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ARM Tablet Data Collector

The ARM Tablet Data Collector (TDC) is a Windows 10 touch tablet computer plus the Tablet Data Collector add-in running within ARM. Use the TDC to record all trial information at the trial site directly into the actual ARM trial.
See Tablet Data Collector FAQ for answers to typical questions about Tablet Data Collector,
and Tablet Data Collector brochure (pdf) for a presentation with screen pictures,
and TDC Tutorial Video for an introduction to taking assessments on the Tablet Data Collector.


ARM Tablet Data Collector (TDC) is a Windows 10 touch tablet computer plus the Tablet Data Collector add-in running within ARM.

Features include:
  • Software display is optimized for collecting assessment data.
  • Includes integrated touch number keypad.
  • Records GPS coordinates of trial.
  • Takes pictures directly into ARM trial.
  • Renames pictures using trial ID, treatment number, assessment date, and plot number.
  • Accepts all trial site details, even summary and conclusions.
  • Offers immediate data quality checks, graphs, full statistical analysis.
  • Conveniently sized hardware that is readable in direct sunlight.
  • Quick-saves trial changes automatically to backup SD card after the last assessment for each plot.
  • Trial is saved into a temporary folder on the SD card, so trial can be recovered if the tablet should ever be damaged or fail after entering assessments.
  • Saves backup of trial and all pictures to SD card after clicking Save in ARM.
  • Includes a "smart" USB to USB transfer cable with built-in transfer software to copy ARM trials and images between your main PC and the tablet. The transfer software is an easy to use transfer method that run without requiring administrator permissions, is supported by GDM. (We currently use "Cables to Go 39941 USB 2.0 Windows Driverless Transfer Cable".)
  • Includes WiFi to connect tablet with a wireless internet connection, which is required to keep TDC, ARM, and customizations up-to-date.
  • Includes Bluetooth and a standard USB connection, thus providing you with other self-supported methods you may use to connect the tablet with other devices or your network of choice.
ARM trial management software is sold separately by Gylling Data Management, Inc. (GDM).

Tablet Specifications Comparison

  Juniper Systems Mesa2
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
7 inch (17.8 cm) Dragontrial HIE coverglass,
high-visibility backlit LED,
Projective capacitive multi-touch,
HD WXGA (1280x800) Resolution
Quad-core Intel Atom Z3745
1.86 GHz clock speed
Memory 4 GB RAM
Hard Drive 64 GB flash storage
Data Backup 64 GB Micro SD card
Temperature -20° to 50°C (-4° to 122°F)
IP68 certified waterproof and dustproof,
even when ports are in use
Shockproof (multiple drops from 4' onto concrete)
Designed for MIL-STD-810G test procedures
Dimensions 8.48" x 5.4" x 1.36" (137mm x 215mm x 35mm)
Weight 680g (1.5 lbs) with standard battery
Rear Camera 8 MP with LED illumination
Front Camera 2 MP
On-screen QWERTY keyboard,
4-way directional navpad, Windows key, Enter key,
3 programmable keys,
Capacitive stylus
1 USB 3.0
1 Micro SD card slot
1 3.5mm audo jack
Docking port connections
Integrated GPS (2-5m accuracy)
Ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, accelerometer,
TPM v2.0
Loud output speaker for noisy environments
Dual digital microphone input for improved clarity
rated 8 hours
Warranty 3 years