- December 04, 2018
- ecom instruments Inc.
December 4, 2018 - Pepperl+Fuchs' brand ecom introduced the in-house developed Ex-Handy 10 Featurephone and the ATEX/IECEx Zone 1/21; Div. 1 version of the industrial tablet Tab-Ex 02.
The in-house developed Zone 1/21 certified 4G/LTE Featurephone Ex-Handy 10 with Android 8 operating system is designed as an enabler and companion for industrial 4.0 applications in hazardous areas. The latest member of the Ex-Handy family enables the use of push-to-talk (PTT) solutions over 4G as well as private LTE and Wi-Fi networks. This ensures network coverage in all areas and situations – with low network latency and data transfer rates. Speakers positioned at the front of the mobile device provide optimal voice and sound quality – even in noisy environments. Dedicated, side buttons – PTT and red emergency button – allowaccess to PTT and alarm services via one-touch. In addition, the automatic, lone worker protection function can be implemented application-specifically and can (server-dependent) be integrated into the company's IT.
The display of the Ex-Handy 10 is protected by resistant and scratchproof gorilla glass. It features protection class IP68 and withstands permissible ambient temperatures from -20 °C to +60 °C in industrial environments.
With the Android 8 operating system, continuous security updates via FOTA (Firmware Over the Air) and its own software development team, the Ex-Handy 10 is future-proof. In addition, its rechargeable battery paired with energy management allows operating times above average. A product ecosystem with its own 3.5 mm audio jack connector fixation concept and neues ecom Radio Speaker Microphone (RSM) as innovative PTT sets, scan applications and BLE beacons complete the offer.
The ATEX/IECEx Zone 1/21; Div. 1 version of the industrial tablet Tab-Ex 02 as explosion-proof Android tablet Tab-Ex 01. The Tab-Ex 02 combines performance with applications such as augmented reality. Equipped with an Android 8 operating system, the Tab-Ex 02, based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2, features an Octa Core processor with 1.6 gigahertz and 3 gigabyte RAM. It is suited for industry 4.0-capable applications and simplifies data exchange with SCADA/DCS systems, merchandise management systems (SAP, IBM Maximo), project management systems and computer-aided system planning. The Tab-Ex 02 is a companion for various tasks, including inventory, material tracking, maintenance, supply chain and asset management up to a professional solution for lone worker protection.