Getac has unveiled a new addition to its range in the form of the 7-inch Getac Z710 Android tablet which the company says is the only rugged tablet built with a glove-friendly touchscreen.
The rugged Getac Z710 is equipped with a casing that allows the tablet to survive 6-foot drops and operating in temperatures from minus 20 degrees Celcius to 50 degrees C, and is is IP65 and MIL-STD-810G rated.
In the construction of the Getac Z710, Getac has used LumiBond technology combining Gorilla Glass, a capacitive touch sensor together with an LED panel. Peter Molyneux, President Getac Europe explains:
“This unique feature will save time and boost productivity in sectors where users typically wear gloves to provide protection within hazardous working environments,”-“We have built the rugged tablet with the operator in mind,” he explains, “whether they work in utility, logistics, automotive, or other field service sectors that require communication and data capture functionality, operating in harsh environments.”
The new rugged Getac Z710 Android tablet will be arriving in October for around $1500 and $1800 with 3G connectivity.
Source: Business Wire
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