Camtech Systems NEWS

Welcome to Camtech Systems latest Rugged Hardware news. Bringing you all the latest UK product releases from our leading rugged manufacturers such as Panasonic and the Toughbook & Toughpad range, Xplore Technologies, GETAC, Durabook and more. Our Rugged Tablet PC solutions are designed to work in environments where typical consumer products will not survive, with 15+ years of true Tablet PC experience Camtech Systems ahve become one of the best Rugged hardware suppliers on the market today.

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Thames Water Engineers adopt the new GETAC V110


Getac have partnered with Thames Water to deploy 480 GETAC V110 rugged convertible laptops for their workforce of engineers. The V110 is fully convertible so doubles up as a rugged laptop with full keyboard and touchpad functionality and a rugged tablet pc for working in the field via the touchscreen.



Panasonic set to launch new rugged tablet for full Automotive (AMTS) Functionality


Designed by Panasonic Global Design Solutions whose remit was based on consultation with leading industry vehicle manufacturers, the AMTS is the first dedicated platform to be released by Panasonic that is specifically designed at the automotive business.

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Toughbook’s legacy reaches 20 years!


The Toughbook ancestry stretches back almost 30 years to 1987 where Panasonic gained experience in producing portable PCs and acting as a channel OEM. The market highlighted very early the need for professional level, rugged computing devices with enhanced durability and reduced cost of ownership. This realisation led to Panasonic developing plans and ultimately building a purpose built factory in Kobe in Japan to produce the rugged notebooks.



Panasonic CF-20 Hybrid ToughBook Review


The new Panasonic CF-20 has been out for a month now and after a busy deployment period for early adopters we thought we would get our hands on one and let you know our thoughts about the latest hybrid rugged device to venture into the renowned Toughbook series.

First impressions are favourable, with the CF-20 being as well built as expected from the Toughbook family. It’s surprisingly lightweight for a fully rugged, IP67 device and all parts feel sturdy as intended for a drop tested device.



Intel Core m-Series CPU's Set to Increase Mobile Hardware Productivity


A small form factor, silent operation and adaptability – meet the new Intel CPU m-Series range. With blistering fast responsiveness, the new Intel Core M5 series is turning the heads of leading rugged mobile hardware manufacturers such as Panasonic and the Toughbook &Toughpad Range.


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Panasonic Refreshes the Toughpad Series for Summer 2016


Panasonic have released new 2016 versions of their popular rugged tablet pc range. The FZ-G1 and the FZ-M1 Toughpads have received an uplift to increase performance in both CPU and battery life. The units also feature a new introduction to Windows 10 across the board, coupled with outstanding build quality, Camtech first line support and legacy compatible accessories, it’s never been a better time to refresh your mobile hardware.

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Panasonic Set to Launch the New FZ-A2 Android Toughpad


Panasonic introduce a forth Android tablet pc into their fully rugged Toughpad range. Featuring a glove enabled multi-touch 10.1” IPS Display the new FZ-A1 features a 9 hour battery life to ensure a full uninterrupted working day.

The fully rugged design and magnesium alloy chassis protects the new Intel x5-Z8550 processer, designed to maximize performance without additional battery drain and offers a complete fan-less design. This improves overall durability throughout by eliminating any moving parts within the FZ-A2 and protecting against external elements such as water or particles. This is evident in the IP rating and the 6 foot drop test.

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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 MK2 tablet


Panasonic unveils an impressive new range of mobile retail applications and payment solutions at the Retail Business Technology Expo in London. Building on its growing reputation for retail tablet and point of sale solutions, Panasonic is launching the latest version of its popular Toughpad FZ-M1 tablet alongside a 3D Intel RealSense camera application with exciting implications for the retail and logistics industry. In addition, Panasonic will demonstrate Ingenico’s iCMP, one of the smallest and lightest Chip & Pin mobile payment devices on the market, working with a range of its Toughpad tablets.

Crosscall Range


Introducing the New Crosscall Rugged Smartphone Range


Camtech have partnered with manufacturer Crosscall who design and develop a range of rugged mobiles, smartphones and outdoor accessories. Designed for outdoor professionals exposed to hostile or unpredictable environments, all Crosscall products are waterproof, tough and have a long battery life. Be safe in the knowledge that all Crosscall products have been rugged tested so you don’t have to, the Crosscall rugged phone range has been built to survive day in, day out from the ground up.

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Meet the new CAT S60 Rugged phone with Thermal Imaging


Cat phones announced the launch of its new flagship product, the rugged Cat S60; the world’s first smartphone with an integrated thermal camera, and the world’s most waterproof smartphone.

The Cat S60 includes an embedded thermal camera from FLIR, the global leader in thermal imaging technology, allowing Cat S60 smartphone users to be the first in the world to use their smartphones for a multitude of use cases, including: detecting heat loss around windows and doors; spotting moisture and missing insulation; identifying over-heating electrical appliances and circuitry; and seeing in complete darkness.


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