DAP Technologies, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers for harsh environments, has announced the launch of its MICROFLEX line in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Benelux, and Scandinavia. The move is part of a global expansion strategy, fuelled by the strengthening demand for rugged, reliable and adaptable mobile computers and solutions throughout Europe.

The company will begin by offering the adaptable MICROFLEX CE3240 handheld and the rugged MICROFLEX CE8800 series of tablet-style mobile computers. Weighing only 443 grams, the CE83240 is equipped with an Intel XScale PXA255 400 MHz processor and runs the latest Windows CE 5.0 operating system from Microsoft. Supporting optional 2D barcode scanning, it also offers wireless connectivity options including GPRS and CDMA 1X RTT WWAN, 802.11b WLAN. The multi-modular unit allows users to easily add wireless, GPS, 2D imager barcode reader and RFID reader, in almost any combination.

The durability of the MICROFLEX CE8800 series of mobile computers means data is safe, even under extreme work and weather conditions. This unit is ideal to support a variety of data management field requirements in many service sectors, and the high-resolution full-VGA colour screen is easy to read. It runs the latest Microsoft Windows CE .NET operating system, with an Intel XScale RISC 400 MHz processor and 64MB of internal Flash memory and RAM.

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