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Mobile & Wireless Product: Rugged field computer for mobile workers

The marathon field computer for mobile workers offers a larger screen size and more computing power than a PDA, smaller size than a laptop, and multiple data-capture and connectivity options.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 04, 2010

The marathon field computer for mobile workers offers a larger screen size and more computing power than a PDA, smaller size than a laptop, and multiple data-capture and connectivity options. Weighing 2 pounds, the computer is powered by an Intel Atom processor and runs Windows 7 or XP operating systems. Built-in, data-entry options include a 7-inch outdoor-visible touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard, integrated fingerprint reader/mouse and a high-resolution color camera. Bolt-on accessories include a mag stripe reader, 2D imager, and extended life batteries for up to 12 hours of continuous operation. LXE, a division of EMS Technologies, 770-447-4224, www.lxe.com.

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