Maxatec Seals the deal to distribute unique rugged smartphone

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Leading rugged mobile enterprise products distributor Maxatec has signed a new distribution agreement with Seals Technologies, a major player in rugged mobile communications products.

The agreement will see Maxatec adding the unique Seals TS3 ruggedised Android smartphone with 3.5-inch VGA display to its range of class-leading and cost-effective mobility technologies, which cover every area from PDAs to tablet PCs.

Tom Abbott, the Director of Mobile Enterprise for Maxatec believes that the TS3 smartphone captures the end user's imagination in that the unit has the flexibility, functionality and ease of operation that today's workforce and private user requires.

"We are delighted to be distributing the unique TS3 smartphone," says Abbott. "This is an innovative, fully featured Android smartphone rated IP-68 and certified MIL-810G, freeing customers from the need for additional rugged cases and screen guards.

"This is one of the best feature and function-rich pocketable mobile communications devices on the market and we expect to see a big demand for it across all kinds of applications from field services, military and emergency services, to delivery and mobile engineers – in fact it is potentially an ideal tool for any tough environment where reliable communications are needed whatever the conditions face the user," adds Abbott.

The Seals TS3 is optimised for Android 2.3 and has a wealth of features that make it a real workhorse portable tool. It has dual SIM capability to give a choice of mobile networks, front and back facing cameras – the front facing camera is assisted by an LED flash – and quick charging, long-lasting lithium ion battery. External memory can be expanded up to 32GB with a micro SSD.

Built in apps include one key positioning setting with SOS rescue, atmospheric pressure and temperature measuring, FM Radio, torch, pedometer, compass, GPS, and proximity sensor. The device also features acoustic noise cancelling.

Seals Technologies Limited is a world leader in the rugged mobile communications industry, dedicated to engineering, manufacturing and supporting strong and durable mobile wireless computing products. The company's products are amongst the most innovative, rugged and high quality available on the market. Using state-of-the-art technologies combined with experience of the rugged communications market, Seals products and accessories are developed in partnership with customers and their requirements.

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About Maxatec

Established for over 40 years, Maxatec is an ISO 9001:2008 certified Value Added Supplier of Specialist IT Hardware, Software and Services to the Mobile Enterprise, AIDC and EPOS market sectors.

Maxatec supplies mobile computing devices from including Bluebird 'Pidion', CognitiveTPG, NCR, Datamax O'Neil, TSC, Sewoo, Hoeft & Wessel 'Skeye', Catchwell, Arbor, HandPoint, Husky and M3 Mobile.

The AIDC and specialist printer product set leads with CognitiveTPG receipt and barcode printers, TSC barcode printers, Sewoo and Datamax-O'Neil mobile receipt and label printers, and NCR terminals and kiosks. The company also offers a range of barcode scanners, touchscreen monitors, other peripheral devices, and own-branded products.

Maxatec also offers software, professional services, and a wide range of media, spare parts and in-house and on-site service capabilities. The Maxatec brand is synonymous with high standards of service as well as high performance, high quality products. (


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