Fully-Rugged Bobcat Tablets Being Mounted in Retailers Forklifts, Shunts and Order Picker
AUSTIN, Texas, January 12, 2016 - Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of the world’s broadest range of high-quality rugged tablet computers, today announced it has received a $1 million order for its fully rugged Bobcat Windows series tablets and docks from one of Canada’s leading retailers. The customer is mounting the fully rugged Bobcat tablets on forklift trucks, shunt trucks and order pickers.
“Canada is a high-growth region for Xplore, and continuing to expand our relationship with a leading brand name Canadian retailer underscores the value our rugged tablets offer to customers across a variety of industries,” said Mark Holleran, president and chief operating officer for Xplore Technologies. “The robust set of features of the Bobcat will deliver our new customer efficiencies, cost savings and increase the mobility of its workforce.”
The Bobcat fully rugged tablets feature an array of integrated options and a sleek, sophisticated design. It comes standard with integrated GPS, two full-sized USB 3.0 ports, RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet, RS-232 serial-ready port and optional 4G LTE mobile broadband. The Bobcat is MIL-STD-810G and IP65 rated and comes with either Windows 7 or 8.1 Pro.
In addition to the almost 500 Bobcat tablets, the retailer also purchased Xplore xDock G2s and xDIM G2s, rugged and lightweight vehicle cradle mounts optimized for mobility enabling workers to dock and undock with minimal hassle and downtime. The purpose built docking solutions protect and secure the Bobcat tablets under heavy shock and vibration.
About Xplore Technologies®Established in 1996, Xplore Technologies Corp. is the number two provider of rugged tablet PCs worldwide. With its recent acquisition of the Motion product line, the company now delivers the broadest range of rugged Windows and Android tablets available in the market. The company’s award-winning tablet PCs are among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class – able to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme – and are purpose-built for the unique workflow demands of critical industries including oil & gas, utilities, telecommunications, government, military, public safety, manufacturing, distribution and healthcare. Xplore's products are sold and serviced on a global basis across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at www.xploretech.com.