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Jan 22, 2018

IT Pro Portal: CES Technology – Is it applicable to rugged, real-world business?

by John Graff

Top-of-the-line business technology shouldn't be so fragile that it can't be used in the real world, but that doesn't mean that it should be bulky, either. Instead, to meet today's modern business user, technology needs to balance a modern aesthetic, rugged design, top performance and unmatched ingenuity - all in a sleek, CES-worthy package.... Continued

Jan 16, 2018

Utility Products: XSLATE R12 Rugged Tablet Portfolio’s Performance Range Expanded

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Xplore Technologies has expanded the pricing and performance options for its XSLATE R12 rugged tablet PC platform to accommodate customers’ evolving mobile computing requirements, even within their fixed budget parameters.... Continued

Dec 21, 2017

For Construction  12 Days of Construction Christmas 2017 - Rugged Tablets

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By Kimberly Hegeman. A rugged tablet could be a great gift for a tech-savvy worker or your entire crew. It may be a little more costly, but with way technology is becoming essential on the construction site, it may be well worth the investment.... Continued

Aug 15, 2017

Business News Daily: Industry 4.0: How the Internet of Things is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

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By Adam C. Uzialko: Industry 4.0 – shorthand for the maturation of digital technology within the manufacturing industry – is the marriage of IT and manufacturing operations. Mark Holleran, CEO of Xplore Technologies, says it represents a "holistic shift from centralized to decentralized manufacturing," which requires the adaptation of processes, talent, business structure and technology.... Continued

Aug 10, 2017

Pennwell: Oil, Gas & Petrochem Equipment - XSLATE R12

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The new Intel PCIe SSD drives in the XSLATE R12 Rugged Tablet deliver over 2X improvement in disk performance and 48% overall performance with the Intel i7 vPro processor.... Continued

Aug 08, 2017 - XSLATE R12: PCIe SSDs dramatically boost 12” rugged tablet performance for public safety and other users

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The Intel-powered XSLATE R12 is prepared to multi-task in any demanding work environment, whether that be in hand or in a Secure Mobile Dock. It’s equipped with pen and touch capabilities and backed by a Bluetooth™- connected keyboard that’s always on call when needed to complete more data-intensive tasks. ... Continued

Jul 20, 2017

International Business Times: Xplore releases Xslate R12 rugged tablet with PCIe SSD integration; Refreshed mobile PC now more powerful than ever

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The R12, which was first launched in October of last year, now comes with PCIe SSDs as a standard feature on its Intel Core series i7 variants, with a new 1 TB configuration option to boot. The tablet now enjoys a significant boost in disk performance thanks to the drives, and even boasts of a 48 percent improvement in overall system performance when they’re put together with the i7 vPro processor.... Continued

Jul 18, 2017 Hot-rodding the rugged tablet

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Xplore Technologies presents super-high performance version of its sleek, lightweight 12.5-inch R12 Kaby Lake Windows tablet. "We definitely have a "Holy smokes Batman!" moment" says Conrad H. Blickenstorfer. The new Xplore XSLATE R12 clocked in with a 3,978.3 in the PassMark benchmark. That's, by far, a new record in RuggedPCReview's benchmark database. So the new top-of-the-line XSLATE R12 is indeed half again as fast as their prior fastest tablet. 49.7% in our testing, to be exact, and we'll give them the missing 0.3%. That's well within the margin of error. ... Continued

Jul 17, 2017 High-Tech Manufacturers Should Focus More on Customers than Gadgetry

by Mark Holleran

Xplore's Mark Holleran looks at the shift away from off-the-shelf devices and back to purpose-built solutions that emphasize performance. U.S. manufacturers are under immense pressure to manage their production, shipping and overall labor costs right now, while at the same time, they are being forced to adapt to a perfect storm of fluctuating market conditions, increasing competition and evolving customer demands.... Continued

Jul 17, 2017

Field Service News: Hands On - Xplore XSLATE R12

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There is so much good to write about the XSLATE R12. It is comfortable as both a laptop and a tablet which makes it a good option for those companies whose engineers are currently still using multiple devices. It has plenty of power for more CPU intensive tasks such as CAD based design work and for a rugged 12inch tablet it is a sleek looking and not to cumbersome to carry around, and as mentioned it is certainly capable of surviving a fair few knocks and drops.... Continued

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