Motorola Introduced The ES400 Enterprise Digital Assistant
Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions division announced the ES400 Enterprise Digital Assistant, which is the newest addition to its mobile computing portfolio. It comes with integrated voice and data capabilities, thus unleashing the potential of the mobile professionals.
The New ES400 Enterprise Digital Assistant can provide benefits to the enterprise managers and worker, with its combination of push-to-talk capabilities with a compact and very light design. It comes with the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 platform, enabling workers in field service, field sales, retail, healthcare, utilities, and other to collect data and access applications which are critical to their business.
Some of features of the ES400 include:
· Customizable Motorola Enterprise User Interface (MEUI) makes business-critical information and functions available with one key press. Includes enterprise-specific enhancements like photo annotation.
· One button push-to-scan: 1D and 2D bar code reading fulfilling the needs of mobile workers.
· Large, super-bright, three-inch VGA screen (750 NITS – nearly twice as bright as consumer devices for usage indoors and outdoors) plus integrated keyboard.
· Easy and accurate input with stylus and touch-screen allowing signature capture that is often necessary for completing field tasks.
· Standard battery power to endure full shifts in nearly any work environment. An extended-life battery is also available.
· True worldwide communications with user-selectable 3.5G WAN: GSM HSPA and CDMA EVDO RevA compatibility.
· Broad WLAN functionality supporting 802.11 a/b/g, enabling data, and in 2011, an application for push-to-talk over VoIP compatibility.
· Durable construction to withstand dust, drops and bumps occurring every business day. Meets MIL-STD 810G drop specifications leading to lower total cost of ownership.
· Enterprise-class security including built-in biometric fingerprint reader.
· Three-year life cycle for easier, better IT support and product management, support and service programs designed for business, adding to a better return on investment.
· Built on the standards-based Windows Mobile 6.5 platform to power seamless connectivity, application compatibility and support for industry-specific applications and advanced security and device management mobility needs.
President of Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Gene Delaney, said that Motorola recognizes that mobile teams are the lifeblood of an organization, and empowering these teams with unmatched features and functionality to eliminate road blocks in the field is critical to an organization. He also stated that the new ES400 EDA combines the best features of mobility, communications and task functionality without compromising the performance or design, offering mobile workforces the ability to take action and capture information with a single click in front of the customer where it counts the most.
President of Integrated Solutions Group at Sprint, Danny Bowman, said that this device was built with the business users in mind, with its compact size and advanced applications leveraging the Sprint 3G networks, it is a breakthrough enterprise-class device that can meet the needs of business users who are constantly seeking ways to boost individual and team productivity. He also stated that Sprint is ideally positioned to offer enterprise customers tools uniquely suited to meet their needs, and continues to build a reputation as an industry leader among business customers searching for cost-effective wireless device and applications.
General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business Unit at Microsoft, Kevin Dallas, said that Microsoft has long recognized mobility as a critical element of the enterprise, and that they are committed to building and supporting innovative platforms for this market, including the upcoming release of a new OS solution for the recently announced Windows Embedded Handheld brand based on the Windows Mobile 6.5 technologies. He also said that when front-line workers need secure access to information and quick interaction through their EDA, Motorola’s ES400 teams with Windows Embedded to enable the solution.
The new Motorola ES400 EDA will be released later this year to customers through the Motorola EMS sales team, Sprint, and members of the PartnerEmpower channel program.