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October 16th, 2007
GETAC to Showcase Fully Rugged Tablet PCs with iWater GIS-Based Software

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GETAC Inc., will showcase its V100 and CA27 Rugged convertible and slate model tablet PCs today through Wednesday, Oct. 17, during the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.. The lightweight-yet-Rugged V100 and CA27 tablet PCs will feature the iWater infraMap GIS software solution. iWater, Inc. provides services, accurate data, reports, maps, attributes and problem identification to cities, municipalities and private utility companies. Together, GETAC and iWater provide the ideal solution for field-based workers whose jobs demand the combination of GIS-based software and a Rugged PC that can stand up to daily outdoor use and abuse.

Designed to meet the strenuous everyday demands of utility workers, the GETAC V100 is fully compliant with MIL-STD 810F and IP54 standards for ruggedness. The highly portable 4.9-pound V100 features ultra-quiet fanless design and includes a wide range of standard features, including a 10.4 inch screen, power-saving 1.2 GHz Intel® Core Duo Platform Technology, 512 MB expandable to 2 GB of DRAM, 120 GB shock-mounted removable hard drive, Integrated Bluetooth, reversible waterproof camera, and a full menu of wireless networking capabilities all housed in a water resistant Rugged magnesium alloy case. The package includes the Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional and XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 operating system.

A GETAC tablet PC loaded with iWater infraMap software is the ideal solution for municipal and private water company workers whose jobs demand a Rugged computing system that meets all their needs, said Jessica Pasch, GETAC business development manager. The GETAC V100 and CA 27 both exceed every performance and reliability standard that workers demand from a fully Rugged computer while offering a number of optional features not available elsewhere.

To satisfy customers unique applications the V100 offers an optional 12-inch LCD screen that is daylight readable and a choice of digitizer or touch screen interface. The V100 also offers optional Integrated GPS, 3G and 802.11a/b/g functionality that keeps users connected whether they are in the office, in a vehicle or outdoors.

Among the features of GETAC V100 Fully Rugged Convertible Notebook/Tablet PC:

  • 180-degree rotatable screen transformable from a notebook to a tablet PC
  • 10.4 or optional 12.1 (wide) LCD screen
  • Intel Core Duo Processor
  • MIL-STD 810F and IP54 compliance
  • Magnesium alloy casing with hand strap
  • Shock-mounted removable hard drive
  • Sunlight readable display solution
  • Integrated GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 802.11a/b/g capability
  • Reversible waterproof camera

The GETAC CA27 slate-style tablet PC features a fully sealed 10.4-inch touch screen display or Windows XP tablet digitizer display with advanced handwriting recognition features as well as mobile wireless support. Its unique X-Bay options support different kinds of communication modules, a vehicle docking station, and 4-port option that make the CA27 adaptable to any application. The CA27 is MIL-STD 810F and IP52 compliant.

The V100 and CA27 are currently available through GETAC authorized resellers. Please visit for more information.


GETAC Inc., a subsidiary company of MiTAC Technology Corporation, is a pioneer in the Rugged mobile computing industry, providing premier Fully Rugged and Rugged notebook, tablet PC and handheld solutions for the military, law enforcement, public safety, utility, telecommunication, manufacturing, field service and mobile workforce industries. Its Rugged computers are strictly controlled and monitored from the design, manufacture, quality assurance to service flows, making GETAC an industry-known Rugged computer provider. For more information, visit the GETAC Inc. website at

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