Rugged tablet computer by InHand for military and industrial uses weighs 1.5 pounds

SAN JOSE, Calif., 28 March 2012. InHand Electronics Inc. in Rockville, Md., is introducing the 1.5-pound Hydra-T3 rugged tablet computer for military, medical, or other industrial or commercial uses. The rugged tablet is powered by InHand’s Fury embedded computing board based on the Texas Instruments DaVinci DM3730 microprocessor.

The InHand rugged tablet has a 7-inch Pixel Qi WSVGA sunlight-readable display with analog resistive multi-touch capabilities with automatic brightness control and display rotation, as well as four programmable buttons, volume buttons, and a power button. InHand introduced the Hydra-T3 rugged tablet computer this week at the Design West conference and trade show in San Jose, Calif.

The rugged tablet resists the effects of extreme temperatures, fluid contaminates, solar radiations, fungus, and fluid immersion, and offers Qi wireless battery charging, expansion/port dock, 5-megapixel camera, digital microphone, speaker outlets, vibration for haptic feedback, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS.

The rugged tablet runs for as long as 10 hours on a full battery charge, and offers Qi wireless battery charging of the 37WHr redundant 3.7-volt Lithium Polymer battery. Software support includes Android 2.3, Ubuntu 10.10, and Windows Embedded Compact 6.

The rugged computer comes with 256 megabytes of DDR2 memory, 512 NAND Flash and memory options: 1 gigabyte of DDR2, and as much as 16 gigabytes of eMMc Flash memory. The computer measures 8.42 by 5.92 by 0.98 inches, and operates in temperatures from -40 to 85 degrees Celsius.

The machine meets MIL-STD-810G and MIL-STD-461F, and has been tested for water immersion at a depth of one meter for 30 minutes, as well as 26 four-foot drops. For more information contact InHand Electronics online at www.inhand.com.

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