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xxxxJuly 15, 2009

Dolphin 6100 Purpose-Built for In-Premise Applications

Honeywell Dolphin 6100Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. – July 9, 2009 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today introduced the Dolphin® 6100 mobile computer, the newest addition to the popular Dolphin family of mobile computers. The 6100 expands Honeywell’s mobility portfolio for retail and other light-industrial settings and features a stylish, lightweight, and compact design that fits easily in small hands. Equipped with the latest communication, data collection and imaging capabilities, the Dolphin 6100 provides users with increased productivity and mobility.

The entry-level Dolphin 6100 mobile computer delivers a heightened level of usability and reliability for in-store retail and light industrial settings. This pocket-sized device is ergonomically designed to provide easy, single-handed scanning, allowing enterprises to achieve enhanced efficiency and rapid return on investment.

"The Dolphin 6100 meets a need that many customers have expressed over the years. Finally, there is an intelligent device for retail and in-premise markets that delivers both performance and aesthetics,” said Garrison Gomez, Manager of Mobility Marketing, Honeywell Scanning & Mobility. “Honeywell is committed to enhancing its mobility portfolio and with the introduction of the 6100 we are able to address a broader set of needs for our core customers, as well as those new to Honeywell."

The 6100’s advanced wireless performance empowers users to effectively manage in-store and backroom retail operations including customer assistance, price and product look-up, merchandising, and inventory management. A long-lasting battery allows employees to work through a full shift without recharging the unit, eliminating unnecessary downtime. The intuitive device features a 28-key shifted alpha numeric keypad and precisely positioned scan-keys, allowing efficient and accurate type flow.

"With best-of-breed hardware and fully functional data collection applications, the Dolphin 6100 is truly an out-of-the-box solution, saving both time and money for busy retailers," said Tim James, Chief Operating Officer, Z-Space Technologies. "As a signature-level participant in Honeywell’s Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner Program, we are pleased to collaborate with Honeywell to offer our Ready-To-Go® Applications, as well as our Inventory Management and Asset Tracking Solution Pack products for the Dolphin 6100, ensuring the highest level of quality, simplicity and ease-of-use for customers."

Like all other Honeywell Dolphin mobile computing products, the 6100 comes standard with Adaptus® Imaging Technology which provides users with versatile, high-performance data collection. The Dolphin 6100 reads linear and 2D bar codes and captures digital images, including electronic signatures, enabling workers to do more with a single device.

“Microsoft is proud to be working with Honeywell for its latest addition to the Dolphin line, to help further innovation in the enterprise mobile computing market,” said Karthik Ranjan, Senior Global Business Development Manager for the Microsoft OEM Embedded Group. “The use of Windows Embedded CE 5.0 provides handheld terminal manufacturers with a familiar and reliable system while helping retail employees to stay connected and increase their productivity.”

Orders for the Dolphin 6100 will begin shipping in August.

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