Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Pen Notepad Computer provides palm-sized functionality.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 12, 2003 - Series 600, with backlit touchscreen, GUI, and signature-capture capability, is based on Windows® CE OS, which enables use of latest development tools and network connectivity. Users utilize symbols and icons to navigate application, while tactile 16-hard surface key keypad and optional integrated scanner provide input of numeric and bar code data. Series supports vehicle or fixed docking and printing. Applications include retail, healthcare, and quality control.

Original Press Release

600 Series Pen Notepad Computer

Press release date: Feb 10, 2003

Open systems

Small, lightweight and economical

Touch screen, keypad or scanner for flexible data input

Complete line of peripherals and accessories

Low lifetime cost of ownership

Palm-Sized Functionality

Intermec ® 600 Series combines the advantages of consumer personal digital assistants (PDAs) and high performance industrial pen computers. It's small and lightweight while offering rugged design, integrated keypad, barcode scanning and enhanced connectivity.

Multiple Vertical Applications

The touch screen, graphical user interface and signature capture capability make the 600 Series ideal for those who require forms based data collection in a convenient compact package. From order taking in retail and point-of-care in healthcare to quality control and incoming inspection in manufacturing and warehousing, the Intermec 600 Series empowers frontline workers on the go to achieve greater productivity.

Based on the Windows ® CE operating system, applications can be developed quickly and easily using the latest development tools and network connectivity such as Visual C++, Visual Basic, HTML and TCP/IP. Whether operating the computer indoors or out, the large backlit touch display allows the use of symbols and icons to make it easy for workers to learn and navigate application.

Flexible Input Methods

The tactile 16-hard surface key keypad and optional integrated scanner provide efficient input of numeric and bar code data. Scanner trigger and up/down cursor buttons are positioned on the side for true one-handed operation.

Complete System

Part of a complete computing solution, the 600 Series supports vehicle or fixed docking, scanning and printing. Intermec 600's modularity and open systems architecture ensure years of operation and a smooth migration to new technologies.