Leading German Car Manufacturer Chooses Getac for Worldwide Provision of Rugged Mobile Devices and Solutions
Announcement marks another major global customer win for Getac in the automotive industry
Getac, a leading rugged mobile computing manufacturer. Getac announced that it has been chosen by the BMW Group to supply rugged mobile devices and solutions across its global network for a wide range of applications.Applications including R&D, production, warehouse logistics and workshop diagnostics.
The proclamation expands on an existing technology collaboration between the two companies, which has seen Getac produce robust equipment for the BMW Group for vehicle and application testing over the last six years.With the renewal of the partnership, Getac has received a large new order from the BMW Group for its robust notebooks and tablets S410, V110, F110, A140, UX10 and T800 series.
In order to provide solutions that satisfy the diverse demands of the BMW Group, Getac has modified its equipment to the individual needs of the different user groups within the organization. In the area of research and development, security and the protection of sensitive data is of paramount importance.
In logistics, when using the internal BVIS picking system, the Getac A140’s clear, 14-inch display and optional barcode and RFID readers make recording key data simple and efficient.
Every Getac notebook and tablet offers high reliability and powerful performance, allowing users to perform complex tasks as efficiently as possible. They are also from IP52 and up to IP65 rated for water and dust resistance, offering peace of mind in harsh environments and helping to meet the high-quality standards of the automotive industry.
At the BMW Group, the semi-rugged S410 notebook is being used to perform international vehicle diagnostics. Key features include wireless and wired connectivity for direct access to diagnostic data and rapid vehicle tests, while Getac’s LumiBond® 2.0 touchscreen technology provides brilliant readability, even in direct sunlight. Four advanced touch modes (Touch/Rain, Glove or Pen) offer efficient handling of service orders, for high-quality operations and short delivery times.
Under the key areas of “Industry 4.0” and digital transformation, Getac’s rugged solutions help open up new ways of optimizing the entire value chain for automotive production.
Getac’s market share in the automotive industry is growing steadily thanks to its ongoing commitment to R&D, implementation of the latest technology, comprehensive service concept, and ability to customize solutions to individual customer requirements. This is the only way to meet the high demands of the industry.
“The special challenge when working with the BMW Group is the wide range of application areas the company has, each with specific equipment demands that needed to be met,” explains Rick Hwang, President of Rugged & Video Solutions Business Group at Getac. “We are therefore very pleased BMW has chosen Getac solutions again, continuing the success it has already achieved in worldwide process optimization with the help of our devices.”
Eric Yeh, Director Sales and Operations at Getac Technology GmbH, adds: “We are very proud of the new major order from the BMW Group. This is another great success for us, especially as it is also an acknowledgement of our ongoing efforts to support our customers and meet their expectations in the best possible way.”
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