The new Motorola MC9500-K is one of the most rugged and powerful mobile devices for the field service management industry yet.
It is a striking looking unit that is packed with features that
ensures it will be a perfect tool for field service companies
everywhere with ergonomically designed ruggerdised casing, multiple
communications standards (GSM, HSDPA, CDMA, Wi-fi) and a bar code
In terms of a fit for simPRO integration, it is a perfect unit.
Running on Windows Mobile 6.1, the large 3.7″ screen, full QWERTY
keyboard and blazing fast 3.5G connection means that it is fully
supportive of the simPRO Mobile PDA/Smartphone applications.
Because it also has Bluetooth connectivity, the Motorola MC9500 is also compatible with the simPRO Mobile Digital Pen solution.
The combination of the PDA application & the Digital Pen
solution creates the ultimate in field service systems delivering real
time data to the PDA with stock control, job dispatch, purchase orders
etc and combining that with reporting, client signature capture,
incident reports and site diaries driven from the pen and paper.
Utilising these tools together brings the field worker and the office
together like never before.
Motorola have also done well in creating a good range of accessories
for the MC9500-K such as spare batteries, charging kits and mounting
cradles that make it a truly useful device for the field service
Overall, if your business works in a rugged environment (or you just
have rugged staff) then combining this powerful handheld device with
power of the simPRO field service management system will deliver field/office connectedness and productivity gains like you have not previously experienced.