Xplore launches rugged mobile computer

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Xplore Technologies Corp, a maker of award-winning rugged mobile computers, has announced its new iX104C4 Tablet PC.

Our new iX104C4 signifies another milestone for Xplore as we continue to innovate in the rugged tablet computing segment, said Mark Holleran, President and Chief Operating Officer of Xplore.

One of the first users of the new iX104C4 was Hydro One, the largest electricity transmission and distribution company in Ontario, Canada, where the new units have been tested for several months. "The Xplore tablet is a champion in design, and the newest generation is no exception," stated Blain Smith, Hydro One, We tested the new iX104C4 and experienced 20% greater performance than other rugged products.  With more than 1,200 Xplore iX104 systems deployed, Hydro One has seen nearly 100% accuracy for data collected in the field.

The iX104C4 design implements best in class sunlight readable display technology, Dual Mode flexible user interface, redesigned antennae, new integrated wireless modules, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition/ Vista Business compatibility and improved overall performance.

The iX104C4s key features include:

  • 1.2 GHz Intel Core Duo processor
  • 50% brighter Dual Mode AllVue Xtreme display technology
  • Integrated RS232/422/485 serial port
  • 2X improved reach with 802.11n Wi-Fi at 2.4 GHz
  • 2X more memory capacity

 With the challenges todays companies face, the need for rugged computing devices has grown significantly. Based on customer input and the needs of our target markets, we developed the iX104C4 to be a computing tool to address the difficult extremes of any situation in the field, on a forklift, in a vehicle, on a mobile cart or in a tank, said Holleran. We wanted to develop a product that would adapt to our customers ever-changing situations with enhanced benefits and we have proudly accomplished that task with the iX104C4.


About Xplore

Xplore Technologies Corp. is engaged in the business of developing, integrating and marketing rugged mobile wireless PC computing systems.  The Companys products enable the extension of traditional computing systems to a range of field and on-site personnel, regardless of location or environment. 

 Using a range of wireless communication media together with the Companys rugged computing products, end-users are able to receive, collect, analyze, manipulate and transmit information in a  variety of environments not suited to traditional non-rugged computing devices. 

The Companys end-users are in markets that include utility, warehousing/logistics, public safety, field service, transportation, manufacturing, route delivery, military and homeland security.

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