Panasonic releases its new TOUGHBOOK® G2 in Canadian markets for use in manufacturing settings
by CM Staff
The TOUGHBOOK G2 supports digital transformation across the enterprise, enabling collaboration, and providing real-time visibility for inventory control.
MISSISSAUGA — On Jul. 21, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Division of Panasonic Canada Inc., announced availability of the new Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G2 product in Canada, which is a fully rugged 2-in-1 detachable tablet with optional keyboard that features a modular design and user-removable expansion packs (xPAK’s). The TOUGHBOOK G2 is designed to try and address the evolving needs of the mobile workforce and help users tackle the toughest, mission-critical jobs and assignments.
The TOUGHBOOK G2’s modular design supports the evolving demands of manufacturing, retail, transportation, logistics, field services, utility, public safety and federal agency customers, purporting to offer increased flexibility and enhanced productivity. With three modular expansion areas and up to 36 different xPAK combinations, users can customize the TOUGHBOOK G2 to suit their needs, with features and functions such as a serial port, thermal camera, barcode reader, quick-release SSD and more. Despite its modular design, the device is backwards compatible with most TOUGHBOOK 20 and G1 docks.
“The TOUGHBOOK team continues to innovate and lead the rugged industry with a relentless focus on providing world-class hardware, software, professional services and turn-key solutions for our enterprise, mission-critical channel partners and customers,” Ashley Evans, Director Marketing Operations, Enterprise Solutions Division of Panasonic Canada Inc.
The TOUGHBOOK features a 10.1-inch display and powered by Intel® CoreTM i5 and i7 vPro™ processor (with Intel vPro®technology). The detachable design allows users to operate the device both in laptop and tablet modes, with the ability to dock or mount the device on forklifts, emergency vehicles and desktops. The TOUGHBOOK G2 supports digital transformation across the enterprise, enabling collaboration, and providing real-time visibility for inventory control, logistics management, field services, tactical operations and more.
In addition to the hardware features, the device’s software, services and sustainment support optimize application testing, deployment and management, keeping manufacturing, retail, transportation, logistics, field services, utility, public safety and federal workers connected to the right solution in the field at all times.