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【New Product Announcement】Advantech Launches Next-Generation Vehicle Mount Terminal DLT-M8110 for Intralogistics Applications

Date: 8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
August 22, 2016 (Taipei,Taiwan) – Advantech, a leading industrial computing platform provider, is pleased to announce a 10.4” Corning® Gorilla® Glass touchscreen display Advantech’s DLT-M8110 is designed to provide an industry-specific solution for warehouse operations, digitalized inventorying, third-party logistics, and fleet management. ompliant with 5M3 and MIL-STD-810F standards for shock and vibration tolerance and IP65-certified for dust and water resistance, the fully rugged design can withstand drops of up to 4 ft. for assured durability under rough handling in harsh industrial environments.

Delivers the Reliability of a VMT with the Portability of a Tablet

Aimed at satisfying industrial warehouse management and mobility demands, Advantech’s DLT-M8110 is a next-generation detachable VMT that offers the portability of a tablet with the ruggedization of an industrial VMT. The Intel®Atom™ dual-core E3827 processor with 4 GB of DDR3L memory delivers high-performance computing and supports diverse OS, while the 5M3 and MIL-STD-810F certification for shock and vibration tolerance and up to 4 ft. drop protection ensure the terminal can withstand the constant vibration of a moving forklift and large impacts related to rough handling. The inclusion of a 5-megapixel camera and 2D barcode scanner streamline data collection for more efficient inventory management and channel-specific packaging operations. In fact, to greatly enhance ease of use, the 2D barcode scanner is built in at an angle for easier, more intuitive scanning.

In addition to eight programmable function keys, the 10.4” Gorilla® Glass XGA touchscreen display can be customized with projected capacitive (PCAP) or resistive touch technology, as well as eight programmable function keys, according to customers’ specific application requirements. Moreover,the touchscreen design features 360-degree pivot capability, which allows the screen to be rotated from portrait to landscape orientation for even greater functionality and convenience.

Flexible Terminal Ideal for Warehouse Applications

Increasing demands for digitalized inventorying necessitate mobile asset management systems that support on-demand data access,wireless communication, and automated data input. is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 communication technologies that enable the automation of critical data checking and dispatch functions while providing a real-time communication link between staff and the back-end control center. A key advantage of DLT-M8110 is its high usage flexibility. In addition to mobile operation, the terminal accessories, including a vehicle docking station, office docking station, hot-swappable batteries, handstrap,and battery charger, allow users to adjust the system for a wide range of application scenarios. The two hot-swappable batteries offer up to 8 hours of off-vehicle operation, display the remaining battery capacity even if the system is powered off, and can be recharged in transit via the vehicle docking station. DLT-M8110 also features specific EC firmware for vehicle power management, and the user-friendly interface software MDevice enables customers to control the device and manage operations.

Vehicle Docking Station with Rich I/O for Mobile Operations

DLT-M8110 comes withavehicle docking station that supports a wide input power range (9 ~ 60 V) to enable installation in a variety of forklifts, thereby reducing the total cost of ownership. In addition to 3 x USB, 2 x RS-232, and 1 x Ethernet port, the vehicle docking station is equipped with two safety locks to protect against theft or damage from accidental falls. The overall design ensures quick and single-handed terminal docking/undocking, saving time and increasing operational efficiency. Finally, the DLT-M8110 vehicle docking station also features switchable external and internal Wi-Fi antennas. When docked, the wireless communications interface switches from the terminal’s internal antenna to the docking stations’ integrated antenna module toenable fast roaming for unrivaled connectivity.

With the ruggedness to withstand extreme environments and deliver reliable high performance, Advantech’s innovative DLT-M8110 rugged tablet-style terminal offers a comprehensive mobile VMT with the hardware and software necessary to enhance industrial warehouse operations.

Key Features

  • Fully rugged, 5M3 and MIL-STD-810F-certified, and IP65-rated design can withstand drops of up to 4 ft. for system durability under rough handling
  • Built-in Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n communication technologies increase connectivity and operational efficiency through remote monitoring and reduced manual entry
  • Angled 2D barcode reader and 5-megapixel camera offer integrated tools for data collection
  • Two hot-swappable batteries provide up to 8 hours of off-vehicle operation and can be recharged during transit usingthe vehicle docking station

The DLT-M8110 is available for order now. For more information regarding DLT-M8110 or other Advantech products and services, please contact your local sales support or visit our website at http://www.advantech.com/digital-logistics/.