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Glink for Android version 2.4.0 is now available!

In this release we have added support for barcode scanning using Data Intents on Honeywell mobile computers and added a new Extended HID mode for better scanning thru the keyboard interface where Data Intents is not supported. In the 5250 emulation we have made it possible to use the Mac address of the device in TN5250 device names and to configure FldExit as Action after Scan. Support for external keyboard has been improved and you can use double tap to enable/disable the touch screen. Line mode has been added to the VT emulation. There are also other minor corrections and improvements in this version.


The upgrade is free for customers who purchased earlier versions of the Glink for Android products with support.

What is new in version 2.4.0

  • Honeywell mobile computers and barcode scanner devices supported with Data Intent interface

  • Extended HID mode to separate scanned data from keyboard data on devices using keyboard wedge interface

  • Improved support of external keyboard (Meta keys)

  • Double tap can be configured to enable/disable touch screen

  • 5250: WiFi Mac address can be used in device name to identify physical device

  • 5250: FldExit can be configured as Action after barcode scan

  • VT: Line mode added

  • Minor corrections and improvements

Glink for Android is available on the Google Play Store and in G&R's online webshop as four different apps:

  • Glink is a full version that includes all emulations and communication protocols. Glink is used to access applications running on Bull, IBM, DEC, UNIX and Linux host systems. Glink has emulations for the IBM 3270 and 5250 terminals, Bull Questar DKU7107 and DKU7211 terminals, Bull VIP7800, VIP7760 and VIP7700 terminals, and DEC VT320 and VT102 terminals. ANSI 3.64 is supported for general communications work.

  • Glink 3270 is used to access applications running on IBM host systems. Glink 3270 emulates all IBM 3270 terminals and uses the TN3270 protocol for communication with the host systems.

  • Glink 5250 is used to access applications running on IBM iSeries systems. Glink 5250 emulates all IBM 5250 terminals and uses the TN5250 protocol for communication with the host systems. TN5250 Enhanced Display Auto Sign-On supported.

  • Glink VT is used to access applications running on UNIX, Linux and DEC host systems. Glink VT emulates DECVT100/220/320/420 terminals and uses the Telnet protocol for communication with the host systems.

For more information see: Glink for Android or see the product information in Google Play Store: Glink on Google Play Store

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