Founded in 1975, Sammi Information Systems, based in Seoul, Korea, is focused on designing and manufacturing ruggedized data collection devices. Their lineup of handhelds, panels and associated peripherals is known as the SmarTerminal series.
In 1999, Sammi set up SmarTerminal Computers, Inc., located in Cypress, Calif., as its US subsidiary. Sammi sells its products exclusively through a distributor and reseller network.
The SmarTerminal series is a line of automated data capture portable data terminals created to optimize productivity and performance in rugged industrial environments. Designed to accommodate a variety of conditions, the line includes handheld as well as industrial and touch panel tablet computers targeted to manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, public safety and transportation industries. SmarTerminal seeks to differentiate its offerings by providing customers with the widest range of wireless and scanner technology options at competitive prices.
The current lineup includes the MiniStation 10 nd MiniStation 15 panels, the SmartStation12, the SmartTablet tablet PC, and the SmartCompact handhelds.
Business partners include Glacier Computer (US), SilenceNet (Japan), BPS direct (Benelux), Wisac (Scandinavia), Mobileware (GCC), Mobit (Turkey) and IGT Microelectronics (Spain). In June of 2009, SAMMI Information Systems announced it had signed an aggreement with Maxatec to distribute its range of SmarTerminal Computers in the UK.