New Semi-Rugged Laptop for Manufacturing and Automotive Professionals

27th January 2021

Logistics BusinessNew Semi-Rugged Laptop for Manufacturing and Automotive Professionals

A new semi-rugged laptop has been launched by technology company Getac.

The next-generation S410 is a highly configurable, semi-rugged laptop aimed at manufacturing and automotive professionals working in challenging environments.

It offers upgraded all-day performance, a new display and enhanced memory and processing power. Key features include the 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5/i7 Processors with integrated Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics, PCIe NVMe SSD as default and user-removable storage, for improved efficiency during daily workflows and graphics-intensive tasks.

The S410 also features cutting-edge connectivity, thanks to its Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 module that supports the new IEEE 802.11ax standard. The result is smooth streaming of high-resolution video, fewer dropped connections and faster connections at farther distances from a wireless router. Thunderbolt™ 4 technology provides ultra-fast data transfer speeds, while also making it easier to share data with other devices.

A brighter screen (up to 1,000 nits), coupled with LumiBond® 2.0 Technology, ensures comfortable outdoor viewing, even when under direct sunlight. Furthermore, the S410 can accommodate up to three hot swappable batteries, ensuring zero downtime from shift to shift. A backlit keyboard makes work in low-light environments easier, while a larger touchpad enables a smooth user experience with fewer input errors.

As expected with Getac ruggedised products, the S410 is MIL-STD-810H certified, resists a three-foot drop, and sports a wide operating temperature range from -29°C to 63°C (-20°F to 145°F). Compliance with the IP53 rating allows users to operate in dusty and light rain conditions without fear of damaging the unit.

The S410 allows a variety of inputs, including stylus pen, finger, or even a gloved finger, making it ideal for manufacturing environments such as shop floors and production lines. The portable design, featuring a solid carrying handle, extends mobility for production managers. The S410’s configuration options are diverse, supporting a variety of new and legacy I/O ports for more robust industrial computing operations and factory automation workloads.

The S410 is compatible with the latest automotive diagnostic software and features both wired and wireless connectivity, including the Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201, which delivers real-time access to on-board diagnostics and high-speed vehicle tests. The S410 is also ideal for automotive R&D and engineering professionals who require fast and accurate data collection, as well as vehicle testing and verification in a wide range of environments.

The S410 is part of the Getac Select® program, which combines pre-configured rugged devices, software, accessories, and professional services into a total solution optimised for both individual applications and user groups. Key software utilities available for use alongside the S410 are the Getac Driving Safety Utility, and Getac Device Monitoring System (GDMS).1

Extensive pre-configured options make the S410 uniquely suited to the demands of industrial manufacturing and automotive industry professionals, whether on the factory floor or out in the field.

The Getac Device Monitoring System (GDMS) helps organisations maintain operational efficiency of their installed Getac devices. GDMS, part of the Getac Select® program, is a software solution that monitors deployed devices, spotting potential issues before they impact field personnel, thus proactively reducing the risk of downtime.

For companies without dedicated IT resources that lack time or device admin personnel, Getac offers a premium service called Getac Device Monitoring System Enterprise Plus (GDMS E+)2, where trained experts monitor Getac hardware and software in use by our customers.

“With the new Getac S410, we have responded to a great demand for a semi-rugged laptop that adapts easily to rapidly-changing conditions, across a wide range of industry applications,” says Chris Bye, President, Getac UK Ltd. “Our ongoing commitments to technology advancement, professional service, and reliability offer our customers peace of mind, wherever their work takes them.”

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