Tablet Computer targets POS and mPOS environments.

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Powered by Intel® Celeron® N2930 quad-core processor, Gladius G1052C comes with 10.4 in. AFFS+ TFT active matrix display with 1024 x 768 XGA resolution. Unit integrates 1D/2D barcode scanner, ISO 15693/14443A/14443B RFID/NFC reader, magnetic stripe reader, and rear facing 5 MP auto-focus camera. For real-time data transfer and processing, unit includes WiFi, Bluetooth™, WLAN, WWAN, and GPS. IP54-rated tablet has solid rubber bumpers for impact protection and meets MIL-STD-810G standard.


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Arbor Solution Adds Fully Rugged Gladius G1052C Tablet to Its Growing Lineup for Mobile Applications

Upgrade of Model G1050 Offers Rich I/O and Connectivity As Well As Extensive Data Collection Capabilities; Perfect for POS and mPOS Environments and Other Highly Portable Uses

SAN JOSE, Calif., – Arbor Solution has added to its expanding lineup of tablets for the rapidly growing mobile market with the introduction of its Gladius G1052C 10.4" fully rugged tablet. Powered by an Intel® Celeron® N2930 quad-core processor, which is in the Intel Bay Trail line up, the G1052C is an upgrade of model G1050, offering both performance and specification improvements. This latest version provides improved CPU performance, outstanding graphic processing, and ultra-low power consumption.

"With a variety of data collection and identification technology modules made available and perfected on the previous vintage platform, our new G1052C tablet is perfect for many mobile and portable applications, especially POS and mPOS," remarked Brian Yurkiw, Arbor Solution vice president. "Other features making it particularly beneficial to this market are an integrated 1D/2D barcode scanner, an ISO 15693/14443A/14443B RFID/NFC reader, magnetic stripe reader (MSR), and a rear facing 5-megapixel auto-focus camera. The G1052C's multiple wireless communications, which include WiFi, Bluetooth™, WLAN, WWAN and GPS, facilitate real-time data transfer and processing, critical factors in POS and mPOS usages. In addition, we offer a desk dock for the G1052C that is focused specifically on POS applications."

Built Fully Rugged
Mobile applications often times can be punishing on a sophisticated piece of equipment. The fully rugged Gladius G1052C meets MIL-STD-810G military standards, offers IP54 ingress protection, and has an impressive four-foot drop resistance. Solid-rubber bumpers provide maximum impact protection for any use, whether in a sales kiosk, at a swap meet, during a trade show, or in a warehouse. Thanks to its hot-swappable external battery pack and long 8-hour battery life, the G1052C is in for the long haul, supporting a user so they never miss a sale or data entry. The unit may be operated in temperatures ranging from -4°F to 113°F, meaning it can be used outdoors in the middle of winter or during the sultry dog days of summer, and everything in between.

Ease of Use
Aiding its off-site/mobile capabilities is its sturdy, fanless, lightweight design, as well as a 23-key physical keypad, that includes four programmable function buttons for rapid manual data entry. A 10.4'' AFFS+ TFT active matrix display - with 1024 x 768 XGA resolution - offers a better visual experience. Model G1052CS is a sunlight-viewable version, for optimum outdoor usage. A 10-point projected capacitive touchscreen with exceptionally thin Corning® Gorilla Glass enables more sensitivity and more accurate touch response.

For POS applications there is a specific POS cradle with three USB 2.0 ports; two RS-232 ports; one each: Ethernet 10/100/1000 RJ-45 without WOL, DC-in Jack, RJ11 (cash drawer, 24V / 12V by switch), VGA port, and an optional SmartCard reader. It is also compatible with RAM mounts, delivering multi-angle adjustments.

Other POS-Type Uses
Other POS-type situations where the Arbor Solution Gladius G1052C tablet makes an ideal handheld device for gathering information are membership management in signing up new members and customer-relationship management, and the gaming industry for dealer ID management, data collection, and cash-flow management.

Other Features
--  Intel® Quad Core Celeron® N2930 processor for high-computing performance
--  Intel® HD graphics
--  Support for the following operating systems: Windows Embedded 7, Windows 7 Professional, Windows Embedded Standard 8.0, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro, and Windows 8.1 Professional. The G105C is upgradeable to Windows 10.
--  Internal and external Lithium-Ion battery packs with hot-swap functionality
--  2GB standard memory; up to 8GB optional
--  Integrated external Micro SD card slot
--  32GB MLC mSATA SSD
--  I.P.A. (isopropyl alcohol) cleaning allowed
--  Standard accessories: power adapter, hand strap, external battery-1050, touch pen
--  Dimensions: 8.7" (w) x 11.57" (h) x 0.98" (d)
--  Weight: 2.64 lbs. (without two-cell internal battery)

Availability and Pricing
The Arbor Solution Gladius G1052C rugged tablet is available from authorized resellers throughout the U.S. and Canada. It comes in two versions: G1052C with standard display and an MSRP starting at $1,612, and G1052CS with sunlight readable display and an MSRP starting at $1,828. As with all Arbor Solution products, both may be customized to user's preference. For more information about the G1052C, click here.

About Arbor Solution, Inc. North America
Arbor Solution, Inc. North America provides embedded systems and tablets to a variety of markets. Its expertise as an Industrial PC (IPC) provider makes it uniquely positioned to provide reliable solutions through a customer-first approach. Its products are known for their high productivity, convenience, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and dependability. The company is at the forefront of the technology required to conduct business in challenging applications, considering factors such as ergonomics, business conditions, and varying specialized environments. Arbor Solution North America offices are located in the US in San Jose, CA; Florence, MA; and Flower Mound, TX; and in Canada in Ottawa, Ontario. The company is part of Taiwan-based Arbor Technology Corporation.

For more information, visit www.arborsolution.com or e-mail sales@arborsolution.com.

All products/services and trademarks mentioned in this release are the properties of their respective companies.

©2015 Arbor Solution, Inc. North America. All rights reserved.

CONTACT:
Nicole Fait
Tel. 714-891-3660
Arborsolution@copernio.com

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