Panasonic’s Commitment to Mobility Innovation Earns Two AOTMP Mobility Awards at CES 2017

Honored for Toughbook Mobile Computers and the Fully Rugged Toughpad FZ-G1 Tablet

Underscoring its position at the forefront of mobility innovation for the evolving workplace, Panasonic has earned two AOTMP (a global leader of telecom management best practices and industry standards) Mobility Awards at CES 2017 – Best Industrial, Rugged Laptops and Best Industrial, Rugged Tablets for its Toughbook® rugged computers and Toughpad® FZ-G1 fully rugged 10.1-inch tablet. 

Voting journalists, recognizing the company’s achievements in engineering and form factor flexibility, chose Panasonic Toughbook computer over the Dell Latitude and Getac B300 Ultra Rugged Notebook. In addition, the Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet beat out the Getac F110 Fully Rugged Tablet and Xplore Technologies XSLATE R12.

“As the world of work continues to evolve, Panasonic is intensely focused on anticipating that evolution and building innovative mobile devices that exceed customer expectations, tackle real world problems and create a more productive mobile worker,” said Brian Rowley, Vice President Marketing and Product Planning, Panasonic. “It’s clearly an honor to be recognized by AOTMP and the technology journalist community – but this recognition really is a testament to the level of engineering that differentiates – and distinguishes – Panasonic as we lead the mobile workforce revolution.” 

The 2017 AOTMP Mobility Awards recognizes outstanding mobile and wireless products and services, naming winners in 65 different award categories. The winners and honorable mention designations are chosen by more than 80 members of the media who cover 16 different categories of mobile and wireless technology devices ranging from smartphones to Internet of Things (IoT) technology.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, Panasonic Toughbook computer is the gold standard of rugged laptop technology, having been named the undisputed market share leader of rugged laptops for 14 consecutive years.1 It is engineered with enterprise-grade security and can withstand drops, spills and more, to perform in the roughest environments. That is why more mobile professionals choose the trailblazing form factor flexibility and world-class wireless performance of Panasonic Toughbook computers that feature embedded Wi-Fi and optional embedded wireless mobile broadband that delivers the connectivity demanded by today’s fast-paced, mobile workforce. 

The world’s bestselling 10.1-inch fully rugged Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet provides a powerful, groundbreaking tool for mobile professionals in government, public sector, enterprise and field service environments. Innovative features including a waterproof digitizer pen and the optional docking kiosk, combined with the glove-sensitive touchscreen and optional 28-hour hot-swappable battery, provide mobile workers with the flexibility to customize the tablet to best suits their needs. The FZ-G1 is engineered to withstand the inevitable hard knocks, drops and spills of life on the road and operate flawlessly in any environment — from intense heat and sunlight, to pouring rain and freezing temperatures. The tablet includes enterprise-grade security, connectivity and flexibility designed to maximize mobile workforce performance and communication.

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