July 2011

Unitech unveils impressive PA690 rugged handheld
Unitech introduced the PA690 rugged mobile computer. Powered by a 806MHz Marvell PXA320 processor and running Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5, the PA690 has a large 3,8-inch touch screen with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. There's a 5-megapixel cameras that can also record VGA MPEG-4 video, a 1D barcode reader (or 2D imager) as well as RFID, GPS, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, u-blox GPS, and 3.5G WWAN. The PA690 comes with two keyboard options, has a 5-foot drop spec, and IP65 sealing. [See description and specs of the Unitech PA690] -- Posted Monday, July 11, 2011 by chb

BSQUARE renews embedded OEM distribution agreement with Microsoft
BSQUARE, a leading enabler of smart, connected devices, today announced the Company has renewed its OEM distribution agreement with Microsoft for the 13th year. This continues the rights BSQUARE has to distribute the complete line of Microsoft Embedded Operating Systems within the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. BSQUARE also distributes the entire Microsoft Windows Embedded portfolio in the UK and Germany and Windows Mobile worldwide. -- Posted Friday, July 1, 2011 by chb