News | November 26, 2012

Windows Tablet Computer Is Lightweight And Rugged

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With interest in tablet computers on the rise, DAP Technologies is introducing its MT1010 Windows rugged tablet computer. The lightweight tablet is a direct response to enterprise’s top demands for a Windows operating system that integrates into existing networks, rugged construction built to survive heavy use in challenging environments, a large touchscreen that supports handheld and vehicle-mounted use, and plenty of I/O ports for connecting to multiple peripherals.

The MT1010 features a 10.1-inch, sunlight-viewable multi-touch capacitive display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. Compatible with Windows 8, the MT1010 ships with a Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system for seamless migration into most enterprise environments.

Despite its large screen size, rugged magnesium-alloy construction, and multiple I/O ports — including USB 2.0, mini USB 2.0, Ethernet, serial and HDMI ports — the tablet weighs less than 3 pounds and is less than an inch thick. Expansion via a dock and an expansion connector provide the most I/O available in a tablet, as well as easy integration with legacy peripherals.

Sealed to IP65 and certified for a 6-foot drop, the rugged tablet can be used confidently in challenging environments, while extending its use by years.

As with most DAP products, the MT1010 is designed to future-proof a company’s investment with a backpack design that allows for expansion.

Because reliable mobile communications are a requirement for business, standard communications features include WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth v4.0.  Customers can also choose the optional Gobi 3000 WWAN embedded module, which allows the tablet to connect to virtually any carrier network.

Equipped with GPS, a gyroscope, an accelerometer and compass, the MT1010 is ideal for mapping applications, telemetry and location-based service functions.

The MT1010 also includes 1D/2D barcode scanner and standard dual autofocus cameras. With a 5 MP back-facing camera with flash and a 2 MP front-facing camera, the tablet is ready for video conferencing or document scanning.

“With tablets continuing to claim portability superiority over laptops, DAP’s new MT1010 tablet allows enterprise customers to benefit from this trend, while maintaining Microsoft Windows compatibility and I/O connectivity with legacy peripherals,” said David Molesworth, general manager.

The MT1010 includes a 64 GB solid state drive, with options for 128 GB, and runs on an Intel N2600 dual core 1.6 GHz processor.

DAP Technologies will be displaying the MT1010, along with several new rugged tablet and handheld computers, in booth 3959 at ProMat 2013, held January 21-24 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

For more information about DAP Technologies or other tablet computers, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

SOURCE: DAP Technologies

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