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Handheld Introduces New Wearable Ring Scanner

Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has introduced the RS60 Ring Scanner, a comfortable hands-free scanning solution for use in manufacturing, warehouses, retail, distribution and other situations requiring highly mobile scanning.

“The new RS60 ring scanner is all about efficiency and mobility. It can be worn on either the right or left hand so workers can maximize productivity while keeping their hands free,” says Johan Hed, Handheld director of product management. “Rather than holding a scanning device, a ring scanner is wearable and lets warehouse workers simply point and click, leaving them free to also move products and packages.”

RS60 ring scanner key features:

The RS60 offers the efficiency of a traditional scanner a with the convenience of a hands-free wearable solution. Super-fast 2D-imager accurately captures barcodes on the move, the BT class 1 let workers stay connected to devices up to 100 m (300 feet) away. The scanner is IP65 dust and water resistance, operating from 0°C to 50°C and can survive multiple drops to concrete with up to 11 hours runtime.

“Enterprises have increasingly seen the value of equipping their workers with tools to maximize efficiency and mobility. Our new wearable line is designed to fit those needs,” says Thomas Löfblad, CEO, Handheld Group. “Handheld has always been about mobile computing, and we’ll be expanding our wearable product line further in the future.”

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