Las Vegas, March 10, 2020 – Kyocera International Inc., the North American leader in rugged mobile solutions, will showcase its latest devices for the construction industry at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show, March 10-14 in Las Vegas (Booth B91709, Bronze Hall). Kyocera’s "total rugged mobile solution" has been optimized for show attendees including construction contractors, producers, manufacturers, service industry, and government.
The company’s rugged devices are IP68, dust proof, waterproof, Class I Div 2 certified for hazardous locations with military standard 810G protection. With Japanese-precision design, manufacturing and engineering, they feature l oud 100dB+ dual-front speakers and dual-mic noise cancellation for audio clarity and are backed by a standard two-year manufacturer’s warranty. Kyocera’s customizable mobile solution for construction includes the hardware plus a diverse ecosystem of accessories, a wide range of business applications and support to solve jobsite challenges.
The rugged devices on display at Kyocera’s booth include:
- DuraForce PRO 2 - available with FirstNet ;ref and AT&T®
- DuraForce PRO 2 with Sapphire Shield - exclusive with Verizon®
- DuraXV Extreme - Kyocera’s newest flip phone launching this spring with Verizon®, shown for the first time at CONEXPO
Kyocera’s new ultra-durable flip phone is designed for business and enterprise use, especially construction, and features optimal push-to-talk (PTT) with a dedicated side button, powerful removable 1770mAh Li-Ion battery and a wide array of PTT accessories. Compact and affordable, it’s the first device to feature a 1.2GHz, 64-bit Quad-core processor to support Mission Critical PTT and for quicker response when running apps.
DuraXV Extreme delivers simplicity with durability: a large font and clear display provide superior readability and a large, tactile, glove-friendly keypad and buttons make it easy to use virtually anywhere. Fully customizable, it enables users to program the main menu with frequently used apps, features programmable four-way navigation keys plus easy access programmable keys including SOS*, PTT*, speaker and stop at the top of the device. DuraXV Extreme supports Wi-Fi calling with HD voice and a mobile hotspot for up to 10 devices as well as Enterprise email; a 5MP auto-focus camera with LED flash captures key images and video (non-camera version of the device also available).
The DuraForce PRO 2 Android smartphone addresses critical tasks such as PTT secure instant (walkie-talkie type) communication, Man Down and Emergency alerts with a unique portfolio of accessories. Using DuraForce PRO 2 as a Total Solution with partner applications and dedicated accessories allows construction crews to streamline the business process while eliminating paper, enhancing productivity and saving valuable time. Mobile timekeeping with real time clock-in and clock-out features; job progress tracking and reporting; scanning and tracking valuable inventory; and managing work orders can all be handled via mobile device.
Kyocera’s Tech Solution Partners A variety of tech solution partners will be featured in Kyocera’s CONEXPO booth including:
- 42Gears® - Rugged Mobile Device Management for securing and managing devices out in the field.
- Zello® - Rugged Mobile Device PTT for easy-to-use, instant walkie-talkie communication across job sites.
- MobArmor® - Rugged Mobile Device Accessory Mounts for securely attaching mobile devices to heavy duty construction equipment and off-road use.
- VIBES Modular - Exclusive multipurpose accessory case for DuraForce PRO 2 enables easy sharing of extended battery packs, smart laser measuring tools, Bluetooth speakers and more.
Kyocera’s Total Solution Using technology to help improve business productivity is a key tenet of Kyocera’s Total Solution and includes rugged devices, applications and accessories from a large partner ecosystem along with dedicated phone lines for business support. Kyocera’s Business Select program offers dedicated support line for businesses, overnight advanced device replacement, custom provisioning, custom repair, lifecycle management, and more for valued business customers. Proven mobile accessories through VIBES Modular Accessory System such as the Spike Smart Laser Measuring device for hard to reach areas, extended battery packs and vehicle mounting kits help ensure Kyocera’s rugged smartphone is the most valuable tool on the jobsite.
The company’s rugged devices offer a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than non-rugged devices by holding value for a far longer period of time than their non-rugged counterparts: they cost less in repairs and replacement, do not require expensive aftermarket cases, and – most importantly – function reliably in critical environments, ensuring that business can function without interruption.
Please visit Kyocera at Booth B91709 in Bronze Hall at CONEXPO to learn about mobile solutions tailored for construction, meet with valued partners, and use the FREE charging station for your device.
*Additional fees may apply.
Kyocera International Inc.’s Communications Equipment Group (CEG) is the headquarters for Kyocera wireless devices in the Americas. With a history of quality and innovation delivering many “firsts” to the U.S. market, Kyocera is the leader in rugged mobile solutions. Launching more than 100 waterproof and rugged mobile devices globally over the last 10+ years, Kyocera strives to offer rugged, reliable technology as an integral part of a total mobile solution: combining Military Standard 810G-certified ruggedization and enterprise-grade security with a solution partner ecosystem, industry-specific applications and innovative accessories. Kyocera’s Business Select program offers white glove services for business customers such as overnight advanced replacement, custom provisioning, repair and more. Working with leading service providers, Kyocera’s Total Solution helps deliver a significantly lower total cost of ownership to a wide range of industries such as public safety, transportation and construction. When it comes to blending performance, durability and support, Kyocera’s rugged mobile solutions are in a class of their own. For more information, visit www.kyocera.mobile.com or follow the company at facebook.com/KyoceraMobile, linkedin.com/company/kyoceramobile, Instagram.com/kyoceramobile, and twitter.com/KyoceraMobile.
Kyocera Corporation (TOKYO:6971) (https://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as "advanced ceramics"). By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of industrial and automotive components, semiconductor packages, electronic devices, mobile phones, printers, copiers and solar power generating systems. During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, the company’s consolidated sales revenue totaled 1.62 trillion yen (approx. USD14.6 billion). Kyocera appears on the “Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19” list by Clarivate Analytics and is ranked #655 on Forbes magazine’s 2019 “Global 2000” list of the World’s Largest Public Companies.
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