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Motorola Unveils New Industrial-Class Handheld Device

Motorola Inc. has developed a new, industrial-class handheld device known as the MC9500. Drawing on the features of Motorola's MC9000 mobile computer, as well as the vendor's Mobility Platform Architecture 2.0, the new model includes modular 3.5G WAN (wide-area networking). It is aimed at mobile workforces in the transportation and logistics, parcel and post, direct store delivery, field-service and public safety sectors. Motorola has also introduced a universal accessory system for its mobile computers. According to the company, the program helps users to maximize backroom efficiency by optimizing the space needed for mobile computers, changing cradles, power packs and cables. The new backroom management system also integrates an agnostic cradling approach to support a variety of Motorola mobile computers, removing the need to replace or upgrade a backroom management infrastructure. Motorola's MAX battery contain information indicators which allow managers and users to view charge levels as well as battery health.

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Motorola Inc. has developed a new, industrial-class handheld device known as the MC9500. Drawing on the features of Motorola's MC9000 mobile computer, as well as the vendor's Mobility Platform Architecture 2.0, the new model includes modular 3.5G WAN (wide-area networking). It is aimed at mobile workforces in the transportation and logistics, parcel and post, direct store delivery, field-service and public safety sectors. Motorola has also introduced a universal accessory system for its mobile computers. According to the company, the program helps users to maximize backroom efficiency by optimizing the space needed for mobile computers, changing cradles, power packs and cables. The new backroom management system also integrates an agnostic cradling approach to support a variety of Motorola mobile computers, removing the need to replace or upgrade a backroom management infrastructure. Motorola's MAX battery contain information indicators which allow managers and users to view charge levels as well as battery health.

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