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Arm-band Computers Have Great Utility in Warehouse, But Cost Can Be Hurdle for Some

For some supply chain and logistics functions, rugged wearable computers can be a real boon. At the same time, the cost of managing these devices can be daunting.

Too often, rugged wearable computers cost 5x to 10x the cost of consumer electronic devices with one-third features. Are you looking to reduce the total cost of ownership on these rugged devices? If yes, you are not alone.

Rugged wearable computers are devices that are worn by users in their arms while performing various functions, like picking and packing in a warehouse setting. Wearable computers provide hands-free way for users to operate the data collection device thereby improving the productivity and efficiency of users. Wearable computers have been in the market since mid-90s and have been proven to improve the efficiency and accuracy of operations.

One of the biggest challenges is the lack of options for customers wanting to buy a rugged wearable computer. If you are in the market to purchase rugged wearable computers, you only have two options: Motorola Solutions and Honeywell. This duopoly has allowed Motorola Solutions and Honeywell to virtually control the market.

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Too often, rugged wearable computers cost 5x to 10x the cost of consumer electronic devices with one-third features. Are you looking to reduce the total cost of ownership on these rugged devices? If yes, you are not alone.

Rugged wearable computers are devices that are worn by users in their arms while performing various functions, like picking and packing in a warehouse setting. Wearable computers provide hands-free way for users to operate the data collection device thereby improving the productivity and efficiency of users. Wearable computers have been in the market since mid-90s and have been proven to improve the efficiency and accuracy of operations.

One of the biggest challenges is the lack of options for customers wanting to buy a rugged wearable computer. If you are in the market to purchase rugged wearable computers, you only have two options: Motorola Solutions and Honeywell. This duopoly has allowed Motorola Solutions and Honeywell to virtually control the market.

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