Industrial PC manufacturer Aaeon has released a new rugged tablet computer, the RTC-1000AS, for users who need to work in harsh and severe environments. The device features a 10.2-inch sunlight readable LCD panel with 500 nits brightness and is slimmer in design compared to the company's previous rugged tablet PCs.
The RTC-1000AS is equipped with the Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz processor and includes one 200-pin DDR II SODIMM socket (up to 2GB). The unit offers flexible I/O for storage, such as two USB 2.0, one Mini USB, one RS-232, PCMCIA, two internal Mini Card, and one CompactFlash Slot for versatile expansion. The system memory is optional based on user needs.
The device is being showcased at Computex 2010.