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A new smartphone for hazardous areas

| By Mary Page Bailey and Gerald Ondrey

Last month, this company introduced the new generation of its intrinsically safe 4G/LTE Android smartphone Smart-Ex 02 (photo). With a large 5-in. display and smart ergonomics, the Smart-Ex 02 is said to be the most advanced explosion-proof smartphone for Zone 1/21 and Div. 1 areas. Equipped with the Android 9 operating system, the smartphone is fast and secure. It simplifies communication between employees, the control center and backend systems. The Smart-Ex 02 supports 21 different LTE frequency bands and is delivered simlock-free. Global Ex and approval certifications enable worldwide use and global rollouts. Smart-Ex 02 is also AT&T approved and network ready. — ECOM Instruments GmbH, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, Assamstadt, Germany