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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Life for Sahara Slate PC® i520 / i550 and Sahara NetSlate® a510 Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, August 20, 2013 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise, today announced the end of sale (EOS) end of life (EOL) of the first generation of its 500 line of 12.1-inch Tablet PCs. On September 30, 2013, TabletKiosk will discontinue order availability for the following systems:

  • Sahara Slate PC i520 and i550 Tablet PCs
  • All Sahara Slate PC TS500 (i500) 1st Generation Tablet PCs
  • All OEM and Private Label TS500 (i500) 1st Generation Tablet PCs
  • Sahara NetSlate a230T Tablet PCs
  • All Sahara NetSlate TNS500 (a510) Tablet PCs
  • All OEM and Private Label TNS500 (a510) Tablet PCs

As of October 1, 2013, there will be no further orders accepted for the above listed Tablet PCs, unless otherwise specified under separate customer agreement. As of today, all inventory is currently depleted or reserved for previously submitted orders. Until September 30, 2013, lead time for final orders on any of these models is 14 - 16 weeks. Software updates, technical support and hardware repairs will continue without interruption until September 30, 2016.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's newer generation of 12.1-inch Tablet PCs including the Sahara Slate PC i535 and i575 Tablet PCs, 2nd generation Sahara Slate PC TS500 (OEM and private label only), or Sahara NetSlate a525 and 2nd generation Sahara NetSlate TNS500 (OEM and private label only). All of these newer Tablet PCs provide increased performance and longer battery life. Additionally, they all run Windows® 7 Professional, which features enhanced touch and digital inking support.

For more information regarding these new Tablet PCs, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Dealer.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company’s line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Upgrades Sahara NetSlate® 12.1 inch Enterprise Tablet PC

Entry level Tablet PC offers greatly improved battery life, integrated front and rear facing cameras, 4GB RAM standard configuration and a true RS-232 port as a BTO option

Torrance, CA, July 30, 2013 —

TabletKiosk, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise, today announced the newest addition to its family of 12.1 inch Tablet PCs, the Sahara NetSlate® a525.

The Sahara NetSlate a525 is a business focused Tablet PC powered by the Intel® Atom™ N2800 processor. Designed to deliver superior value and productivity as well as the ability to run embedded applications, the Sahara NetSlate a525 features 4GB of DDR3L RAM, over 300% better battery life than the previous model, integrated front and rear facing cameras and a true RS-232 serial port as a build-to-order option.

As an enterprise-grade Tablet PC, the Sahara NetSlate a525 effectively bridges the gap between consumer grade tablets and more powerful rugged Tablet PCs. Unlike most consumer tablets powered by the Intel® Atom™ processor that can only run Windows 8 or Android, the Sahara NetSlate a525 offers complete user flexibility by running Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows Embedded or Linux.

Additionally, the Sahara NetSlate a525 features dual hot swappable batteries, Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45), WiFi 802.11n, universal 3G WWAN, Bluetooth 4.0, two full-size USB 2.0 ports, and full compatibility with the Business Smart™ accessory ecosystem created for the company's flagship Sahara Slate PC® line of Tablet PCs.

“The new Sahara NetSlate a525 is an excellent choice for companies looking for an entry level tablet with a long product lifecycle to maximize their return on investment,” said Martin Smekal, President and CEO of TabletKiosk. “We purposely designed the new a525 with the same body chassis of the previous Sahara NetSlate to ensure that our legacy customers can continue to use their existing accessories and peripherals after transitioning over to this new model.”

Availability

The Sahara NetSlate a525 is shipping now. For additional details, pricing, or to place an order please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company’s line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® and SMI Collaborate to Produce the Sahara EyeSlate™, the First Tablet PC with Market Ready Eye Tracking Integration

Torrance, CA, June 25, 2013 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading manufacturer of enterprise-grade Tablet PCs and accessories for business, today announces a new collaboration with SensoMotoric Instruments GmbH (SMI), a leader in eye tracking, eye control, guidance and registration technology, to cooperatively develop the Sahara EyeSlate™, the first Tablet PC with market ready eye tracking integration.

TabletKiosk and SMI plan to market the Sahara EyeSlate™ both as an augmentative/alternative communication device (AAC) and also as a powerful Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC that can be controlled via eye gaze, touch, voice or handwriting recognition in lieu of a physical keyboard and mouse.

The Sahara EyeSlate™ adds eye tracking functionality to TabletKiosk's signature line of Tablet PCs, the Sahara Slate PC i500 without requiring oversized and expensive add-on modules or awkward brackets as with most traditional augmentative computing devices.

“We are excited to partner with SMI to announce the Sahara EyeSlate™ Tablet PC with eye tracking technology,” said Martin Smekal, President and CEO of TabletKiosk. “As a specialty hardware manufacturer, TabletKiosk strives to align itself with cutting edge technology partners like SMI to jointly create customized and purpose-based hardware computing solutions.”

