See How StayLinked Can Help Strengthen It

1. Receiving

Now you can take traditional terminal emulation to new heights with Android touch screen capabilities and rich graphics from StayLinked SmartTEK. It's a simple software migration path to transition devices from legacy operating systems to Android. The recommended Zebra Technologies devices for use with StayLinked SmartTEK include:

  • MC9300: a trusted enterprise mobile computer, delivering the ultimate platform for business
  • VC80x: fits into virtually any warehouse or material handling vehicle
  • VC83: goes everywhere vehicle operators need to go - a rugged device that is easy to use and cost-effective
  • MC3300: offers multiple form factors for easier scanning, advanced long range data capture capabilities and a tough, rugged exterior
2. Put-away/Replenishment
Improve put away and replenishment productivity and accuracy with the rugged HD4000 Enterprise Head-Mounted Display, the only see-through wearable display built for the enterprise. 
  • Put the information your workers need right into their real-time field of view, enabling hands-free directed action workflows
  • Pair with StayLinked to virtually eliminate dropped sessions between the device and the host application
  • Whether the problem is poor wireless network coverage, mobile device battery issues, or mobile device reboots, the terminal emulation session will never be lost
3. Inventory/Materials Management

When inventory management devices are collected from eLockers, Staylinked receives a message. Device and battery life is monitored and location is mapped. Even if a device is faulty, runs out of power or drops off the network, the session is seamlessly picked up on a new device.

  • With StayLinked, sessions can be shared across multiple devices and continue over cellular networks when coverage is temporarily lost
  • Zebra Savanna and StayLinked iQ capture detailed data on device performance and how productivity is affected
  • StayLinked iQ provides the insights needed to strategize improvements
4. Picking

StayLinked iQ provides detailed visibility into fundamental picking and packing processes using images and metrics, with several Zebra APIs.

  • Zebra Savanna integration unlocks details about devices and the environment, as well as capturing all relevant data relating to picking and packing operations
  • Gather device application Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs), Unique Identification Numbers (UIDs) and signal strengths to determine locations
  • Simplify and streamline API integrations
5. Packing & Staging

Combine the breadth of Fetch Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) and packing optimization of Zebra FulfillmentEdgeTM – alongside StayLinked TE to enhance collaborative packing across multiple orders, while orchestrating workers and robots.

• Enable faster, more accurate fulfillment and improved workflows

• Allow workers to spend more time in the aisle instead of manually moving material throughout a facility

• Deploy autonomous mobile robots in hours, iterate workflows until perfect, and then integrate into a warehouse management system or optimization layer when desired

6. Shipping

GPC 3D camera technologies for Android platforms measure accurate dimensions of freight, particularly irregular shapes, sizes, materials and pallets.

• Eliminate efficiencies associated with recording the dimensions of freight

• Using handheld or mounted low cost 3D camera technology, this point-and-click application can accurately calculate length, width and height dimensions using a single photo

Plus, SmartPack trailer from Zebra captures data such as load density, trailer fullness, load quality, wall-by-wall build profiles and images of loads in progress, giving unprecedented insights for intelligent loading.

7. Cross-Docking

Coordinating cross-docking activities requires a high degree of visibility of assets to ensure the efficient and accurate movement of goods, equipment and people. Devices running on StayLinked eliminate virtually all dropped sessions with high speed; and provide secure application access to ensure the right shipments are always put on the right trailer in the right order.

• Automate scanning processes with RFID technology to quickly and accurately sort and track pallets on the move.

• Deploy rugged devices that are tough enough to withstand continuous use in hostile operational environments and reduce the need to replace them as often.

Plus, by using SmartTE as an integral part of an innovative solution, StayLinked can replicate and pilot your planned automated conveyor operation within a week of inception.

8. Reverse Logistics

Zebra's Android mobile computers give you total visibility across your operations, allowing you to efficiently process customer returns, put seasonal and surplus inventory back into stock, or identify goods for refurbishment or disposal.

Pair Zebra devices with StayLinked to virtually eliminate dropped sessions. Support call volume is drastically reduced, driving a direct positive effect on the bottom line.

  • Makes the return process seamless for the customer
  • Restore goods to inventory as quickly as possible
  • Mobile computers scan and record condition upon receipt to ensure goods are either restocked, refurbished, or discontinued
  • Control waste
  • Reduce overall processing time
  • Improve worker productivity
  • Reduce unnecessary reordering
  • Restock goods promptly
  • Protect customer satisfaction levels is a technology-adoption and integration platform for the supply chain. Now you can empower your workers with intelligent automation and IIoT solutions, such as Zebra's HD4000. 

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StayLinked iQ

Streamline your supply chain, optimize peak performers, and increase the efficiency of your business processes. StayLinked iQ delivers actionable insights to keep your enterprise focused on productivity.

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Tekterm for Android:
Now available for Zebra’s Latest Android Devices

As part of the StayLinked approach, Tekterm for Android is available on many new Zebra Android device models, including the Zebra MC9300, the Zebra VC80x, the Zebra VC83, and the Zebra MC3300, with more coming soon.

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TekTerm Users Can Upgrade to Android with SmartTEK
StayLinked has partnered with Zebra Technologies to provide a seamless migration solution for TekTerm customers.
Stay Productive
Stay Productive: Session Persistence Built Right In
By eliminating dropped or lost sessions, StayLinked SmartTEK keeps your applications and your workforce running at optimal performance.
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Unmatched Speed: Fastest Enterprise Solution Available
Because of StayLinked's incredibly efficient architecture, all interaction with the host application is executed locally on the host computer.

Coming Soon

In 2021, StayLinked will begin the first wave of feature enhancements for SmartTEK customers, which will give them the ability to modernize their applications and move beyond legacy screens and capabilities.

  • Touch-enabled screens
  • Configurable SmartKeyboards
  • SmartTiles custom widgets


With StayLinked’s new SmartTEK software, customers using the XT15 and VH10 mobile computers can migrate from legacy Microsoft operating systems to take advantage of the productivity improvements offered by our innovative Android-based mobile computers.
Joe White
Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Mobile Computing, Zebra Technologies
SmartTEK from StayLinked gives our customers an enterprise-grade solution they can deploy on Zebra state-of-the-art Android devices without experiencing disruption to their existing workflows.
Gopi Polavarapu
Senior Director Product Management, Zebra Technologies

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