Rugged Pidion BIP-6000 Achieves MIL-STD-810F Certification

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SDG Systems announces the MIL-STD-810F (military standard) certification of the Bluebird Pidion BIP-6000 rugged handheld computer. The MIL-STD-810F certification demonstrates the ruggedness of the BIP-6000 and its appropriateness for use within demanding environments such as military operations, field service, and warehouse management.

SDG Systems, LLC (SDG) announced today the MIL-STD-810F certification of the Bluebird® Pidion® BIP-6000. The MIL-STD-810F testing was completed by a A2LA-accredited laboratory in the United States. Based upon the satisfactory completion of the MIL-STD-810F tests, the BIP-6000 is now certified under the following testing methods:

Method 500.4 - Altitude: Storage/Air Transport, Operating/Air Carriage, and Rapid Decompression
Method 501.4 - High Temperature: Operation (+60C) and Storage (+70C)
Method 502.4 - Low Temperature: Operation (-30C), Storage (-40C), and Manipulation (-30C)
Method 503.4 - Temperature Shock: Low (-35C) and High (+65C)
Method 506.4 - Rain and Blowing Rain
Method 507.4 - Humidity
Method 510.4 - Blowing Dust and Sand
Method 514.5 - Vibration
Method 516.5 - Mechanical Shock: Transit Drop

"The MIL-STD-810F certification underscores the ruggedness of the BIP-6000," said Todd Blumer, President of SDG Systems. "The certification demonstrates the ability of the BIP-6000 to be used in such demanding environments as military and high-altitude operations, field service, warehouse management and others. SDG Systems is committed to working with the military and its suppliers, providing Windows Mobile and customized Linux solutions to meet rigorous military standards, such as the DISA Unix STIG as part of DIACAP compliance."

Bluebird Soft also expressed enthusiasm at the announcement. "We are pleased that the BIP-6000 has received US military certification. The completion of this certification assures our customers and partners, like SDG Systems, that Bluebird Soft is fully committed to offering innovative products that can endure and operate under the most extreme environmental conditions," said Jang-Won Lee, President of Bluebird Soft.

The rugged BIP-6000 mobile computer features an 806MHz processor, Windows Mobile® 6.1 or Linux®, quad-band GSM and tri-band HSDPA for voice and data communications, WiFi, Bluetooth® technology, GPS, 3 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, RFID reader, 1D/2D barcode scanner, QWERTY or numeric keypad, and 3.5" (480x640 resolution) VGA TouchWindow screen. The BIP-6000 starts at $1560 in single-unit quantities. Quantity discounts and a reseller program are available. Please contact SDG Systems for further information.

About SDG Systems
SDG Systems, LLC is dedicated to equipping the mobile user with productivity-enhancing products and services. SDG Systems has been developing and supporting Linux system software since 2001.

In addition to offering ruggedized hardware platforms, SDG Systems provides development and support services to organizations with special hardware needs. SDG Systems has developed Linux operating system support for various USB, Bluetooth and CompactFlash® devices, including USB cellular support and support of a partner to enable communication with military radios. SDG Systems is capable of implementing full Linux ports to various hardware platforms as well as implementing VHDL or Verilog FPGA designs.

About Bluebird Soft
Bluebird Soft Inc. manufactures the Pidion product line of diverse, convergence handheld terminals. Established in 1995, Bluebird Soft has remained devoted to supplying top quality handheld products through its worldwide distribution partners. Bluebird Soft is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. For more information, please visit Bluebird Soft's website

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SDG Systems
114 W. Grandview Ave., Suite 1
Zelienople, PA 16063
Phone: +1-724-452-9366
E-mail: info(at)sdgsystems(dot)com
Website: SDG Systems' website

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