IKn available from Varlink

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One of the products that Varlink expects high demand for in the weeks ahead is the recently launched the iKn a rugged PDA (personal digital assistant).

Compact and with robust built-in functionality, iKn is claimed to be an ideal mobile computing device, delivering increased productivity and efficiency by enabling many advanced mobile applications to be carried out from a single unit. Whether reading barcodes with its integrated imager or scanner, or using its inbuilt camera to take a colour picture, iKn is a data capture device suitable for mobile workers in a range of applications.  iKn offers a choice of three operating systems, including Microsoft Windows CE .NET 5, Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Classic and Professional. The capability of iKn to fully integrate voice and data communication options onto a single device eliminates the need for multiple units effectively reducing capital expenditures as well as support costs.

iKn delivers true anytime, anywhere, wireless voice and data communications, GPS positioning, with simultaneous WiFi, Cellular (GSM/GPRS/UMTS) and Bluetooth connectivity options. These features enable real-time information management, improved efficiencies and increased asset visibility across a customers operations.  With a full VGA display, iKn is more suitable for complex applications with sophisticated graphics than many competing devices with one-quarter VGA displays.  In addition, iKns high battery capacity ensures that mobile workers maximize their productivity throughout the day.

Psion Teklogixs CEO, Jacky Lecuivre, comments: iKn is a very synergistic addition to our portfolio as it enables us to truly address the needs of mobile workers, helping them do their jobs with the best possible mobile computing support.

He added: Customers and partners worldwide were solicited for input and feedback on the types of capabilities they expect in a rugged PDA. We listened to our customers, to the point where they became an integral part of the design and features definition process.  Consequently, initial market reaction to our prototypes has been immensely positive and we are extremely optimistic about the prospects for iKn.

About Psion Teklogix

Psion Teklogix is a global provider of solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection. The companys fully integrated mobile computing solutions include rugged hardware, secure wireless networks, robust software, professional services and exceptional support programs. With over three decades of industry experience, Psion Teklogix has customers in more than 80 countries around the world, and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries.

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