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TabletKiosk™ Launches eo TufTab™ and Sahara TufTab™
New Semi-Ruggedized Solutions for Mobile Computing
 
TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced its entrance into the rugged Tablet PC market with the introduction of the eo TufTab™ v7112XT and Sahara TufTab™ i310XT.

TabletKiosk developed the TufTab line for professionals who require more rugged and secure solutions for their mobile computing needs including protection from rain, dust, humidity, extreme temperatures and vibration.

Sahara TufTab™ i310XT
The Sahara TufTab™ i310XT, was designed to meet the needs of mobile enterprise users who employ wireless applications to operate and track business applications. By combining a semi-rugged design with the full functionality of Windows® XP Professional and the convenience of touch screen input, mobile workers can easily input data at maximum speed and processing efficiency wherever their work takes them.

The Sahara TufTab™ i310XT features a 12.8" wide-angle touch screen, 802.11 b/g wireless LAN, Bluetooth® 2.0 and a PCMCIA Type II PC Card slot. For user convenience, the Sahara TufTab™ i310XT can be operated by fingertip or stylus and also features a useful on-screen keyboard, making it possible to type directly on the screen in the familiar QWERTY layout without having to use an external keyboard.

Processor: Intel® Celeron M ULV ZC, 1.0 GHz, 400 MHz FSB
Memory: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM
Hard Drive: 60 GB,1.8" IDE Ultra DMA PATA HDD
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or SUSE Linux
Display: 12.8" Widescreen LCD Touch Screen
1280 x 800 resolution, 170 cd/m brightness
Expansion: 1x PCMCIA 2.1 Type II 32-bit PC Card Slot
Wireless: 802.11 b/g networking / Bluetooth® 2.0
I/O: 3 x USB 2.0
1 x SD-IO/MMC
1 x Headphone jack, 1x Microphone jack
1 x HD15 VGA (Dual Screen Support)
1 x 10/100 Mbps Full Duplex 32-bit Ethernet (RJ45)
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Reader
Weight: 3.5 lbs (1,587 grams)
Dimensions: 244 x 312 x 38.1 mm (9.58" x 12.25" x 1.5")
Ratings: IP53 compliant for resistance to water and dust
Shock / Drop / Vibration: 75cm
Other: Integrated stand and hand strap

Pricing and Availability
The eo TufTab™ v7112XT and Sahara TufTab™ i310XT will begin shipping in mid April, 2007. For additional details, pricing and pre-order information, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™
TabletKiosk is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Introduces Its New Sahara Slate PC® Line of Tablet PCs
Three New Models Feature Sleek Form Factor and Faster Processors


Torrance, CA, February 6, 2007 -
TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced the launch of the Sahara Slate PC® i400 series, the company's newest generation of Tablet PCs featuring both Active Digitizer (Pen) and Touch Screen input. Completely redesigned for 2007, the new Sahara series includes three models which share the same sleek exterior styling, technology platform, I/O feature set and full range of optional accessories.

Sahara Slate PC i412T is the entry level touch screen model featuring a lower power, lower cost Intel® Celeron® M ULV 423 processor. The Sahara Slate PC i412T sports a wide-angle view passive resistive touch screen, perfect for accessing menu driven software such as Point of Sale applications and kiosk-based systems, and comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Linux.

For a more powerful touch screen solution, the Sahara Slate PC i440T features Intel® Centrino™ Duo Mobile Technology with an Intel® Core™ Duo LV L2500 processor, the same wide-angle view touch screen and also pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Linux. For maximum productivity, the Sahara Slate PC i440T is the most powerful slate style touch screen Tablet PC currently available.

For the ultimate Tablet PC experience, the Sahara Slate PC i440D, powered by Intel® Centrino™ Duo Mobile Technology with an Intel® Core™ Duo LV L2500 processor, features a revolutionary new input screen that converts from a pressure-sensitive active digitizer to a resistive touch screen at the push of a button. The Sahara Slate PC i440D will be available with Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005, Linux or the new Windows Vista Business OS which elevates the existing Sahara Slate PC brand into new performance territory.

"We are thrilled with the tremendous support and excitement we are seeing from our partners around the world in support of Windows Vista," said Brad Goldberg, general manager for Windows at Microsoft. "Our partners play a vital role in the early adoption, development and delivery of Microsoft technologies. By working closely with partners like TabletKiosk, we are helping to provide our mutual customers with a high quality product, seamless technology integration, and improved user experiences."

