Panasonic Presents An Explosion-Proof Version Of Its Tablet Toughpad FZ-G1: The technology company Panasonic has presented a new version of its rugged tablet Toughpad FZ-G1, which presents the ATEX certification for use in potentially explosive environments. It is, therefore, a suitable device for use in industries such as chemistry, petroleum or gas.Panasonic has presented through a statement released on Tuesday the new Toughpad FZ-G1 with ATEX Zone 2 certification, which enables it for use in areas classified as potentially explosive, as may be the cases of the chemical industry, oil or the gas.
This version of the 10.1-inch rugged Panasonic tablet works with the Windows 10 Pro operating system and incorporates a battery that offers up to 14 hours of autonomy and can be changed hot. The Toughpad FZ-G1 mounts an Intel Core i5-6300u vPro processor and offers “greater” power than the previous version of the model.The device can be used to perform tasks such as obtaining geographic information, managing maintenance and installation projects, or organizing staff, according to Panasonic. Also, it has different accessories that guarantee its use in any environment, either inside the vehicle or using it standing on the ground.
This tablet also allows to work under adverse conditions such as rain or intense sunlight. It is accredited with the MIL-STD 810G and IP65 certifications, and features a special battery design and a specific leather case. In addition, it is possible to interact with the device with a ballpoint pen or by wearing gloves.
In addition, the Toughpad FZ-G1 can be equipped with a barcode reader 2D, GPS, microSD, 2nd USB 2.0, LAN cable or a smart card reader, according to the needs of the user.
The general director of Marketing of Panasonic Computer Product Solutions, Jan Kaempfer, has defined this device as “the most versatile” of the company to date. This will ensure that mobile workers in security-sensitive industries have access to “the same levels of power, functionality and design as workers in other sectors.”
The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 ATEX tablet will be available starting next February.