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Motorola Solutions Brings Long-Range RFID and Barcode Reading to Industrial Environments

  Motorola Solutions Brings Long-Range RFID and Barcode Reading to Industrial
  Environments

New rugged MC9190-Z RFID mobile computer delivers best-in-class RFID read
range and accuracy for quicker and more accurate inventory counts

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA -- November 07, 2012

AUTOMATION FAIR 2012 (Booth #600) – Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a
leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for
enterprise and government customers, today introduced the high-performance
MC9190-Z RFID mobile computer, designed for demanding medium- to long-range
applications in industrial environments. Ideal for manufacturing, warehouse,
and transportation and logistics applications that require reading tags that
are often out of sight or more than 10 feet away, the MC9190-Z is one of the
longest-range RFID handhelds in its class available on the market.

KEY FACTS

  *The MC9190-Z handheld RFID reader leverages Motorola’s unique long-range
    linear antenna that enables more accurate data capture.
  *The ergonomic features of the MC9190-Z allow more frequent and accurate
    inventory-counts to better manage on-the-floor, back-room, warehouse and
    distribution inventory - reducing out-of-stock and excess inventory
    carrying costs.
  *By offering multi-modal data capture that combines integrated RFID, direct
    part marking (DPM) and barcode reading, the MC9190-Z provides enterprise
    customers with a lower total cost of ownership.
  *The rugged MC9190-Z can withstand repeated six-foot drops to concrete,
    meets IP64 standards and features a tough, non-glare LCD colored touch
    screen for use in virtually any indoor or outdoor environment.
  *As part of Rockwell Automation’s Encompass product referencing program,
    the MC9190-Z will allow joint customers to solve their application
    challenges and extend the value of their existing solutions.
  *Motorola’s MC9190-Z handheld RFID reader is available with the Service
    from the Start with Comprehensive Coverage program, providing coverage for
    normal wear and tear and accidental damage to internal and external
    components, significantly reducing unforeseen repair expenses.

SUPPORTING QUOTES

Mike Poldino, vice president of Data Capture Solutions product management,
Motorola Solutions

“The rugged MC9190-Z mobile computer extends Motorola Solutions’ broad
portfolio of innovative industrial RFID solutions with a new best-in-class
standard for handheld RFID readers. Whether it is used on the loading dock or
in the retail back-room, the MC9190-Z will help mobile workers get the job
done faster and more accurately - ultimately helping organizations lower costs
and maximize their return on investment.”

James Chan, general manager, Toll Global Logistics

“We have been impressed with the capabilities of Motorola Solutions’ new
MC9190-Z RFID reader. The larger touch-screen makes it much simpler for our
field workers to interact with the device, and the RFID performance is the
best that we have seen in a product of its class. We believe it will deliver
greater agility and efficiency to our daily operations, resulting in increased
value and benefits to our customers.”

SUPPORTING RESOURCES

Website: Motorola Solutions RFID Solutions
Portal: Motorola Solutions Next Generation Enterprise Mobility

About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication
solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. Through
leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader
that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter.
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