When TabletKiosk originally launched in 2003, it was one of the first Tablet PC manufacturers to incorporate touch screen technology into its entire line of computing solutions. Now, ten years later, TabletKiosk is once again transforming the Tablet PC platform by incorporating SMI's gaze tracking technology. Included with the system will be SMI's powerful Eye Tracking Software Developer's Kit (SDK) so that developers can integrate the Sahara EyeSlate™ Tablet PC's eye tracking functionality with their existing software solutions.

Christian Villwock, Director of SMI´s OEM Solutions Business: “The use of eye tracking technology is gaining momentum in many application fields ranging from AAC, gaming and medical screening to gaze interaction in other industry and prosumer applications. We are proud to work with TabletKiosk and are convinced that this new all-in-one tablet PC provides tremendous customer value in many of these fields.”

About SensoMotoric Instruments GmbH (SMI)

SensoMotoric Instruments GmbH (SMI) is a world leader in dedicated computer vision applications, developing and marketing eye & gaze tracking systems and OEM solutions for a wide range of applications such as marketing, human-computer-interfaces, ophthalmology, neurology, psychology, ergonomics and usability. SMI serves customers around the globe from offices in Teltow, near Berlin, Germany and Boston, USA, backed by a network of trusted local partners in many countries. For more information visit www.smivision.com.

Contact: SensoMotoric Instruments GmbH, Stefanie Gehrke, stefanie.gehrke@smi.de.

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About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company's line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Upgrades Sahara Slate PC® i500 line of Enterprise Tablets with New Intel® Processors and Expanded Functionality

Newest Tablet PCs Feature Enhanced Graphics Performance, Greatly Improved Battery Life, Integrated Front and Rear Facing Cameras, and True RS-232 Serial Connectivity.

Torrance, CA, June 19, 2013 —

TabletKiosk, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise, today announced two new additions to its flagship line of 12.1" Tablet PCs. The Sahara Slate PC i575 and Sahara Slate PC i535 are premium, enterprise-grade Tablet PCs powered by 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors and offer enhanced performance and security features, greatly improved battery life and expanded connectivity.

The new Sahara Slate PC i575 and i535 Tablet PCs offer many upgraded features over the existing models that make them even more valuable for business use, including:

  • Improved performance, greatly enhanced battery life, and hardware embedded security features with 3rd generation Intel Core vPro™ processors
  • User upgradable to 16GB of RAM and 1.0TB HDD or 480GB SSD
  • Built-in front and rear facing cameras
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports, DisplayPort 1.2 and Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45)
  • WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 (LE) Dual Mode
  • A true—not USB emulated—RS-232 Serial Port for interoperability with legacy industrial devices

“I am very excited about the release of these new Sahara Slate PC Tablet PCs and the incredible value they offer our enterprise customers,” said Martin Smekal, President and CEO of TabletKiosk. “In addition to improved battery life and security features, the new Sahara Slate PCs feature a true RS-232 serial interface to control and communicate with legacy equipment used in various industries including Diagnostic Automotive Testing, HVAC system control, Advanced A/V systems and CNC manufacturing.”

To extend the backward and forward compatibility between product generations, all of the same interchangeable accessories created for the original Sahara Slate PC i500 models can be used with the new Sahara Slate PC i575 and i535. Additionally to ensure operating system continuity for large scale deployments, the two new models will run Windows® 7 Professional, Windows® 8 Pro or Linux.

“Because the new Sahara Slate PC i500 tablets are based on 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors, customers can be confident that they will have the compatibility, performance and security features needed in the most demanding commercial environments,” said Jason Kennedy, Intel Business Client Marketing Director. “In addition, these tablets offer the durability, functionality, and flexibility needed for computing on the go, anywhere at any time.”

Availability

Sahara Slate PC i575 and i535 Tablet PCs will begin shipping at the end of June. For additional details, pricing, or to place an order please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company’s line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® and SoftKinetic® Collaborate on First Integrated 3D Interface for the Enterprise Tablet Market

Innovative Portable Device Combines 3D Interactions with Mobility

Taipei, Taiwan and Torrance, CA, June 5, 2013 —

SoftKinetic®, the world’s leading provider of 3D vision and gesture recognition solutions, together with TabletKiosk®, a leading manufacturer of enterprise-grade tablet PCs and mobile accessories, today announced they have joined forces to bring embedded 3D camera technology to the portable Tablet PC market.

TabletKiosk has created a conceptual prototype using its successful Sahara Slate PC® i500 platform and integrating the SoftKinetic DepthSense® 3D camera. The new Tablet PC provides powerful performance and 3D capabilities for the most natural and intuitive user experience on the market, and will be demonstrated by SoftKinetic during Computex in Taipei June 4-6, 2013, at the W Hotel suite 1730.

“We are incredibly excited to work with TabletKiosk and to be at the forefront of a major shift in 3D capabilities for the all-in-one market,” said Mitch Reifel, Vice President of Sales at SoftKinetic. “TabletKiosk’s superior platform allows our cutting-edge camera and 3D technology to integrate seamlessly. The enterprise market is leading the change for portable 3D devices, and we are anxious to play a major role in reshaping the ways in which users interact with their devices.”

