Intermec Offers Industry’s Most Flexible HTML5 Capable Browser with Support Across Operating Systems for Select Intermec Rugged Mobile Computers25 September 2012 EVERETT, Washington, USA
Open-platform application offers class-leading flexibility, improved field mobility for mobile workers, with no licensing fees or activation requirements
Unique to the industry, Intermec’s HTML5 offering includes a true web browser application, based on WebKit™, for multiple models of Intermec’s handheld computers for Windows® Mobile and Windows Embedded operating systems. Additionally, Intermec’s HTML5-capable browser supports applications designed to run either on-line (connected to a web server), off-line (no connection to a web server) or a combination of the two.
“Intermec’s new HTML5-capable browser offers enterprises the flexibility
to equip their mobile workers with a modern user interface and latest
business logic, along with the right device for their specific working
conditions and usage demands,” said
Intermec’s HTML5 browser for Windows Embedded Handheld is not only built
on the state-of-the-art Webkit engine, like iOS® and Android™,
but it is offered conveniently preloaded and free of licensing fees or
license activation requirements on Intermec CN50, CS40, CN70, CN70e and
CK70, and is available for free download for the CK3, CK71 and CV41.
HTML5 applications that run on consumer-grade smartphones and tablets
can now also be run on these select
For improved workflow efficiency, data can be stored locally on the device until synchronization with the back-end server is available, eliminating time lost due to poor cellular coverage. Transactional data can also be updated quickly with minimal overhead making workflows more responsive. And, with future operating system roadmaps uncertain, porting applications to HTML5, or developing new applications using HTML5, offers programmers the ability to create a single code base that will run on Windows Mobile, Android and iOS to provide a solid path toward future technologies.
“As a developer of cutting edge mobile and web applications for a number
of platforms, including Intermec’s, the new support of HTML5 on
“Intermec is demonstrating a clear vision of how HTML5 will impact their
market and is on the right path to leverage the disruption caused by the
introduction of consumer grade products into field mobility markets.
Their HTML5 Browser offering provides software vendors and customers
with a clear and easy path to deploy rugged mobile computers in
environments that feature smartphone and tablet devices,” said
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