Advanced, Full-Featured Model Supports Microsoft Tablet PC OS, Wireless Applications
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (Mar. 9, 2004) Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc. (OTC BB: KMBC), a leading supplier of rugged mobile computers for field-deployed professionals, today introduced the ReVolution T Series -- the most advanced iteration to date of the company´s award-winning ReVolution rugged notebook, featuring a host of premier features and support for the Microsoft Tablet PC operating system.
"The T Series is the most advanced, full-featured product within our ReVolution line -- a true, convertible notebook and tablet PC in one," said Dale Szymborski, president. "With support for the increasingly popular Tablet PC OS from Microsoft, the ReVolution T Series enables users to take advantage of the benefits of tablet computing while also having a keyboard-enabled notebook available. It´s the ultimate field service system."
The ReVolution T Series is designed to support applications such as speech recognition and voice control to allow for hands-free operation. Digital ink technology enables users to sketch or mark up drawings on the go, and advanced handwriting recognition capabilities allow users to write quick notes that the PC converts automatically to text.
The ReVolution T Series currently includes one model, the ReVolution TPC. List price for the base model is $5,595 (actual pricing will vary based on quantity and specific configurations). Customers may contact Kontron Mobile Computing at 1-888-343-5396 for more information.
The ReVolution TPC model features the Intel ® Pentium ® III Processor M at 1.2GHz, a 40 GB hard drive (higher capacities available), 640 MB RAM, a 12.1" digitized touch screen, a sealed backlit keyboard, a three-year warranty and construction built and tested to Mil-Std 810F for use in field and harsh environments. It is equipped with 802.11b technology for wireless applications. Simultaneous 802.11b and integrated GSM/GPRS or CDMA technology are optional.
In related announcements today, Kontron also announced the new ReVolution E Series, -- a new, entry-level version of the ReVolution line providing a rugged alternative to consumer-grade ´tough´ notebooks, and the new ReVolution X Series -- featuring rotating touch screens and wireless capabilities for Windows XP and 2000 operating systems.
About Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc.
A Minnesota corporation, Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc., has designed, manufactured and marketed rugged computers for a variety of industries and applications worldwide since 1992. It also provides product customization, integration and support services. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn., with sales, service and manufacturing locations worldwide. It is traded on the U.S. Over the Counter Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol KMBC.
Kontron Mobile Computing is the mobile computing affiliate of Kontron AG, Munich, Germany. For more information, visit Kontron Mobile Computing online at www.kontronmobile.com, or phone the company toll-free at 1-888-343-5396.
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