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Offering a full line of rugged portable computers

Full PDFs of reviews: B300 - E100 - PS236 - PS535F - V100 - V110 - V200 - X500

GETAC rugged PC products have met the challenges of military, field service and sales force, public safety, utility, transportation, telecommunication, construction, heavy industrial, mining and refining applications for over a quarter of a centurys. GETAC, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group, is a flexible supplier, allowing our customers to incorporate a variety of options and custom products to meet their unique specifications.

We are valued partners for our VARs and OEM customers. Our superior R&D capabilities and commitment provide customers with sophisticated, rugged portables that make us the complete supplier of rugged computing solutions for a mobile workforce. Our products are fully supported worldwide by our resellers and service providers. Our staff and partners strive to treat every customer and prospect as our most important customer, delivering the highest, most responsive service to each and every company.

GETAC understands that the product life cycles of its customers are much longer than the computer industry technology cycles. To support our customers, we use the same mechanical design for a form, fit, and function support while continually enhancing the computers' processing power. This consistent support provides true cost-effective solutions while delivering the product support required by our military, government, and industrial customers.

Rugged portable computing products are designed to help people working in the toughest environment; however, some limitations are applied to the standard platforms to accommodate all different industrial applications. To better assist customers overcoming this problem, GETAC offers professional customization service. Our ProCustom team, consisting of over 50 experienced engineers in hardware, software, mechanics, and thermal, are available anytime to serve customers to build rugged mobile platforms that suit your requirements and requests without limiting to the standard features on standard products, and conquering your challenges at work even under extreme environmental conditions.

Backed by the manufacturing resources of the MiTAC Synnex Business Group (2015 consolidated revenue US$28 billion), Getac Technology Corporation delivers the most up-to-date mobile technology tailored to niche markets. Our worldwide production facilities and Six Sigma commitment to quality means we deliver the highest quality products on time and on budget. Our quality assurance system is compliant with MIL-Q-9858A and has been certified to ISO9001 since 1995.

Also note that the acquisition of Waffer Technology in 2009 has made Getac the world's third largest aluminum-magnesium alloy producer.

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Getac ZX70 fully rugged tablet simplifies one-handed operation for mobile field professionals
Engineered to meet the growing needs of mobile transportation and field service professionals, the new Getac ZX70 is a 7" fully rugged Android tablet designed for comfortable one-handed use in remote and challenging environments. Rugged to the core, its IP67 and MIL-STD 810G certification with best-in-class battery life allow it to go wherever you need it to. The ZX70 is also protected by Getac's industry-leading three-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty. [See Getac press release and RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the Getac ZX70] -- Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by chb

Getac financials and outlook
According to the Taipei Times, Getac chairman James Hwang told an investors’ conference that he expects Getac’s 2017 revenue to increase by 5-10% from 2016's NT$20.4 billion (US$666.5 million), driven by the mechanical components and rugged computer systems. In 2016, 47% of revenue, US$313 million, came from rugged systems, and Hwang said revenue from rugged systems could surge by a double-digit percentage 2017 on increasing orders from existing clients and Windows 10 conversion demand. [See article] -- Posted Friday, April 7, 2017 by chb

Review: Getac T800 Gen 2 ultra-rugged Windows 10 tablet
The T800 is Getac's entry into the compact 8-inch rugged tablet market. Its footprint is just a little larger than that of an iPad mini, making it easy to carry around and stow almost anywhere. RuggedPCReview takes an extended look at this highly configurable, state-of-the-art Windows 10-based capacitive multi-touch tablet that can handle 6-foot falls and plenty of punishment. [See review of the Getac T800 Gen 2 ultra-rugged tablet] -- Posted Friday, March 24, 2017 by chb

