Fully-Rugged Bobcat Tablets Being Deployed in Field Service Divisions
AUSTIN, Texas - October 20, 2015 - Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of the world’s broadest range of high-quality rugged tablet computers, today announced it has received an additional order for its fully rugged Bobcat Windows series tablets and docks from a major U.S. telecommunications provider in excess of $1.1 million. This latest order follows on the heels of a $9 million purchase in April of 2015. The fully rugged Bobcat tablets are being deployed to field service technicians in the telecommunications provider’s construction and engineering divisions.
“Receiving another sizable order from our telecommunications customer is a testament the Bobcat is the ideal mobile technology platform for field technicians,” said Mark Holleran, president and chief operating officer for Xplore Technologies. “We are confident the Bobcat with its robust set of features will continue to deliver efficiencies, cost savings and increase mobility for our customers.”
The telecommunications provider continues to order and deploy the fully-rugged Bobcat tablets to help achieve cost savings and increase mobility for its field technicians. In addition to tablets, the telecommunications provider ordered technology bundles including vehicle mounted docks, desktop docking solutions and other accessories.
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.
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.
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