Why do I need to change my mobile OS now?

Less than 2 YEARS to a new mobile OS

January 13, 2020 Windows will stop supporting Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5. Soon after 8.1 is next. Security updates will cease. No new apps will be compatible.

You have less than two years to transition from legacy Windows to a new mobile Operating System.

So, what do we do now?

Don’t wait for Microsoft to pull the plug. Use your time wisely and invest in a smooth transition to the security, versatility, and ease of Android for the enterprise.

Advances in technology—hardware and software—present the opportunity to strengthen your infrastructure with this OS migration. Fortified Android provides heightened security for an OS that already delivers an extensive network of developers. Providers like Zebra, offer software such as Mobility Extensions (Mx), that can elevate Android to enterprise class security, data capture, connectivity, and manageability.

Why Android?

Newer Windows OS: Still need to rewrite apps, industry moving away from Windows.

Apple iOS: Consumer oriented, not rugged for industrial use

Android: OS of choice by Zebra and other majors. Secure, open-source, customizable, vast developer resources and rich ecosystem of apps. Greatest flexibility and dependability.

A network solution that delivers more.

Mobile devices need a reliable, fast 4G LTE network, like  Verizon’s, to help you outpace your competition with innovative ways to keep your employees collaborating and helping customers wherever they work. Whether in the office or out, the best business smartphones, tablets & 2-in-1s and mobile broadband devices can keep your workforce connected and productive on the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network with LTE Advanced.

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Whether you need highly specialized custom asset management software or an off-the-shelf business application, Bar Code Direct can help build an Android, IOS, or Windows software solution to help you reach your goals. They work with industry leaders to develop innovative mobile software applications that are user-friendly, flexible, scalable, and integrate into your existing system.

Stay ahead of your competition with enterprise technology

Bar Code Direct has the experience and resources to help you transition your mobile OS to the right solution for your operation – easy and stress free. Now is as good a time as ever to take advantage of industry-leading wireless technology.  With GO ZEBRA GO BAR CODE DIRECT Trade-in Program, you can receive rebates when you trade-in old devices.  Call us at 1.800.343.1750 for more information.


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Bar Code Direct Changes Name to Peak Technologies, LLC

Bar Code Direct is excited to announce that we are in the process of changing our name to Peak Technologies, LLC. 

Bar Code Direct joined the Peak Technologies portfolio one year ago, and over this time we have focused on leveraging the strengths and resources of Peak Technologies’ growing portfolio of companies to increase our solutions offering, geographic presence, and partner ecosystem to better serve our customers.  As we transition to the new Peak Technologies name, we will be updating our website to better reflect our collective end-to-end capabilities including an extensive portfolio of digital supply chain, mobility and retail solutions.