Panasonic unveils its new fully rugged tablet PC CF-D1 at the International Exhibition MILIPOL 2011
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Worldwide Exhibition of Internal State Security
18 - 21 October 2011
Panasonic at Milipol 2011
|Friday, October 21, 2011, 06:19 PM|
|Panasonic unveils its new fully rugged tablet PC CF-D1 at the International Exhibition MILIPOL 2011|
Panasonic Toughbook launchs its fully rugged Microsoft® Windows® 7 based CF-D1 industrial tablet PC at MILIPOL 2011, designed for the world of Engine & Machine Diagnostics. The CF-D1 has been designed with and for technicians performing diagnostics on engines, automobiles, trucks and machines in either the workshop or field environment.
Panasonic booth at the Worldwide Exhibition of Internal State Security MILIPOL 2011
With its full shift battery life, 13.3” widescreen HD LED display, the latest 2nd Generation Intel® Core™i5-2520M (2.5GHz) standard voltage processor and a 320GB hard drive, the CF-D1 is equipped perfectly to handle today’s intensive diagnostic applications. In addition, the tablet combines all the rugged intensity expected of Toughbook and is built to stand-up to the knocks, falls, liquids, dust and extreme temperatures of the workshop and outdoor environments.
Russell Younghusband, General Manager Diagnostic Sales, at Panasonic, said: “Diagnostic technicians require a tablet device that can stand up to the harsh industrial environment they work in and run the high-powered applications they need for their precision work. The Toughbook CF-D1 is the result of working closely with the leading vehicle manufacturers to deliver a next generation diagnostic device that has been specifically designed to meet the needs of workshop technicians and field engineers both today and tomorrow.”
Panasonic Thoughbook industrial tablet PC CF-D1 at MILIPOL 2011
Unrivalled screen clarity
The 13.3” widescreen HD LED display allows technicians to easily run real-time diagnostic programmes, read telematic data and view schematics and designs. The resistive touchscreen allows for easy data input using fingers, gloves or a pen.
The screen has been specifically built for clarity both inside the workshop and for use outside in bright sunlight. The model delivers LCD brightness of 400cd/m². There is also an optional outdoor display delivering up to 1,000cd/m² by using a circular polarizer and anti-reflective coating, providing the best screen visibility on the market.
Triple modular bay designed for customisation
Built for communication
A wide range of security features, including AMT, vProTM (optional), Kensington lock, Fingerprint reader (optional), Smartcard reader (optional) and Panasonic security utilities, ensure that the device meets the highest security requirements for data protection.
Other optional additions include the capability for a 1.3Mpixel front webcam or 3Mpixel high-resolution back camera to capture diagnostic documentation or paper information electronically.
Built to last and for convenience
For convenient use by technicians whatever their environment the device has been ergonomically designed with semi-mobility in mind. Weighing approx. 2.25kg, the CF-D1 can be carried by the handle, held in one hand for data input using the hand strap or stand alone alongside the technician using extendable legs (Project driven). The device can also be used in a docking cradle with adjustable viewing angle to allow optimized viewing in various usage scenarios or back at the technician’s desk in the office.
Appropriate for diagnostics in sectors such as automobile, truck, construction and mining machinery, agricultural machinery, material handling and car rescue clubs, the Toughbook tablet will be available from November 2011 and priced 2955€ for the standard model.
*Tested in Panasonic Factory