LXE, the rugged mobile computer business of EMS Technologies, Inc., has released two updates to its Trux line of rugged Vehicle Mount computers. The VX8 Krv and VX9 Frj incorporate sharper LED backlit displays, Intel Atom and Core 2 Duo processing speeds and mobile radio connectivity into rugged and versatile Vehicle Mount computers.
The Krv is named after a small, maneuverable Viking ship used for battle and merchant missions. The Frj computers name alludes to the strong, precise materials that emerge from a blacksmiths forge. The units are designed for enterprises that need full Microsoft Windows computing power in a mobile environment. The VX8 Krv and VX9 Frj computers are suited for a wide range of Wi-Fi applications; in ports (mounted on cranes and RTGs), warehouses (mounted on forklift trucks and picking trolleys), airports and cold stores. They also handle WWAN applications; for public transport and safety (onboard ambulances and busses), outdoor logistics (in forestry and agriculture) and specialized vehicles (such as bulldozers and piste bashers).
According to Bill Roeder, LXE vice president of Business Development and Marketing, Our computers have always withstood the toughest environments with their rugged design. The VX8 Krv and VX9 Frj computers provide the internal computing power and connectivity that allow our
customers to truly leverage that ruggedness to its fullest, by running high-performance applications virtually anywhere their business takes them. The VX8 Krv Vehicle Mount computer comes with Atom 1.6 GHz or Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz processors and up to 2GB of RAM, a 10.4" touch screen LED display, 802.11 a/b/g + Bluetooth radio and WWAN connectivity. The units compact magnesium enclosure is engineered to handle extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, dust and moisture. The VX9 Frj computer, is the VX8 Krvs larger counterpart that comes with a 12.1 touch screen and has an outdoor screen option.
About LXE Inc.
LXE, a division of EMS Technologies (NASDAQ: ELMG), is a manufacturer of rugged Vehicle Mount, Handheld and Hands-Free mobile computers. LXE helps companies extend corporate networks to mobile workers in demanding conditions by providing easy-to-use, tough and reliable wireless computers. LXE products are used by organisations worldwide to drive down costs and improve customer satisfaction.