Mobile Computer utilizes biometric security.

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Along with finger print reader for secure data access, RoHS-compliant iX104C3 Tablet PC features magnesium alloy housing, shock mounted HDD, XGA display, Intel processor, and onboard ports for expansion. User-accessible hard drive and PC card bay help manage and maintain control of sensitive materials by letting user administer resources within application requirements. Unit's wLAN, wWAN, PAN (Bluetooth), and GPS wireless options can be used simultaneously.



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Xplore Technologies Launches New iX104C3 Mobile Computer



Highlights of Security and Accessibility Features in New Rugged Offering

AUSTIN, TX, July 10 -- Xplore Technologies(R) Corp. (TSX:XPL), an innovative manufacturer of rugged mobile computers worldwide, today announced the introduction of the new iX104C3 Tablet PC with durable finger print reader and user accessible hard drive and PC card bay.

Xplore, which brings a history of leadership and innovation to the rugged pen tablet industry, has again demonstrated this expertise and customer-oriented concern by introducing the first-ever use of biometrics for access of data on a rugged pen tablet computer. The durable finger print scanner allows users the added security authentication benefit, as well as a user-accessible hard drive and PC card bay so that users can manage and maintain better control of sensitive materials.

"We understand that data security has become an integral issue in today's mobile computing environment. Based on input from our customers and the needs of target markets, we developed a product that addresses this issue, yet still maintains our best-in-class rugged characteristics that have become well-known in the industry," states Mark Holleran, President and COO of Xplore Technologies. "We believe that the iX104C3 tablet is the only rugged computer in today's market that possesses this vital security/loss prevention feature. This product is another welcome addition to Xplore's rugged mobile computing family and will bring enhanced, refined benefits to our end-users."

In addition to the security feature, the finger-print scanner has been designed with the flexibility to perform other functions. The user accessible hard drive and PC card slot allows the end-user further flexibility to administer and control resources within their application requirements. The new iX104C3 Tablet PC is also RoHS compliant which satisfies new European requirements.

Along with advanced rugged characteristics of this product, the iX104C3 incorporates wLAN, wWAN, PAN (Bluetooth) and GPS wireless options that can be used simultaneously. All Xplore products have durable magnesium alloy housings, shock mounted hard drives, enhanced XGA displays, fast Intel processors and onboard ports for expansion. They are built to function in physically demanding real-world environments and will withstand exposure to vibration, extreme temperatures, moisture, dust or drops to concrete. Xplore's award-winning tablets meet the needs of users looking for rugged mobile computing solutions that can operate far beyond the reach of normal mobile computing devices.

For more details on the iX104C3 Tablet PC or to learn more about the compelling total cost of ownership of rugged tablet PCs, visit www.xploretech.com, or contact your nearest systems integrator. The iX104C3 will be on display at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Boston, MA, on July 11-13, 2006, in booth 1512.

For more details on the iX104C3 Tablet PC or to learn more about the compelling total cost of ownership of rugged tablet PCs, visit www.xploretech.com, or contact your nearest systems integrator. The iX104C3 will be on display at the following conferences: Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Boston, MA, on July 11-13, 2006, in booth 1512, ESRI Users Conference in San Diego, CA, on August 8-10, 2006, in booth 2021 and the LandWarNet Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on August 22-24, 2006, in booth 1114.

About Xplore Technologies(R)

Xplore Technologies Corp, founded in 1996, is an innovative leader in the rugged Tablet PC industry. Xplore, which is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSX: XPL, has offices in Austin Texas and Helsinki Finland. Its rugged iX104(TM) family of hardware solutions incorporate leading-edge technology, and are designed based on years of customer design input. Xplore's diverse customer base comes from the public safety, retail and wholesale warehousing, utility, military, field service and transportation industries. Xplore hardware solutions are available from Xplore or one of its authorized channel partners, for more information visit www.xploretech.com.

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