In addition to popular features such as 3D facial and gesture recognition, the TabletKiosk prototype will offer advanced capabilities including 3D mapping, image capture and virtual reality for a more engaging user experience. The embedded SoftKinetic DS525 module, the first short-range 3D, RGB and Audio module on the market, features a patented Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensor that allows data recognition from as close as 15cm, at up to 60 frames-per-second (fps).

“With our Sahara Slate PC i500 platform we have created the ability to integrate different types of hardware that have, up to now, only been available as peripherals,” said Martin Smekal, President and CEO at TabletKiosk. “Incorporating the SoftKinetic DS525 module has allowed us to create the 3D functionality we wanted, and to offer the enterprise market a completely new and unparalleled mobile computing experience.”

TabletKiosk’s conceptual tablet features Intel® Core™ i7 technology. Intel® has licensed iisu®, SoftKinetic’s industry-leading middleware for close-range gesture tracking, as part of the Intel® Perceptual Computing Software Development Kit (SDK).

About SoftKinetic®

SoftKinetic’s vision is to give everyone the freedom to control, explore and enjoy the entire digital world through the most natural and intuitive user interfaces and machine interactions. SoftKinetic is the leading provider of 3D imaging and 3D gesture-based platforms for the consumer electronics and professional markets. The company offers a complete family of solutions, including patented 3D CMOS time-of-flight sensors, modules and cameras (DepthSense® family of products), multi-platform and multi-camera 3D gesture recognition middleware and tools (iisu® family of products) as well as games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios.

With over 8 years of R&D on both hardware and software, SoftKinetic solutions have already been successfully used in the field of interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, health care and other professional markets (such as digital signage and medical systems). SoftKinetic, iisu, DepthSense and The Interface Is You are trade names or registered trademarks of SoftKinetic. For more information on SoftKinetic please visit www.softkinetic.com. For videos of SoftKinetic-related products visit SoftKinetic’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoftKinetic.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company’s line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Issues Voluntary Recall of Some Sahara NetSlate® a510 Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, May 29, 2013 —

TabletKiosk engineers have issued a voluntary recall that affects Sahara NetSlate a510 Tablet PCs manufactured before December 31, 2012. A capacitor with an incorrect voltage rating was inadvertently placed on the motherboard at the factory during the manufacturing process. Under certain conditions the system may shutdown and subsequently not power back on. There is no danger of combustion or electrical discharge that would be hazardous to the user, the system simply becomes inoperable until repaired.

While it is likely that most of the Sahara NetSlate a510 owners will not experience this situation, TabletKiosk is being proactive and offering a voluntary recall to replace the capacitor free of charge in an attempt to minimize any unneccessary downtime for their customers. TabletKiosk will cover the capacitor replacement expenses as well as transportation costs (via carrier ground shipment) both to and from the service facility.

Customers who have questions can contact the TabletKiosk Technical Support team at 1-310-782-1201 (available Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time), or via email at support@tabletkiosk.com.

For more detailed information regarding this product recall, or to have a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) issued to replace the affected capacitor, customers should visit www.tabletkiosk.com/support/a510-rma_request.asp. Customers have until October 31, 2013, to register their Sahara NetSlate a510 Tablet PCs for this recall.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company’s line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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Federal Government Organization Achieves Cleaner and Faster Clinical Study Data Using Tablet PCs From TabletKiosk®

Torrance, CA, April 16, 2013 —

Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP), a worldwide network of Department of Defense (DoD) clinical and research centers that have collaborated to investigate infectious diseases challenges facing the military, revealed that it is using Tablet PCs from TabletKiosk to conduct a completely paperless clinical study resulting in 50% time savings and 100x fewer queries.

The clinical trial process was previously paper-based and involved almost 20,000 paper forms, which resulted in slower data capture into back-end systems for reporting, and more errors/queries.

IDCRP’s current electronic data capture (EDC) solution, deployed in Afghanistan, Kenya and Djibouti, incorporates the Sahara Slate PC® i500 running Mi-Forms mobile-forms technology from Mi-Co to create a comprehensive, all in one data collection unit.

The Sahara Slate PC® i500 is a slate Tablet PC powered by the Intel® Core™ i7 processor. This robust 12.1” Tablet PC solution features both a capacitive touch screen and an active digitizer (pen) panel to allow for highly accurate handwriting input and recognition used in the Mi-Forms software.

According to Josh Kumpf from IDCRP, “Missing or incorrect data is by and large a thing of the past as we can now mandate entry of key information into digital forms. We couldn’t direct attention, highlight blank fields, or ask CRCs to confirm suspect data on traditional paper forms, but we can in a robust computerized system like the one we have built around the Tablet PCs.”

Mr. Kumpf will be discussing the success of their mobile forms solution on April 16th at the Mi-Co PartnerEd Conference 2013 in Durham, NC.

Interested parties can download and read the entire case study by visiting www.tabletkiosk.com/mediaroom/casestudy/cs-idcrp.asp.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.

