Handheld has launched its new Nautiz X4 rugged handheld and the Nautiz eTicket Pro II e-ticketing device. The Nautiz X4 is a multipurpose compact handheld computer built for the mobile worker. The Nautiz eTicket Pro II is an efficient tool for electronic fare collection and ticket validation, specifically developed for professionals in the public transportation sector. Nautiz X4 The Nautiz X4 is a compact and lightweight rugged handheld computer that is optimized for efficient field data collection. It has been designed and developed specifically for mobile workers such as warehousing, logistics, transportation, utility, field service, security, and public safety. Measuring only 156 x 74 x 25.5 millimeters (6.1 x 2.9 x 1.0 inches) and weighing 330 grams (11.6 ounces), the Nautiz X4 features a high-brightness, sunlight-readable resistive touchscreen, and comes complete with either a high-performance 1D laser scanner or a 2D imager for scanning and barcoding tasks. The device also features a 5MP camera with auto focus and LED flash. The Nautiz X4 has an IP65 Ingress Protection rating, which means that it is impervious to dust and resistant to water. It also meets MIL-STD-810G military test standards for overall durability and resistance to humidity, shock, vibration, drops, salt, and extreme temperatures. The Nautiz X4 rugged handheld computer has an integrated u-blox GPS receiver and offers multiple connectivity options, such as high-powered 3G and Wi-Fi capability. It has a high-speed 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and 1 GB of flash memory, and it runs Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5, which includes Microsoft Office Mobile. Nautiz eTicket Pro II Handheld is also launching an e-ticketing device, the Nautiz eTicket Pro II, which is built on the same platform as the Nautiz X4. It carries the same specifications and functionality as the Nautiz X4, but adds a built-in advanced contactless smart-card reader from Arcontia for secure transactions and ticket validations. The Nautiz X4 rugged PDA and the Nautiz eTicket Pro II will be unveiled and showcased at the annual IT-TRANS conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, on February 18-20. Orders for the new products can be placed now, for delivery at the end of March.