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Getac streamlines defence eco-system to facilitate future-soldier technology
Press release

Getac, an innovator of rugged mobile computing solutions for a range of industries, today announces updates to its leading Getac B300 fully rugged notebook, designed to deliver exceptional productivity and deployment speed for defence industry professionals in mission-critical environments.

Commenting on the launch of the new Getac B300, Rowina Lee, vice-president of Global Sales & Business Development Center, Getac Technology Corporation, said, "Rapid advances in IT and communication technologies are transforming defence systems at full scale. Defence systems going digital can better cater to the needs of varying operations. They are fundamentally changing developed countries' national defence systems around the world, with rugged computers playing an increasingly important role." Lee, speaking on Getac's efforts and achievements in developing products for this market segment, noted, "To rugged computer providers, the capability to develop combat-strength products meeting the evolving technological challenges and special requirements of defence systems is backed by continuing refinements in craftsmanship, quality, and service. This is also where Getac stands out."

Serving a global customer base, Getac provides comprehensive, vertically integrated solutions accommodating regional needs to address wide-ranging extreme conditions. Getac supplies a complete line of rugged computers to fulfill the requirements of different operations and units. Getac has developed a full spectrum of products across a range specifications and sizes, including the B300 fully rugged notebook, V110 fully rugged convertible, S410 semi-rugged notebook, X500 fully rugged mobile server, F110 fully rugged tablet, and MX50 fully rugged tablet with a compact form factor particularly suited for frontline operations. All of these products have received positive reviews from the defence industry and system integrators.

Getac rugged computers are primarily engaged by digital defence systems for applications that include command and control, situational awareness, tactical communication, and platform analytics. Products feature top-of-the-line data security technologies, application programs for defence purposes, interfaces and ports supporting compatibility with legacy systems, flexible combinations of computation power, high bandwidth, and fast boot to meet diverse needs. This demonstrates why Getac consistently wins customer trust, establishing a secure presence in the defence product market.

Getac facilitates its full line of defence-use rugged computers with the finest craftsmanship and process engineering to perfectly match stringent requirements and extreme conditions. The newly launched Getac B300 fully rugged notebook features the 8th generation Intel Kaby Lake R Core i5 and i7 processors with multi-layered security implementations, boosting system performance and security to a whole new level. Certified to MIL-STD 810G and MIL-STD-461F standards, and incorporating IP65 water and dust resistance with a fanless design, the Getac B300 stands out from the competition.

The Getac B300 fully rugged notebook also features an available 13.3-inch touch screen with an output rating of up to 1400 NITs of brightness, glare-free viewing, readability under sunlight, and night vision device support. The B300 integrates a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chip and an optional Absolute Data & Device Security (DDS) solution along with hardware-based self-encrypting technologies to provide strong protection against malicious threats and intrusions. Built with state-of-the-art high-speed computing capabilities and ultra-rugged strength, the B300 also provides expandability options to accommodate GPS, 4G LTE, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 communication for seamless network connectivity in the field. The rugged notebook comes with a standard five-year bumper-to-bumper warranty, providing armed forces with the assurance of long-term product availability. The next-generation B300 fully rugged notebook is a perfect complement to Getac's defence product roadmap.

Getac builds defence solutions using reinforced commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components. Along with strength and durability, Getac solutions combine portability, high-bandwidth data transfer, and high-speed computing to fully meet the needs of soldiers on the front lines. These solutions benefit from easy mobility, impact resistance, system crash prevention, and improved data and tactical screen viewing, even under direct sunlight, reduced lighting, or through night vision devices. Designed with a precise understanding of defence application scenarios, Getac rugged computers fulfill defence and manufacturing industry standards.

Availability

The new B300 will be available for purchase on June 11, 2018. For more information, please visit: www.getac.com

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