As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company’s line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM/Private Label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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Sahara NetSlate® a510 Certified by Konami Gaming, Inc. as Preferred Hardware Upon Which to Deliver SYNKROS™ Table Management

Torrance, CA, February 28, 2013 —

TabletKiosk®, a Torrance, CA based manufacturer of mobile touch screen computing solutions, announced today that Konami Gaming Inc., a leading provider of slot machines and casino management systems has selected the Sahara NetSlate® a510 Tablet PC as a recommended hardware platform upon which to run the table management module of SYNKROS™, its casino management system.

The Sahara NetSlate a510T is a 12” resistive touch screen Tablet PC which features high speed data transfer and connectivity via SuperSpeed USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet and dual-stream 802.11n wireless networking. The Sahara NetSlate a510T, with its integrated magnetic stripe reader module, can be easily mounted to any blackjack, poker or baccarat table, as well as the central console in the pit, to provide easy access to the casino management system.

“We are pleased that Konami Gaming, Inc. has certified the Sahara Slate PC a510 as a recommended hardware platform,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “This partnership between TabletKiosk and Konami will offer casino IT professionals a proven solution to run their casino management system for years to come. The Sahara NetSlate a510 offers flexibility, robust performance, increased durability and a longer product life cycle than many comparable tablet-based solutions.”

“After testing and comparing various tablet and touch screen PCs to provide access to the SYNKROS Table Management module, we selected the Sahara NetSlate a510 as a recommended hardware solution due to its durable construction, large 12” resistive touch screen and ability to run Windows® 7 Professional,” said Michael Ratner, director of product management for systems at Konami Gaming, Inc. “Additionally, because the device offers an integrated Gigabit Ethernet port, our casino partners can easily connect to their wired or existing casino-managed wireless networks to quickly and securely transfer player data and tracking information.”

The Sahara NetSlate a510T and accompanying gaming peripherals are available now from select TabletKiosk resellers.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk, based in Torrance, CA, offers the latest developments in Tablet PC enterprise computing. As one of the early innovators of slate Tablet PCs, TabletKiosk offers an established and vetted computing solution which has been utilized by professionals worldwide for proven reliability, dependability and security. The company’s line of streamlined Tablet PCs are widely used in the Healthcare, Hospitality and Field Force Automation vertical markets for both TabletKiosk branded and OEM private label deployments. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About Konami Gaming, Inc.

Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas based subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION (NYSE: KNM). The company is one of the largest providers of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc, visit www.gaming.konami.com.

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TabletKiosk® Certifies Essential IT Services, Inc. as Gold Reseller Strategic Partner

Tablet PC Manufacturer expands Midwest sales and support

Torrance, CA, December 18, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading manufacturer of enterprise-grade Tablet PCs and mobile accessories today announced that Essential IT Services, Inc. achieved Gold Reseller Status in the TabletKiosk Value Added Reseller Program.

Based in Wichita, KS, Essential IT Services, Inc. is a Managed Services Provider that specializes in offering Sales, Technical Support and IT Services to small to medium businesses (SMBs) throughout Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri. With their proven track record of technical knowledge, ability to provide first tier technical support and reputation for providing outstanding customer service, Essential IT Services, represents the qualities that TabletKiosk looks for when recruiting new reseller partners. By adding the TabletKiosk line of purpose-based Tablet PCs to their existing line list, Essential IT Services, Inc. can now target new business customers that utilize industry-specific software solutions which have been certified and approved to run on TabletKiosk devices.

The TabletKiosk Gold Reseller Program was developed in 2011 to identify resellers and ISVs who have exhibited a true commitment to the TabletKiosk product line.

“We are very pleased to welcome Essential IT Services as our newest Gold Reseller partner”, said Martin Smekal, President and CEO of TabletKiosk. “We are committed to growing our channel business and this program reiterates our support of our partners by providing them with pre-qualified sales leads, NFR demonstration equipment, targeted marketing materials and personalized trainings.”

“Establishing Gold Reseller partner status with TabletKiosk is an exciting opportunity for us and our customers”, said JD Zluticky, President of Essential IT Services, Inc. “We are dedicated to providing our customers PC solutions that are of exceptional quality, backed by world class support, and designed to increase profitability by maximizing worker productivity and efficiency. The TabletKiosk line fully meets these criteria and enjoys an excellent reputation in the industry.”

All TabletKiosk products are available in the channel through Seneca, NewWave Technologies, MS Cash Drawers and Filbitron. For more information about becoming a TabletKiosk Authorized Reseller, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company’s line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart mobile accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. All TabletKiosk products are marketed and sold through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About Essential IT Services, Inc.

Essential IT Services, Inc., a premium Managed Services Provider, offers a complete line of IT Services that are essential for the overall productivity, efficiency, and profitability of small to medium businesses (SMBs). Essential IT Services, Inc. offers unique and innovative service packages that allow "mass customization" of services to match each customer’s individual IT needs including: computer, network and server trouble desk support, hardware and software sales, consulting, business continuity (disaster recovery planning), and cloud computing solutions. For more information, visit www.essentialits.com.