GCSS-Army Deploying 9,783 Getac F110 G3 Rugged Tablets
The Global Combat Support System branch of the U.S. Army (GCSS-Army) has ordered 9,783 Getac F110 G3 rugged tablets with docking stations. After a thorough vetting process, GCSS-Army determined the Getac F110 G3 would be the best new rugged tablet to replace several aging and outdated Army management information systems across tactical logistics environments within the Army’s Active and Reserve components as well as the National Guard. The Getac F110 G3 tablets will ultimately be used to capture UID data using its built-in barcode reader to provide unprecedented asset visibility. [See Getac media release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by chb

Getac expects revenues to grow strongly in second half of 2017
Digitimes reports that rugged PC manufacturer Getac Technology expects its revenues to decrease sequentially in the second quarter, and that shipping volume will grow strongly in the second half due to increased procurement orders. Getac currently is the second largest vendor in the rugged industrial PC market, holding a market share of 16-18%. Getac is looking to boost the market share to 30% in the next three years. -- Posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by chb

Full review: Getac B300 ultra-rugged notebook computer
There are times when nothing but a full size, full function, tough and rugged notebook computer will do, and preferably one that isn't being restyled and redesigned every other year, because that needlessly obsoletes customer investment and equipment. The Getac B300 is one of those, one of the very few, and it's now in its sixth generation. RuggedPCReview conducted a full, detailed review of the now Intel Skylake-powered Getac B300. Performance has more than quadrupled compared to the original version, the super-bright, pushbutton-operated 1,400 nits backlight still dazzles, and yet the B300 remains completely compatible with every peripheral, dock and accessory ever made for it. [See full review of the Getac B300 ultra-rugged notebook computer] -- Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by chb

The Army Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) product management team has placed an order for 3,750 Getac S410 semi-rugged notebooks. The notebooks will be used to help digitally capture medical treatment data in operational environments, enhance continuity of care, and enable a comprehensive lifelong electronic health record for Service members. MC4 selected the S410 semi-rugged notebooks as an integral part of its overall MC4 System for two reasons; its high performance and configurable feature set; and the long-standing relationship Getac has established as a trusted advisor to the organization. [See media release and RuggedPCReview's report on the Getac S410] -- Posted Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by chb

Getac expects rugged PCs to drive 2017 revenue growth
According to DigiTimes, Getac Technology chairman James Hwang aims to increase Getac's global market share for rugged industrial computing devices from the current 16-18% to 30% in three years. Hwang also indicated that half of Getac's rugged device revenue comes from US sales. And that Getac is supplying fiberglass plastic chassis to the world's top five notebook vendors (except Apple). [See DigiTimes article] -- Posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by chb

ICEE Company picks Getac T800 rugged tablet to streamline sales, service, training
Getac reports that the ICEE Company will provide its service technicians and sales reps with Getac's fully rugged T800 tablets to streamline work management processes and conduct remote online training with field staff, reducing the need for service center visits and maximize the time with customers. ICEE selected the Getac T800 because it provided a single solution to the computing and communication needs of its field staff. Beyond capturing service data, the device needed to be rugged, incorporate a fast processor, include a large viewing screen in a small form factor, and a variety of integrated features necessary for field work. [See Getac media release and RuggedPCReview's analysis of the Getac T800] -- Posted Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by chb

Getac scores record high September revenues
DigiTimes reports that Getac Technology reported consolidated revenues of US$67 million for September 2016, increasing 18.22% on month and 34.9% on year. Revenues for the third quarter of 2016 increased 13.2% sequentially and 15.8% on year to a record high US$170 million. Accumulated 2016 revenues through September totaled US$458 million, growing 8.51% on year. DigiTimes mentioned that Getac rugged notebooks have found their way into the military units in the Netherlands, pushing sales in September.
-- Posted Monday, October 17, 2016 by chb

Getac releases next-generation, higher-resolution body-worn camera for law enforcement for its Veretos system
Getac introduced its next-gen Getac Veretos Body Worn Camera (BWC) for law enforcement. With one of the smallest and lightest designs in the industry, it delivers 130-degree panoramic 480p to 1080p video, even in low light conditions. Incorporating a wide range of communication features and up to 12 hours of full-shift battery life, the camera provides law enforcement with complete situational awareness in critical scenarios while its intuitive design makes the process of starting, stopping, and streaming video push-button easy. [See Getac media release and Getac Veretos product page] -- Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by chb

