Tools and Equipment
Panasonic Toughbook U1 Ultra hand-held PC
By Anthony Capkun
Panasonic Solutions Co. unveiled the newest addition to the Toughbook U1 family: the U1 Ultra. Like all U1 products, the Ultra combines the portability of traditional hand-held devices with the benefits of a full Windows OS. Offering improved sunlight viewability, the Ultra is a ruggedized device, tested to MIL-STD-810G and IP65 standards, and capable of surviving drops up to 6 feet. It is suitable for field technicians in markets such as telecom and utilities. Optional features include a 29-key numeric keypad for quick data entry and easy navigation, GPS, barcode reader, camera and mobile broadband.