The solution increases productivity and flexibility, and is designed for any industry where workers constantly switch between office and field settings. - Photo: Durabook

The solution increases productivity and flexibility, and is designed for any industry where workers constantly switch between office and field settings.

Photo: Durabook

Durabook has introduced its enhanced 2-in-1 rugged computing solution with the addition of a keyboard to its popular U11 rugged tablet. This 2-in-1 computing solution is specifically designed to increase productivity and add flexibility to individuals working in jobs that continually go from an office to a field setting or vice versa. It adds up to three USB 3.2 Gen 1 interfaces, including options for one HDMI port and one LAN port (USB Type A connector). This 2-in-1 computing solution comes with one of the first detachable keyboards designed and tested to MIL-STD 810H shock and vibration and IP65 ingress specifications.

Used as a laptop, it increases field productivity by adding an IP-65 rated full-size 88-key membrane keyboard with 3-level brightness backlit keys for easy input of reports and big data files and complete connectivity. An optional backlit rubber keyboard is also available. The keyboard also features a sturdy handle for convenient carrying. Used as a tablet, it brings together user-friendly interfaces for varying conditions, such as touch screens that can be used while wearing gloves or in bright daylight conditions.

The new Durabook U11 2-in-1 can be customized to meet the needs of the following industries: utility, oil & gas, transportation, logistics, field services, manufacturing, public safety, automotive, and more.

The Durabook U11 tablet features an Intel 10th Generation CPU, Windows 10 Pro, up to 16GB of RAM, quick-release SSD, DOD-level security, and a Full HD sunlight-readable touchscreen display. Designed for workers who face the most challenging operating environments, the U11 tablet is MIL-STD-810G certified for a 6-feet drop, shock, vibration, rain, dust, sand, humidity, freeze/thaw, operating temperature range (- 4°F to 140°F), explosive atmosphere, and temperature shock.

The U11 meets MIL-STD-461G for electromagnetic interference and ANSI 12.12.01 Class 1, Division 2 hazardous locations. It has an IP65 rating. The 11.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) LCD features a 10-point capacitive multi-touch panel and multiple system I/O ports. The touchscreen operates even when wet. The hot-swappable battery enables workers to operate uninterrupted when charging isn't an option.

The Durabook U11 fully rugged tablet with a detachable keyboard starts at $2,399.