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Wasp Barcode Technologies Launches New Mobile Computer

(PLANO, Texas April 17, 2012) - Wasp Barcode Technologies, a leading provider of small business productivity solutions, today announced the launch of a new wireless mobile computer, the Wasp HC1 Mobile Computer. Compatible with Wasp MobileAsset and Inventory Control software, the HC1 is designed to increase productivity and efficiency in field service, retail, hospitality, and logistical environments.

The HC1 Mobile Computer allows users to quickly read 1D barcodes using the integrated laser scan engine and review records using the 3.8 inch wide VGA transflective, color touch LCD screen – making it ideal for outdoor applications in the field. The HC1's rugged, IP65 sealed protection shields against water and dust and it can withstand multiple 5-foot drops to concrete making it durable and versatile.

The HC1 Mobile Computer features a powerful, fast PXA320 806MHz processor and operates up to 8 hours on a single charge. It is optionally available with 3.5G WWAN, GRPS and GPS functionality.

"With the positive feedback we have received from our customers about our mobile computers we wanted to create more options that better suit SMBs needs," said Brian Sutter, director of marketing at Wasp Barcode Technologies. "We believe that our new product - Wasp HC1 Mobile Computer will help businesses gain easy access to information and conveniently and accurately collect data."

Features of Wasp HC1 Mobile Computer include:

  • Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 operating system
  • Marvell PXA320 806MHz processor
  • Operates up to 8 hours on a single charge
  • 256MB memory RAM and 512MB Flash
  • IP65 environmental rating
  • 5 ft per MIL-STD 810G drop test
  • 5.0 megapixel camera

The HC1 Mobile Computer is being introduced at a list price of $1,695. The HC1 Mobile Computer with GPS and GPRs is available at $2,195.

To learn more about Wasp Barcode Technologies, visit or call 866.547.9277. Follow Wasp on Twitter at: @WaspBarcode.

About Wasp Barcode Technologies
Wasp Barcode Technologies provides data capture and tracking solutions designed specifically for small businesses. Solutions include: inventory control, asset tracking, time & attendance, and point of sale (POS); as well as the supporting mobile computers, barcode scanners, and barcode printers utilized to automate operations. Wasp products help small businesses achieve efficiency through cost-effective solutions designed to increase productivity. Learn more at or call 866-547-WASP.

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