Motorola Solutions Releases Handheld MC9200

New industrial mobile computer series offers signature rugged design, proven reliability and better investment protection

Schaumburg, Ill.June 17, 2013Motorola Solutions Inc., a provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers, introduced its MC9200 industrial mobile computer, the next generation of the MC9000 ruggedized mobile computer series.

“The MC9200 mobile computer is an example of Motorola Solutions’ continued commitment to protecting the investment of existing customers while opening the door to new ones with access to the latest innovations and technology to meet their changing business needs,” said Joe White, Vice President of Enterprise Mobile Computing, Motorola Solutions. “The MC9200 maintains leadership in the mobile computing industry with the same signature rugged design, best-in-class bar code scanning and dependable operation that businesses have relied on for the last decade.”

Designed for in-premise applications in scan-intensive environments, the MC9200 is fit for warehousing; inventory management; workflow management; price validation; asset tracking; and management applications in retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics and government. It features a significantly faster dual-core processor and supports the latest mobile enterprise applications in demanding environments such as warehouses, loading docks and manufacturing shop floors. It also incorporates a dual-core OMAP4430 processor from Texas Instruments (TI); high-speed 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi for better connectivity; greater storage; and enhanced information assurance security with FIPS 140-2 cryptographic certification.

The MC9200 enables businesses to maintain backward compatibility with legacy warehouse management systems (WMS) and Telnet applications through Motorola’s RhoMobile Suite, which helps protect application investments. In addition, all existing peripherals and accessories for the MC9000 series will be compatible with the new MC9200 including keypads, batteries and cradles – providing additional investment protection for customers. It is available with a wide range of scanning capabilities including Motorola’s 1D laser scanner; 1D long-range scanner; 2D imagers that can read all 1D, 2D and DPM bar codes omni-directionally with laser-like speed; or a 2D long-range imager that can capture 1D and 2D bar codes up to 30 feet away.

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