Nov. 5, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today version 3.0 of its industry-leading SCS900 Site Controller Software for measurement, stakeout, quality control and progress monitoring on the heavy civil construction jobsite. Version 3.0 introduces a completely redesigned user experience including a clean, simple and updated user interface designed for maximum readability and usability, and workflow simplification improvements that increase productivity.
The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions 2012.
Enhancements Accelerate Productivity
Trimble® SCS900 Site Controller Software combines simplicity and efficiency to reduce the time required to access even the most complex functionality. Whether users are measuring, staking or performing advanced in-field design calculations, it will never take more than three screen taps to access any feature in SCS900.
Clear, consistent navigation makes tasks more intuitive, while an improved layout with large, graphical icons makes functions easy to recognize. Simplified views show all options on one screen to provide faster access to relevant content, and an enhanced, intuitive guidance system helps the user find stake points quickly and precisely.
Efficiency gains begin as the software launches in map view, so users see where they are on the site immediately, and view cut and fill information instantly, without any setup. They can pan and navigate across the map by simply dragging a finger or a stylus across the screen. To rapidly switch between measuring and staking, users just tap and hold any point or line to stake it out. In addition, they can customize the information bars to effortlessly access and view critical information right from the map view and change languages on the fly without restarting the software.
Designed for the Construction Site
The visual elements of the user interface have been significantly modified and redesigned to make it much easier to view the software in bright sunlight, and large interface elements are more accessible for operations with gloved hands. Designed for the construction site, the new interface is visually appealing and user-friendly, reflective of current usability standards, and incorporates user research from the field.