DAP Technologies’ M2000 handheld bar code scanner is available with the Microsoft Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 operating system and a new add-on rugged biometrics module with fingerprint and credential-reading capabilities.
Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 is designed for enterprise handheld computers, which provide real-time data to field service, warehouse, logistics and other mobile workers in order to secure business-critical data, improve customer responsiveness and boost operational efficiencies.
The biometrics module allows the M2000 to be used in security applications and includes a three-track magnetic stripe reader capable of reading any mag stripe credential including driver’s licenses and credit cards. It is also available with a FIPS 201-certified fingerprint reader module and a machine readable zone (MRZ) reader for reading passports and other travel documents.
With ample memory for storing data locally, the rugged computer also communicates wirelessly via Summit Radio wireless LAN 802.11b/g, Bluetooth and the optional GPRS/EDGE. Additionally, it features a user-accessible SD slot and hot-swappable battery. Customers can also choose a Windows CE operating system.