Symbol Technologies, Inc., The Enterprise Mobility Company has introduced a new wearable mobile computer and scanner system for high-performance computing in extreme environments.
Designed for warehouse and distribution customers that require hands-free operation, the WT4000 series of wearable mobile computers deliver increased productivity to industrial applications including distribution centre order picking, receiving, replenishment, loading, maintenance and repair. In addition, WT4000 series of wearable mobile computers is well suited for logistics applications, including package sorting and handling.
Worn on either the wrist or the hip, Symbol’s WT4000 series of wearable mobile computers let users move freely and scan data, access business-critical information, and accurately perform data entry in real-time. For maximum flexibility, Symbol’s new wearable mobile computer also offers headset support for voice directed order picking.
Featuring IP-54 sealing rating and the ability to withstand 1.2 metre drops to concrete across a range of operating temperatures, the new WT4000 wearable mobile computer system is built to withstand the wear and tear of everyday use in demanding environments, including dusty warehouses and cold storage freezers.
With its hands-free and highly ergonomic design, Symbol’s new wearable mobile computer supports voice-only, text-only and combination voice, and text applications to meet the versatile needs of Symbol customers.
New wearable scanners
Symbol’s new RS309 and RS409 wearable scanners deliver high-performance scanning and accurate reading of both poorly printed and damaged bar codes. The RS309 wearable scanner delivers a wide scan range for workers picking items to fill orders in the warehouse, and also provides protection from condensation, when moving between freezer and non-freezer environments. Positioned out of the way on the back of the hand, the RS309 scanner is lightweight and can be worn comfortably for a full shift.
The RS409 ring scanner offers form and function, allowing unparalleled freedom of movement and versatility in scanning, picking, and sorting applications. The RS409 scanner is a lightweight, rugged device delivering the new in scanning technology for everyday use, both indoors and outdoors. The RS409 can be worn directly on the finger or over a gloved hand, and is ideal for a wide range of applications from workers processing deliveries in a postal facility to pickers loading cases of produce onto a pallet truck.
According to Symbol’s mobile computing division, Symbol is the pioneer of the wearable mobile computing category, and the new WT4000 series of wearable mobile computers is the result of more than a decade of experience in designing, selling and supporting wearable mobile computing products.
With the development of ergonomics that improve user comfort and safety, as well as its rugged exterior, the new WT4000 series is Symbol’s third generation wearable mobile computer, and sets the standard for productivity enhancements for workers across a range of warehouse and logistics environments.
To help customers protect their investment in the WT4000 series of wearable mobile technology, Symbol Global Services offers its Service from the Start with comprehensive coverage, which significantly reduces unforeseen repair expenses by covering accidental damage to displays, keypads, and other internal and external components at no extra charge.
In addition, Symbol’s Service from the Start Service Centre Support agreements help to maximise uptime on the RS309 and RS409 scanners, ensuring customers derive full value from their technology investment.