Micronet, a leading global OEM provider of Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs), today announced that it has recently been awarded a grant from the Singapore-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (“SIIRD”) to develop a new hybrid Mobile Data Terminal, in tandem with its Singaporean technology partner InfoWave that will develop fully integrated messaging and dispatch software solutions on this platform.
"With this grant, we plan to enhance our product offering by adding a large 7" color touch screen Mobile Data Terminal, catering to major MRM market sectors, like Logistics and Haulage, Passenger transportation, Technical field services and Public safety” said Rafi Katz, Micronet's CEO. “Drawing on the vast experience of both InfoWave and Micronet, we plan to introduce a seamlessly integrated mobile computing platform and applications suite, highlighted by its superior functional versatility and competitive pricing”, added Rafi Katz.
WinCE 6.0 based, the new product will be feature-rich and scalable, offering multiple integrated on-board options, including GPS, wireless communication, standard and dedicated communication ports for external 3rd party devices, and vehicle bus I/O connectivity support. Its large 7” color touch screen, will be framed in a modern, rugged Fixed/Portable enclosure, making it the most versatile and economical mobile computing platform in its class.
“We are happy to partner with InfoWave in co-developing and marketing this comprehensive solution to the marketplace. Both companies share a common vision that this solution will help to improve fleet utilization, computerize field operations and improve organizational efficiency”, said Rafi Katz, CEO of Micronet.
SIIRD, a co-operation program between the Singapore Economic Development Board and the Office of the Chief Scientist Israel, provides funding for joint industrial research and development (“R&D”) projects between companies based in Singapore and Israel.
Micronet (micronet.co.il) is a leading OEM vendor, providing enabling technologies, hardware and software, for next generation Mobile Resource Management Solutions. Micronet's products are used globally by channel partners, who provide Fleet and Mobile Workforce management solutions and services in a variety of industries and vertical markets.
For over two decades Micronet has been developing, manufacturing and marketing mobile data terminals and mobile workforce management solutions. The company's products are designed to facilitate workforce productivity, enable corporate efficiency, and enhance customer service. Micronet's OEM products are implemented internationally, through channel partners, and are globally recognized for their ingenuity, competitive pricing and service excellence.
Micronet Ltd, an Israeli corporation listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), maintains full in-house R&D - software and hardware - capabilities, operates a modern manufacturing facility and is ISO 9001-2000 certified.