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Posted By Anne Stuart On November 1, 2002 @ 12:00 am In Business Software | No Comments
Following is a sampling of the major players in the wireless data-collection industry, listed alphabetically. For more information, please visit the companies’ Web sites.
Company: HHP (Hand Held Products, Inc.)
Headquarters: Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.
URL: www2.hhp.com/hhp/index.tpl 
Specialties: Makes image-based data-collection solutions for mobile, wireless, and transaction-processing applications. Serves retail distribution, warehousing, logistics, and manufacturing markets, among others. Major customers include the U.S. Postal Service, Federal Express, Coca-Cola, and Continental Airlines.
Company: ICS, Inc.
Headquarters: Jacksonville, Fla.
URL: www.icsfl.com 
Specialties: Develops and implements software for supply-chain management, including wireless applications. Products include LogiMax warehouse logistics-management solution.
Company: Intermec Technologies Corp.
Headquarters: Everett, Wash.
URL: www.intermec.com 
Specialties: Makes integrated data-collection products, including bar-code scanners, wireless LANs, and development software. Customers include: Dee Electronics, Davis Cookie Co., Bass Pro Shops, and Shenandoah’s Pride Dairy.
Company: Psion Teklogix
Headquarters: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
URL: www.psionteklogix.com 
Specialties: Makes handheld, vehicle-mounted, and speech-directed wireless data devices. Products used for warehousing, distribution, transportation and logistics, and by repair, inspection, and field teams. Specializes in solutions for companies with multiple sites, complex operations, and large inventories. Major customers include Great Lakes Cheese, Port of Corpus Christi Cold Storage, Lego, and Toyota.
Company: The Ryzex Group
Headquarters: Bellingham, Wash.
URL: www.ryzex.com 
Specialties: Develops and services integrated bar-code, data-collection, and wireless technology solutions using hardware and software from many vendors. Offers rental and leasing options as well as less-costly refurbished equipment.
Company: Symbol Technologies Inc.
Headquarters: Holtsville, N.Y.
URL: www.symbol.com 
Specialties: Makes bar-code laser scanners and data-capture devices, mobile and handheld computers, and wireless networks. Serves retailers, logistics and transportation businesses, manufacturers, health-care providers, and hospitality companies, among others. Through agreement with Xplore Technologies Corp., Symbol recently began marketing a rugged tablet PC. Company also makes module transforming any Handspring Visor into a bar-code scanner.
Company: TAL Technologies Inc.
URL: www.taltech.com 
Specialties: Makes variety of data-acquisition and bar-code software products for wireless networks; also manufactures bar-code scanners.
Analysts suggest considering the following questions when investigating wireless data-collection systems:
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URLs in this post:
 www2.hhp.com/hhp/index.tpl: http://www2.hhp.com/hhp/index.tpl
 www.icsfl.com: http://www.icsfl.com
 www.intermec.com: http://www.intermec.com
 www.psionteklogix.com: http://www.psionteklogix.com/ptxCMS/Public.aspx?s%3Dcom
 www.ryzex.com: http://www.ryzex.com
 www.symbol.com : http://www.symbol.com
 www.taltech.com: http://www.taltech.com
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