TouchStar mobilises field workers with next-generation 'Android' mobile computing devices

TouchStar has announced the availability of the GX Series (GX-8600 and GX-8800) range of mobile computers. Designed to streamline and automate business processes, eliminate inefficiencies and improve customer service levels, the GX range of mobile terminals incorporate the latest Android operating system, providing the mobile worker with the ideal field service tool for:

  • Capturing and recording information in real-time.
  • Determining customers' locations.
  • Tracking and locating mobile field workers.
  • Accessing and updating information in real-time.


Fully compliant with IP 64 grade protection, the GX-8600 Mobile Field Assistant and has been tested with 1.2M drop tests on all sides of the device. Featuring wide operating and storage temperature ranges, the 8600 ensures stable operation under tough environments.

Seamless Wireless Communication

Built-in 3.5G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth wireless technologies ensures that the GX- 8600 keeps mobile workers in constant contact with the back-office and peripherals.

Efficient Power Management

Perfect for mobile working, the hot swappable function allows for battery swop-outs without shutting down the system and applications. The availability of an additional battery pack allows the GX-8600 to operate for hours ensuring non-stop customer service.

Advanced Data Collection

Real time communications combine with the extensive feature rich functionality of the GX-8600. The 1D laser / 2D imager scan engine allows easy and fast data capture, whilst the 2 megapixels CMOS front camera functions as a web camera allowing field technicians to communicate face-to-face with the staff in the office and other parties while on the move. The addition of the unique 5 megapixels CMOS rear camera enables users to capture environmental information while field technicians are performing services.
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Both lightweight and tough, the GX-8800 weighs only 208g and comes with full IP 67 grade protection. Offering a high resolution LCD touch screen, the inclusion of a backlit keypad ensures outstanding usability in all lighting conditions.

Advanced Radio Technology

Available with an array of on-board communication options such 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth it allows mobile worker users to stay connected wherever they are and whatever task they are performing.

Dynamic Data Collection

Dynamic data collection functionality combines with advanced radio technology to deliver startling productivity and efficiency gains. The addition of the unique 5 megapixels camera functionality enables users to capture environmental information while field technicians are performing services.
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