Provides Superior Indoor and Outdoor Viewing in All Ambient Light Conditions
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - (Feb. 2, 2004) - Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc. (OTC BB: KMBC), a leading supplier of rugged mobile computers for field-deployed professionals, today unveiled its newest technology -- the Kontron TransRadiant Display.
Utilizing a combination of advanced transmissive and transflective display technologies with passive enhancements, TransRadiant Display technology delivers superior brightness in both indoor and outdoor lighting conditions while requiring no more power than a standard notebook display. The TransRadiant Display operates at 250 NITs, compared to standard notebook displays operating at 130 NITs.
"TransRadiant Display technology offers significant advancements over both transmissive and transflective display technologies," said Dale Szymborski, president. "Transflective displays offer limited resolution, poor performance in lighting other than direct sunlight, and comparatively weak color and contrast radios. Transmissive displays offer good performance and resolution but require high levels of power. Low-power, high-resolution TransRadiant Display technology excels in direct sunlight and overcast conditions as well as high-light indoor environments. It´s a perfect match for the demands of the mobile user working in the field."
Kontron, which expects to begin offering the TransRadiant Display as an option with its FieldWorks 8000/8500 and ReVolution rugged, mobile computers in 2004, continues to lead in display innovation. Kontron´s current EnVoy in-vehicle system has the brightest transmissive display among available in-vehicle computers at 1400 NITs. With TransRadiant technology in the FieldWorks 8000/8500 and ReVolution product lines, Kontron will offer the brightest indoor and outdoor display solutions available.
Kontron Mobile Computing will demonstrate TransRadiant Display technology at the Kontron booth (#134) at West 2004, which runs February 3-5, 2004, in San Diego. Sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), West 2004 is the largest conference and exhibition on the West Coast for communications, electronics, intelligence, information systems, imaging and other related fields.
More details about the Kontron TransRadiant Display, including availability, will be announced at a later date. Customers may contact Kontron Mobile Computing at 1-888-343-5396 for more information.
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.
Forward-looking statements in this news release, if any, are made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain important factors could cause results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements, including the impact of changing economic or business conditions, the impact of competition, the availability of financing, the success of products in the marketplace, other risk factors inherent in the computer industry and other factors discussed from time to time in reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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