Enterprises continue to use rugged devices for special work environments. These devices provide good visibility in direct sunlight and protection from harsh usage and fall. Many enterprise customers have also started providing smart phones and tablets to their young workforce.
Such devices, when integrated with portable scanners, help to reduce the cost of hardware. In more conducive work environments (e.g. retail store), it enables the store associate to provide a better experience to visiting customers. Sasken is engaged with leading ruggedized device OEMs in developing mobility solutions for verticals such as retail.