Husky joins Maxatec rugged mobile portfolio

Maxatec has announced a new agreement with Husky Computers, a brand with a great history for providing leading technology and rugged mobile computers for the harshest of environments. The addition of Husky to Maxatec's expansive range of rugged mobile enterprise products reaffirms the company's leading position as one of the foremost distributors in the UK.

As with the entire portfolio, the Husky brand extends choice and value for customers looking for products that offer great value for tough working conditions.

Tom Abbott, Maxatec's Director Mobile Enterprise rates the Husky brand highly.  "We are pleased to offer Husky's newly released products as they offer unique and innovative technology designs that appeal to a wide range of end user mobile customers," says Abbott. "Husky is more than just another manufacturer and Maxatec is very pleased to be involved in their return to the rugged computer marketplace. Husky is offering a unique comprehensive warranty with its products, which is a demonstration of confidence in quality of its products it is even possible to rent Husky products, which is an industry first," adds Abbott.

Maxatec will initially offer the Husky4 Pro and Husky 7 Android OS product range. The ergonomic and lightweight IP67-rated Husky4 Pro is an innovative smart phone concept that will fulfill the most demanding applications.  Fully waterproof and equipped with a Gorilla Glass display, the device frees workers from worrying about carrying auto ID equipment and separate mobile phones. It features an extended life Li-ion battery (2800mAh), 8MP auto-focusing rear camera with LED flash, and a dual SIM feature to provide mobile telecoms flexibility. For added peace of mind, Husky products come with a unique three-year swap-out warranty.

The Husky7 is a rugged – IP67, MIL-STD810F – and lightweight 7-inch tablet PC featuring a fracture-resistant TFT IPS designed for use in all light conditions. The Husky 7 is designed for easy integration with enterprise applications, offers

a range of communications options, and its dual-core, energy-efficient 1.6GHz, ARM Cortex-A9 processor provides all the power that is needed for multitasking and without draining the 5000mAh Li-PO battery, which should give more than eight hours of useful working life each charge. There is a 2MP front facing camera and a 5MP rear camera for image capture and multiple communication options available.

Paul Westmoreland, CEO at Husky believes that Maxatec's unique expertise in the emergency services sector is a real plus. "Maxatec are a good choice as a partner. They have over 40 years' experience in the distribution of specialist IT hardware in AIDC and mobile enterprise. Their knowledge in the mapping out of the tools and software needed for the important tasks undertaken by the police, fire and ambulance services is second to none."

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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 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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