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Verizon Certifies DRS ARMOR X10gx and X7 Rugged Tablets with Gobi 2000
      05/16/11 01:37 PM

DRS Technologies announced today that the ARMOR X10gx and ARMOR X7 rugged tablet computers have endured rigorous testing and have been certified for connectivity on the Verizon Wireless network. This means that customers, especially those who are working in the field, can connect their tablets via the built-in WWAN capabilities to get data on Verizon Wireless. Here is more:

Both fully rugged tablets with integrated Gobi 2000 WWAN mobile broadband radio to keep the user connected on multiple wireless networks achieved certification under Verizon Wireless' Open Development program. This program is designed to allow and encourage the development community to create new products, applications and services, and bring these to the marketplace on the Verizon Wireless network.

The ARMOR X10gx and ARMOR X7 also has integrated Bluetooth wireless, integrated GPS, and 802.11 a/g/n WiFi. The ARMOR X10gx and ARMOR X7 are certified to MIL-STD-810G for extremes in temperature, vibration, shock, and drops. With a weight of just 4.7 lbs., the ARMOR X10gx carries an ingress protection (IP) rating of 67, which means it is fully protected against dust and can withstand the effects of immersion in water to depths up to one meter. The ARMOR X10gx runs an Intel Core2 Duo Processor with up to 4GB RAM, an Intel embedded Montevina system architecture, and has a 64GB solid-state hard drive with options up to160GB that is user-replaceable.

The ARMOR X7 compact rugged tablet offers hand-held mobility at a weight of 2.85 lbs, with a 7? sunlight readable touch screen display. Like the ARMOR X10gx, it has the durability to support all-weather operations with an IP65 rating. It features the Intel Atom processor N450 and runs Microsoft? Windows 7 Professional. Additionally, the ARMOR X7 marks the debut of the new m-SATA solid-state drives from Intel in the rugged marketplace, in both 40GB and 80GB capacities.

Additional features and benefits of the ARMOR X10gx and ARMOR X7 can be found at


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