Many people can't tell the difference between the data collector, pda, and handheld terminals. In fact, according to the function and the occasion of use, it is very well differentiated.
Bar code Hand Terminal, also known as inventory machine, handheld computer. It is a terminal computer device that integrates bar code scanning device, RFID technology and data terminal with battery operation. With real-time acquisition, automatic storage, instant display, instant feedback, automatic processing, automatic transmission. It provides guarantee for the authenticity, validity, real-time and availability of on-site data. It is integrated, maneuverable, small in size, light in weight, high in performance, and suitable for hand-held features.
PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), also known as a handheld computer, can help us to work, learn, and play on the move. Classified by use, it is divided into industrial grade PDA and consumer PDA. Industrial-grade PDAs are mainly used in the industrial field. Commonly used barcode scanners, RFID readers, POS machines, etc. can be called PDAs; consumer PDAs include more, smart phones, tablet computers, handheld game consoles, and so on.
Handheld POS machines are also called mobile sales points, mobile POS machines, wireless POS machines, batch processing POS machines, and mobile sales in various industries.