SOURCE: Spectralink

February 11, 2015 08:39 ET

PIVOT™ by Spectralink Achieves Google™ Mobile Services Certification

AIMS Partners to Provide Specialized Workflow Applications on PIVOT WorkSmart Mobile Handsets

BOULDER, CO and HORSENS, DENMARK--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2015) -  Spectralink Corporation, a global leader in purpose-built wireless communications solutions for the workplace, today announced PIVOT™ by Spectralink, a WorkSmart solution, has been certified for Google™ Mobile Services and is now available with the Android™ 4.4.2 KitKat® operating system.

Spectralink AIMS partners (Application Integration and Management Solvers) work with Spectralink to deliver specialized vertical, workplace-specific applications to customers. AIMS partners whose solutions rely on Google™ Cloud Messaging can now deploy their applications on PIVOT. The first set of applications to be offered via AIMS partners include secure text messaging, notifications, alarms and alerts.

Google Mobile Services certification allows PIVOT access to Google Cloud Messaging as well as all other Google Mobile Services such as Google Play™ store and Google™ search. PIVOT's purpose-built for work platform with Google Mobile Services enables businesses to fully tap into the productivity enhancing power of Android mobile devices in the workplace.

"The Google Mobile Services certification for Spectralink is an exciting development for PIVOT," said Jim Cikanek, Senior Mobile Product Manager with Spok, Inc., a member of Spectralink's AIMS partner network. "Now the secure texting applications that Spok offers which leverage Google Cloud Messaging can be paired with PIVOT, a winning combination."

"Spectralink continues to develop its purpose-built devices to solve the unique problems enterprises face with effective communication every day," said Sten Dyrmose, CEO of Spectralink. "This spirit of innovation is in every Spectralink mobile device, and is designed to empower workers to be more efficient and productive whether through talk, workflow or notifications and alerts. With Google Mobile Services, our AIMS partners can offer enterprises more choice in how they enable their workers to communicate and improve the performance of the entire business."

Spectralink works with its exclusive AIMS network, comprised of 37 partners and growing. AIMS partner solutions have been evaluated by Spectralink to give customers the confidence that the applications developed will interoperate with Spectralink solutions. Spectralink's open platform allows application developers the flexibility to customize solutions for their customers to deliver improved workflow processes.

In partnership with the Spectralink applications development ecosystem, PIVOT enables new opportunities for end-user productivity with WorkSmart solutions. In addition to Google Mobile Services Applications and Android operating systems, PIVOT now includes Bluetooth support for mobile point of sale (mPoS) peripherals, an optional, high-performance 1D/2D integrated barcode scanner, an industrial-grade accelerometer and superior design quality to resist to dust and liquids, including cleaning agents.

PIVOT is available in North America, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand with the list price starting at US $895. PIVOT is part of the 87-Series Voice over Wi-Fi handset family.

About Spectralink
Spectralink -- The WorkSmart Company -- is the global leader in purpose-built wireless communications. We empower mobile workers everyday with intelligent, Wi-Fi and DECT solutions that enable them to work smarter, not harder. Spectralink delivers devices that move with people throughout their workday, bringing crystal clear communications wherever workers need them, and durability for the toughest environments. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and Horsens, Denmark, Spectralink brings productivity, reliability and ease of use to mobile workers everywhere. For more information, please visit www.spectralink.com or call 303-441-7500.

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