Motorola Solutions Receives International Design Award for TLKR Consumer Two-Way Radios

on Wednesday, 16 July 2014. Posted in Two Way Radio Industry News Blog

July 14, 2014

DS4800 Series and TC55 touch computer recognized as IDEA finalists

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – July 14, 2014 – Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) received the Bronze International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for the TLKR consumer two-way radio series. Motorola’s DS4800 Series bar code scanner and the TC55 touch computer also were selected as finalists in this competition hosted by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

The IDEA program fosters business and public understanding about the impact of design excellence. IDEA is considered one of the most preeminent design competitions in the U.S. with a global reach.

KEY FACTS

  • With a range of up to 10 kilometers, the TLKR consumer two-way radio series enables powerful connections for extreme sports, outdoor activities and wherever reliable communication is needed for consumers.
  • The DS4800 Series of 2D array imagers offers enterprise-class scanning capabilities in a modern industrial design that enhances the ambiance and branding of the retail point of sale environment. It is the industry’s first scanner to include a capacitive trigger that allows retailers to select the scanning input modality (tap/swipe/press) that will provide optimal productivity and customer experience.
  • The TC55 merges the features of a traditional enterprise-class mobile computer with the form factor and functionality of a smartphone running the Jelly Bean version of the AndroidTM-based operating system (OS). It is a complete business solution that features a thin design without compromising the capabilities or durability expected from an enterprise mobile device.

SUPPORTING QUOTE

Tom Bianculli, senior director of Emerging Business, Motorola Solutions

“We are honored to be recognized with the Bronze IDEA for the TLKR consumer two-way radio series – packed with features for outdoor adventurers. In the finalist category, the DS4800 Series provides a stylistic and customizable way for stores to express their brand and enhance the shopper experience, and the TC55 touch computer was designed to enhance our customers’ productivity at the point of activity.”