Harry Lerner

At Janam, taking the marketplace’s temperature

By GREGORY ZELLER // A Long Island innovator known for its tough-as-nails tech is displaying a soft touch as workplaces reopen in the Age of Coronavirus. Actually, no touch – behold, the GT2, a new slate of “temperature-sensing kiosks” from Woodbury-based Janam Technologies, designed to provide remote assessments of a person’s body temperature (and check for facemasks) before permitting entry. The touchless technology uses advanced thermal imaging to detect body temperatures from as far as…


Tickets, please: Tough techie Janam taps new vertical

By GREGORY ZELLER // The innovation machine keeps on cranking at Janam Technologies, which has bulked up its rough-and-tumble line of worksite tablets and punched in with a “next-generation contactless ticketing technology.” The ticketing tech, officially introduced Wednesday by the Woodbury-based mobile-gear manufacturer, is the first product in Janam’s new Guardian line of access-control solutions – a “tap-and-go” digital identifier that moves fans, passengers, customers and other groups through the identification process “quickly, securely and…


Rugged Janam eyes retail with new XT200 computer

By GREGORY ZELLER // You probably know that Janam Technologies likes it rough. Turns out, the Woodbury-based mobile-tech manufacturer also likes to shop. At least, the newest innovation from the tough-as-nails worksite mobility ace – the XT200 mobile computer – is built for the mall, or any retail outlet, or for in-field sales and service. It’s a minor departure for a manufacturer that basically dares its customers to try and break its merchandise, reinforcing its…


At Janam Technologies, have gun, will scan barcodes

By GREGORY ZELLER // They’ve set their phasers to stun at Janam Technologies, where the next generation of gun-shaped XG handheld devices goes where no mobile computer has gone before. Featuring a palm-pleasing pistol grip and handle-mounted battery pack, the new XG200 looks for all the world like a “Star Trek” ray gun. But instead of blasting Klingons with energy beams, the sturdy wireless device is designed to “enable peak performance in the most demanding…


In new Janam mobile, same strength, twice the input

By GREGORY ZELLER // The tough guys (and gals) at Janam Technologies are at it again, introducing another user-friendly upgrade to their rugged-computing mix. The Woodbury-based tech firm – which infuses its handheld computers, gun-shaped scanners and RFID readers with a break-it-if-you-can bravado – on Thursday announced “the newest and most powerful addition” to its family of XM mobile computers: the XM75, which offers both keypad and touchscreen functionality, a rarity in the bashable world…


At Janam, breaking the mold (by not breaking)

By GREGORY ZELLER // Go ahead, drop it onto concrete from as high as 1.2 meters. It can take it. Behold, the XT100, the latest “rugged touch computer” produced by Woodbury tech firm Janam Technologies, a circa-2005 tech maker that’s kind of the badass 1970s battery commercial of wireless communications – it dares you to knock it off. At least, Janam’s product line – including mobile computers, smartphones and barcode scanners – is built to…