Panasonic Solutions Company (PSC) recently announced the newly upgraded Toughbook 52 semi-rugged notebook and Toughbook T8 business-rugged tablet-alternative notebook for the healthcare market.
The Toughbook 52, which is often deployed on carts in healthcare environments, now runs on the Intel® Core i5 (up to 2.53GHz) processor and includes 2GB RAM (expandable up to 8GB) and up to a 250GB shock-mounted hard drive. The upgraded Toughbook 52 also includes a range of new embedded wireless options, including Gobi2000™ mobile broadband, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth – all of which can be embedded in the same unit, permitting a high level of flexibility for mobile data access.
The updated Toughbook T8, a popular device with physicians and home health clinicians, now features a 1.6GHz Intel® Core™2 Processor with vPro™ technology (3MB L2 cache and 800MHz FSB) and a removable 250GB hard drive. Other improvements include the use of Windows® 7 Professional (with XP downgrade option) and Bluetooth® 2.1. The 3.3 pound device delivers up to 8 hours of battery life and is ideal for highly mobile professionals in markets like healthcare.