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TabletKiosk® Revises Sahara Slate PC® i500 Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, December 11, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise market, today announced an upcoming transition to new Intel® CPUs for all Sahara Slate PC® i500 series of Tablet PCs. The new CPUs are the Intel® Embedded equivalents to the CPUs currently shipping in the Sahara Slate PC i500.

This revision affects the following TabletKiosk Tablet PC systems:

  • All Sahara Slate PC® i520 (RST/RSD/CAT/CAD) Tablet PCs
  • All Sahara Slate PC® i550 (RST/RSD/CAT/CAD) Tablet PCs
  • All OEM and Private Label TSE500 Tablet PCs

Within the next 45 days, TabletKiosk will begin shipping the Sahara Slate PC i500 and TSE500 Tablet PCs with a revised motherboard that accommodates these new Intel® Core™ i7-620LE and Intel® Celeron® U3405 processors. This change in processors was due to the impending EOL of the Intel® Core™ i7-640LM and Intel® Celeron® U3400 processors. System BIOS, operating system images and hardware drivers are not changed by this revision.

As a benefit of this revision, in general, customers may find that certain system configurations with the new motherboard run a bit cooler and have slightly better battery performance than those that contain the original motherboard and CPUs.

For more information regarding this system revision or the Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PC in general, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Reseller.

For more information about TabletKiosk’s Product EOL/EOS Policy, please go to www.tabletkiosk.com/legal/eol-policy.asp.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Offers FREE Memory and SSD Upgrades on select Business Tablet PCs

For a limited time, get 8.0GB RAM and an Intel® SSD FREE on select Sahara Slate PC® i500 systems


Torrance, CA, November 13, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading manufacturer of enterprise-grade Tablet PCs and accessories for business, announced today that until the end of the year, customers who purchase select Sahara Slate PC® i500 Tablet PCs with a capacitive touch screen will receive a free memory upgrade to 8GB RAM and a free upgrade to a Solid State Drive (SSD).

The Sahara Slate PC i500 offers business professionals a robust and powerful Tablet PC computing platform that runs full versions of Windows-based enterprise application software (EAS) programs instead of just cloud-based apps. All Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs feature a 12.1" WXGA (1280x800) screen, 300 nit AFFS+ LCD panel, Intel® Centrino 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR, biometric fingerprint reader, hot swappable batteries, a full array of PC standard I/O ports, and run Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional (64 bit). The Sahara Slate PC i500 is available with either an Intel® Core™ i7-640LM vPro™ or Intel® Celeron® U3405 processor.

The TabletKiosk free upgrade promotion applies to the four special configurations listed below:

Sahara Slate PC i520CAT (part# ST-520CAT-SPEC1)

 Intel® Celeron® U3405 (1.06GHz, 2C/4T CPU), Capacitive Touch Screen, 8GB RAM, 60GB Intel® SDD
 Promotional Price:$1,849.00(Regular Price $2,198)
 Savings:$ 349.00 

Sahara Slate PC i520CAD (part# ST-520CAD-SPEC1)

 Intel® Celeron® U3405 (1.06GHz, 2C/4T CPU), Dual Mode Wacom® Digitizer + Capacitive Touch Screen, 8GB RAM, 60GB Intel® SDD
 Promotional Price:$1,999.00(Regular Price $2,348)
 Savings:$ 349.00 

Sahara Slate PC i550CAT (part# ST-550CAT-SPEC1)

 Intel® Core™ i7-640LM (2.13GHz, 2C/4T CPU), Capacitive Touch Screen, 8GB RAM, 120GB Intel® SDD
 Promotional Price:$2,249.00(Regular Price $2,598)
 Savings:$ 349.00 

Sahara Slate PC i550CAD (part# ST-550CAD-SPEC1)

 Intel® Core™ i7-640LM (2.13GHz, 2C/4T CPU), Dual Mode Wacom® Digitizer + Capacitive Touch Screen, 8GB RAM, 120GB Intel® SDD
 Promotional Price:$2,399.00(Regular Price $2,748)
 Savings:$ 349.00 

All promotional models can be purchased at www.tabletkiosk.com/tkstore/pc/showSpecials.asp or from a TabletKiosk Authorized Reseller. Quantities are available while supplies last. No substitutions or exchanges permitted. For more information, call TabletKiosk Sales at 310-782-1201.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. The company's line of quality enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and mobile accessories are designed to optimize productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. All TabletKiosk products are marketed and sold through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk Debuts New 7” Business Ultra-Mobile Tablet PC

Fourth Generation, 7” Ultra-Mobile Tablet PC offers enterprise-class computing with dual digitizer and multi-touch input, enhanced data security and desktop compatibility running Windows® Professional or Linux Operating Systems


Global Gaming Expo, Las Vegas, NV, October 2, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of mobile touch screen computing solutions, today announced the debut of its newest member of its eo™ Ultra-Mobile Tablet PC line, the eo™ a7400 — a compact 7” handheld Business Tablet PC designed to run powerful enterprise software programs as well as cloud-based computing apps. The eo™ a7400 offers improved value, versatility and productivity with its small form factor, dual pen and touch input, modular expansion system, hot swappable battery pack and the ability to run desktop PC Operating Systems and software applications.

