2Up Close with the Janam XM2-RFID UHF Handheld Computer
3Ruggedized for RFID Reading in Tough Environments
The XM2-RFID UHF is heavily ruggedized to withstand tough working conditions wherever it is used for reading RFID tags and other tasks. The device is sealed to IP64 standards against dust, dirt and water, and withstands impacts and drops of up to four feet on hard surfaces. The RFID antenna is housed in the top rear section of the device as shown in this image.
4Compact and Versatile
6Janam’s Sister XG3 Mobile Computer
7Choose Between Windows or Android on the Janam XM5
Also available from Janam is the XM5 rugged handheld computer, which is a cross between a large smartphone and a small tablet computer. Announced in January, the XM5 allows users to buy the handhelds loaded with the Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 operating system and then later have them converted to run Android 4.2 if the enterprise wants to switch platforms without having to buy new hardware. The XM5 lists for $1,595 to $2,495.
8Zebra Technologies Also Offers Rugged Handhelds
In May, competitor Zebra Technologies unveiled its TC75 enterprise handheld computer, which is ruggedized to meet IP67 standards against dust, dirt, water, extreme temperatures and other hazards. The TC75, which lists for $2,595, runs on Android AOSP 4.4.3 and has a 4.7-inch HD display, a 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 4G LTE connectivity.