AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of fully-rugged and ultra-rugged tablets, secured additional purchase orders of approximately $2.3 million for its iX104 ultra-rugged tablets from a leading natural gas provider to the southeastern United States, bringing the total amount purchased by the customer to approximately $4.3 million.
“The additional orders of our iX104C5-DMSR tablets underscores that our ultra-rugged tablets are the ideal mobile computing solution for industries that require devices strong enough to keep up with their environmental conditions and performance needs,” said Mark Holleran, president and chief operating officer for Xplore Technologies. “We uniquely meet the growing requirements of the electric, gas and water industries, which contributes to Xplore’s growing market share.”
The ultra-rugged tablets are being used by field service technicians and site supervisors for pipeline measurement at construction sites and during pipeline inspections. Xplore’s devices were selected for their ultra-rugged construction, best sunlight readability in the market and high-accuracy global positioning system—common requirements needed in the electrical, gas and water markets.
The iX104 ultra-rugged product line is the most durable, powerful and longest-lasting industrial tablet PC in its class. For natural gas operators, its ATEX certification and ability to operate in hazardous areas—including Class 1, Division 2 explosive zones—without causing sparks make it the ideal choice. It is MIL-STD-810G certified and IP67 rated, boasts a seven-foot drop rating and is dust proof and fully submersible.
About Xplore Technologies®
Xplore Technologies Corp. has been a leading global provider of truly rugged tablets since 1998. Xplore tablets are among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme, and feature competitive pricing and significant ROI. The company's products are sold on a global basis, with channel partners in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. Xplore Technologies’ tablets are deployed across a variety of industries and sectors, such as energy, military operations, manufacturing, distribution, public services, public safety, government, and other areas with hazardous work conditions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at www.xploretech.com.