LinuxWorld Product of the Day: AML's M7100 Hand-Held Terminal

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Product: M7100 Hand-Held TerminalManufacturer: AMLAddress: 2190 Regal Parkway               Euless, Texas 76040Telephone: 800-648-4452URL:

AML Goes Wireless with Linux at LinuxWorld - Booth #1284

In today's complex business environment, more and more companies are looking to wireless technology to help increase business flexibility and expand competitive boundaries. Wireless data collection technology enables the seamless, real-time sharing of information between points of business activity and back-end business systems. Mission critical information is captured at the right moment, in the right place, in real-time - resulting in increased business efficiencies, enhanced productivity, and reduced costs.

AML's M7100 Hand-Held Terminal provides a quality, cost-effective alternative that can help you reduce costs when purchasing or replacing wireless data collection technology in your business. Incorporating the best of today's wireless LAN technology, with the reliable performance of open source, embedded Linux®, the M7100 maximizes flexibility, performance, and value in wireless data collection computing. Built tough and optimized for cost-effectiveness, the M7100 wireless terminal can help companies of any size realize the benefits and advantages of wireless data collection technology in day-to-day business operations.

User-Friendly Functionality

The M7100 is richly configured with advanced features to optimize operational efficiency and productivity - ensuring the rapid, timely processing of mission critical data, even in the most demanding applications. Powered by the fast Intel® StrongARM® processor, the M7100 is equipped with 16MB of built-in RAM and 4MB Flash ROM (expandable to 32MB RAM/16MB ROM) for ample storage capacity. Its internal radio supports IEEE 802.11b wireless local area network (WLAN) connectivity for real-time, high-rate data transfer between mobile operators and host applications. Extended operation is ensured by the M7100's enhanced power management, which supports eight-hour work shifts without recharging.

The M7100 integrates into a wide range of computing environments and supports AML's Windows® compatible CommandLink wireless application design software, C++, and Basic. VT100/VT220 terminal emulation is standard on the M7100, with options available for IBM 3270 and 5250. The M7100's computing flexibility simplifies the application development process, making the terminal quick and easy to implement - maximizing your return on investment.

Designed for Maximum Flexibility

Rugged but ergonomic, the M7100 provides comfort and ease of use in scan-intensive applications. The M7100 sports a lightweight, contoured design for comfortable, one-handed operation over extended periods of use. The graphical 160 x 160 backlit LCD with multi-font capability is easy to read, even in dimly lit environments. The spacious LCD screen supports the display of large amounts of information, minimizing the need for screen scrolling.

The M7100 is designed to provide maximum flexibility across a wide range of data collection applications. The M7100 features an easy-to-use 55-key alphanumeric keypad, multiple integrated scanner options, RS-232 and infrared communication ports. Optional accessories include a removable pistol grip with trigger, communications/charging cradle (single slot or 4-slot), and holster.

The M7100 is an ideal solution for real-time, information-intensive applications in retail, distribution, warehousing, manufacturing, and health care.

Compare and save with AML wireless data collection terminals. To learn more about the AML Wireless Advantage visit us at or call 1-800-648-4452.


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