SDG Systems Releases Android™ (AOSP) 2.3 for Rugged Bluebird Pidion Devices

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SDG Systems, LLC announced today the general availability of Android (AOSP) 2.3 (Gingerbread) for the Bluebird Pidion BIP-6000 and BM-170. The 2.3 software release contains enhancements over the base Android (AOSP) release, including support for Ethernet, 1D and 2D barcode scanning and RFID.

BIP-6000 Android 2.3

BIP-6000 Android 2.3

Android 2.3 provides strong compatibility with and significant improvements to our 2.1 release. SDG is committed to maintaining our Android releases for the long term.

SDG Systems, LLC announced today the general availability of Android (AOSP) 2.3 (Gingerbread) for the Bluebird Pidion BIP-6000 and BM-170. The 2.3 software release contains enhancements over the base Android (AOSP) release, including support for Ethernet, 1D and 2D barcode scanning and RFID. The Pidion BIP-6000 and BM-170 devices are enterprise-class, rugged mobile computers.

“After a successful initial launch of thousands of Pidion and Trimble devices with Android (AOSP) 2.1 over the past 2 years, we are moving our releases for the BIP-6000 and BM-170 to Android (AOSP) 2.3,” said Todd Blumer, President of SDG Systems. “Android 2.3 provides strong compatibility with and significant improvements to our 2.1 release, and supports the vast majority of Android business applications. Our partners and customers desire stability and longevity. SDG is committed to maintaining our Android releases for the long term. We remain at the forefront of Android implementations on rugged handheld devices, with the Android and Linux™ expertise that few companies can match.”

SDG Systems is providing the upgrade to Android (AOSP) 2.3 to existing customers at no charge. The upgrade to 2.3 includes performance improvements and enhancements to barcode scanning and RFID.

SDG Systems is a master reseller for Bluebird Pidion products. SDG's Android (AOSP) implementation is integrated into all Android-based Pidion devices sold worldwide. Please contact SDG Systems about our Pidion Reseller Program and for pricing information. More information about the Bluebird Pidion products may be found at http://sdgsystems.com/products/bluebird-pidion.

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