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BRIGHTON, MI, – August 20th, 2013- Lowry Computer Products, the leading enterprise mobility solutions provider and systems integrator of barcode, software and RFID data collection solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Panasonic’s rugged Toughbook® H2 tablet PC to its AIT IV Contract. AIT IV is a purchasing vehicle available through AMIS that allows for a single point of contact for AIT acquisition and technical support for the US Army.
The Panasonic Toughbook H2 is a 10.1-inch dual touch tablet PC built to serve as the ultimate productivity tool for mobile workers. Running the full Windows® 7 Professional operating system, the Toughbook H2 features an optional integrated contactless RFID and SmartCard reader, daylight-viewable screen, twin hot-swappable batteries and optional embedded wireless connectivity. Its polycarbonate-encased magnesium alloy chassis is built with an IP65 certified sealed all-weather design, and is MIL-STD-810G certified for drops up to 6 feet, shock, vibration, rain, dust, sand, altitude, freeze/thaw, high/low temperature, temperature shock, humidity and explosive atmospheres. Lowry recognizes the importance of providing the federal government with best-in class technologies, and believes the addition of Panasonic’s Toughbook H2, will strongly support the Army’s upcoming plans to implement tablet based solutions throughout their operations.
“We’re honored to support the U.S. Army by adding the Panasonic Toughbook H2 to our AIT IV Contract,” said Steve Lowry, Executive Vice-President of Lowry Computer Products. “As a leading systems integration organization, we recognize the growing need for rugged tablet computers, and are pleased to be partnering with Panasonic, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, to help the U.S. Army implement this technology.”
“The Toughbook H2’s lightweight and ultra-rugged design makes it the ideal tool for logistics tracking, data collection and other situations where mobility is paramount,” said James Poole, Director, Federal Sales, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “As a trusted solutions provider to the armed forces for more than a decade, we are pleased to work with our partners to support the DoD’s mission of using technology to improve supply chain process efficiency and asset visibility.”
The US Army PD AMIS AIT IV award is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. AMIS is the Army Product Management Office for total RFID and AIT solutions. As a technology leader, AMIS recognized the changing market needs, and saw the need for contract holders to add rugged tablet solutions to their contract offering. AMIS offers a single point of contact for acquisition support and technical expertise for Joint Services, Federal agencies, NATO, and multi-national forces by establishing and maintaining contract vehicles for the procurement of AIT products and services. To see our complete AIT IV Offerings, please visit http://ht.ly/o6o0A
Since 1974, Lowry Computer Products has been implementing technology innovations nationwide, and with over 10,000 customers, it has established itself as a premier AutoID system integrator focused on barcode, RFID, biometrics, enterprise mobility, and asset management solutions. Lowry understands that each enterprise has its own specific issues and requirements, and that in order to provide best-in-class solutions to address these issues, a deep understanding of our clients’ unique business processes is a necessity.
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