Standout features of the Sahara Slate PC i400 series include both touch screen and dual mode screen support, a PCMCIA Type II slot for expansion; eSATA, USB 2.0 and 1394a connectivity; a biometric fingerprint reader and TPM module for added security; four (4) user programmable buttons; build to order (BTO) configurations with up to 4 GB DDR2 RAM and a 160 GB SATA HDD, and the speed and power of the Intel® Core™ Duo LV processor.

"We are pleased that TabletKiosk has incorporated the Intel® Centrino™ Duo mobile technology platform as part of its redesign of the Sahara brand," said Erik Reid, Director of Mobile Marketing at Intel Corporation. "At the heart of the platform, the Intel® Core™ Duo processor will deliver greater performance and power saving capabilities to enhance the mobile computing experience."

Memory: Customizable up to 4GB DDR2 SDRAM
Hard Drive: 60-160 GB SATA HDD @ 5400
Display: 12.1" XGA TFT LCD (1024 x 768) with wide viewing angles up to 179°
Chipsets: Intel® 945 GM Express Northbridge / Intel® ICH7-M South Bridge
Wireless: Intel® Pro 3945 802.11 a/b/g networking
Bluetooth v2.0+EDR
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Reader
Trusted Platform Module
Kensington Security Slot
I/O: 1x Headphone / 1x Stereo Microphone
2x USB 2.0
1x IEEE 1394a
1x eSATA
1x 10/100/1000 Mbps Full Duplex (2.5Gbps single-lane channel) Ethernet (RG-45)
1x 56Kbps v.90 Fax/Modem (RG-11)
1x PCMCIA 2.1 compliant, supports one (1) Type II 32-bit PC Card Bus 1.0 architecture
1x Cradle Connector
Dimensions: 300 x 240 x 25 mm (11.81" x 9.45" x .98")
Weight: 3.3 lbs (with standard battery installed)
Power: Primary 6-cell lithium-ion battery with AC Adapter
Other: Four (4) User programmable buttons
Two (2) integrated stereo speakers and dual microphone array
Wacom Pen enabled Digitizer
Available in White or Black

Pricing and Availability
Sahara Slate PC i412T -- Configurations start at $1,795 MSRP with an Intel® Celeron® M ULV 423 processor, 512 MB memory, 60 GB HDD and Windows XP Professional SP2. Shipping begins early March, 2007.

Sahara Slate PC i440T -- Configurations start at $2,195 MSRP with an Intel® Core™ Duo L2500 processor, 1.0 GB memory, 80 GB HDD and Windows XP Professional SP2. Shipping begins late March, 2007.

Sahara Slate PC i440D -- Configurations start at $2,295 MSRP with an Intel® Core™ Duo L2500 processor, 1.0 GB memory, 80 GB HDD and Windows Vista Business. Shipping begins late March, 2007.

The Sahara i215 Tablet PC utilizes the latest Intel® Centrino® mobile technology low voltage processor running at 1.5 GHz with 2MB L2, worldwide wireless capabilities with an Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG (802.11a/b/g) wireless module and the highly regarded Hydis Wide Viewing Angle Display, offering viewing angles of up to 180 degrees, as standard equipment.

These new features coupled with the only Customer First Exchange Warranty offered by a Tablet PC OEM, make the Sahara i215 Tablet PC the choice of discriminating users who demand the best.

