Sprint, which operates the largest all-digital, all-CDMA Third-Generation (3G) wireless network in the United States, has certified the 760 Color mobile computer from Intermec Technologies Corp. for its enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. The 760 Color, which is the first rugged Pocket PC mobile computer certified for use on that network, is also the first enterprise Pocket PC mobile computer to offer an integrated Area Imager option to read 1D and 2D bar codes and support photography applications, including signature capture. "Sprint customers now have a rugged, powerful computer option that lets them do more in route sales, f ield service, transportation and logistics, and other extended enterprise mobile applications," says Intermec Vice President Scott Medford.
The Intermec 700 Color Series integrates upto three radio communication options in a single device, including a wireless local area (802.11b) radio, a CDMA/1xRTT wide-area network radio and a fully integrated power-managed Bluetooth radio.
Intermec will work with Sprint to market and sell its Pocket PC mobile device through valueadded resellers (VARs) and distributors.