@hand FMS mobile applications provide users with the ability to collect, manage, and submit enterprise data from occasionally-connected devices. When connected, users can synchronize a mobile application with the @hand FMS Server to send and receive data updates. When disconnected, users benefit from a fully-functional application and data set, maintaining a consistent experience in online / offline modes. The server manages all application deployments and data distribution to mobile applications, removing this complex processing burden from the mobile clients.
To support a variety of use cases and customer devices, @hand software runs on a variety of mobile device platforms. These include ruggedized handhelds, mobile PCs, tablets, and smartphones.
The @hand FMS architecture provides a modular component structure for mobile applications. For FMS Framework-based applications, business logic is represented in XML, which is produced by the @hand Architect, @hand's easy-to-use, graphical design environment.
@hand understands the importance of usability and user adoption for mobile applications. All solutions benefit from a rigorous application design process that emphasizes precise alignment with customer business processes. By combining these fit-for-purpose designs with high-performance software, @hand offers the most usable mobile applications on the market.
Complementary Mobile Technologies
Organizations are increasingly adopting mobile computing with high-value peripheral technologies that provide capabilities ranging from automated item identification to location-based services. @hand FMS includes built-in modules to support functions such as barcode scanning and electronic signature capture, as well as an open framework to incorporate technologies such as RFID, GPS, and GIS.
To learn more about the solutions supported by the FMS Mobile Applications, read about @hand solutions.