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Pi Star Selects QSI's VTERM-G55 Mobile Data Terminal for its PiMobileCADS and PiMobileRAMP Product Lines Used in the Para-Transit and Home Health Care Industry.
Salt Lake City, Utah. 31 July 2007. QSI Corporation's rugged mobile data terminal (MDT), the VTERM-G55, is now integrated with Pi Star's PiMobileCADS and PiMobileRAMP product lines, which are used to service the para-transit and home health care industry. The VTERM-G55 in-vehicle terminal allows Pi Star to schedule client pick ups; monitor vehicle mileage, transit times, location and speed; and send and receive messages to and from the driver. Pi Star is able to communicate with the VTERM-G55 in-vehicle terminal via an external GPRS and CDMA cellular modem or Satellite modem.
The VTERM-G55 mobile data terminal used by Pi Star uses a graphic display and a keypad to interface with the user. The terminal can be equipped with two EIA-232, -422 or -485 serial ports and/or an Ethernet 10Base-T interface. The VTERM-G55 has a 320x240 pixel, color LCD display measuring 96 mm (3.8") diagonal. (optional grayscale display available) and is viewable in most lighting conditions. Other features include 24-key or 40-key membrane / steel snap dome keypad with LEDs; 2 Mbytes flash / 16 Mbytes SDRAM; programmable speaker and real-time clock. The VTERM-G55 in-vehicle terminal is ruggedized to withstand the shock, vibration, temperature and humidity environmental extremes common in many vehicle-related applications today.
"QSI's VTERM-G55 is very rugged and resists the day-to-day use in this demanding environment. Drivers can even spill soda or coffee on terminals, then clean them up and they still work just fine," says Mr. Tracy Glende, President of Pi Star. "We especially like that the VTERM-G55 is very easy to program, simple to use, and integrates easily with a variety of wireless communication devices."
The VTERM-G55 mobile data terminal uses an object-based graphic terminal programming language called QlarityÆ (pronounced Clarity). Designing a simple control panel interface or a complete stand-alone application has never been easier. The ability to use pre-defined objects, edit existing objects or author your own objects provides flexibility to the novice and expert alike. Qlarity FoundryÆ, a PC-based design tool, provides a WindowsÆ environment for screen creation, application simulation, debugging and downloading to the VTERM-G55.
"We are delighted that Pi Star has chosen to use our VTERM-G55 terminal as an integral part of their PiMobileCADS and PiMobileRAMP products. Their success with this terminal once again proves that QSI provides world-class mobile data terminals that are rugged, powerful, economical and highly configurable to a wide range of users," says Tyler Phillips, Vehicle Products Manager at QSI Corporation. "We look forward to helping Pi Star to continue to grow their business."
Graphic images of the VTERM-G55 can downloaded from images.qsivehicle.com. A VTERM-G55 data sheet can be downloaded at www.qsicorp.com/product/vehicle/vterm-g55.php. For more information contact QSI Corporation at 801-466-8770, Fax 801-466-8792, Email firstname.lastname@example.org, Web www.qsivehicle.com or www.qlarity.com.
For more information on Pi Starís PiMobileCADS© and PiMobileRAMP© product lines, visit www.pistarcom.com or call 502-364-6110.
About QSI Corporation
Established in 1983, QSI Corporation (www.qsicorp.com) is a manufacturer of rugged handheld, panel-mount and pedestal-mount terminals for industrial OEMs and commercial vehicle systems integrators. QSI's human machine interface (HMI) and mobile data terminal (MDT) products include character and graphic terminals that are programmable, customizable, CE certified and NEMA 4/12/13 rated. Numerous interfaces are available, including EIA-232, EIA-422, EIA-485, J1708, Ethernet and Power-over-Ethernet. QSI excels at designing and building custom and semi-custom terminals able to withstand high levels of shock, vibration, humidity and other environmental parameters. QSI is also the InfiniTouch Force Panel Technology innovator. All QSI Corporation products are manufactured in the USA at the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, contact QSI Corporation at 801-466-8770 or email@example.com.
About Pi Star Communications
Pi Star Communications was founded in 2004. Pi Star provides ìOn Demand Mobile Point of Delivery Applications and Solutionsî to the delivery industry. Solutions are tailored to each customerís needs as they relate to making and tracking deliveries from their door to their customerís door. Our solution includes: location-based intelligence services (GPS/LBS), two-way text messaging, silent dispatch to mobile units, real-time order completion reports, automated customer delivery alert calling system, driver productivity and real-time delivery information. All of Pi Starís solutions and applications run off the PiMobilePOD© (Point of Delivery) platform. For more information, visit www.pistarcom.com or call 502-364-6110.
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