Industry-leading Wavelink Terminal Emulation available for KEYENCE Mobile Computers

SOUTH JORDAN — 14 April 2016 —

April 14, 2016 – Mobile productivity is a global interest, and for companies that choose KEYENCE rugged mobile devices, the path to optimal productivity is even more achievable.  Businesses opting to use KEYENCE’s latest generations of handy terminals, the BT Series, now have access to device-specific terminal emulation clients from Wavelink.

KEYENCE handy terminals, which include the BT-W70, BT-W75, BT-W80, BT-W85, BT-W100 and BT-W155, have terminal emulation clients that will offer mobile access to hosts via IBM 5250 and 3270, as well as VT-100, VT-220 and other ANSI protocols.  Adding Wavelink Terminal Emulation to these KEYENCE models will help mobile workers accomplish tasks using a combination of optimised barcode scanning and keyboard entry, as well as a host of other industry leading terminal emulation features.

KEYENCE is a market leader for enterprise mobile computing and data capture devices across Japan, Asia and around the world. Wavelink Terminal Emulation is distributed globally, and supports data flows using double-byte character sets including Japanese, Thai, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, and Korean.  With Wavelink Terminal Emulation, KEYENCE customers have access to a market-leading mobility solution that complements the value their mobile devices offer for worker productivity.

About Wavelink

Wavelink accelerates mobile productivity with solutions that enable supply chain operations. Organisations around the globe and across industries such as manufacturing, retail, warehousing and field force automation rely on Wavelink enterprise mobility management, host-connectivity applications, and voice-enablement solutions to connect mobile devices to supply chain management systems, ensuring worker productivity in mission-critical mobile deployments, reducing costs and contributing directly to operating margin.


As a leading supplier of sensors, measuring systems, laser markers, microscopes, machine vision systems and barcode systems worldwide, KEYENCE is at the forefront of factory automation. KEYENCE strives to develop innovative and reliable products to meet the needs of the customers in every manufacturing industry. KEYENCE is dedicated to providing ADDED VALUE solutions for engineers in nearly all industries. KEYENCE provides the tools that let manufacturers and researchers stay competitive in the global marketplace.

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