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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 launching this July for £939 – is it worth it?

June 14, 2016
These machines are built for work, which is why the company can get away with charging £939 (about $1332 USD) for the brand new Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2.
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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-N1 announced at MWC 2016

February 22, 2016
At MWC 2016 Panasonic announced the ToughPad FZ-N1, an Android-powered ruggedized “handheld tablet”.
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Consumer tablets are too fragile for business, says Panasonic-sponsored study

October 23, 2013

Dynamic Markets Ltd recent study covered 500 British workers who use a tablet for work. The results painted a somewhat bleak picture for the longevity of these devices.

Approximately 47% of users said that they had experienced a tablet failure in the past two years, with most issues involving the battery (27%) and the touchscreen (16%).

These issues were brought on by a number of causes, but the most common appears to be when the device was dropped or knocked off a desk (21%). Other problems included liquid spillages (17%) and when the tablet was subject to extreme temperatures (29% of faulty products were left in a hot place, 11% in the cold).

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US Army Burn Center deploys specialized Panasonic tablets for critical patients

October 22, 2013

The US Army Burn Center is part of the Army Institute of Surgical Research located at San Antonio Military Medical Center. As the sole Department of Defense center specializing in burn care for combat casualties and civilian emergencies, the Center is known as a leader in innovative, state-of-the-art medical care for burns.

A critical part of a burn patient’s treatment is the administration of fluids intravenously within the first 24 hours. This means medical staff must assess a patient’s condition hourly and adjust fluid amounts accordingly, to ensure patients are not being over or under hydrated. Monitoring fluids must be done even when the patient was immersed [...]

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British police are now equipping patrol cars with Windows 8 tablets

October 15, 2013

The tablet in question is the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1, and the 8.4-inch Windows 8 Pro device can be used on the move or even when docked in the glovebox of the 10 Vauxhall Astra police cars currently on trial.

Depending how successful the trial is, the Hertfordshire Constabulary could expand the program for the tablets to be fitted in 50 police patrol cars at some point in future.

(Worth reading: Panasonic talks tough on tablets; says the iPad is too fragile for business & Tablet veteran Panasonic gets excited by Windows 8.)

The Toughpad FZ-G1 was launched back in January and is Panasonic’s first “fully rugged” Windows 8 Pro [...]

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Panasonic Toughpads keep railways safe at Roadway Worker Training

September 9, 2013

Roadway Worker Training (RWT) is one of several companies tasked with helping the country’s railroad industry keep up to date on their safety, compliance and technical training. Inspectors and training teachers in the field collect data from the various freight companies around the country and send their forms to a home office.

While historically that meant filling out paperwork and mailing in forms, the digital age meant the work could be done with a portable computer in hand. Smartphones were deemed too small to work on and laptops were seen as potentially too cumbersome. Therefore, RWT looked to tablets to support its field workers.

Instead of an off-the-shelf [...]

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Hawaiian Airlines to deploy 1,500 iPad minis on 14 planes for in-flight entertainment

August 30, 2013

The move, which will see contractor Blue Avionics install the iPad minis to be used for in-flight entertainment, will enable business class passengers to stream movies and TV shows for free on the Apple tablet, although economy flyers will also be able to hire the tablets for $17 ($15 if pre-booked).

The airline, the first in the U.S. to offer iPads for in-flight entertainment, is one of many now using tablets up in the skies.

Over the last year, American Airlines, British Airways and Qatar Airways have all deployed iPads to be used by cabin crew and even pilots, while Emirates opted for Dell’s Windows 8 tablets to improve the in-flight [...]

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Iberia Airlines tackles tough conditions with ruggedized tablets

July 22, 2013

At Terminal 4 in Spain’s Madrid-Barajas Airport, Iberia Airlines crew members can be seen performing their various tasks and safety checks using customized Panasonic Toughpad devices.

Instead of using clipboards or laptops, workers get their assignments and get real-time updates while providing aircraft maintenance; baggage handling including loading and unloading, sorting, and delivery; and refuelling and inspection of ground equipment. Crews use the tablets even while de-icing the planes during the winter months, something off-the-shelf tablets are less likely to endure.

The tablet rollout, which began in May 2013, is part of the company’s overall plan to [...]

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Panasonic expects to be the leading rugged tablet maker by 2015

July 3, 2013

Speaking at a recent local press briefing to numerous news outlets, including Times of India, Panasonic spelled out its hopes for the future.

"We expect to capture 50% of the global market in ruggedized tablets by 2015 fiscal on the back increased focus on sectors like logistics, retail and manufacturing," said Hide Harada, the firm's head of IT products.

Panasonic is currently said to occupy around 22% of the global rugged tablet market but that could change shortly, especially with Harada forecasting that the firm will sell one million Toughbook tablets by fiscal 2014.

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Tablets on planes? Score one for Panasonic’s Windows 8 Toughpad

July 2, 2013

But Windows 8 tablets got a boost from BA CityFlyer this week when the British Airways subsidiary announced it’s the first UK airline to deploy Panasonic’s rugged Toughpad tablets for flights operating out of London City Airport.

Specifically, Toughpad FZ-G1 tablets running Windows 8 Professional, are being used by engineers and flight crew on each of the airline's aircraft.

The Toughpad is used to record the aircraft flight details, technical data associated with each flight and provides real time maintenance status of the aircraft.

As the flight and technical details are entered into the Toughpad using the touchscreen the information is [...]

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