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Motion Boosts Rugged Tablet PC Line

Features include a 2.0-megapixel camera for in-the-field documentation, a smart card reader, biometric fingerprint reader, and a global positioning system.


Motion Computing J3400 Tablet PC

Motion Computing J3400 tablet PC
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Motion Computing is adding to its line of rugged tablet PCs a higher-performing system that features a hot-swappable dual battery.

The J3400 is built to withstand a 3-foot drop on plywood over concrete, as well as the occasional bumps, dust, and moisture associated with out-of-the-office work environments. Features contributing to the system's ruggedness are a shock-mounted display and shock-resistant 1.8-inch hard-disk drive. In addition, an optional 64-GB solid-state drive is available for further shock and vibration protection.

Other features include a 2.0-megapixel camera for in-the-field documentation, a smart card reader, biometric fingerprint reader, and a global positioning system for location tracking and mapping. In addition, the PC's widescreen display is viewable in sunlight, and the system includes technology that switches between two of three microphones for better voice and sound input.

The J3400 is powered by an Intel Core 2 dual-core processor and includes a hot swappable dual battery for all-day computing power. The PC also has integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless support, as well as support for mobile broadband.

Motion, a maker of portable business PCs, plans to introduce the system Monday. It will be sold through Motion resellers. Pricing was not disclosed.

The J3400 follows by about a year Motion's introduction of the F5 rugged tablet PC, which is powered by an Intel Core 2 single processor and includes an 80-GB hard-disk drive or optional 32-GB solid-state drive. The F5 is built to withstand drops of about 30 inches and is also dust and water resistant. Pricing for the older system starts at $2,699.


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