IT Reseller reviews Datalogics next-generation Memor mobile computer

In order to keep on top of their game in an increasingly competitive and mission critical environment, modern retailers need to optimize a raft of different processes; everything from inventory level control, shelf replenishment and price verification or adjustment in the store, to speedy communication, data transfer and route management in the field. But is it possible to handle all these diverse operational disciplines using a single, user-friendly mobile unit?

Well, were happy to report that the answer is a resounding yes, and comes in the form of Datalogics next-generation Memor mobile computer. Already a proven and popular device in its previous form factor, the next-generation version of the Memor now offers many extra features; including the popular Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system, an imaging barcode scanner, Edge mobile radio for voice and data communication, plus increased memory and a higher speed processor. All this, together with the devices user-friendly color touch-screen display and numeric keypad, makes the next-generation Datalogic Memor a convincing solution of choice.

Another major benefit is the Memors portability. This slim, pocket-sized device is the smallest of Datalogics mobile computer offerings, and is ideal for users who prefer a particularly compact, ergonomic unit suitable for single-handed use.

When it comes to capturing data, the Datalogic Memor is about as state of the art as you can get. In fact, its 2D wide-aspect imager enables the user to capture data from a particularly wide range of Linear, Stacked, 2D or direct part marked barcodes, while Datalogics patented Green Spot laser technology conveniently confirms a good read after every scan.

This improved imaging capability now means that the Memor is even able to protect pharmacies against product counterfeiting as well as provide full lot traceability for the more expensive medications. Additionally, the Memors scanning technologies fully support GS1 DataBar, the new reduced space barcode symbology. And, Memor with Wavelink Communicator gives you Push to Talk voice capability, the retail store manager can stay in even closer contact with store floor personnel in order to solve immediate problems or direct last-minute activities as and when required.

For effective and reliable field force automation, Datalogic Memor is fitted with a GSM radio using Edge data compression. This provides a broadband cellular connection for voice and data, enabling real-time data transactions and on-demand contact with personnel in the field. The device also features signature and image capture capability for quick and convenient proof of delivery, while its Bluetooth wireless device manager enables easy connection to GPS receivers for route planning or to printers for receipts. The device comes ready to use, with a full set of software tools including Wavelink Avalanche.

So, if you are looking for a reliable, secure device that is feature rich and more than capable of satisfying all your core data capture and communications requirements in store and in the field, we recommend you further investigate this highly compelling new offering from Datalogic.

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