Powered by an Intel® Atom™ N2600 processor, the eo™ a7400 comes with a 64GB mSATA Solid State Drive (SSD), and features a 7.1” WSVGA, LED backlit LCD with dual mode capacitive multi-touch screen and active digitizer. The screen is auto-sensing and auto-switching and features award winning pen enabled technology by Wacom for enhanced signature capture and handwriting recognition. The eo™ a7400 combines the efficiency and familiarity of a full Windows Professional Operating System with the convenience and data collection capabilities of a traditional handheld device.

To ensure safe and secure data capture and transmission, the eo™ a7400 features PC standard connectivity via USB 2.0, 802.11bgn WiFi networking, optional 3.5G WWAN as well as enhanced hardware encryption via TPM (TCG v1.2). Additionally, eo™ a7400 offers an integrated 10/100 Ethernet port for direct access to corporate networks for maximum integrity and connectivity.

To keep workers productive all day, the eo™ a7400 features two Lithium-Ion battery packs for up to six hours of continuous, on-the-go computing. Additionally, one of the battery packs is internal while the second is external and hot swappable. This means that armed with an extra battery pack, workers can go a full shift without needing to stop and recharge the system.

“As a specialty Tablet PC hardware manufacturer, TabletKiosk is in a unique position to help our customers determine the most effective mobile computing solution for their needs,” said Martin Smekal, President and CEO of TabletKiosk. “Since 2004, TabletKiosk has been supplying Tablet PC solutions to the casino marketplace, and based on customer feedback, we believe that the eo a7400 will fill a unique niche as a new solution for table management, mobile POS and player tracking.”

Component Interchangeability and New Options for Data Collection

The eo™ a7400 is designed to utilize many of the same accessories and components used also by the company's signature Sahara Slate PC® i500 Tablet PCs in order to better maximize ROI for installations with mixed system requirements. Shared accessory components include hot-swappable batteries, external battery charger, Business Smart™ Feature Expansion Modules (including Magnetic Stripe Reader, Barcode Scanner and multi-use MSR+Barcode scanner modules) power cords, digitizer styli (pen) and VESA standard mounting solutions.

Key Features Include:

  • On-board 2.0GB RAM
  • Intel® HD Graphics 3650
  • Intel® HD Audio with 32-bit/192KHz support
  • Optional 128GB mSATA SSD
  • Hot-Swappable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • 1x Full Size USB 2.0 port
  • 1x MiniUSB 2.0 port
  • 1x 10/100 Mbps Full Duplex Ethernet
  • 1x Built-in SD/SDHC/MMC/xMMC media card reader
  • Built-in front (2MP) and rear (5MP) facing cameras
  • 1.5mm stereo headphone and audio input ports
  • Built-in dual digital microphone array and stereo speakers
  • TabletKiosk Modular Expansion System port for added functionality via optional Business Smart™ Feature Expansion modules
  • G-Sensor for auto screen rotation
  • Two (2) user-programmable function buttons
  • Trusted Platform Module (TCG v1.2)
  • Kensington Security Slot
  • Built-in VESA compatible mounting capability

Pricing and Availability

eo™ a7400 will begin shipping by the end of October 2012. For additional details, pricing, and to pre-order, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. The company's line of quality enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and mobile accessories are designed to optimize productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. All TabletKiosk products are marketed and sold through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

eo™ a7400 Ultra-Mobile Tablet PC full specs: www.tabletkiosk.com/products/eo/a7400-overview.asp
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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Life for eo TufTab® a7230X Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, July 2, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise market, today announced the End of Sales date for the eo TufTab a7230X rugged 7 inch Tablet PCs. On September 30, 2012, TabletKiosk will discontinue order availability for the following systems:

  • eo TufTab a7230XT Rugged Touch Screen Tablet PCs
  • eo TufTab a7230XD Rugged Dual Pen/Touch Tablet PCs

As of October 1, 2012, there will be no further orders accepted for the above listed SKUs, unless otherwise specified under separate customer agreement. Technical support and hardware repairs will continue without interruption until October 1, 2015.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's current generation of slate PCs including the Sahara Slate PC® i500 series Tablet PCs, Sahara NetSlate® a510 Tablet PC, and AerGO™ TufTab Rugged Tablet PC which all provide increased performance and more modern technology. Additionally, all of these systems run Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft's most modern operating system that features enhanced touch and digital inking support*.

For more information regarding these systems, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Reseller.

For more information about TabletKiosk's Product EOL Policy, please go to www.tabletkiosk.com/legal/eol-policy.asp.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

* Digital Inking in Windows 7 requires a Digitizer (pen) input panel be installed in the computer to function as intended. Not all Tablet PCs come standard with Digitizer (pen) input support. Contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative for more information.

