General Dynamics has just announced its latest Itronix GD400 rugged handheld computer that will target folks who work at premises that are far more dangerous than a standard cubicle with a pointy-haired boss in your midst. Tipping the scales at under 8 oz., the GD400 handheld is one sleek device, sporting a range of functions that ought to keep even the most trying environments puzzled (if they ever could) as to why the GD400 isn’t broken yet. For starters, you get ultra-sensitive GPS support, a barcode scanner/imager, a high-resolution camera with flash and a daylight-viewable, water resistant touch-screen screen display.
The operating system of choice? Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5, where it enables the device to integrate quickly and easily with enterprise operations and IT networks. An ARM Cortex-A8 processor will run proceedings from within, complete with NEON multimedia technology that makes it easy to enjoy transmission of multimedia and large data files across Wi-Fi networks.
The battery of the GD400 is said to last up to 8 hours, while Bluetooth connectivity delivers hands-free conversation and cable-free data transfer between devices – after all, in some environments, you need both your hands at all times. Pricing of the Itronix GD400 starts from $1,829. [Press Release]
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