Getac's successful transformation into a solutions provider
DigiTimes published an in-depth article on how Getac analyzed its business back in 2008, transformed its business focus to value-added niche market products while continuing to enhance its core technologies and capabilities, leading the company to its current position as a top three global rugged computer brand. [See "Beyond PC parts supplier: Getac Technology enabling business transformation to bring the maximum values of solutions and services"] -- Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by chb

Rugged PC maker Getac Technology reports on-year growth in August revenues
According to DigiTimes, Getac Technology reported revenues of US$56.2 million for August 2016, increasing 16.6% from a year earlier. Accumulated 2016 revenues through August totaled US$381 million, increasing 5% from a year earlier. Getac posted revenues of US$570 million for all of 2015. -- Posted Monday, September 5, 2016 by chb

Getac announces significantly enhanced 2nd generation of its compact, rugged 8.1-inch T800 tablet
Getac announced the next-generation Getac T800, an enhanced version of its compact IP65-sealed 8-inch tablet designed for one-handed operation. Now with an Intel "Cherry Trail" processor and a variety of tech improvements, the new version switches to a sunlight-readable IPS display with perfect viewing angles, hard-tip stylus, glove and wet modes, and beefed-up security. [See description, analysis and specs of the Getac T800 G2] -- Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by chb

DigiTimes: Getac expects strong second half of year
According to DigiTimes, Getac Technology chairman James Hwang is optimistic about the second half of 2016. He expects the replacement trend in the enterprise sector brought by Windows 10 to be the main growth driver of Getac's revenues, in addition to developing solutions that include software, hardware and services, and the police surveillance cloud computing platform, Veretos that has already been adopted by police departments in South Carolina and Minnesota. -- Posted Friday, June 24, 2016 by chb

Getac sees May sales increase
According to DigiTimes, Getac Technology reported May 2016 sales of US$47.8 million, up almost 10% from May 2015. Getac is expected to see its sales grow steadily in the second quarter after it signed an agreement with Ingram Micro to sell its ruggedized PC products in western Europe. DigiTimes also mentioned a 5-year contract Getac signed with DHL for handling Getac's logistics and after-sale services in Europe. -- Posted Thursday, June 16, 2016 by chb

Bright House orders an additional 3,000 Getac computers
Bright House Networks has ordered 3,000 Getac fully rugged F110 tablets and V110 convertible notebooks so that its field technicians and supervisors can serve their 2.5 million cable, Internet, voice and home security customers more efficiently. Bright House chose Getac because they were able to collaborate and develop a custom solution that dramatically improved their diagnostic workflow. Before placing the order, Bright House conducted a rigorous, long-term pilot test with Getac products to ensure that their features, functions and rugged design could handle the everyday stress associated with the wide range of extreme environments in which the Bright House team operates. [See Getac media release -- Posted Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by chb

Getac introduces 3rd gen F110 fully rugged tablet
Getac introduced the next generation of their F110 fully rugged 11.6-inch tablet, with emphasis on performance demands and security threats in the most extreme environments. The F110, Getac's thinnest Windows tablet and now based on Intel "Skylake" 6th generation i5 and i7 Core processors, is an attractive mobile choice with a FullHD webcam, 8MP autofocus camera and optional 1D/2D barcode reader to video conference and capture data. [See Getac media release and RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the third generation Getac F110] -- Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by chb

Getac introduces 3rd gen V110 fully rugged convertible
Getac introduced the next generation of their V110 fully rugged 11.6-inch convertible, with emphasis on performance demands and security threats in the most extreme environments. The V110, which offers a full-size keyboard and transforms easily between tablet and notebook modes, is now based on Intel "Skylake" 6th generation i5 and i7 Core processors. It's, among numerous other deployments, ideal for officers who need a tablet in the car and a full-size keyboard for typing reports outside the vehicle. [See Getac media release and RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the third generation Getac V110] -- Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by chb

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