Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) (“Xplore” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of award-winning rugged tablet PCs, announced today that it received a multi-million dollar purchase order for the U.S. military. The purchase order is for over 900 of the Company’s iX104C5M rugged Windows tablets. Delivery of the products is expected to occur over the next several months.
“We are extremely pleased to announce receipt of the largest single military order in our history,” stated Philip S. Sassower, Xplore’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe the value proposition of our rugged tablet computer should make it the device of choice for military field applications. We believe that this purchase order is an initial indication of our potential in the military sector.”
“We expect this order to be the first in a series of purchase orders for the U.S. military involving the delivery of several thousand devices, improving our footprint in the military space,” stated Mark Holleran, Xplore’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “We believe Xplore’s ultra rugged tablet solution is gaining traction in military applications in the U.S. and other countries by delivering on our promise of value, performance and reliability. We further believe the iX104C5M is the best tablet for use in military deployments - whether supporting special operations, managing workflows on the flight line or delivering real-time data to mobile field units.”
“Xplore is proud to support the U.S. military in the deployment and use of our products,” continued Sassower. “We look forward to a successful and continuing relationship.”
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About Xplore Technologies®
Xplore is engaged in the business of developing integrating and marketing mobile wireless Tablet PC computing systems. The Company’s products enable the extension of traditional computing systems to a range of field and on-site personnel, regardless of location or environment. Using a range of wireless communication media together with the Company’s rugged computing products, the Company’s end-users are able to receive, collect, analyze, manipulate and transmit information in a variety of environments not suited to traditional non-rugged computing devices. The Company’s end-users are in markets that include utility, warehousing/logistics, public safety, field service, transportation, manufacturing, route delivery, military and homeland security.