Harris outs rugged laptop for defense personals
Tablets have become a very popular device in a short period of time and because of its portability and high processing speed it has almost taken the position of the computer in most of the fields. Now a tablet has been even designed for the Defense and Public safety Mission-Critical Communications.
This new device called the Harris Ruggedized Tablet or Harris RF-3590 is introduced by Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company. It is a secure portable device, capable to deliver a smartphone like experience to military personals and first responders who require secure real-time information to execute their missions.
This tablet is a 7inch device which is built around a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and supports up to a 128GB of internal non-volatile memory. This tablet will be powered by some version of Android. This Tablet is expected to be providing a high-performance application and computing capability.
This tablet includes Harris Falcon III wideband tactical radio network and 3G and 4G LTE Solutions. It also sports suites of mission-critical software applications to users on the battlefield and in first responder roles. It is also made capable to support video, monitoring positions locations, accessing secure database and other critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance tasks.
As this tablet is called Ruggedized, it is made to provide reliable operations in heat, cold and other harsh environmental conditions.
According to Dana Mehnert, group president, Harris RF Communications, the tablet is designed for the tactical and public safety environment with optimized features for reading in sunlight and size, weight and power. Since it runs on an Android platform it is also upgradable for emerging applications.
This device has a lot of specifications specially designed for the war fighters and the first responder. In addition to all those it also comes with built-in cameras, an accelerometer, digital compass, pressure and temperature gauges, gyroscope, proximity/ambient light sensors and many more. It also includes standard USB port and Ethernet data interfaces and expansion capabilities.
So we may say that an ultimate device for some ultimate persons has just been delivered to the market. Harris has already reported of receiving initial orders for test and evaluation purposes and is very optimistic about the RF-3590.