AUSTIN, TX - May 3, 2016 - Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of the world’s broadest range of high-quality rugged tablet computers, announced today it has secured orders in excess of $1.3 million with a large national field service and engineering company in the electric utility sector. The company’s field service workers will be using Xplore XSLATE B10 fully rugged tablets to achieve greater efficiency in the repair and restoration of North America’s aging utility infrastructure.
Specifically, the XSLATE B10 tablets will be used for the inspection, assessment, and repair of wood and steel utility poles, as well as field surveys and audits. With 90 percent of the utility service provider’s 3,000 employees working in the field, Xplore listened to the needs of the field crews and delivered a solution that exceeds their expectations.
“We have witnessed great success with our rugged tablet solutions in the electric and telecom utilities industry,” said Mark Holleran, president and chief operating officer for Xplore. “The award-winning XSLATE B10 tablet is ideal for customers seeking to automate all of their field service applications into a scalable and truly mobile solution. When actionable information is available in real-time on a single device, customers benefit from additional financial savings and new revenue-generating opportunities.”
IP65 and MIL-STD-810G rated and featuring a unique set of sealed ports, the sunlight-readable XSLATE B10 tablet with Wet and Glove Touch data entry can endure even the most challenging work environments. The tablet is equipped with Windows® 7/8.1/10, Intel® Broadwell generation Core-Series processors, and 8GB Ram for superior performance. Up to 20 hours of operation with hot-swappable second battery option, ultra-fast 4G LTE broadband, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi data access means reliable uptime.
For more information on Xplore and XSLATE fully rugged tablets, please visit www.xploretech.com.
About Xplore Technologies
Established in 1996, Xplore Technologies Corp. is the #2 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. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.