Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of technology solutions for government and public safety agencies, today announced an amendment by the City of Tucson, AZ to the contract available through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance Company (National IPA) to include the Toughpad™ family of rugged, reliable enterprise-grade tablets. With this addition, public and nonprofit agencies across the country have a new, efficient method to purchase Panasonic’s industry-leading family of tablet computers built for jobs that demand reliable and secure technology able to withstand challenging conditions – including law enforcement and first responders, field inspectors and medical professionals.
The National IPA works with public and nonprofit agencies and municipalities to competitively solicit national contracts for aggregated use, realizing significant time and cost savings. Through these publicly solicited and competitively awarded cooperative purchasing agreements, public agencies, municipalities and educational institutions benefit from national pricing and a simplified process while remaining compliant with procurement procedures. Panasonic is adding the Toughpad family of tablets to a full line of technology solutions currently available through the existing agreement with National IPA that was awarded by the City of Tucson. The full range of products include professional displays and digital signage, projectors, professional video cameras and AV equipment, video teleconferencing, scanners, whiteboards, mounts, security and surveillance products and antennas, Toughbook™ mobile computers and Arbitrator® 360° mobile digital video systems.
Each of Panasonic’s Toughpad tablets features a MIL-STD-810G all-weather IP65 dust- and water-resistant design, and is able to survive a drop of 4 feet or more. They also offer daylight-viewable screens, long-life batteries, wireless connectivity options, enhanced security and the industry's most comprehensive 3-year warranty. Toughpad tablets are ideal for a host of demanding usage scenarios, including inventory control, eForms, field sales, field service, route delivery, eCitations, electronic medical records, inspections, mobile point-of-sales and Geographic Information Systems.