New 10'' Fully Rugged Android Tablet Available from Estone Technology

By Tiera Oliver

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

July 23, 2020


New 10'' Fully Rugged Android Tablet Available from Estone Technology

Fully rugged IP65 rated Android tablet equipped with a 10.1-inch sunlight-readable display, 4ft drop/shock protection (MIL-STD-810 Compliant), complete wireless connectivity, and more.

Estone Technology announced the new fully rugged Android Tablet the MDA-100. The MDA-100 provides rugged features and modules in a compact, 10" screen platform.

The device is ready for OEM/ODM design and manufacturing. It is a purpose-built, application-specific rugged tablet, intended for use in all types of mobile device settings, including healthcare, construction, oil and gas, logistics, and more.

Estone's MDA-100 is powered with a dual-Core Cortex-A 72 processor, pairing with Quad-Core Cortex-A53 featuring high compute density and infrastructure compatibility. It runs in an Android 8.0 OS, up to 4GB memory and 128GB eMMC storage. The 10.1-inch sunlight-readable display (1920x1200 Resolution) has an optional 800 NIT for outdoor/full sunlight usage.

The MDA-100 is fully rugged with full IP65, 4ft Drop/Shock Protection (MIL-STD-810G compliant), and is able to withstand the harsh environments with drops, dust, water, falls, and vibration. According to the company, it runs without interruption rather than having to stop for a battery recharge with internal hot-swappable battery design, making it ideal for field workers.

With complete wireless connectivity, including WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and 4G LTE Connectivity, field workers can access or exchange data in real-time.

For efficiency, security, and safety, MDA-100 offers optional barcode & fingerprint scanner, CAC Card, and NFC & RFID Reader, allowing the function of inventory management, asset tracking, security card checking, ID identification, and more.

The MDA-100 can be carried, used in the docking station as a base PC, or mounted via VESA mounting holes wall dock and used as a panel PC. It also comes with the keyboard for writing. The device features I/O port options, including RJ45, USB 3.0, Micro SD & SIM slot, and HDMI.

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Tiera Oliver, Associate Editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits, product news, and constructing stories. She also assists with newsletter updates as well as contributing and editing content for ECD podcasts and the ECD YouTube channel. Before working at ECD, Tiera graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.S. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university’s student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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