Intermec, Inc. has launched two new scanning solutions – the SF61B, a compact wireless mobility scanner optimized for distribution center, transportation and logistics, field service and healthcare operations, and the SR31T – a tethered scanner for general purpose and light industrial environments. (Photo at left.)
The SF61B wireless mobility scanner features a magnetic attach/release system that allows the device to be quickly accessed or securely stowed away as needed — to enhance worker agility, safety and efficiency. Additionally, with integrated Bluetooth wireless, the SF61B is a companion to Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile tablets and smartphones already deployed in field service, customer service, or mobile point-of-sale applications.
Also available as a healthcare-optimized model, the SF61HC features a disinfectant-ready housing optimal for point of care, patient admissions, medicine dispensing, food service and other hygiene-sensitive environments.
Despite its small size, the SF61B offers full-size scanning performance. Integrated Intermec EA30/31 scan engines deliver extreme motion tolerance (up to 500 in/sec) for hassle-free scans, and all models include a Bluetooth Class 1 radio providing up to 100 meters (325 feet) of wireless range. The SF61B also features a user-replaceable battery capable of lasting beyond a full eight hour shift, even in scan-intensive applications.
The device has been tested to withstand repeated drops to concrete from 2 meters (6.5 feet) and rated IP65. “In our field trials, we were very impressed with the SF61’s ability to work with already-deployed iOS devices,” said David Edwards, President of Texas Barcode Systems.
The SR31T tethered handheld scanner provides premium performance, durability and ease of use for a wide variety of scan-intensive applications and was designed to maximize user productivity. The SR31T can read all common 1D, PDF, 2D and postal symbologies—and can also reliably read codes from smartphones, tablets, or computer displays.
Rated IP53 and built to withstand 26 drops from 1.8 meters (6 feet), the SR31T is ideal for retail, office and light industrial environments. Area imager versions integrate the same EA30/31 scan engines for a level of scanning speed and responsiveness historically found in only the fastest laser scanners. The scanner also features distinctive design elements that add to its versatility, including an over-sized LED light pipe on the scanner head to provide bright 360-degree feedback in any lighting condition.
Similar to the SF61B, the SR31T also is available in a disinfectant-ready healthcare model that withstands the harmful effects of common cleaning agents used in healthcare.