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'09 Ford Work Solutions package

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by PlatinumLandCon, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,315

  2. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    From looking at the screen, I see the Internet Explorer Icon. Guess it has wireless net or something... that would be a good feature.
  3. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 991

    Ya i think they said wireless was through sprint but i can see this being a great tool for the larger companies out there as far as relaying jobs that are done and billing information and also tracking your workers. I am a solo op but i think it could still bennifit me by being able to remotely access my home comp and record work as it is finished. Looks like a great idea as long as the software works flawlessly which technology is not always known to do
  4. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    It sure does look nice, but I don't know that I'd be willing to pay for it !!
  5. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    Sounds like 50k in debt that could easily be avoided.
  6. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 991

    Thats what i was wondering it look good and all but how much are we talking here because its awful cheep to write all my records on paper and transfer when i get home.
  7. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,463

    doesnt look to bad. could definately be very beneficial. Ill have to look at em when they come out.
  8. LoneWolfLandscapes

    LoneWolfLandscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    There is a demo video on youtube I was watching this morning. It will have full enternet access thru intergrated sprint mobile and Microsoft Mobile software. Comes with a wireless keyboard and I think printer. USB port and video card slot on front. Also the guy in the video said you would be able to sync up via gotomypc.com with your home computer. Basically make your truck a moble office. My dealer confirmed they will have a retro fit kit for the 2008 too.
  9. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,315

    Would the retrofit kit just adapt a factory nav system to run all the other goodies?

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