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Offering a full line of rugged portable computers

Full PDFs of reviews: B300 - E100 - PS236 - PS535F - V100 - V110 - V200 - X500

GETAC rugged PC products have met the challenges of military, field service and sales force, public safety, utility, transportation, telecommunication, construction, heavy industrial, mining and refining applications for over a quarter of a centurys. GETAC, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group, is a flexible supplier, allowing our customers to incorporate a variety of options and custom products to meet their unique specifications.

We are valued partners for our VARs and OEM customers. Our superior R&D capabilities and commitment provide customers with sophisticated, rugged portables that make us the complete supplier of rugged computing solutions for a mobile workforce. Our products are fully supported worldwide by our resellers and service providers. Our staff and partners strive to treat every customer and prospect as our most important customer, delivering the highest, most responsive service to each and every company.

GETAC understands that the product life cycles of its customers are much longer than the computer industry technology cycles. To support our customers, we use the same mechanical design for a form, fit, and function support while continually enhancing the computers' processing power. This consistent support provides true cost-effective solutions while delivering the product support required by our military, government, and industrial customers.

Rugged portable computing products are designed to help people working in the toughest environment; however, some limitations are applied to the standard platforms to accommodate all different industrial applications. To better assist customers overcoming this problem, GETAC offers professional customization service. Our ProCustom team, consisting of over 50 experienced engineers in hardware, software, mechanics, and thermal, are available anytime to serve customers to build rugged mobile platforms that suit your requirements and requests without limiting to the standard features on standard products, and conquering your challenges at work even under extreme environmental conditions.

Backed by the manufacturing resources of the MiTAC Synnex Business Group (2015 consolidated revenue US$28 billion), Getac Technology Corporation delivers the most up-to-date mobile technology tailored to niche markets. Our worldwide production facilities and Six Sigma commitment to quality means we deliver the highest quality products on time and on budget. Our quality assurance system is compliant with MIL-Q-9858A and has been certified to ISO9001 since 1995.

Also note that the acquisition of Waffer Technology in 2009 has made Getac the world's third largest aluminum-magnesium alloy producer.

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Getac updates their big 15.6-inch rugged X500 and X500 Server
Sometimes regular laptops just won't do for demanding field operations. That's what Getac's big and fully rugged 15.6-inch X500 notebook and X500 Server are for. Now Getac announced a major performance update to the line that includes 45 watt Intel 7th generation "Kaby Lake" Core and Xeon processors, more and faster storage, faster communications, a brighter display, higher bandwidth and available more powerful batteries. An available expansion chassis provides either two full-length PCI card slots or dual PCI-Express 3.0 x1 lane and x8 lane support. [See RuggedPCReview description, analysis and specs of the Getac X500 and X500 Server] -- Posted Thursday, February 22, 2018 by chb

Process optimization in the automotive industry: Volkswagen AG trusts in Getac's robust hardware
In close cooperation with Volkswagen AG, Getac has developed two robust, latest-generation computer solutions for use in international and group-wide vehicle diagnostics and other production applications. With the "Professional" diagnostic device, the VAS 6150E notebook based on the Getac S410 and the "Premium" VAS 6160E tablet based on the new Getac A140, the Volkswagen Group's workshops now have a new benchmark for the highly efficient diagnostics of vehicles for the VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat brands as well as for the VW utility vehicles. [See Getac press release] -- Posted Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by chb

Getac EX80 fully rugged tablet is intrinsically safe and certified for Zone 0: ATEX, IECEx and UL913-certified for use in the most hazardous and explosive environments
Getac is introducing the EX80 fully rugged tablet, its first Zone 0 device -- ATEX / IECEx Zone 0 and UL913-certified (Class I / II Division 1) for use in environments with the highest risk of explosion. Zone 0 environments are deemed as areas where explosive gas is continuously present in the atmosphere or present for long periods of time. Designed for use in hazardous and explosive environments, including those found in oil & gas, petrochemical, manufacturing, and munitions depots, the Getac EX80 incorporates a sealed anti-static exterior with surface temperature control to limit the possibility of explosion due to electrostatic charges, hot surfaces, heat energy or friction. [See Getac press release] -- Posted Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by chb

Added: Second generation Getac S410 semi-rugged laptop
We added description, analysis and specs of the second gen Getac S410 semi-rugged notebook computer. The major difference between the original S410 and the second gen model is upgraded security (even an IR camera for face recognition login) and availability of no fewer than four different Intel 8th-generation quad-core processors. [See description, analysis and specs of the second generation Getac S410] -- Posted Monday, October 30, 2017 by chb

New squad car cameras allow remote viewing of police activity
Flossmoor, Illinois, police officials will soon be able to monitor traffic stops and other activity on camera, and in real time. Flossmoor has had cameras in its police cars since 2001, but the current squad car video recording program is outdated and will be replaced by new Getac squad car camera systems. “With unlimited storage, we are able to outfit each patrol vehicle with four cameras providing 360-degree coverage around the patrol car,” Deputy Chief Tod Kamleiter said. [See article] -- Posted Friday, August 25, 2017 by chb

