TEKLYNX Introduces BACKTRACK 5.0 Asset and Inventory Tracking Software

18 June 2007

New version supports additional databases and mobile devices…

MILWAUKEE – June 19, 2007 –
TEKLYNX® International, the world’s leading developer of software products for the AIDC marketplace, today introduced BACKTRACK® 5.0 – the latest version of its comprehensive asset and inventory tracking software system. The new version enhances several capabilities, including database integration and support for Microsoft Windows-based mobile devices from several leading suppliers.

“BACKTRACK asset and inventory tracking software is an integral part of TEKLYNX’ overall AIDC offerings,” stated David Pettiford, TEKLYNX global product marketing manager. “This version ties even more tightly to our other products, including CODESOFT®, LABELVIEW™, and LABEL MATRIX®, while the mobility portion of BACKTRACK is powered by IDEAM™, our industry-leading mobile application development software.”

Major enhancements include:

  • Additional database support: Adding to its support of Microsoft Visual FoxPro, BACKTRACK now shares data with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Express 2005 and Microsoft Access.
  • Supports all TEKLYNX label design programs: BACKTRACK can now create and print labels using CODESOFT, LABELVIEW and LABEL MATRIX label design software packages (Version 8.0 and higher).
  • Expanded support for mobile scanning devices: BACKTRACK continues to support legacy DOS-based portable data terminals (PDTs) and adds support for Windows mobile-based devices from Compsee, Denso, Opticon, Symbol and others. A complete list of supported devices is available at: BACKTRACK.

BACKTRACK 5.0 also supports the export of tracking data in HTML format and offers enhanced password protection options. BACKTRACK 5.0 is available immediately from TEKLYNX direct resellers. For more information, visit BACKTRACK.

About TEKLYNX
TEKLYNX International is the leading software developer of AIDC products including software for label design, host connectivity, and data collection. Its software products feature the widest range of device and driver support in the industry. TEKLYNX is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and has connectivity relationships with multiple ERP software providers. Over 400,000 companies in 120 countries rely on its integrated software solutions for supply chain automation, warehouse management, shipping and receiving, inventory control and asset management. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee with operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore. More information on TEKLYNX International is available at www.teklynx.com.
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NOTE TO EDITORS: TEKLYNX, BACKTRACK, CODESOFT, LABELVIEW, LABEL MATRIX and IDEAM are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teklynx Newco SAS or its affiliated companies. All other brands and product names are the trademarks of their respective owners.


AIDC—Automatic Identification and Data Capture
HTML—Hypertext Markup Language
ERP—Enterprise Resource Planning