ESRI UC News – Xplore’s Indestructible Rugged Tablet PC

Xplore Technologies Corp., (Austin, TX), a leading manufacturer and distributor of a full range of rugged mobile computing systems with customers in various vertical markets, including field services and law enforcement/fire/public safety, also provides the leading rugged tablet computing solutions to the GIS industry.


Xplore will demonstrate their new, indestructible iX104C3 with durable finger print reader and user accessible hard drive and PC card bay at the ESRI Conference 2006, Tuesday, August 8, 2006 through Thursday, August 10 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California  – in Booth #2021.
Xplore’s collaboration with their customers: road warriors, mobile field service workers, police, fire/EMS responders, and the military and business sectors, have culminated in the creation of a rugged Tablet PC product line, the iX104.  The Centrino technology is combined with Xplore’s rugged designs, providing the ultimate in ruggedness, dependability and performance. 
The iX104C3 with AllVue Sunlight readable Technology, Xplore’s latest innovation, will be demonstrated at the ESRI Conference.  Xplore has responded to its customers’ security concerns by introducing the first-ever use of biometrics for access of data on a rugged pen tablet computer while providing the ultimate in ruggedness.  The durable finger print scanner allows users the added security authentication benefits, as well as a user-accessible hard drive and PC card bay so that users can manage and maintain better control of sensitive materials.
In addition to the security feature, the finger-print scanner has been designed with the flexibility to perform other functions.  The user accessible hard drive and PC card slot allows the end-user further flexibility to administer and control resources within their application requirements. 
Road warriors need no longer worry about the fragility of the computers on which they depend.  No more concerns about computers surviving airports – loading and handling; temperature extremes; heavy blows, vehicle crashes, spillage, rain and snow storms, dust and virtually any punishment imaginable.  Xplore’s rugged Tablet PCs have been engineered, 3rd party tested and specififed to Military Standards for operation in extreme conditions.  This includes 4′ drops to concrete, extreme temperature and humidity variations, blowing rain and dust  – and constant vibration.
Patrick Gray and Suzanha Burmeister, Xplore’s representatives, will demonstrate the new iX104C3Tablet PC at the ESRI Conference in Booth 2021.  There will be media kits and in-depth information at the booth.  Xplore is donating an iX104C2 Allvue Tablet PC as a prize for the “Where in the World Contest”.  Several Xplore tablets will be located at the Mobile Island for software demonstrations and users’ experimentation.
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