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Rugged Mobile PDA features MIL-STD-810F compliance.

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February 23, 2010 - Able to survive adverse conditions, Ultra Rugged Mobile PDA features MIL-810F Environmental Engineering compliance and MIL-461F Control of EMI and EM Compatibility ratings. It is powered by 624 MHz Marvell PXA270 CPU and incorporates color 3.7 in. transflective QVGA TFT LCD. Additional resistive touchscreen is provided for input and control, and connectivity is provided by built-in 802.11 b/g/n WLAN module and Bluetooth V2.0 +EDR as well as GPS/GALLILEO receivers and 3G GPRS modules.

American Industrial Systems, Inc.

1768 McGaw Ave., Irvine, CA, 92614, USA

Original Press Release

AIS Release an Ultra Rugged Mobile PDA Featuring MIL-STD-810F Environmental Engineering Compliance Designed for Military & Defense, Transportation & Logistics, and Industrial Manufacturing

Press release date: February 17, 2010

Irvine, CA - American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) introduces an Ultra Rugged Mobile PDA which features MIL-810F Environmental Engineering compliance and MIL-461F Control of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility ratings; designed of usage in the most adverse conditions. The rugged PDA features a 3.7" Transflective TFT LCD Screen providing vibrant color and sharp text in all environments including direct outdoor sunlight, perfect for running applications and reading documents. Additionally a seamlessly integrated resistive touchscreen provides input and control flexibility for applications such as GPS navigation, testing applications, and communication. Staying connected is simple with a built-in 802.11 b/g/n WLAN module, Bluetooth V2.0 +EDR, and available GPS/GALLILEO receivers and 3G GPRS modules for increased range and tracking information. AIS military rated rugged PDA was designed to the highest standards to meet the harshest of environments, ideally suited for military, warehousing, transportation, logistics, field construction, and industrial automation usage.

The rugged housing has been rated to IP67 dust and waterproof standards, completely sealing against dust and capable of submersion into water up to 1 meter. It also features an ultra-wide of -20C to 60C with a storage temp of -40C to 70C, following MIL-810F high and low temp test standards. Additionally MIL-810F shock, vibration, drop, and humidity test standards are all met by the ultra-rugged housing. Custom connectors cover the 2X RS-232, 2X USB Type A, USB Mini type B, RJ-45, Headphone & Microphone Audio, Micro SD, and Compact Flash ports, sealing them to the IP67 standard.

Powering the unit is a Marvell PXA270 624 MHz processor and 256MB RAM, which offer high reliability and low power consumption. Windows CE 5.0 or Windows Mobile 6.1 are available preloaded onto the unit. Optional accessories for the Mobile PDA include extended battery module, docking station, external military connector box, vehicle mounting fixtures, and military carrying bags. AIS' GPS and 3G enabled Rugged Mobile PDA was built to the highest standards to meet the most demanding conditions, whether it may be on the assembly line, or on the battlefield. The AIS rugged PDA provides a mobile automation, communication, and terminal for industrial, commercial, and military environments where reliability, quality, and performance are paramount.

Pricing for the AIS Rugged PDA starts at $1899 MSRP

Feature and Benefits of the AIS 10.4" Semi-Rugged Tablet PC:

  • 3.7" QVGA TFT color screen featuring Transflective Sunlight Readable Technology
  • MIL-810F Environmental Engineering Compliance for Shock, Vibration, Temperature, and Drop
  • MIL-461F Control of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility compliant
  • Resistive Touchscreen Built-in
  • Rich I/O Port array for connectivity and expansion
  • Multiple 3 foot drop rated ; IP67 Rated Water/Dustproof; Vibration-resistant
  • Ultra-Rugged Housing
  • 802.11 b/g/n WLAN; Bluetooth V2.0 +EDR
  • Hot-Swappable 2nd Battery Option
  • Built-in GPS optional
  • Available OS: Windows CE 5.0 or Windows Mobile 6.1
  • 3G Service Capable *Service Sold Separately

    About American Industrial Systems, Inc.

    AIS is a leading global designer and manufacturer of specialty industrial panel pc, industrial display, digital signage, and rugged tablet pc solutions for customers in the industrial automation, military & aerospace, medical, transportation and power & energy markets. AIS specializes in designing and manufacturing cost-effective LCD and embedded computing products for the industrial market, as well as ODM/OEM applications worldwide. For additional information on AIS products and services, please call AIS toll-free at (888) 485-6688 or visit: www.aispro.com

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