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General Dynamics Itronix Corporation

Implementor of wireless, rugged mobile computing solutions

General Dynamics Itronix Corporation is a world-class developer of wireless, rugged computing solutions for mobile workers, which distinguishes itself in the market through its technology innovation, superior implementation capabilities and customer support services. The company has a full range of wireless, rugged field computing systems, from rugged handhelds, to its award-winning line of rugged laptops and Tablet PCs, in addition to providing its widely acclaimed iCare Implementation Services that range from project planning and management to first line help desk support. Itronix serves mobile workers in markets, such as commercial field services, insurance, communications and utilities, government, military, public safety, transportation, and telecommunications.

With customers that include hundreds of Global 2000 companies with network diverse work environments and world recognized organizations, such as Sears, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, FBI, Verizon, and Florida Power & Light, Itronix is one of the world's leading providers of wireless, rugged mobile computing solutions. According to recent research by Venture Development Corporation (VDC), Itronix is currently ranked the number one fully rugged notebook computer provider in Europe and number two in North America.

With its corporate offices in Spokane, WA, and international sales and support offices in Canada, Europe and Asia, the company is positioned to support the evolving needs for integrated wireless rugged computing systems on a global scale. In addition to a direct global sales force, Itronix currently has distributor partnerships with Hewlett Packard, CDWG and WAV, as well as an extensive network of vertical international resellers and distributors.

Itronix products and services also complement parent General Dynamics' command, control and communications capabilities. Along with capabilities acquired through the purchase of Tadpole Computer, Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.), this enhanced expertise in rugged wireless computing enables General Dynamics to expand its offerings of trusted end-to-end, highly available network services, especially to defense customers. These mobile networks deliver actionable intelligence via advanced command-and-control applications to soldiers at the outer fringes of tactical networks, where bandwidth and other resources are limited.

Note: On January 2, 2013, General Gynamics Itronix in formed us that "After in-depth market research and analysis, we have determined that it is in the best interests of our company, customers and partners to phase out a number of our General Dynamics Itronix rugged computing products. This decision may affect the solutions customers buy from us today. Please know that General Dynamics C4 Systems' management team wants to assure you that our customer needs remain our first priority."

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GD-Itronix opens online store for its rugged computers and accessories
Once dismissed as minor adjuncts to more traditional sales channels, online stores have become important parts of business. General Dynamics Itronix has now joined the ranks of computer companies with online stores. The new store offers current GD-Itronix rugged models (GD300, GD400, GD2000, GD3015, GD3080, GD4000, GD6000, GD8000, GD8200) as well as refurbs and accessories for both current and legacy models. The store is powered by GroupMobile, but is exclusive to General Dynamics' rugged computing products. [See GD-Itronix online store] -- Posted Monday, April 30, 2012 by chb

General Dynamics Itronix semi-rugged GD4000
There are times when an enterprise doesn't need a fully rugged computer, but would like something more durable than a consumer product, and perhaps something from a rugged systems vendor they already know and trust. The GD4000 from General Dynamics Itronix fills that spot. It's a semi-rugged, high-performance (yet reasonably priced) Intel Core i5/i7 powered notebook computer with a 14-inch daylight-readable display and enough options to customize it for any conceivable deployment. [See description and specs of the General Dynamics Itronix GD4000] -- Posted Monday, January 16, 2012 by chb

GD-Itronix introduces fully-rugged GD3080 tablet
General Dynamics Itronix introduced the GD3080 fully-rugged tablet computer as a next-gen version of its Duo-Touch II tablet. The 4.0 pound fanless tablet now features higher XGA resolution on its 8.4-inch DynaVue display that has an auto-switching resistive touchscreen/active digitizer combo. The GD3080 runs Windows 7 and offers more memory as well as higher capacity hard disk and SSD options. Up to three RF modems and GPS can be integrated in a unit at one time. Sealing is at the IP54 level and the machine, which starts at US$3,250, can handle significant abuse. [See description and specs of the General Dynamics Itronix GD3080] -- Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2011 by chb

GD-Itronix introduces rugged GD400 enterprise cross-over handheld/smartphone
General Dynamics Itronix introduced the GD400, a rugged enterprise handheld computer combines smartphone, computing, and data collection functionality. Powered by an 800MHz ARM Cortex 8 processor and running Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3, the GD400 offers excellent data capture capabilities with an expanded keypad, 1D/2D imager, various sensors, GPS, and camera with flash. The 3.7-inch sunlight-readable display has full VGA resolution, and despite compact size and low weight, the device is impressively rugged. [See description and specs of the GD-Itronix GD400] -- Posted Thursday, August 18, 2011 by chb

AVADirect adds GD Itronix computers
AvaDirect announced to better address the rugged mobile computing market, it has added GD Itronix notebooks and tablets to it lineup, saying that "GD Itronix combines the durable form factor, and high-performance of today's standards to bring a product that is sure meet any and all requirements set forth. The first GD Itronix products added are the GD8200 rugged notebook and the GD3015 rugged tablet. -- Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2011 by chb

GD-Itronix introduces semi-rugged GD3015 tablet
General Dynamics Itronix introduced the GD3015 semi-rugged tablet computer, a 2.7 pound fanless design with a 10.4-inch transflective resistive touchscreen. The GD3015 runs Windows 7 on a 1.6GHz Atom Z530, offers good onboard connectivity, and a wealth of data collection options (GPS, RFID, Mag Card, camera, scanner, etc.). Sealing is at the IP54 level and the machine, which starts at US$2,400, can handle some abuse. [See description and specs of the General Dynamics Itronix GD3015] -- Posted Thursday, June 30, 2011 by chb

GD-Itronix signs license agreement with Microsoft
Microsoft and General Dynamics Itronix have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for General Dynamics Itronix devices running the Android platform (which for now is just the GD300). Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will receive royalties from General Dynamics Itronix. -- Posted Monday, June 27, 2011 by chb

GD-Itronix introduces GD8200 ultra-rugged notebook
General Dynamics Itronix has introduced the GD8200 ultra-rugged notebook computer, a substantial technology update to the GD8000. Now equipped with a 2.2/2.9GHz Intel Core i7-2655LE processor and ancillary circuitry, the GD8200 should be substantially more powerful than its predecessor, while retaining full backward compatibility and its 8-hour battery life rating. Graphics performance is improved and additionally benefits from DynaVue II technology. The IP65-rated GD8200 also supports numerous wireless standards including 4G LTE. Pricing starts at US$4,460. [See description and specs of the GD-Itronix GD8200] -- Posted Friday, June 17, 2011 by chb

U.S. Army to test GD-Itronix GD300 wearable PCs with battle command network
Israel-based Defense Update published an article on the Android-based GD-Itronix GD300 handheld/wearable computer, stating that General Dynamics expects to deliver 40 prototype handheld devices to the US Army for evaluation. [See U.S. Army to test wearable PCs with battle command network] -- Posted Monday, March 21, 2011 by chb

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