GPS Receiver For Motorola Solutions MC9090 and MC9190

GPS Receiver For Motorola Solutions MC9090 and MC9190

GPS Receiver For Motorola Solutions MC9090 and MC9190

 

It’s Back. After a brief production hiatus we can announce the renewed availability of the OrbitGPS Snap On GPS G3090 receiver for Motorola Solutions MC9090 & MC9190 mobile computers. Learn More about G3090

The OrbitGPS Snap On GPS receiver is the only way to add tightly-integrated GPS to your MC9X90 based mobile data collection or RFID solutions. Just snap it on, point your app to the com port and you have GPS…simple.

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GPS Receiver For Motorola Solutions MC9090 and MC9190

Get in touch about the G3090 GPS Snap on and see how you can leverage your investment in MC9090 and MC9190 mobile computers.

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How Windows 8.1 with Bing is Different from Windows 8.1 Professional

How Windows 8.1 with Bing is Different from Windows 8.1 Professional

 

How Windows 8.1 with Bing is Different from Windows 8.1 ProfessionalMicrosoft announced in May that it would launch a version of Windows 8.1 with a reduced set of features and capabilities. Clearly they are looking to allows OEM’s to compete with the open source OS’s especially Android.

No doubt they would like to emulate the reasons Android has remained dominant in the recent past especially in tablets:

  1. Lots of hardware buy in from OEM’s.
  2. Access to plenty of Apps.
  3. Having something more attractive price wise than an iPad.

I am sure Microsoft will be happy if this expands their reach especially in areas where they have been hammered by Android. Even if it does imply another nail in the coffin of RT. Products are shipping already including our own rugged tablet the xTablet Flex 10.

Is it much different to the Windows 8.1 that you are already used to?  No.

Key Features of Windows 8.1 with Bing

  • Lower price to compete with open source OS’s such as Android Chrome and Linux.
  • Internet Explorer and Bing search are the default browser and search location. Whilst the manufacturer cannot mess with them as defaults users can swap to others.
  • All app loading via the app store.
  • Want another browser – must be downloaded via the Other browsers via store.
  • No “Side Load”.
  • Cannot upgrade to 8.1 Pro or Enterprise.
  • Some devices may be bundled with Microsoft Office or a one year subscription to Office 365.

Why do some Enterprise Mobility Users adopt Windows 8.1 Professional Instead.

  • Company Policy.
  • Security and Management.
  • Bitlocker and EFS for file encryption and protection.
  • Custom applications loading and management.
  • Windows domain.
  • Group policy – manage apps and rights by group.
  • Allow use of Hyper V a way of running Windows 7 apps.
  • Latest version of IE.

Windows 8.1 with Bing is similar to a tactic Microsoft used in the past to get users to adopt Windows Vista and Windows 7. Whilst these OS’s were crippled in some way 8.1 with Bing is a full install.

How Windows 8.1 with Bing is Different from Windows 8.1 Professional

Get in touch to chat about the various OS options to consider during your enterprise mobility project.

 

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How Hazardous Area Mobile Computing Boosts Productivity

How Hazardous Area Mobile Computing Boosts Productivity

A guest blog by Mike Davies UK Marketing Manager at ecom instruments.

How Hazardous Area Mobile Computing Boosts Productivity

Recent innovations in the field of hazardous area mobile computing technology has enabled mobile workers to automate a much wider range of tasks than ever previously possible. In sectors such as oil and gas, biochemical, pharmaceutical manufacturing and other process industries using mobile computing to improve the productivity of workers is key.

How can you boost productivity by taking advantage of this new technology?

The ability to record data on a portable device has made paper-based inspections obsolete, allowing for a greater degree of accuracy efficiency and productivity. Using of an intrinsically safe ATEX Zone 1 certified i.roc Ci70-Ex, workers can remain fully connected while in the field. Built in imaging functionality can help record data and immediately upload it into specific mobile line of business apps and integrate with host systems such as Maximo or SAP.

Rather than waiting until the end of the day to find out the status of key assets mobile workers can also use this technology to communicate data with colleagues in an instant over Wi-Fi or WWAN thus improving the visibility of results around repairs or adjustments. Workers can also communicate with each other using VoIP to stay in touch with each other throughout the day on large sites.

The development of hazardous area mobile computing technology has given mobile workers the ability to focus on the task-in-hand at all times and not have to spend time manually uploading data at the end of each day thereby offering a significant boost in productivity.

How Hazardous Area Mobile Computing Can Boost Productivity

With hazardous area mobile computing devices, you can significantly boost the productivity of your workforce and allow them to complete a much wider range of tasks while on the move.

 

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MobileFrame Issued Patent for Intelligent Rendering on a Mobile Computing Device

MobileFrame Issued Patent for Intelligent Rendering

MobileFrame Issued Patent for Intelligent Rendering

 

We have been working with MobileFrame for six years and were delighted to hear that they had been issued with a patent for intelligent rendering on a mobile computing device.

