Seattle, WA – two leading Android IoT innovators have created a partnership to accelerate innovation for logistics and transportation.
Seattle, WA- Two leading Android IoT innovators have created a partnership to accelerate innovation for the logistics and transportation sector. Today, Android DevOps platform Esper announced a collaboration with Bluebird, Inc, a leading global provider of rugged handheld mobile computers for warehouses, last mile delivery, and more. Companies connected to the global supply chain can now quickly launch and optimize devices and apps with Bluebird and Esper’s full-lifecycle solutions for devices, OS, apps, and updates. “Customer experience and agility are the new competitive battlefield for the supply chain,” said Shiv Sundar, COO of Esper. “Currently, the industry is facing operational challenges due to unpredictable supply, demand, and capacity.”
“By adding our custom OS, Esper Enhanced Android, to Bluebird’s data capture devices, logistics and transport firms can connect devices, OS and apps to the cloud,” said Sundar. “It’s a powerful approach to IoT fleet management that helps customers adopt streaming analytics and process automation.”
“Our immediate vision is to help logistics and transport firms automate workflows across warehouses, fleets, and last mile deliveries,” said Jang Won Lee, CEO of Bluebird, Inc. “Going forward, we plan to continually innovate on new products and solutions for this sector.” “Mutual customers can use Esper and Bluebird to remotely deploy and manage Android IoT fleets across the supply chain, from rugged smartphones and tablets to handheld scanners and mobile point-of-sale systems,” said Lee.
The future of Android IoT for the supply chain is streamlined and scalable with Bluebird and Esper’s solutions for devices, cloud tools, and custom OS. Esper Enhanced Android is now offered as a free feature out-of-the-box on Bluebird’s rugged devices. Access to Esper’s DevOps platform and cloud APIs is free for fleets with 100 devices or fewer. Subscriptions for larger fleets are offered at an unbeatable, low price.
“Our current and future customers are at the cutting edge of the logistics and transport revolution. The companies that survive and succeed will use Android IoT to compete on insight, customer experience, and cost,” said Sundar. “Esper and Bluebird plan to continually transform the supply chain with the most powerful, sophisticated IoT solutions.”
About Bluebird, Inc:
Bluebird is a leading global provider of enterprise IoT device solutions, with operational headquarters in Seoul, South Korea and Bengaluru, Karnataka. Worldwide, over 3,000 companies in logistics, transportation, and other industries trust Bluebird’s rugged handheld mobile computers and IoT devices to transform their businesses.
Esper is the industry’s most powerful cloud tools for Android device deployment and application management. Our platform and cloud APIs help organizations across industries go beyond traditional mobile device management to Android DevOps with support for rugged devices, kiosks, handhelds, mPoS, and more. Esper’s partnerships with Bluebird, Lenovo, Zebra, and MediaTek are creating waves of change across logistics, transport, and other industries.