Specification i215
CPU Intel Centrino LV 758 Pentium M
CPU Speed 1.5 Ghz
Operating System Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Main Memory 1 x SO-DIMM Slot, max. memory size up to 1 GB
Hard Drive 2.5" 9.5mm 40GB and up
VGA Chipset Intel GMCH-M 855GM(E)
Supports Dual Display Options
Rotation 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°
VGA Resolution 1024x768 in landscape mode
768x1024 in portrait mode
Display 12.1" LCD Wide-Angle View Display, Outdoor Transreflective Optional
Input Device Integrated Wacom Digitizer
User Interface 1 x Power on/off switch
1 x Wireless on/off switch
1 x Scroll wheel - Up, down, enter
Communications 1 x RJ45 10/100 Ethernet
1 x RJ11 56K / V.90 Modem
1 x Intel Pro/Wireless 2200BG
I/O Ports 2 x USB 2.0
1 x IEEE 1394 Firewire
1 x Mini VGA port, DB9 Jack (supports dual Monitor mode)
Expansion 1 x type I & II CF Card Slot, Hot Insertion and Removal
Audio ICH4-M Integrated Codec Controller, Realtek ALC202 Codec, Dual full-duplex Direct Sound Channels, '97 2.2 & PC2001 compliant, 18Bit A/D, 20 Bit D/A, 48KHz sampling rate. Integrated Dual Speakers, One Earphone Jack & One Microphone Jack
Case Plastic Case
Battery Re-chargeable 40w Lithium ION Battery, supports up to 4 hours, 2.5 hrs charging time
Power Supply 100~240V, AC 47~63Hz, 19V DC output, 3.16A 60W Adapter
Size 11.53" x 8.66" x 0.94" (W x H x D)
Weight 3.1 lbs with Battery Pack

Sahara iTablet, Tablet PC, set a new standard for Tablet PC category. Covers with a one-piece translucent crystal like front bezel beautifully crafted to create a look that is fresh and exciting. All control buttons and interface ports are uniquely located to the side of the Tablet PC to keep the front bezel looking elegant, stylish and brilliantly functional.

Sahara iTablet, Tablet PC, running Windows XP Tablet PC Edition is a personal computer you can use in new and different ways. Tablet PC offers the simplicity of pen and paper by enabling you to use its display just like a writing tablet. And while you have the option of using a keyboard and mouse, you can also control your Tablet PC and Windows XP-compatible applications using either the tablet pen or speech commands for the highest level of mobility and productivity in a single solution to date.

Sahara iTablet comes with a digital pen you can use to control the computer and input information in your own handwriting. Use Microsoft Windows Journal to handwrite notes or create drawings and save them as documents.

You can easily convert your handwriting into text for use in Windows Journal or in other Windows XP-compatible applications, such as Microsoft Word version 2002, Microsoft Excel version 2002, and Microsoft Outlook® version 2002. Tablet PC tools can help convert your handwritten text into typed text by identifying words that might have been recognized incorrectly and giving you a list of alternative words.

Specification i200

Processor INTEL (U)LV Mobile,Pentium M / Dothan 1.0~1.5GHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Cache    1M L2 Cache-Pentium M / 2MB L2 Cache - Dothan
BIOS   Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Tablet PC Pro
Memory DDR 1xSO-DIMM Slot, max. memory size up to 1GB
Hard Disk Drive . 2.5" 9.5mm, 40GB and or above
Communication   10/100 LAN on board
56Kbps modem module
Intel Calexico 802.11b/g Wireless LAN
Graphics Intel Integrated on Intel GMCH-M 855GME
Supports Dual Display Options
Video Resolution Built-in LCD Display 1024x768 - Lanscape,768x1024 - Portrait
External Display  640*480~1600*1200 at 60Hz,75Hz,85Hz
Display . Ultra Slim 12.1" XGA Panel,150cd/m2 Luminance
Expansion Slots Compact Flash Type I & II,hot insertion and removal
Audio Chip Realtek ALC202
  Two channel AC'97 2.2, CODEC
  18 Bit A/D, 20 Bit D/A, 48KHz sampling rate
I/O Ports . 1 x RJ-11 Modem
1 x RJ-45 fast Ethernet Port
2 x USB 2.0 Port
1 x IEEE 1394 Port
1 x Headphone
1 x Microphone
1 x D-Sub 15 VGA port
Short-Cut Buttions   Internet, Rotation,Menu & SAS,Wireless LAN On/Off switch
Wheel Key   Up, Down & Enter
Input Device   Integrated Electromagnetic Digitizer
Battery   One Re-chargeable 40w Lithium ION removeable Battery Pack,
. 4 hours battery life with 2.5 hours charging time
AC Adapter   100~240V, AC 47~63Hz, 19V DC output,3.16A 60W Power
Dimensions   11.53x8.66x0.94 inch / 293x220x24nn
Net weight   <3.3 lbs. / 1.5kgs
Operating Temperature Temperature 5 ℃~ 35 ℃ (41° F ~ 95° F)
Humidity 20% ~ 80% (no condensation

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