Airo Wireless I-Safe 28 Smartphone Now Globally Certified Intrinsically Safe

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - September 22, 2014) - Airo Wireless, manufacturer of market-leading Intrinsically Safe industrial smartphones, tablets and handheld computers for hazardous environments, announces ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 certifications for the Airo I-Safe 28 smartphone.

The Airo I-Safe 28 Intrinsically Safe Windows industrial smartphone has achieved further stringent safety certifications -- this time under the EU preferred ATmosphères EXplosives ATEX Directive and the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx System) both at the Zone 1 level (II 2 G Ex ib IIB T4 Gb). This is in addition to the UL 913 7th Edition Class 1 Zone 1 and 5th Edition Class 1 Division 1 marks already attained. The Airo I-Safe 28 is now ready for mobilising hazardous environments, globally.

The Airo I-Safe 28 provides cellular, Wi-Fi, Push-to-Talk (PTT), email, independent GPS, alongside additional enterprise features including Airo E-button Emergency lone worker services critical for workforces in hazardous environments.

Gavin Fletcher, Airo's VP of Sales comments, "We are very pleased to have an ATEX/IECEx device to meet the hazardous environment mobility needs of customers outside of North America. We already have a number of distribution partnerships established across parts of Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Europe and welcome interest from new partners and also companies seeking intrinsically safe mobility expertise and solutions."

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About Certification
These certifications are at the highest levels, for instance the ATEX certification is under standard EN 60079-11 the ATEX assessment criteria for Zone 1 explosive atmospheres carrying the Markings for ATEX: II 2 G Ex ib IIB T4 Gb & IECEx: Ex ib IIB T4 Gb.

About Airo Wireless
Founded in 2000, Airo Wireless specializes in manufacturing super-rugged intrinsically safe industrial smartphones, tablets and handheld computers for hazardous environments such as Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Public Safety, Mining and Utilities. 

Airo Wireless is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, US.

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