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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Life for MediSlate™ Mobile Clinical Assistants

Torrance, CA, July 2, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise market, today announced the End of Sales date for the MediSlate mobile clinical assistants. On August 31, 2012, TabletKiosk will discontinue order availability for the following systems:

  • MediSlate MCA i1040XT
  • MediSlate MCA a1045XT

As of September 1, 2012, there will be no further orders accepted for the above listed SKUs, unless otherwise specified under separate customer agreement. Technical support and hardware repairs will continue without interruption until September 1, 2015.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's current generation of slate PCs including the Sahara Slate PC® i500 series Tablet PCs, Sahara NetSlate® a510 Tablet PC, and AerGO™ TufTab Rugged Tablet PC which all provide increased performance and more modern technology. Additionally, all of these systems run Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft's most modern operating system that features enhanced touch and digital inking support*.

For more information regarding these systems, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Reseller.

For more information about TabletKiosk's Product EOL Policy, please go to www.tabletkiosk.com/legal/eol-policy.asp.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

* Digital Inking in Windows 7 requires a Digitizer (pen) input panel be installed in the computer to function as intended. Not all Tablet PCs come standard with Digitizer (pen) input support. Contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative for more information.

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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Service for First Generation 7" Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, June 13, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise market, today announced the End of Service (EOS) date for its first generation, slate-style seven (7) inch Tablet PCs. On June 30, 2012, TabletKiosk will discontinue updates and will limit repairs for the following systems:

  • eo Ultra-Mobile PC v7110 and v7110e
  • eo TufTab v7112XT Rugged Ultra-Mobile PC

As of July 1, 2012, there will be no further software updates issued and hardware repairs will be limited to component stock on hand.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's current generation of slate PCs including the Sahara Slate PC® i500 Tablet PCs, Sahara NetSlate® a510 Tablet PC, or eo TufTab® a7230X Rugged 7-inch Tablet PCs which all provide increased performance, more reliable wireless connections and longer battery life. Additionally, all of these systems run Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft's current operating system that features enhanced touch and digital inking support.

For more information regarding these systems, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Reseller.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Life for the Docking Cradle and VESA Mounts for Sahara Slate PC® i400 series Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, January 27, 2012 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise market, today announced the End of Sale (EOS) date of the first generation of Docking and VESA mounting solutions specifically designed for the Sahara Slate PC i400 series and Sahara NetSlate a230T Tablet PCs. On February 29, 2012, TabletKiosk will discontinue order availability for the following items:

  • Docking Cradle for Sahara Slate PC i400 series (TK-4XX-DOCK)
  • Docking Cradle with Quick Release for Sahara Slate PC i400 series (TK-4XX-DOCK-QR)
  • VESA Mount with Port Replication for Sahara Slate PC i400 series (TK-4XX-VESA)
  • Quick Release VESA Mount with Port Replication for Sahara Slate PC i400 series (TK-4XX-VESA-QR)

As of March 1, 2012, there will be no further orders accepted for the above listed SKUs, unless otherwise specified under separate customer agreement. Technical support and hardware repairs will continue without interruption until March 1, 2015.

As a replacement for these items, TabletKiosk is now selling its new second generation line of docking cradles and VESA mounts featuring slight modifications to better support the newer Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs released in 2011. The new SKUs are as follows:

  • Docking Cradle for Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs (TK-5XX-DOCK)
  • Docking Cradle with Quick Release for Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs (TK-5XX-DOCK-QR)
  • VESA Mount with Port Replication for Sahara Slate PC i500 (TK-5XX-VESA)
  • Quick Release VESA Mount with Port Replication for Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs (TK-5XX-VESA-QR)

All of these new docks retain the same feature set, dimensions and electronics of the previous generation of docks and mounting plates, along with full backwards compatibility with the Sahara Slate PC i400 series and Sahara NetSlate a230T Tablet PCs. In addition, they feature a new removable, upper left-side panel to enable access to the DisplayPort digital video out and Gigabit Ethernet on the Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs while docked, along with accessibility to both audio in and audio out ports on all compatible Sahara branded systems. The active cooling and venting on both the VESA mounting plates and docking cradles have been expanded to allow for more efficient system cooling for all Sahara Slate PC Tablet PCs, and the L-Channel bracket has been slightly modified to allow the biometric fingerprint reader on the Sahara Slate PC i500 Tablet PCs to be accessed while attached.