 

This innovative feature allows MobileFrame developers to build mobile, desktop and web-based applications that dynamically re-size to fit any sized screen. Generating an excellent return on investment for users has always been at the heart of a MobileFrame deployment. This development means that it’s position among mobile application development MEAP platforms is enhanced.

Read the Press Release

MobileFrame Issued Patent for Its Intelligent RenderingInterested in learning how we can help you use MobileFrame to mobilise your business processes?

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Worcester Wolves Academy Golf Day

Worcester Wolves Academy Golf Day

MobileWorxs are delighted to have become a sponsor of the Worcester Wolves Academy Golf Day which will take place at the Bankhouse Country Club Bransford Worcester on September 17th 2014. Reserve your tickets here.

Worcester Wolves Academy Golf Day

Spirit Executive are orgainsing the event on behalf of Worcester Wolves Basketball Academy which is a Community Interest Company (CIC) run solely by volunteers. The academy is a not for profit organisation encouraging young people of all ages to get involved in basketball.

There will be spots for over 70 golfers who will begin with lunch followed by 18 holes of golf and plenty of opportunities to win prizes for best score, worst score and longest drive. All wrapped up with a three course dinner raffle and auction where 150 guests are expected.

Worcester Wolves Academy Golf Day

Come along and join in what is bound to be a fun day. Click the link for more information to book a ticket or become a sponsor.

 

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Panasonic FZ-G1 Serves Up An Ace At Wimbledon

Panasonic FZ-G1 Serves Up An Ace At Wimbledon

Panasonic FZ-G1 Serves Up An Ace At Wimbledon

Picture: BBC TV

Great to see Andy Murray going into the second week of Wimbledon.  We spotted the Panasonic Fz-G1 being used for in game scoring on the Umpires chair.  This is a nice choice for such an installation as the bright 10″ outdoor readable screen will perform well in the varying lighting conditions of an English Summer and the IP65 rating will be able to cope with the occasional downpour of rain.

Panasonic FZ-G1 Serves Up An Ace At Wimbledon

FZ-G1 uses an Intel i5 Chipset running Windows 8 along with 4G WWAN GPS Wi-Fi Bluetooth and batteries good enough for 8 hours continuous use.

Using Mobility at sports events is nothing new. Intemec have supplied the PGA Golf Tour with handhelds for some years for on course scoring. MobileDemand have worked with teams in NASCAR and F1 for tyre management.

Panasonic FZ-G1 Serves Up An Ace At WimbledonWhat other sporting events have you been to where mobility is being used to automate a former paper process?

 

 

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Daily Walk Around Checks For Vehicle Inspection

Daily Walk Around Checks For Vehicle Inspection

Daily Walk Around Checks For Vehicle InspectionWe recently launched VisWorxs a user configurable mobile app that allows users to perform daily walk around checks for vehicle inspection. The solution allows clients to create any number of inspections and mange them across multiple depots ensuring a fleet operates optimally and safely.

Legislation and best practice require that HGV’s and LGV’s are regularly checked for roadworthy compliance before leaving a depot.

 

VisWorxs provides a full history, audit trail and real-time feedback on the status of all vehicles and drivers as well as trends developing across the fleet with reminders for maintenance and servicing. Doing this manually is a laborious and error prone process that is often overlooked.

The inspection includes vehicle identification the recording of physical damage and the annotation of pictures to highlight any defect. All inspection elements are time stamped so that management can ensure an inspection is being completed in the order specified and is taking the amount of time it should.

ROI is enhanced for fleet managers by helping them reduce whole life operating costs by encouraging better driver behavior understanding vehicle condition and tackling repairs on and ongoing basis. This can all have a significant impact on vehicle residual value.

VisWorxs can be deployed to a variety of mobile devices and integrated with other fleet and decision management systems.

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Wordless Wednesday “It’s a girl”

Wordless Wednesday “It’s a girl”

Wordless Wednesday "It's a girl"

“It’s a girl” classic Intermec barcode print ad from the 1980′s

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Panasonic Launches ATEX FZ-G1

Panasonic Launches ATEX FZ-G1

Panasonic Launches ATEX FZ-G1

Panasonic has launched an ATEX FZ-G1 version of the popular 10.1 inch Windows 8 Pro tablet. The device is designed for use in Zone 2 potentially explosive atmospheres in industries such as pharmaceutical oil and gas sectors.

 

 

The ATEX FZ-G1 has a special battery design which provides 8 hours of operation and is incorporated with the device in a purpose-built leather case.

The fully rugged unit is certified to MIL-STD-810G as well as an IP65 ingress protection rating for resistance to dust and water.

The ATEX FZ-G1 comes as standard with a high quality front web camera and optional 3MP rear camera with double flash capability for clear document, asset or site photos whatever the light conditions.

Panasonic Toughpad ATEX FZ-G1 Certifications

- II 3 G Ex ic nA IIB T3 Gc (with WWAN)

- II 3 G Ex ic nA IIC T3 Gc (without WWAN)

Panasonic Launches ATEX Version Of FZ-G1

ATEX FZ-G1 goes on sale in June 2014 and will be around £68 per month on a 36 month lease. Get in touch for further information.

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