Mobile & Wireless Product: Rugged field computer for mobile workers

The marathon field computer for mobile workers offers a larger screen size and more computing power than a PDA, smaller size than a laptop, and multiple data-capture and connectivity options.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 04, 2010 - MMH Editorial

The marathon field computer for mobile workers offers a larger screen size and more computing power than a PDA, smaller size than a laptop, and multiple data-capture and connectivity options. Weighing 2 pounds, the computer is powered by an Intel Atom processor and runs Windows 7 or XP operating systems. Built-in, data-entry options include a 7-inch outdoor-visible touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard, integrated fingerprint reader/mouse and a high-resolution color camera. Bolt-on accessories include a mag stripe reader, 2D imager, and extended life batteries for up to 12 hours of continuous operation. LXE, a division of EMS Technologies, 770-447-4224, www.lxe.com.



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Bob Heaney is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of distinguished leadership experience in research, analysis, and advisory roles in Supply Chain Engineering. Heaney’s coverage area within Aberdeen includes various elements of Supply Chain Execution (Transportation Management, Warehouse Management, Distributed Order Management and Supply Chain Visibility). Contact Bob Heaney

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