Nokia Sells 19,000 Lumia Smartphones To Delta - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Comments
Nokia Sells 19,000 Lumia Smartphones To Delta
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
rradina
50%
50%
rradina,
User Rank: Ninja
8/23/2013 | 1:15:31 PM
re: Nokia Sells 19,000 Lumia Smartphones To Delta
The phone is probably enclosed in a rubberized protective case that provides the mag stripe reader. If you have a Lowes near you, they insert iPhones into protective shells that contain a laser scanner to read bar codes.

The days of paying Symbol (Motorola) $2K for a rugged Windows Mobile/CE device seem to be drawing to a close. Smart phones are cheaper, sport fantastic screens and can be outfitted with scanners, mag stripe readers and whatever else is needed for half that cost.
D. Henschen
50%
50%
D. Henschen,
User Rank: Author
8/22/2013 | 8:24:56 PM
re: Nokia Sells 19,000 Lumia Smartphones To Delta
Okay, so how is credit card reading supported? I've seen retail operations that use the Apple iTouch inserted into a sled that includes a mag stripe reader, a barcode reader and backup battery power. The Nokia's camera can read a barcode, I'm guessing, but I'm sure they're not counting on flight attendants punching in credit card numbers, right?


How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Digital Transformation Myths & Truths
Transformation is on every IT organization's to-do list, but effectively transforming IT means a major shift in technology as well as business models and culture. In this IT Trend Report, we examine some of the misconceptions of digital transformation and look at steps you can take to succeed technically and culturally.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll