StayLinked to Support Zebra Technologies' Android-based Mobile Computing Portfolio.

StayLinked Corporation, the leader of innovative terminal emulation solutions for the supply chain industry, today announced its SmartTEK terminal emulation (TE) software suite now supports Zebra Technologies' TekTerm TE for Android™-based mobile computers. SmartTEK provides customers with a software migration path to easily transition their devices from legacy operating systems to more modern, feature-rich mobile computers.

StayLinked SmartTEK and Zebra Android Devices: Enhanced Productivity

StayLinked SmartTEK enables customers who have deployed TekTerm software on Zebra's XT15 keypad-based handheld and the VH10 vehicle-mounted mobile computer to move to Zebra's latest enterprise-class handhelds including the MC9300 and other Android-based touch computers, wearables and vehicle-mounted mobile computers. Businesses running SmartTEK TE on Zebra's mobile computers can take advantage of the power of the Android operating system and modernize their warehouse operations.

"With StayLinked's new SmartTEK software, customers using the XT15 and VH10 mobile computers can migrate from legacy Microsoft operating systems to take advantage of the productivity improvements offered by our innovative Android-based mobile computers," said Joe White, Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Mobile Computing, Zebra Technologies

StayLinked SmartTEK offers Upgrade and Migration Opportunities

"We're in a position to offer legacy XT15 and VH10 TekTerm customers an elegant transition from their current operating system to a Zebra Android-based device without modifying their back-end systems," explains Ron Caines, StayLinked's Vice President of Channel Sales. "For more than a decade, StayLinked was the premier Terminal Emulation solution for Psion-Teklogix (now Zebra) environments and we continue to offer the most reliable server-based solution on the market. We're excited to extend and enhance TekTerm for Zebra's Android-based mobile devices."

Caines, a former President of Worldwide Sales at Psion Teklogix, is quick to point out the benefits the StayLinked approach brings to TekTerm users.

"Customers will be able to take advantage of their tried-and-true host applications in new and exciting ways," he says. "And they will be able to accomplish this without any disruption to their current processes, or modifications to any of their host systems."

StayLinked Innovation

In addition to the ease of migration, StayLinked SmartTEK will allow TekTerm customers to further optimize their workflows through innovative StayLinked SmartTEK features such as dynamic screen conversion from keyboard-dependent legacy screens to optimized touch-only screens using buttons, iconography, and other navigational elements.

"We continue to lead innovation in the terminal emulation space," says StayLinked CTO, Justin Griffith. "This is another opportunity for us to help users not only migrate from operating systems that are being phased out, but it's also a chance for us to help customers extend the functionality of their applications and optimize their processes. We're in a position to help customers quickly bring these entrenched systems into the new world of cutting-edge technology such as hardware automation, location awareness, and IoT sensor integration."

About StayLinked

With the introduction of host-based, thin client emulation in 2002, StayLinked Terminal Emulation changed the landscape of wireless host-based application delivery and stability. The company has continued to drive innovation with true software-only emulation session persistence; centralized session configuration, control, and management of wireless emulation sessions (Telnet/SSH); terminal emulation application modernization (SmartTE), and the only Business Intelligence product designed for terminal emulation environments (StayLinked iQ). StayLinked software is available for all popular mobile devices from those running traditional operating systems such as DOS, CE, and Windows Mobile to the latest versions of iOS and Android.

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