Maxa Technologies (Maxatec), specialist supplier of hardware and services to the Mobile, Automatic Identification and POS market sectors, has announced it has been appointed Master Distributor for the Pidion range of mobile computers. The agreement covers UK and Ireland.

Bluebird Soft’s Pidion range of mobile computers is fast becoming one of the best on the market, with flexible functionality and ergonomic design leading the way. The product portfolio is suitable across a wide variety of industries including, but not limited, to field force automation, logistics, construction, government/public sector and retail.

Eric Seon, Sales Manager for UK and Ireland at Bluebird Soft said, “We are very pleased to be working more closely with Maxatec. A long established business such as Maxatec offers suppliers and customers stability, security and not least, a wealth of knowledge and experience”.

Seon continued: “The mobile computing marketplace in the UK and Ireland is extremely competitive, having focus on our product set is a pre-requisite for any of our distributors. Maxatec is focusing on our product range, they have an extensive reseller network and a very strong technical support team, which is essential for the mobile computing arena. We believe all these factors give a very strong foundation on which to grow the Bluebird business.”

The latest releases within the Pidion range include the BM-170 and BIP-7000. The BM-170 is a semi-rugged PDA designed to withstand multiple 1.5m drops, and has a crack resistant TouchWindow LCD as well as high speed data communication and best-in-class performance. The 806 MHz processor and Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system deliver maximum computing power with easy system integration.

The BIP-7000 is a smart, but rugged, mobile computer providing flexible functionality with data collection and communication capabilities. Rated to IP65 and designed for comfortable handling, the BIP-7000 provides communication options to meet everyday business needs as well as delivering industry-leading computing power.

Steve Berry, Sales Director at Maxatec, said : “We are delighted to be given Master Distribution status for the Pidion product set. The mobile computing sector continues to grow at a very rapid pace and we are proud to have carved such a strong partnership with one of the leading providers to this industry. We are already getting tremendous traction on this product set from our reseller base, and the dynamic and competitive nature of the industry is driving more resellers to our door looking for a product with which they can differentiate themselves.” Berry continued: “Reliability and performance are critical factors for the mobile computing market.  Individuals and businesses want information quickly and accurately, Pidion products do just that and much, much more.”

Maxatec, unlike most of its competitors, offers a limited range of mobile computing devices enabling the company to focus on one or two product sets and position itself as a specialist distributor for each of its suppliers, delivering superior support and service to its customers.


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