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Maxatec Seals the deal to distribute unique rugged smartphone

May 19th, 2014
Press & Media

Altrincham, UK, 19th May 2014. Leading rugged mobile enterprise products distributor Maxatec has signed a new distribution agreement with Seals Technologies, a major player in rugged mobile communications products.

The agreement will see Maxatec adding the unique Seals TS3 ruggedised Android smartphone with 3.5-inch VGA display to its range of class-leading and cost-effective mobility technologies, which cover every area from PDAs to tablet PCs.

Tom Abbott, the Director of Mobile Enterprise for Maxatec believes that the TS3 smartphone captures the end user’s imagination in that the unit has the flexibility, functionality and ease of operation that today’s workforce and private user requires.

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Husky joins Maxatec rugged mobile portfolio

April 28th, 2014
Events & Industry News

Maxatec has announced a new agreement with Husky Computers, a brand with a great history for providing leading technology and rugged mobile computers for the harshest of environments. The addition of Husky to Maxatec’s expansive range of rugged mobile enterprise products reaffirms the company’s leading position as one of the foremost distributors in the UK.

As with the entire portfolio, the Husky brand extends choice and value for customers looking for products that offer great value for tough working conditions.

Tom Abbott, Maxatec’s Director Mobile Enterprise rates the Husky brand highly. “We are pleased to offer Husky’s newly released products as they offer unique and innovative technology designs that appeal to a wide range of end user mobile customers,” says Abbott. “Husky is more than just another manufacturer and Maxatec is very pleased to be involved in their return to the rugged computer marketplace. Husky is offering a unique comprehensive warranty with its products, which is a demonstration of confidence in quality of its products it is even possible to rent Husky products, which is an industry first,” adds Abbott.

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Maxatec launches new rugged 5-inch touchscreen PDAs

April 7th, 2014
Press Releases

Altrincham, UK 07 April 2014 – Maxatec continues pushing the envelope of rugged mobile computing with the cutting edge Bluebird Pidion BM180 – the first large screen enterprise class PDA / Terminal available in the UK. This extremely tough 5-inch touchscreen handheld is rated IP67 and MIL-STD810G, making it a true class leader.

This product gives business users all of the attractive benefits of the latest consumer grade handsets but in a truly ruggedised package, also surrounded with long-life managed service options essential for enterprise project financial planning.

The BM180 comes in a choice of two operating systems – Android 4.3 and Windows 8 Embedded – and is a natural extension to Maxatec’s range of Bluebird mobile enterprise devices.

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Maxatec signs new value-added distribution agreement with M3 Mobile

January 20th, 2014
Press Releases

Altrincham, 20th January 2014 – Mobile Enterprise, AIDC and EPOS solutions specialist Maxatec has welcomed in 2014 with a new Value Added Distribution agreement with Korean rugged PDA manufacturer M3 Mobile. The innovative M3 Mobile PDAs are designed to maximise usability and productivity through careful attention to ergonomics, durability and high performance. Like all other Maxatec’s mobile computing solutions, the M3 Mobile range is intended to provide cost-effective technology for today’s demanding mobile environments.

The terms of the agreement allow Maxatec to distribute M3 Mobile’s Standard, Smart and Ultra range. This broad range provides a comprehensive choice of devices backed by Maxatec’s renowned service and support offerings to ensure customers gain the best return on investment possible from their PDA purchases.

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Maxatec Mobilises Apple iOS Printing for Major Retailer

January 6th, 2014
Product News

Altrincham, 06 January 2014 : Maxatec is responding to retailers who are looking for suitable wireless printing solutions to use with Apple iPad systems. With the advent of iOS in retail the obstacle has been the ability to print directly at the point of service. With the Maxatec MT-200E desktop WiFi printer, the bottleneck has been cleared enabling retailers to enhance service levels, which is increasing footfall and business.

“One of the issues with iOS retail applications has been printing a receipt or copy of the customer transaction at the point of service. The mobile devices run software applications that are detached from the main EPOS network, but we’ve solved the problem by working closely with our printer technology partners and we can offer a range of desktop and portable printers available with iOS software development kits,” says Steve Berry, Director, Maxatec.

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