iKey has introduced its first Samsung solution shipment, a dual connectivity rugged keyboard. The BT-870-TP keyboard pairs with the Samsung DeX station. Geared to the needs of public safety for law enforcement vehicles, the dual connectivity, sealed keyboard is unique in its class of rugged peripherals, with an integrated battery, and connectivity through Bluetooth and USB.

The Samsung DeX station is designed to connect the Galaxy S8 or S8+ smartphone to any HDMI-output monitor, creating a rich desktop-like experience. When paired with the BT-870-TP keyboard and a 13.3-inch flat panel display from iKey, IK-KV-13.3W, the police vehicle has a workstation that rivals any desktop solution, according to the company.

Customers for the dual connectivity keyboard include public safety and law enforcement vehicles, EMS vehicles, first responders, fire trucks, and other public safety vehicles. Companies that manage fleet vehicles are also an excellent fit for this keyboard.

The BT-870-TP is a compact, sealed, mobile keyboard made of industrial silicone. It is rated IP67, which means it is fully protected from dust and can withstand being submerged in one meter of static water for up to 30 minutes. The keyboard is highly mobile, at 2.03-inch depth. iKey also offers a SLIM profile model, BT-870-TP-SLIM, at 0.85-inch depth.