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MarketScope for the 'Ruggedized' Handheld-Computer Market

Published: 15 December 2008

ID: G00163482

Analyst(s): Ken Dulaney, Tim Zimmerman , William Clark


The adoption of ruggedized handhelds in 2008 saw strong growth in line with the adoption of mobile applications. Competition and a movement toward lower-end devices kept prices down, and acquisitions by Honeywell introduced a well-financed competitor for Motorola and Intermec.

Table Of Contents
  • Product Overview
  • Vendor Overview
  • Market/Market Segment Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Excluded Vendors
    • Vendors Dropped
  • Rating for Overall Market/Market Segment
  • Evaluation Criteria
  • Vendor Product/Service Analysis
    • Datalogic
    • Hoeft & Wessel
    • Honeywell
    • Intermec
    • Janam Technologies
    • LXE
    • Motorola
    • Psion Teklogix
  • MarketScope Rating Framework

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