Summit Helps Five Unitech Rugged Mobile Computers Earn CCX

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Devices now certified to support Cisco innovations

Having market-leading Wi-Fi capabilities is important in the competitive AIDC market.

Unitech electronics co., ltd. (Taiwan Over-the-Counter market, code 3652), a worldwide leader in the automatic identification and data collection (AIDC) industry, today announced that five of its rugged mobile computers have been certified as compliant with Cisco Compatible Extensions, or CCX. All five devices use CCX-certified Wi-Fi® solutions from Summit Data Communications.

“Having market-leading Wi-Fi capabilities is important in the competitive AIDC market,” said Howard Weng, product manager of the Unitech mobile computer line. “Our strategic alliance with Summit enables our devices to leverage the latest Summit solutions and their technological innovations, including CCX support.”

All Summit Wi-Fi solutions are certified for Version 4 of CCX, the highest level of Cisco compatibility for business-critical mobile devices. CCX V4 certification signifies not just interoperability with enterprise Wi-Fi infrastructure products from Cisco but also support for Cisco Wi-Fi innovations in areas such as security, mobility, quality of service, and network management.

“In the Wi-Fi world, today’s Cisco innovations often are tomorrow’s standards,” said Chris Bolinger, Summit’s VP of Business Development. “A Wi-Fi standard is valuable only if a broad set of devices support that standard. As more and more client devices achieve CCX certification, the Cisco innovations in CCX can be transitioned to standards, and that improves Wi-Fi for everybody.”

CCX includes the top Wi-Fi industry standard for security, known as the Enterprise version of Wi-Fi Protected Access® 2, or WPA2®-Enterprise. With Summit Wi-Fi inside, Unitech computers meet the retail industry security standard known as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

The five Unitech devices that have earned a CCX V4 certification are:

  •     PA968 rugged industrial PDA
  •     RH767 rugged UHF industrial PDA
  •     HT680 rugged handheld terminal
  •     PA800 ultra-rugged industrial PDA
  •     PA600 Standard (624MHz) industrial PDA

About Unitech
With a focus on improving its customers’ productivity and efficiency, Unitech manufactures a wide range of AIDC products including rugged mobile computers, handheld scanners, RFID readers and intelligent integrated terminals. Unitech has brought valuable products and services to customers around the world, in diverse industries including field service, transportation, healthcare, retail, logistics, warehousing, banking and manufacturing. More information about Unitech and its products can be found at http://www.ute.com.

About Summit
Summit Data Communications, Inc. is the mobile in today's mobile computers and other business-critical mobile devices. Summit's embedded Wi-Fi solutions provide secure, reliable connections in the challenging environments in which business-critical mobile devices operate, including factories, warehouses, ports, hospitals, and retail stores. For more information, visit http://www.summitdatacom.com.

Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Protected Access®, and WPA2® are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

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