Android Phone Users Can Now Turn Their Mobile Phones into Personal Fitness Trainers
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) gives Android(TM) phone users an edge for all of their outdoor activities with its AllSport GPS(TM) application. The fitness application, already available from a variety of cellular carriers on GPS-enabled phones, is the ultimate fitness application for anyone who wants to start or improve their workout routine.
AllSport GPS, a Trimble Outdoors(TM) application, allows users to track and record their results right on their mobile phone from a variety of outdoor activities, including walking, running, hiking, cycling, mountain biking and snowboarding. The application also has a Web component on the Trimble Outdoors Web site, where subscribers can view and analyze results, upload maps, plan workouts, share information with friends by email and through Faceboook, customize workouts shared by others, and send these workouts to their Android phone.
"AllSport GPS is a great application for the Android platform as its users are all about having everything right at their fingertips, from music to games to photos. Now they won't need a separate device as a fitness tracker," said Rich Rudow, managing director of Trimble Outdoors. "Whether you're starting an exercise routine for the first time or training to run a marathon, AllSport GPS is an easy yet sophisticated aide to help reach those goals."
AllSport GPS is now available for download on Android devices through the Android Marketplace and Trimble Outdoors Web site: http://www.trimbleoutdoors.com/go/android. The application is available for one-time purchase at a cost of $9.99.
About Trimble Outdoors
Trimble Outdoors is a family of GPS-on-cellular applications for consumers. With Trimble Outdoors, consumers can use their GPS-enabled cell phones to navigate trails and highways, track workout performance, geocache, and create, manage and share those experiences with others. By leveraging Trimble's 30 years of commercial expertise in GPS, software, and communications, Trimble Outdoors delivers cost-effective and convenient position-based services that promote consumers' well-being, security and active lifestyle. For more information about Trimble Outdoors, visit www.TrimbleOutdoors.com.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and governments significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location--including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
For more information, visit Trimble's Web site at www.trimble.com.
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