Panasonic has unplugged its Toughbook range with the launch of its Mobile Data Wireless Display (MDWD) and the Toughbook 07 Mini PC. The MDWD can be used with an enabled notebook and 802.11b LAN card or with the new Mini PC. The screen features an SVGA trans-reflective touch-screen for use indoors or outside. Like the rest of the Toughbook range, the display is ruggedised for shock, drops, dust, water, heat and cold. The Mini PC features an Intel Pentium III 500MHz CPU, 128MB of SDRAM, a shock-mounted 10GB hard drive, as well as serial port, mini-USB wireless display interact and a Type 2 PCMCIA card slot. Optional accessories include a GPS module, extra battery, charger, AC adapter and telephone line tester.
The display will retail for $3,500 while the Mini PC carries a retail price tag of $5,399.