insignia Mobility Support
Whether you require a wearable device that's rugged and heavy duty for your busy warehouse or a reliable and lightweight mobile computer for your retail floor, insignia has a range of mobility solutions to meet your business needs.
Our mobility support hub contains frequently asked questions, a range of videos, and resources including a white paper on wearable devices.
General Mobility FAQs
The main types of mobile computers we have are handheld, wearables and vehicle-mounted computers.
A mobile computer comes loaded with an Operating System (Android / Windows) the same as any other computer or phone. There will be some basic programs or Apps loaded, and the Manufacturer may include some extras such as terminal emulation, however to perform Stocktaking and inventory management tasks additional software would need to be engaged.
Typically there are two types of communication options for Mobile Computers, these include via a wireless network or a 3G/4G card. Typically the wireless network is used for inside four walls (usually within a warehouse). 3G/4G communication allows the device to be used as a phone using a SIM card operating through a telecommunications provider.
802.11 is the wiresless networking standard with the letter following this standard indicating its maximum speed and transmission capabilities.
|802.11ac||1 Gbps||115 Feet||5 GHz||2013|
|802.11n||300 Mbps||230 Feet||2.4 GHz, 5 GHz||2009|
|802.11g||54 Mbps||125 Feet||2.4 GHz||2003|
|802.11b||11 Mbps||115 Feet||2.4 GHz||1999|
Yes, most enterprise mobile computers have built in barcode scanners and have the option to be 1D or 2D scanners. Some Mobile computers also have camera’s built in (like a smartphone would have). The advantage of this is that the mobile computer can take and store photos.