Panasonic to introduce Toughbook Android-based rugged tablet computer this fall for government and field use

SECAUCUS, N.J., 19 June 2011. Panasonic Solutions Co. in Secaucus, N.J., plans to introduce an Android-based rugged tablet computer this fall for mission-critical government and mobile field applications, Panasonic officials announced this past week. The Toughbook tablet will be designed with security and reliability in demanding operating environments. in mind. The Toughbook tablet will have a 10.1-inch XGA multi-touch sunlight-readable screen, an active stylus to capture signatures, and security embedded at the hardware level.

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SECAUCUS, N.J., 19 June 2011. Panasonic Solutions Co. in Secaucus, N.J., plans to introduce an Android-based rugged tablet computer this fall for mission-critical government and mobile field applications, Panasonic officials announced this past week. The Toughbook tablet will be designed with security and reliability in demanding operating environments. in mind.The Toughbook tablet will have a 10.1-inch XGA multi-touch sunlight-readable screen, an active stylus to capture signatures, and security embedded at the hardware level. The Panasonic rugged Android tablet also will be able to withstand the effects of drops, shock, and vibration, as well as protect against ingress from water, dust, and other contaminants.At the heart of the future Toughbook tablet computer will be Android software for mobile computers and phones that includes an operating system, software middleware, and applications custom-designed for wireless mobile use. The open-architecture Android operating system, which is based Linux, is controlled by Web search Giant Google Inc.

The Toughbook tablet also will include global positioning system (GPS) receiver, full-shift battery life, and optional embedded 3G/4G mobile broadband.

For more information contact Panasonic Solutions Co. online at www.panasonic.com/business-solutions.

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