TabletKiosk Ships the GETAC 840XT Full Mil-Spec Tablet PC

img_g840XT_general Ohhhh This is going to be fun!!  Tablet Kiosk is now shipping their full mil-spec Tablet PC, and guess who is going to get to play with it? 

I’ve been excited about this one since I got to throw it on the ground at CES!!  There are 2 things I liked about this Tablet PC 1) It felt REALLY light for a full mil-spec Tablet PC 2) I got to drop it on the ground (and maybe get to do it for you again?? :).  Look for more on this rugged Tablet PC soon.


Press Release:

TabletKioskâ„¢ Ships the GETAC 840XT Full Mil-Spec Tablet PC



April 3, 2008 — TabletKioskâ„¢, a leader in Tablet PC based mobile computing solutions, today announced that it is shipping the GETAC 840XT (g840XT), the company’s first full mil-spec rugged Tablet PC, created in partnership with rugged mobile computing pioneer, GETAC.

The g840XT is an 8.4” Tablet PC designed for people who require mobility, durability and advanced wireless functionality and that complies with the rigorous environmental requirements of the MIL-STD-810F standard. By incorporating a shock mounted HDD, GPS module, sunlight readable display and fan-less design, the g840XT offers the convenience of a touch screen Tablet PC encased in a durable, magnesium alloy exterior.

““We are excited to work with TabletKiosk on this joint project,” said Jim Rimay, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Getac US. ““Because TabletKiosk focuses its sales efforts on industries which do not compete with our core markets, the partnership will expand the exposure of the Getac brand.”


g840XT Fast Facts:

Processor: Intel ® Stealeyâ„¢ A110 ULV processor (800 MHz, 512KB L2 ATCA cache)

Memory 1.0 GB DDR2 533/400MHz SDRAM
Hard Drive: 80 GB, 1.8″ PATA, 4,200 rpm, shock mounted


Operating System: Microsoft ® Windows ® XP Professional

Display: 8.4” TFT SVGA sunlight readable display with integrated touchscreen (800 x 600)

Wireless: 802.11 b/g networking and Bluetooth ® 2.0

Security: Password Security: Supervisor, User, Hard-Disk Lock, Smart Card Reader
Kensington Locking Port (Lock mechanism sold separately)
Infineon Trusted Platform Module (TPM v1.2)


I/O: 2 x USB 2.0
1 x PC Card Type II x1

1 x Headphone Jack, Built-in Stereo Microphone

1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet (RJ45)
1 x Docking Station Connector

““The smart design and rugged exterior of the g840XT complements our existing product line,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. ““Now we can offer our customers the most comprehensive selection of slate style Tablet PCs available anywhere and built for either standard or rugged handling.”

Pricing and Availability
The g840XT is sold through the TabletKiosk’s website at, as well as a vertically integrated reseller network.

About TabletKioskâ„¢

TabletKioskâ„¢ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style tablet PCs and UMPCs featuring touch screen and pen input, marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit