The IND division of Zetes, provider of automaticidentification solutions and services for goods and people, haslaunched the IND FTF3475 terminal, a highly rugged, truck mountterminal with advanced touch screen technology designed for mobile datacapture and picking applications. Manufactured in Germany by IND to thehighest standards and supported through Zetes' pan-European sales andservice network, IND terminals have reportedly earned a reputation forexceptional product quality, combined with very low total cost ofownership.
Asrugged mobile data capture devices, IND terminals enable customers tomaximise their existing investment in Forklift terminals (FLT) fleets -through uninterrupted workflow for picking, put away and loadingapplications. This results in significantly improved operatorproductivity, accuracy and increased health and safety.
Ergonomicallydesigned to fit inside the smallest cab spaces, or to be utilised as arugged laptop, a unique feature of IND terminals is their ability to becustom made for individual user requirements. The devices areavailable in a wide range of screen size options; offer flexiblemounting options using a wide range of accessories and brackets andincorporate built-in safety features like motion sensitive screendimming for improved driver safety. Additionally, working directlywith IND's development team, it is also possible for users tocollectively input into future product designs.
Serving as atestament to product and service quality, IND has maintained an OEMrelationship with one of the world's largest suppliers of industrialtrucks, warehousing technology and materials flow technology, for thepast 15 years. Since 1994, thousands of their vehicles in operationacross Europe have been equipped with IND rugged terminals.
MartinSchoen, General Manager of IND commented, "We have sustained thisimportant commercial relationship because IND terminals are of a veryhigh build quality, can be customised to suit every customerrequirement and integrate easily with Zetes' other data capture andidentification solutions. We are delighted to launch a next generationterminal and confident it will be very well received in themarketplace."
IND terminals significantly increase theproductivity levels of FLT drivers and provide a viable alternative inthe market for users seeking a highly flexible mobile data capturedevice with the lowest possible cost of ownership. They can also becombined in one solution with other applications, such as voicedirected working, to maximise efficiency levels.
The nextgeneration FTF3475 device is available in a 10.4" screen size fromOctober 2010. FTF3470, FTF3480 and FTF3485 with 8", 12" and 15"options will be available by the end of 2010.
FTF3475 Product Functionality Highlights in Summary
Intel Atom N270, 1.6GHz
Front aluminum, rear side steel, overall IP65
1GB to 2GB RAM
2GB to 16GB Flash or 32GB to 64GB solid state disk
10.4" LED backlight display with SVGA or XGA resolution
High resolution touch
Illuminated front keyboard unit with 4 signal LEDs
2 front speakers
Automatic brightness control
2*RS232 (not via USB)
3*USB 2.0, 1*RJ45, Audio out, VGA/DVI
WLAN: Summit 802.11n
Operating systems: Linux, Microsoft XP, XPe or Windows 7.
Existing users of IND terminals across Europe include the following organisations:
Retail: Morrisons, Globus (TBC), Halfords, Lekkerland, Jeronimo Martins, Netto, Kempf Getrnke
Transport and Logistics: Carlsberg, DHL, Partner Logistics, Port of Hamburg (HHLA), EDEKA, PLUS International, Frigo, Boni, Zon
Manufacturing:Premier Foods, Daimler, Opel, Amgen, BASF Coatings, Rockwool, Roche,Wavin, Rademaker, Royal Talens, MCFE and Friesland Campina