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New winning features for the Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN

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 Datalogic Mobile is pleased to announce that the Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN product Lines now boast important new features, to further expand their success and meet even more requirements, particularly in the Retail sector.
Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating System, a simplified numeric keyboard, best-in-class ruggedness and three new single cradle options - The Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN are set to expand their market share and meet even more Retail sector requirements.

Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN now have the option of a Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating System, alongside the current Windows CE 5.0 versions. Windows Mobile 6.1 ensures that the new Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN benefit from the latest and most advanced Windows features. Mobile tools including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer are now available. Enhanced security through provisioning and trust levels, help to meet the needs of all staff in the retail store by providing a device that supports all the everyday activities in the retail environment.

The Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN are already recognized in the Retail-in-Store market for their distinctive ergonomics, best-in-class robustness and architecture. Now Datalogic Mobile offers a solution to those Retailers who specifically require Windows Mobile, as part of their IT infrastructure.
Though particularly suitable for retail environments, Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN with Windows Mobile 6.1 are now the perfect choice for warehousing applications too. Whenever an IT department shows a preference for a standardised device across the business, Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN have the answer!

Aiming to meet another specific need of Retail-in-Store, Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN now offer a simplified numeric keyboard with only 28 number keys. These new keyboards are designed for maximum ease of use. For working with simple applications when fewer keys are required but specific functions and numeric data is the primary input. The 28 keys include four dedicated function keys; four intuitive navigation keys and a phone like numeric layout. A standard simplified numeric overlay is also available for customers who concentrate on numeric input only.

Furthermore, the Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN can still resist 300 random tumbles from 1 m, combined with the capability to survive 1.5 m drops to concrete. This resistance makes these devices the best-in-class rugged, mobile computers available.

Finally, Datalogic Mobile is pleased to announce the launch of three new single cradle options for the Datalogic Skorpio and Skorpio-GUN. Each offers greater flexibility, a smaller foot print and an improved design. Featuring USB/RS232, Ethernet/USB and modem communication/RS232 respectively, each of these charging cradles provide charge for a single device and an additional port to recharge a spare battery – reducing operator downtime and maximising user productivity.

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