Rugged Tablet PC Out Now from Getac

Computer maker Getac has launched a new tablet PC for use in rugged conditions.

The device is designed for use by workers in public utilities, waste management and field-based services environments.

The new Getac V100 tablet PC comes with a magnesium alloy casing and complies with the MIL STD-810G and IP65 military standards for durability.

According to the Getac V100's company product page, the device comes with a sophisticated multi-touch screen that allows users to navigate without removing their gloves.

The company also said that the tablet PC is powered by the fanless Intel Core i7 vPro processor and features sealable input sockets to avoid damage from solid particles and moisture.

The V100 also comes with a two-megapixel web camera and GPS capabilites.

In a statement, Peter Molyneux, the business development director at Getac, said: “The added memory and processing speed make the V100 the ideal all-in-one solution for mobile-based applications.”