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AFCEA West 2014: Panasonic tips tablets to replace Toughbook

12th February 2014 - 13:40 GMT | by Andrew White in San Diego


The computer tablet will begin replacing ruggedised computers within the next 12 to 18 months, according to a senior company executive at Panasonic.

According to James Poole, Panasonic director for DoD sales, there is plenty of ‘buzz and interest’ in the utilisation of computer tablets although much will depend on funding approvals.

At the moment, Panasonic’s family of tablets includes the 20-inch 4K system, 10-inch G1 and 7-inch M1. However, Poole told Shephard that the company was looking at an even smaller system in the near term.

‘There is user interest in a tablet that could fit in a uniform

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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