ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Protective Case adds keyboard to Apple iPad.

Print Story
Print | 
email story Email |  Comment Comment   Share facebook twitter reddit StumbleUpon Delicious Digg  
Protective Case adds keyboard to Apple iPad.
Protective Case adds keyboard to Apple iPad.

Click Here to Enlarge Picture

February 13, 2013 - Submersible and fully sealed to NEMA 4X/IP65 standards while closed, iKey® StreetCase™ turns iPad into rugged laptop. Unit houses sealed Bluetooth®-compatible QWERTY keyboard with red LED backlighting that automatically shuts off after 10 sec of inactivity to preserve battery life. Made from ABS polycarbonate, case handles extreme temperatures from -40 to +158°F, and has customized internal rails that lock in place to support ergonomic viewing angle of 115°.

(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)
Original Press Release

IKey Ltd.
2621 Ridgepoint Dr., Ste. 235
Austin, TX, 78754
USA



iKey® StreetCase Adds Keyboard, Extra Protection to Apple iPad


AUSTIN, Texas, -- iKey, the leading manufacturer of rugged computer peripherals, is pleased to announce the new iKey® StreetCase(TM), a durable case with integrated keyboard designed to turn the Apple iPad into a rugged laptop. The iKey® StreetCase(TM) was unveiled at the 2013 Macworld/iWorld Expo last week to an amazing response.

Fully sealed and submersible while closed, the iKey® StreetCase(TM) provides the durability of a rugged laptop for iPad users. Ideal for heavy data input on the touchscreen-only device, the iKey® StreetCase(TM) houses a fully sealed QWERTY Bluetooth®-compatible keyboard with red LED backlighting. The iKey® StreetCase(TM) is built out of a robust, ABS polycarbonate, and has customized internal rails that easily lock in place to support an ergonomic viewing position of 115-degree angle.

"At the touch of a button, the iPad can easily be popped in to the iKey® StreetCase(TM) to turn your tablet into a rugged laptop," said Dave Huddleston, iKey Operations Manager. "You can just as easily pop it out when the keyboard and case are not needed. This feature also allows the iKey® StreetCase(TM) to be used by multiple users because it's so easy to swap out devices."

As with all of iKey's products, the StreetCase(TM) is designed for use in harsh environments, including those found in public safety, fleet and industrial applications. Sealed to NEMA 4X/IP65 standards while in a closed configuration, the case is resistant to liquids, dust and other debris. In addition, the iKey® StreetCase(TM) is designed to operate in extreme temperatures of -40 degrees F to +158 degrees F (-40 degrees C to +70 degrees C) and meets the high shock and vibration specifications demanded for optimum in-vehicle usage. Ideal for mobile applications, the iKey® StreetCase(TM) features an integrated VESA mounting pattern for those who want to dock their tablet.

"We know that a lot of our customer base is drawn towards the mobility of tablets, so our goal is to provide a multipurpose solution to help add value and extend the life of those products," Huddleston said.

The Bluetooth®-compatible, rechargeable keyboard featured inside boasts a one-touch pairing process, and can be paired to your device in less than 30 seconds. iPad integrated hot keys allow you to quickly search your device, return to the home screen, control volume, review photos, lock the screen and access the on-screen keyboard. Integrated red LED backlighting makes the iKey® StreetCase(TM) an ideal solution in low-light environments and also automatically shuts-off after 10 seconds of inactivity to preserve battery life. Battery life is estimated to be several months on a full charge.

Additional information outlining the features and benefits of the iKey® StreetCase(TM) can also be viewed on the iKey website at www.ikey.com or on iKey's YouTube Channel.

About iKey, Ltd.: iKey designs and manufactures rugged, sealed keyboards, displays and pointing devices for industrial, public safety, medical and military applications. A pioneer in its industry since 1989, iKey is known as an innovator of industrial computer peripherals. For more information, visit www.ikey.com.

CONTACT: Amy Kincheloe, +1-512-837-0283, amy@iKey.com

Web Site: www.ikey.com
Print Story
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Computer Hardware and Peripherals
 More New Product News from this company:
Rugged Keyboard snaps onto Panasonic 10 in. tablet.
Wireless Keyboard meets needs of industrial applications.
Washable Wireless Keyboard meets healthcare industry demands.
Contact-less Trackball has ruggedized, ergonomic design.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Wireless Intrinsically-Safe Keyboards Reduce Costs by 35 Percent
Nonincendive Products Now Available with USB Cables
Intrinsically Safe and Nonincendive Keyboards Built for Hazardous Areas
Two Companies, One Solution: iKey and RAM Mounts Partner Up
Thinner iKey Keyboard Compatible with More Vehicle Mounting Systems
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Laptop & Notebook Computer Cases
Computer Cases
Backlit Keyboards
Join the forum discussion at:
Tools of the Trade
Wired In


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address