Motorola announces new handheld device

Motorola describes the MC9500 as a premium industrial-class handheld device that leverages the features and functionality of the Motorola MC9000 mobile computer and introduces new capabilities such as modular 3.5G Wide Area Network.

Designed to improve operational efficiencies with its extreme ruggedness and ergonomics, the MC9500 also has a unique accessory system and a new approach to battery management, the company says.

The MC9500 mobile computer has been researched and field-tested to meet the needs of the most demanding customer environments in the transportation and logistics, parcel/post, direct store delivery, field service and public safety industries, according to Motorola.