June 2011

Added : Elecsys Radix FW960 ultra-rugged handheld
Elecsys Corporation introduced the Radix FW960 ultra-rugged handheld computer designed with the needs of today's front-line field worker in mind. The FW960 runs Windows CE 6.0 on a 520MHz Marvell PXA270 processor, has a 3.5-inch QVGA display, a variety of backlit alphanumeric keypad options, and a wealth of standard and optional communications and data collection features, including integrated laser scanners or imagers, thermal printers, RFID, 3G WWAN and even AMR (automated meter reading) radio. With a wide operating temperature range, 5-foot drop spec, IP67 sealing, and a nearly indestructible Xenoy housing, the Radix FW960 warrants consideration. [See description and specs of the Radix FW960 ultra-rugged handheld] -- Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 by chb

Review: Advantech TREK-510 with TREK-303L display
Fleet management and mobile resource management (MRM) are ever more important in the transportation industry. RuggedPCReview.com examined the Windows CE-based Advantech TREK-510 rugged in-vehicle computer/TREK-303 smart touch display combo, which offers a simple, cost-effective platform that can be used in numerous ways to integrate fleet operations more closely into overall corporate information systems, something that can have direct, and substantial, impact on the bottom-line. [See review of the Advantech TREK-510/303L] -- Posted Monday, June 27, 2011 by chb

DAP introduces small and rugged M1000 handheld
DAP Technologies introduced the M1000 handheld computer that is hardly larger than a standard mobile phone, but has voice capability and a barcode scanner or imager, making it suitable for inventory control, picking and packing and other advanced scanning applications. Powered by a 624MHz Marvell PXA310 processor and running either Windows CE 6.0 or Windows Mobile 6.5, the 8.2 ounce DAP M1000 has a 2.8-inch QVGA touch display, impressive ruggedness specs, a micdro-SD card slot, and can be configured with 3G WWAN and either a laser scanner or 1D/2D imager. [See description and specs of the DAP Technologies M1000] -- Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2011 by chb