AGROBASE Tablet®

Making data collection easier allowing you to focus on developing the next royalty-paying variety.


A fully relational data collection application running on MS Windows® based tablets for use with AGROBASE Generation II®


Take your data with you ... wherever you go ... upload with only a few clicks

Making data collection easier allowing you to focus on developing the next royalty-paying variety.

A fully relational data collection application running on MS Windows® based tablets for use with AGROBASE Generation II®

Take your data with you ... wherever you go ... upload with only a few clicks



Overview

  • Experiments and nurseries can be loaded onto the tablet, edited in the field or greenhouse and then seemlessly syncronized back to the AGROBASE Generation II database.

  • MS.NET®-based application with MS SQL-Server Express® database.

  • Store, edit and update hundreds of experiments and nurseries.

  • Controlled application and database access using the same user accounts and passwords you are used to in AGROBASE Generation II(SQL).

  • A high-level of user-customization and two data editing methods.


Data Access

  • Touch, tap, drag and drop...with all the features of the operating system.

  • Access the AGROBASE database directly to syncronize data with your tablet, without opening AGROBASE Generation II® (SQL)

  • Quickly download experiments, nurseries and planting plan sites from AGROBASE databases.

  • Store many experiments and nurseries in the tablet - limited only by the tablets' internal memory.

  • Synchronize one, many or all experiments and nurseries with a single action.


Data Editing

  • Edit data in spreadsheet view or individual plot view.

  • Add traits to experiments and nurseries.

  • Take digital photos of plots, an experiment or a nursery for upload to the database.

  • Filter and sort data.

  • Group data by any field for easier editing.

  • Remembers the last-used experiment or nursery and loads it automatically the next time you start the application.

  • Quickly customize the column displayed in the spreadsheet view by dragging columns out of the grid to hide them.

  • Enhanced editing features embedding into the virtual keyboard.

  • Information header displays important information for the current experiment or nursery.

  • Navigation buttons to move to the previous plot, the next plot, the previous range and the next range.

  • Customize the spreadsheed font and display colours to improve visibility in high light conditions.


Offering mobile access to your AGROBASE data through a Windows Tablet, AGROBASE Tablet® provides easy access to your AGROBASE Generation II data.


Tablet Requirements
We have received many requests for recommendations of a Windows-based tablet for AGROBASE Tablet™. While we cannot recommend any specific tablet because user’s needs vary, hardware changes and the Windows tablet market is changing, however the minimum specifications to run AGROBASE Tablet™ are:
  • Windows 7( Home, Standard, Enterprise, Professional, Ultimate) Windows 8 same versions except Windows 8 RTM
  • Minimum dual core Processor
  • Minimum 1 GB hard disk drive
  • Minimum 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
Most tablets have both WIFI and LAN connection and sometimes 3G, 4G -- any of these connections can upload and download to the central SQL Server.


Connectivity with a PDA/Handheld
The Core System offers many tools to expedite the transfer of data between Generation II and external file systems such as spreadsheets and database files. The features below add to those capabilities by directly writing to, and reading from, selected personal data assistants (PDAs) to Generation II, making data transfer seamless and efficient.
  • Move data to and from a PDA, with data entry on a plot basis on the PDA.

  • PDAs that run Palm OS® or Windows Mobile 5®/Pocket PC devices.

  • One or more experiment or nurseries uploaded or downloaded.

  • AGROBASE Tablet™ for Windows Tablets.

  • And much more ... please contact us for more information.