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RECENT NEWS FLASH 2000-14 (May 2000)

(Updated on May 5,  2000)


Intermec Teams With Epsilon To Provide Complete Solution For Retailers.

Intermec Technologies Corp. agreed to license Epsilon Technologyís multiple application software to give retailers real-time data. Epsilonís software will run on Intermecís 602 and 6642 pen-based computers and  operate across all Microsoft Windows products from CE to NT in an industry standard wireless environment. It allows businesses to support:


  • Mobile transaction processing

  • Price inquiry

  • Stock checks

  • Point of purchase

The palm-sized 602 combines the features of PDAs and mobile computers with a tactile keyboard and enhanced connectivity. The slim line 6642 gives clients laptop power with a large color screen. The goal of this solution is to offer retailers the ability to serve their customers at the point of purchase by using a wireless solution that links to their company systems for real-time information, giving better customer service.

For more information, go to http://corp.intermec.com/about/00news/041700a.htm

Mobileinfo Advisory and Comment:

Intermec is a major turn-key solution provider in the retail industry. They are now extending their reach of customers by bundling their hardware with third party application software - a good overall strategy. End user organizations should evaluate this solution against their own business requirements. 

Note: This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Readers should take appropriate caution in developing plans utilizing these products, services and technology architectures.

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