The Opticon H-21, available from distributor Varlink, is an enterprise PDA powered by Windows mobile 6.5. This allows users to balance a variation of resources across different locations, as well as offering auto ID solutions to keep any remote workforce on the move.
This latest addition to the Opticon H series is the perfect tool to mobilise any field based employees, providing efficient and secure access to information while on the move. The rugged device offers an IP64 rating to provide advanced durability when out and about; it can be thrown into a tool bag or left in a pocket during work activity outside the four walls. The drop specification of 1.5 metres gives users piece of mind during inventory and service reporting in unfamiliar or harsh environments.
Applications benefitting from such a wide variety of features include field force automation and facilities management. A full connectivity suite is offered through the built in GSM, GPRS, 3G network support. The device also benefits from Bluetooth, IrDA and Wi-Fi support, in essence any enterprise business solution will benefit from the impressive list of connections. While the user accessible slot enables memory expansion for any market by MicroSD and HC, to provide a greater amount of data storage capacity when needed.
The small yet tough Smartphone speeds up response times, ultimately reducing costs. This can be accentuated by the integrated 1D and 2D scanning capability and the choice of QWERTY or numeric keyboard options, all hosted on a 2.8 inch screen for signature and data capture. The integrated A-GPS system can calculate and plan journeys effectively and still communicate with head offices in real-time even in remote areas not only saving time but greatly increasing productivity.
Photographic data can be collected easily via the 3.2 megapixel camera and communicated through the 3G network. The additional flash allows application pictures to be taken even in areas of low visibility. Mean while the standard 3060mAh battery has heavily increased reliability, greatly increasing remote worker down time throughout any off site activity due to battery loss.
By implementing the H-21 into remote applications and situations where connectivity, communication and ease of use are essential users will equip their staff with a new generation of PDA. The list of impressive features, complimented by the devices' visual appeal, and compatibility to work alongside other products ensures the H-21 will fit into any out of office application.