Airo Wireless Announces Release of the I-Safe™ 28 Intrinsically Safe Smartphone

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Airo Wireless is pleased to announce the new intrinsically safe I-Safe™ 28 - available for delivery in Q4 of 2012. Built to the same exacting design standards as the highly successful I-Safe A25, and purpose-built to provide non-incendive, intrinsic safety for workers in ex-hazardous environments, the I-Safe™ 28 is the only handset on the market that provides cell phone, Push-to-Talk (PTT), fully independent GPS, and telematics in a ruggedized Windows Embedded Handheld smartphone.

Airo Wireless, the world leader for intrinsically safe and super-ruggedized smart phones, announces the new I-Safe™ 28 PDA handset is available for delivery in December of 2012.

Airo designed the I-Safe™ 28 for people who operate in potentially explosive environments in industries like Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Fertilizer, Coal Mining, Fuel Distribution, Paint Processing, Granaries, Alcohol Processing, Food Processing, and Solvents among others. The I-Safe™ 28 is designed and manufactured to meet the highest level standards of intrinsic safety under international standards, including the US Underwriters Laboratory Standard 913 (UL-913), the EU ATmosphères EXplosives (ATEX) Directive, and the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx System), which together provide Airo’s customers with world-wide certification coverage for global enterprises.

In addition, the 3.75G Airo® I-Safe™ 28 can be utilized on 600+ HSPA+/UMTS networks worldwide. The new I-Safe™ 28 meets military rugged shock specifications (MIL-SPEC 8I0-G) and is certified IP67 for dust-proofing and water immersion, meaning it thrives in dirty dangerous industries. The I-Safe™ 28 provides cell phone and Push-to-Talk (PTT) capability, is equipped with super accurate GPS, runs on a Windows Mobile platform for business continuity and allows access to unique and powerful business-critical applications by top ERP, process control, safety, and compliance software providers. This combination of powerful ICT solutions, intrinsic safety, superior ruggedness and world-wide acceptance enables workers in hazardous gas and dust environments around the globe to maintain communications, run applications and capture mission critical data in a small, lightweight, use-anywhere smartphone, with confidence.

About Airo Wireless
Airo is the market leader in supplying super-rugged intrinsically safe Windows Mobile smartphones for mission critical field forces. We make “Safe Tools for Smart Operators.” Since 2000, Airo's award winning devices and open source platform are performing for real world workers in locations around the globe. Airo provides a uniform device and application platform on 600+ GSM networks worldwide with the only 3G smartphones certified for operations in extreme industrial, mining, defense, medical or public safety environments. From local to global, Airo provides wireless solutions for the world's industrial workforce.

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