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Panasonic FZ-T1: The Toughest Hand Held Around

Posted June 27, 2018

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Panasonic has announced its latest rugged hand held, the FZ-T1. The 5- inch Android device is designed for the mobile work force in industries, including retail, hospitality, manufacturing, transportation, and logistics. The FZ-T1 will come in two options: with WiFi or WiFi and 4G/LTE functionalities. Designed to operate a full shift, it comes with a battery that can operate for 12 hours suited for operators scanning regularly.

This slim and lightweight hand held will be available for purchase in August 2018. Keep checking our blog for more updates!

Key Specs

  • Display: 5.00 inches
  • Processor: 1.1GHz quad-core
  • Resolution: 720 x1280 pixels
  • RAM: 2GB
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Rear Camera: 8-megapixel
  • Battery Capacity: 3200 mAh

Contact us if you are interested in more information for the handheld or similar devices in your work force.


Dedicated Operating System for AIDC?

Posted March 25, 2014

2014-03-25_0915Automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and the technologies surrounding it have become commonplace on warehouse floors and in supply chains throughout the world. From convenience stores to major supermarkets or from global shipping centers to your local post office, chances are you’ve seen a handheld device that can instantly scan and share information through phone lines or through a wireless connection.

When thinking about the operating systems behind these devices, one might come to a conclusion that a single operating system would dominate the installed population. The reality is that there are three major variants that are in use in the AIDC space:

  • Legacy Operating System — A platform that continues to be used in spite of its obsolescence and incompatibility with modern equivalents.
  • Mobile Device Operating System — A mobile device OS generally built to support functions (keyboards, email, text messaging, etc.) and features commonly available on mobile consumer devices.
  • Dedicated Handheld Operating System — A operating system specifically developed to support functions necessary for AIDC use (retail floor, warehouses, manufacturing, etc.).

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