Group Mobile launches website dedicated to Getac rugged mobile computing products
Group Mobile, a rapidly expanding premier provider of innovative, full-service mobile technology solutions today announces the launch of a new microsite dedicated to Getac rugged devices and accessories. Getac's business includes rugged notebooks, rugged tablets and rugged handheld and mobile video system devices for military, police, fire, utility, insurance and field-service customers. The microsite will provide Getac and Group Mobile customers with a faster and more flexible way to shop for Getac rugged devices and accessories online. [See Group Mobile press release] -- Posted Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by chb

Getac sees June revenue increase
According to DigiTimes, Getac Technology reported revenues of US$59.5 million for June 2017, up 11.27% on year. Year-to-date revenues totaled US$336 billion, up 13.26% on year. Since demand for double biometric security functions such as face and iris identification, has been increasing, Getac Technology chairman Ming-han Huang expects the company's ruggedized product sales to benefit from the trend. Huang expects the company's revenues in the second half to grow between 5-15% from the second half of 2016 -- Posted Friday, July 7, 2017 by chb

Getac introduces powerful, fully rugged, highly configurable Windows tablet with a big, bright 14-inch screen
Sometimes one just needs a big screen on the job, and that's why Getac introduced the A140 14-inch tablet. The super-bright display offers capacitive multi-touch and a hard tip capacitive stylus. Customers have an option of four Intel Skylake Core processors. There's plentiful onboard I/O and the A140 can be configured with integrated scanning, RFID, various security options, as well as custom interfaces. [See RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the Getac A140] -- Posted Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by chb

Getac sees revenue growth
DigiTimes reports that Getac's May 2017 revenues of US$55.4 million were up 6.8% from May 2016. For the first five months of 2017, Getac's revenues were US$284 million, up 13.7% for the same period last year. DigiTimes says rugged systems contribute 45% of all of Getac's revenue, and that Getac has a 18-20% share of the rugged IPC market, about the same as Dell. DigiTimes says Getac's future goal is to expand its market share via software-hardware-integrated solutions. -- Posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by chb

Getac ZX70 fully rugged tablet simplifies one-handed operation for mobile field professionals
Engineered to meet the growing needs of mobile transportation and field service professionals, the new Getac ZX70 is a 7" fully rugged Android tablet designed for comfortable one-handed use in remote and challenging environments. Rugged to the core, its IP67 and MIL-STD 810G certification with best-in-class battery life allow it to go wherever you need it to. The ZX70 is also protected by Getac's industry-leading three-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty. [See Getac press release and RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the Getac ZX70] -- Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by chb

Getac financials and outlook
According to the Taipei Times, Getac chairman James Hwang told an investors’ conference that he expects Getac’s 2017 revenue to increase by 5-10% from 2016's NT$20.4 billion (US$666.5 million), driven by the mechanical components and rugged computer systems. In 2016, 47% of revenue, US$313 million, came from rugged systems, and Hwang said revenue from rugged systems could surge by a double-digit percentage 2017 on increasing orders from existing clients and Windows 10 conversion demand. [See article] -- Posted Friday, April 7, 2017 by chb

Review: Getac T800 Gen 2 ultra-rugged Windows 10 tablet
The T800 is Getac's entry into the compact 8-inch rugged tablet market. Its footprint is just a little larger than that of an iPad mini, making it easy to carry around and stow almost anywhere. RuggedPCReview takes an extended look at this highly configurable, state-of-the-art Windows 10-based capacitive multi-touch tablet that can handle 6-foot falls and plenty of punishment. [See review of the Getac T800 Gen 2 ultra-rugged tablet] -- Posted Friday, March 24, 2017 by chb

GCSS-Army Deploying 9,783 Getac F110 G3 Rugged Tablets
The Global Combat Support System branch of the U.S. Army (GCSS-Army) has ordered 9,783 Getac F110 G3 rugged tablets with docking stations. After a thorough vetting process, GCSS-Army determined the Getac F110 G3 would be the best new rugged tablet to replace several aging and outdated Army management information systems across tactical logistics environments within the Army’s Active and Reserve components as well as the National Guard. The Getac F110 G3 tablets will ultimately be used to capture UID data using its built-in barcode reader to provide unprecedented asset visibility. [See Getac media release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by chb

Getac expects revenues to grow strongly in second half of 2017
Digitimes reports that rugged PC manufacturer Getac Technology expects its revenues to decrease sequentially in the second quarter, and that shipping volume will grow strongly in the second half due to increased procurement orders. Getac currently is the second largest vendor in the rugged industrial PC market, holding a market share of 16-18%. Getac is looking to boost the market share to 30% in the next three years. -- Posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by chb

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