Kyp Walls, Panasonic's director of product management, gave an overview of the Toughbook brand and products. I've seen ToughBooks at trade shows and in use before, but it was great getting the full rundown from an expert.
For some users, a standard notebook isn't even an option and a notebook that can stand up to cold and wet conditions is necessary. The Panasonic ToughBook CF19 is one such notebook and the folks at ArborMetrics Solution use it to keep in contact with headquarters while they help keep trees away from power lines amongst other tasks.
Panasonic unveiled its 7 Series Toughbooks, built to withstand the bumps and drops of corporate life. The series includes the new T7 tablet, ultraportable W7 and the Y7, all of which way in at 3.7 pounds or less.
Panasonic annunced the Toughbook 52, its latest semi-rugged desktop replacement notebook, based on Intels's new Santa Rosa chipset.The Toughbook 52 comes equipped with additional security features, a new carrying handle and optional embedded wireless broadband.