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Data collection system having EIR terminal interface node

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A network accessible node that facilitates management of a fleet of portable communication devices (EIR terminal), including portable data terminals and/or barcode readers, by directing performance of software upgrade and/or configuration update actions by one or more members of the fleet of EIR terminals.

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HAND HELD PRODUCTS, INC.SKANEATELES FALLS, NY393

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Caballero, Aldo Mario Charlotte, NC 21 100
Kosecki, James - 14 18

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