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EDC Client, MobileDemand, Introduces World’s First Windows® 8 Fully Rugged Tablet PC

Hiawatha, Iowa – October 29, 2012 – MobileDemand, the nation’s leading provider of Rugged Tablet PC systems in the Transportation industry announced today the launch of the high-performance, all-light readable Windows 8 xTablet T1200 Rugged Tablet PC. This best-in-class military rugged tablet was developed to bolster productivity for mobile users who work in demanding environments such as utilities, mining, oil and gas exploration, construction, inspections, maintenance and repair, warehousing, transportation/distribution, military, police, fire, public safety, rail and intermodal.

The innovative xTablet T1200 with multi-touch resistive 10.4” LCD is powered by the latest Intel® Core™ i5-3427U processor (Ivy Bridge) and either the Windows 8 Professionalor Windows 7 Professional operating system. The xTabletsupports a 64 GB to 256 GB and beyondmSATA solid state drive with an option to add a second high capacity hard disk drive. It offers an integrated bar code scannerand RFID reader, built-in numeric keypad, high resolution front facing and 5 MP rear facing cameras, integrated GPS, PCMCIA, SDHC and smart card readers, 2 USB 3.0 ports and an integrated RS-232 serial port, Giga-bitEthernet, plus 3G and 4G LTE and Bluetooth 4.0 communications. In short, the new xTablet T1200 provides everything that users who spend a majority of their day away from the office need to make better business decisions at the point of work with no-compromise performance.

“Since the beginning, MobileDemand has been an innovator of technologies for the mobile business worker, consistently delivering rugged and reliable productivity tools that have helped our customers sell more and realize long-term savings. As a result, our customers have been leading tablet adoption in virtually every industry, fueling the growth of their own companies as well as MobileDemand,” says MobileDemand President Matt Miller. “We continue that tradition today by being first to market with a fully rugged tablet PC with Windows 8,” Miller continues.

“From our long association with MobileDemand, we know its products keep businesses, government agencies and military operations running even in the toughest environments,” said Microsoft US OEM Vice President Peter Han. “Now the new Microsoft-powered fully rugged xTablet T1200 running Windows 8 is certain to help MobileDemand customers capitalize on every minute of their day, guiding and expanding their choices, their actions and their impact. Microsoft is gratified to see partners like MobileDemand adapting portable technology to enhance productivity in any setting.”

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