New semi rugged tablet PC launched by Nexcom

The sleek new MRC 2300 is an economical, yet durable 8" tablet PC which is designed for mobile workers requiring real-time information in a variety of working environments.

Designed for a number of mobile computing applications within industrial, field service, medical, logistics and point-of-sale markets, MRC 2300 is equipped with a 2 Mega pixel colour camera, built-in 1D/2D barcode scanner, RFID interface and on-board GPS. In terms of wireless connectivity MRC 2300 is equipped with Bluetooth version 2.1, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and has optional WWAN support for GSM/GPRS/HSDPA/WCDMA. Utilizing LED backlight TFT technology, MRC 2300 is equipped with a reliable 5 wire touch screen which provides outstanding endurance and faster response times.

The ultra-reliable MRC 2300 is designed for use in harsh environments and has been rigorously tested to MIL-STD-810F and IP54 standards. It is housed in a well protected rubber case that can withstand drops up to 4 ft and operate in temperatures ranging from -20°C to 50°C.

Based on Intel's latest energy efficient Intel Atom N450 1.6GHz 667MHz FSB CPU, MRC 2300 measures 280mm (W) x 205mm (H) x 37mm (D) with its protective rubber cladding and weighs 1.44Kg. Operation is via stylus, touch, or a PDA-style 5-way navigation ring. There are also four programmable function buttons that can be used to perform tasks or bring up applications.

Unlike other celebrated entries into the tablet PC market, Nexcom's MRC 2300 is designed for durability and functionality. Therefore with its rugged IP54 rated design, camera, USB ports, RFID interfaces and 1D/2D barcode scanner; MRC 2300 will find applications within data collection, image recognition and navigation.