Welcome!

News Feed Item

iKey® Launches FZ-G1 Jumpseat™ Snap-in-Place Fully Rugged Keyboard for the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iKey, the leading manufacturer of rugged keyboards and computer accessories, is pleased to announce the new iKey FZ-G1 Jumpseat™ keyboard. Designed to snap easily onto the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1, a rugged 10-inch Windows tablet built for mobile users, the iKey FZ-G1 Jumpseat serves as a fully rugged, on-the-go keyboard that provides additional functionality and screen protection to improve user productivity in the field. iKey's FZ-G1 Jumpseat was recently unveiled at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/DA58974)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/IKEYLOGO)

The iKey FZ-G1 Jumpseat, a QWERTY keyboard with touchpad, interfaces via the tablet's USB 3.0 docking connector. Designed from the ground up to be rugged, the FZ-G1 Jumpseat is comprised of a magnesium case with a rubber keypad and is fully sealed to resist the dirt, dust, and spills that can ruin most keyboards. Additionally, the FZ-G1 Jumpseat keyboard includes an integrated multi-function touchpad that supports advanced gesturing actions.

iKey's FZ-G1 Jumpseat complements the Toughpad's integrated ten-point multi-touch screen and digitizer input, providing for expanded user convenience and improved typing accuracy and speed while enhancing ergonomics with uncompromised support and flexibility. The iKey FZ-G1 Jumpseat runs on an advanced Li-ion battery that lasts for two months under typical use and can easily be recharged via the tablet's USB port.  Red multi-level LED backlighting keeps users working in low-light environments. Additional functionality can be added to the FZ-G1 Jumpseat with options such as a fingerprint reader or additional full sized USB ports.

"Working in partnership with Panasonic on this solution has been a great experience for iKey", said Charlie Gibbs, Sales Manager, iKey. "Panasonic brings a wealth of experience in mobility and continues to be a market leader with the Toughpad line. Being able to collaborate and leverage each other's strengths has created a solution that gives additional flexibility to mission critical applications in Enterprise, Government, Healthcare and Retail applications."

"With more workers going mobile and depending on tablets in a range of challenging environments, a keyboard built to be as reliable as our Toughpad tablets can be an essential component of workers' toolboxes to ensure they can maximize productivity anywhere in the field," said Dan Diliberti, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Tablets, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. "Panasonic and iKey share a commitment to the value that true mobility requires durability, and we're excited to make this accessory available to our customers."

The Panasonic Toughpad line is the world's most comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-focused tablets. With tablets ranging from 7 to 20 inches in size, all with unique design and security features to enable maximum productivity and long-term value, Toughpad tablets are built to connect mission critical workers with the data they need to do their jobs anywhere, at any time.

Panasonic's 10-inch Toughpad FZ-G1 is a fully rugged tablet PC featuring an Intel® Core™ i5 processor and Windows 8.1 Pro, enabling workers to achieve desktop-class performance in the field. The tablet is tested to meet MIL-STD-810G specifications for drops/falls, shock, vibration, altitude, humidity and extreme temperatures; as well as IP65 standards for rain and dust resistance. Other enterprise-grade features include a daylight-viewable screen, user-replaceable battery, a heightened level of security and a high degree of configuration options.

Together, the 10-inch Toughpad FZ-G1 and the FZ-G1 Jumpseat keyboard offer the most robust detachable rugged computer solution on the market.  This product will be available through Panasonic in February 2014. For more information, visit www.ikey.com/panasonic/.

About iKey, Ltd.: iKey designs and manufactures rugged, sealed keyboards, displays and pointing devices for industrial, public safety, medical and military applications. A pioneer in its industry since 1989, iKey is known as an innovator of industrial keyboards and computer accessories. For more information, visit www.ikey.com.

SOURCE iKey, Ltd.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.
Choosing the right cloud for your workloads is a balancing act that can cost your organization time, money and aggravation - unless you get it right the first time. Economics, speed, performance, accessibility, administrative needs and security all play a vital role in dictating your approach to the cloud. Without knowing the right questions to ask, you could wind up paying for capacity you'll never need or underestimating the resources required to run your applications.
"Software-defined storage is a big problem in this industry because so many people have different definitions as they see fit to use it," stated Peter McCallum, VP of Datacenter Solutions at FalconStor Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Enterprise networks are complex. Moreover, they were designed and deployed to meet a specific set of business requirements at a specific point in time. But, the adoption of cloud services, new business applications and intensifying security policies, among other factors, require IT organizations to continuously deploy configuration changes. Therefore, enterprises are looking for better ways to automate the management of their networks while still leveraging existing capabilities, optimizing perf...
The best-practices for building IoT applications with Go Code that attendees can use to build their own IoT applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Indraneel Mitra, Senior Solutions Architect & Technology Evangelist at Cognizant, provided valuable information and resources for both novice and experienced developers on how to get started with IoT and Golang in a day. He also provided information on how to use Intel Arduino Kit, Go Robotics API and AWS IoT stack to build an application tha...
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
Aspose.Total for .NET is the most complete package of all file format APIs for .NET as offered by Aspose. It empowers developers to create, edit, render, print and convert between a wide range of popular document formats within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Aspose compiles all .NET APIs on a daily basis to ensure that it contains the most up to date versions of each of Aspose .NET APIs. If a new .NET API or a new version of existing APIs is released during the subscription peri...
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1 billion monthly active users** -- including 600 million monthly active mobile users*** through its search, communications and digital content products. Yahoo also co...
Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) has announced that NoviFlow Inc.has deployed IxNetwork® to validate the company’s designs and accelerate the delivery of its proven, reliable products. Based in Montréal, NoviFlow Inc. supports network carriers, hyperscale data center operators, and enterprises seeking greater network control and flexibility, network scalability, and the capacity to handle extremely large numbers of flows, while maintaining maximum network performance. To meet these requirements, NoviFlow in...
As companies gain momentum, the need to maintain high quality products can outstrip their development team’s bandwidth for QA. Building out a large QA team (whether in-house or outsourced) can slow down development and significantly increases costs. This eBook takes QA profiles from 5 companies who successfully scaled up production without building a large QA team and includes: What to consider when choosing CI/CD tools How culture and communication can make or break implementation