Mobile computer: Intrinsically safe tablet for hazardous environments

Rugged computer: Airo Wireless releases Class I Division 2, 10.1” tablet for hazardous environments.

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Handheld computer: Airo Wireless, manufacturer of intrinsically safe smartphones, tablets and handheld computers for hazardous environments, has announced the certification and commercial release of the newest mobile solution, the Airo I-Safe 810 tablet.

The Airo I-Safe 810 10.1” Windows 8 tablet is purpose-built for hazardous environments, certified in the United States and Canada to Class I Division 2 (C1 D2). Ruggedized for industrial use (IP 65 dust and water / MIL-STD-810G shock, vibration and drop) and enterprise ready with a Windows 8.1 Professional operating system, Airo’s latest addition meets the needs and surpasses the expectations of the HazLoc enterprise mobility market.

Todd Baillie, Airo’s Director of Channel & Alliances US states, “We are excited to offer the Airo I-Safe 810 C1 D2 tablet to our partners and customers. Whether paired with our Airo I-Safe 28 Windows Embedded Handheld or used on its own, it is exciting to provide this technology to enterprises currently facing an automation imperative throughout their entire workforce, finally enabling those working within the hazardous environment Divisions. These devices bridge the Big Data gap, increasing production efficiency and yielding significant gains – the key solution sets our customers are asking for.”

The Airo I-Safe 810 tablet is Quick Start ready with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G or 4G LTE options operating on any carrier. To complement the needs of the environments in which the tablet will be used, customers will have full access to accessories such as a Charging Cart, Vehicle Mounting Station, Barcode Reader and RFID Reader.

The Airo I-Safe 810 tablet and I-Safe 28 handheld make the ultimate solution for use in even the most challenging hazardous environments. The Airo I-Safe 28 handheld is currently available globally certified to UL913 C1 D1 and ATEX IECEx Zone 1, while the Airo I-Safe 810 tablet is now available for HazLoc enterprises in US and Canada. To learn about how these devices will connect your ecosystem, Airo invites you to their all-access webinar on September 25th.

About Certification
• ANSI/ISA 12.12.01-2013
• Nonincendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I and II, Division 2 and Class III, Divisions 1 and 2 Hazardous (Classified) Locations
• CAN/CSA C22.2 for Use in Class 1, Division 2 Hazardous Locations

About Airo Wireless
Founded in 2000, Airo Wireless specializes in manufacturing intrinsically safe industrial smartphones, tablets and handheld computers for hazardous environments such as Utilities, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Public Safety and more.

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