Panasonic today unveiled plans at
Following the Panasonic announcement at the NRF2014 EXPO on
The 5" toughpad promises a market leading long battery life, with hot swap capabilities and quick charging features to enable users to keep working when on the move or in the field. The glove-enabled touchscreen and outdoor viewable display with integrated high resolution camera and bar code reader will make working with the device easy in any environment. In line with the Panasonic Toughpad and Toughbook range, the new device will be built to the same rugged standards for knocks, drops, extreme temperatures, water and dust protection and deliver new benchmarks for drop and ingress protection for devices.
Following Panasonic's philosophy of delivering rugged devices with the flexibility to be tailored for specific commercial uses, the toughpad will allow peripherals to be added to the device using fixing screws or via the internally accessible micro USB port. The toughpad has also been designed for versatile and comfortable use by mobile workers with optional accessories such as hand-straps and holsters to create wearable PC solutions.
With two versions of operating system planned, including voice and data options, the 5" tablet voice version will come with Panasonic noise reduction technology to ensure crystal clear communication even in areas with loud background machine or mechanical noise.
"Many businesses are looking for solutions to their business communication needs in a work environment but haven't found it in the consumer mobile devices available," said
The 5" toughpad will be introduced to selective European markets in Autumn 2014 and will be the latest addition to the Panasonic Toughpad range of rugged devices. Designed to transform the way mobile workers operate and to radically improve productivity, Toughpad now offers a range of rugged devices with 20 inch to 5 inch displays.
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About Panasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU)
PSCEU is the European branch of
The new PSCEU is made up of four product categories:
Communication Solutions including professional scanners, multifunctional printers, telephony systems and HD video conferencing systems.
Visual System Solutions including projectors, interactive whiteboards, presentation aids and displays. Panasonic is the European market leader in projectors with 28% revenue share.
Professional Camera Solutions including professional audio visual, security and industrial medical vision (IMV) technology. Panasonic is one of the top two professional camera vendors in
Computer Product Solutions including the Toughbook range of rugged notebooks, Toughpad business tablets and electronic point of sales (EPOS) systems. Panasonic Toughbook had 63.3% unit share of the European rugged and durable notebook market and a 29.2 unit share of the rugged business tablet market in 2012 (VDC, March 2013).
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