tough conditions. With a dustproof and waterproof rating of IP68, the Carlson MINI2 also meets the MIL-STD-810G military standard.

The Qmini2 will be available for purchase from your local dealer on November 1.

Both products can be viewed at Intergeo Stand #3.097, Hall C, or outdoors at #100. at Intergeo.

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