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Two Technologies Introduces Safari Rugged Hand Held Computer

December 9, 2008


HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA - Two Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged hand held computers and terminals used in global applications, introduces the Safari rugged hand held computer. 

IP65 rated for protection against dust and water; Safari is ideal for outdoor use in harsh environments. The case is molded from Cycoloy, an ABS/Polycarbonate blend plastic offering extreme resilience to environmental stresses, as well as to a wide variety of chemical substances.  The housing features superior drop and shock protection.  For added brand recognition, the case can be molded in a variety of custom colors.

Safari also offers a 240 X 320 QVGA transflective display with integral touch screen, providing excellent readability, both outdoors and indoors. A tethered stylus with integrated storage pocket is provided on the device.

Safari can be equipped with either a 26 key or a 41 key alpha numeric keypad providing seamless integration into a wide variety of applications. Keypads can be tailored to a specific application allowing for an intuitive user experience.  An integrated speaker provides audio feedback specific to an application via the use of .WAV files.  To extend Safari’s time in the field, an optional 4000mAh high capacity battery is available.

A powerful computer featuring 128MB SRAM, 128MB internal FLASH, as well as a user accessible SD card slot for additional mass storage, Safari uses Microsoft Windows CE .NET 5.0 operating system and a Marvell PXA270 processor operating at 520 MHz.  All of this in a package that fits comfortably in the hand and weighs in at a trim 14 oz.

Safari offers wireless computer communications and networking capabilities via Bluetooth, WLAN 802.11b/g, and GPRS.  RS-232, USB, and IR ports are available for connection to peripherals and accessories that extend the product’s utility. Safari is also equipped with an expansion port allowing the addition of RFID, GPS, as well as other industry or application specific modules.  An integrated 1D barcode scan engine provides the ability to read a wide variety of symbologies.

With its rugged design and wide array of available features, Safari is well suited for a broad range of outdoor and indoor applications where durability and flexible operations are mandatory including: law enforcement (meter reading/traffic), agriculture, environmental (water testing), security (crowd control), medical/hospital, and even the hospitality sectors.

For more information on Safari, visit the company web site at www.2t.com