Getac, an Irvine-based supplier of rugged-use computers designed for intense environments, will be outfitting Texas’ finest with new in-vehicle computers. The Houston City Council has approved a contract with PCS Mobile to provide the city’s 1,800 police cars with Getac products.
"Getac takes tremendous pride in providing rugged solutions to government and law enforcement agencies that have unique needs based on product applications and geographic environments," said Jim Rimay, president of Getac. "The Houston Police Department joins several other large police departments that rely on Getac rugged notebooks, including Orlando, Florida and San Jose, California."
The police cruisers will be outfitted with Getac B300 rugged notebook computers and in-vehicle docks and hardware mounts. The hardware comes equipped with a 2.3GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 128GB Solid State Drive and a1400 NITs QuadraClear display, which is readable in bright sunlight. The notebooks are also 4G LTE certified and will carry Verizon Wireless network service. The computers carry a five-year ‘bumper-to-bumper’ warranty.
The computers will be delivered this week, and installation will begin starting early next month.
The City Council decided on Getac’s products for their tough customized features that best fit a police vehicle's environment. PCS Mobile will provide services for Getac’s computers.
The Getac B300 rugged notebook computers made available for the police cruisers will be equipped with the many advanced features that the sturdy equipment has to offer.
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