Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for BARTEC PIXAVI Mobile Devices

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BARTEC PIXAVI is bringing the latest Android features to hazardous areas. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop offers improved security, battery performance and usability.

After rigorous testing by the BETA group of Lollipop testers, BARTEC PIXAVI has recently enabled Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on its BARTEC PIXAVI mobile devices. All new devices ship with the latest firmware, and devices in the field, dating back to August 2014, can install the latest update on their PIXAVI device free of charge over the air. The new software adds increased security, usability, performance and battery capacity to all BARTEC PIXAVI mobile devices. The update has been developed in-house by BARTEC PIXAVI in Norway. The update is available for both Impact X, Gravity X and Orbit X. This is a world's first for hazardous areas!

Benefits include

  • Improved security, battery performance and usability
  • Improved battery performance
  • Android for Work
  • Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
  • Advanced encryption
  • Smart Lock and Device Protection
  • Multi User and Guest Mode
  • Improved support for enterprise level Wi-Fi networks
  • Monthly security updates
  • Further upgrade path to Android M (6.0 Marshmallow) and Android N (7.0 Nougat)
  • The majority of Samsung Knox technology is implemented in Android 5.1.1 and beyond



BARTEC PIXAVI is based in Stavanger, Norway and world-leading within Ex and ATEX certified communication products, mobile devices, and wireless infrastructure. BARTEC PIXAVI is part of the BARTEC Group, the world market leader in explosion protection, based in Bad Mergentheim, Germany. The Group’s international customers mainly include companies from the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries and from the field of energy. In the context of the strategic further development of the group, the focus is on the key areas of innovation and globalization: The goal of the "BARTEC goes mobile" strategy is to release a wide range of explosion-proof tablets, smartphones and cameras as well as the associated software integration in order to provide the best possible service to the future market of mobile solutions for use in hazardous areas. In addition, BARTEC is focusing on consistent internationalization and on the systematic expansion of its international network, which currently comprises a global network of production locations, sales units in 35 countries and 50 international trading partners.

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