Elf™, the new professional PDA from Datalogic Mobile, offers an innovative solution for retailers

The next generation professional PDA, Elf™, is tailor-made to fulfil all retail needs

Bologna, 23 March 2010 - Datalogic Mobile, a worldwide leader in the mobile computing industry, announces its next generation professional PDA, Elf™. Elf™ is compact, light and fast. It capitalizes on Datalogic Mobile's legendary ergonomics, packing cutting edge features and technology into a small device built for single handed operation that reduces user fatigue.


"Elf™ uses our next generation platform, providing incredible speed coupled with the latest technology for mobility, all packaged in one of the best ergonomic devices on the market" notes Gian Paolo Fedrigo, CEO of Datalogic Mobile.
Among its innovations, the new PDA is one of the first devices in the mobile computing industry to run Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows Mobile 6.5, providing a user-friendly format that the sales person can learn to use quickly. Datalogic patented Green Spot good read technology with both a laser barcode reader and 2D imager has also been integrated into the product for instant good read feedback. Elf™ incorporates an option to support HF RFID for reading and writing as well.


As in all Datalogic Mobile computers, the Wavelink® Avalanche™ device management system is pre-loaded and pre-licensed. Elf™ connectivity options include: UMTS HSDPA mobile radio for voice and data communication, embedded 802.11 a/b/g radio with CCX V4 certification for secure enterprise-class mobile connectivity and Bluetooth® wireless 2.0 EDR for simultaneous connections with lower power consumption.


Elf™ also comes with other important features to make a retailer's job easier than ever. A micro SD card slot which supports SDHC storage cards provides easier access to consumer channels for memory, while the QWERTY and numeric keyboards allow the user to choose the best keyboard for specific applications. Elf™'s display is sharp and clear, making viewing easy at all angles in any lighting conditions. The display is also provided with a QVGA and FVGA resolution options so users can choose between traditional and web applications. In addition, quick attachment points easily transform Elf™ into a pistol grip computer for scan intensive inventories.


Datalogic Mobile's Elf™ puts in-store solutions in your hand. It's small, fast and intuitive, making it ready to face any challenge in the retail industry.


Discover Elf™ at www.elf.mobile.datalogic.com.