For more information regarding these docking and mounting solutions, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Dealer.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Life for Sahara NetSlate® a230T Tablet PC

Torrance, CA, December 30, 2011 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise market, today announced the end of sale (EOS) end of life (EOL) of the Sahara NetSlate® a230T slate-style Tablet PC. On March 30, 2012, TabletKiosk will discontinue order availability for the following systems:

  • Sahara NetSlate a230T Tablet PCs
  • All Sahara NetSlate SG22 (a230T) Tablet PCs
  • All OEM and Private Label SG22 (a230T) Tablet PCs

As of March 31, 2012, there will be no further orders accepted for the above listed systems, unless otherwise specified under separate customer agreement. Software updates, technical support and hardware repairs will continue without interruption until March 30, 2015.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's newer generation of Sahara Slate PCs including the Sahara Slate PC i500 series Tablet PCs, and  Sahara Slate PC TS500 (OEM and private label only), or the upcoming Sahara NetSlate a500 and Sahara NetSlate TS500 (OEM and private label only), which provide increased performance and longer battery life. Additionally, all of these systems run Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft's most modern operating system that features enhanced touch and digital inking support.

For more information regarding these systems, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Dealer.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and d/b/a of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Partners with NewWave Technologies to Distribute Tablet PCs
to the Mobile Data Capture Industry

Torrance, CA, September 28, 2011 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise, today announced a strategic distribution agreement with NewWave Technologies, the nationally recognized, award winning distributor of document imaging products and services. As an authorized value-added distributor, NewWave Technologies now carries the entire line of TabletKiosk Tablet PCs and Business Smart mobile accessories. They also offer Tablet PCs in conjunction with Mi-Forms, a popular tablet-enabled mobile forms capture software from industry leader, Mi-Co.

Through this new partnership, NewWave Technologies will be promoting a bundled solution specifically designed to address the growing demand for robust mobile data capture. Organizations who are able to replace traditional paper forms with electronic versions that are easy to update, can be designed or modified quickly, and are seamlessly integrated into back-end applications can save time and money. TabletKiosk Tablet PCs, which run full PC operating systems such as Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional, help ensure that mobile professionals maintain productivity.

Martin Smekal, president and CEO of TabletKiosk, comments, "We are excited to partner with NewWave Technologies and Mi-Co, both well-respected experts in the document and data capture space. Together, we are able to bring to market a solution that addresses the rising need for fast and highly accurate mobile data capture, including electronic signature capture for compliance purposes. We are also now able to directly access a whole new category of Value Added Resellers who are eager to expand their content management offering with superior mobile capture solutions."

Bill Cordell, president of NewWave Technologies, explains, "TabletKiosk products are an excellent fit within our overall mission to deliver quality solutions for mobile data capture. Their focus on the enterprise, with Tablet PCs that offer input options from touch to digital handwriting recognition, is a perfect fit for our Value Added Reseller channel seeking to expand their current content management offering."

Both the TabletKiosk product suite and Mi-Co solution are available now through NewWave Technologies.

For more information about NewWave Technologies, please visit www.newwavetech.com.
For more information about Mi-Co, please visit www.mi-corporation.com.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark of TabletKiosk. The company's line of quality, enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and Business Smart accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About NewWave Technologies

NewWave Technologies, Inc., founded in 1992, is a nationally recognized distributor of Enterprise Content Management technologies and support services. Together, NewWave and its Value Added Reseller channel partners deliver seamlessly integrated products and solutions that capture, store, manage, and distribute business-critical information.

Strategic alliances with document management market leaders such as Kodak, Fujitsu, Canon, Panasonic, and Kofax, as well as emerging mobile capture partnerships with TabletKiosk and Mi-Co, help ensure that NewWave partners can continue to meet the ever changing needs of their customers.

About Mi-Co

Mi-Co, a leading provider of mobile data collection solutions, provides software to automate paper forms-based business processes for organizations like Sutter Health, the IRS, Eli Lilly, AT&T and more. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms processes for organizations like Software System provide flexible electronic forms design for data capture using digital ink, touch or other options and has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation and verification, data validation and the communication of forms-based data.

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TabletKiosk® Introduces World's Most Powerful Slate Tablet PC
Next Generation Sahara Slate PC® i500 Powered by Intel® Core™ i7 Processor,
Runs 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 7 Operating Systems

Torrance, CA, June 1, 2011 —

TabletKiosk, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise, today announced the availability of the Sahara Slate PC® i500 series, the newest generation in the company's flagship line of Tablet PCs. The new line features an unparalleled array of user configurable options that provide flexibility in terms of user input, functionality, performance and price. Now shipping, the Sahara Slate PC i500 will be on display at Computex Taipei (Microsoft Booth, Nangang Hall #L108)

Designed for professional use in the field or at the office, the Sahara Slate PC i500 offers a robust, yet highly mobile computing solution in a new sleek, streamlined design. Capable of running 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional, the Sahara Slate PC i500 is the only slate-style Tablet PC currently powered by an Intel® Core™ i7-640LM vPro™ processor, making it the most powerful Tablet PC on the market today. It also is equipped with a 12.1” dual mode screen that intuitively switches between a Wacom® active digitizer (pen) and two different touch options, including traditional resistive and new, multi-touch capacitive screens. Flexible input options allow users to leverage the precision of Microsoft's Digital Inking technology for superior handwriting recognition.

“We really hit the mark with the Sahara Slate PC i500 by offering an even more enhanced user experience at a price point starting below the previous generation,” said Martin Smekal, president and CEO of Torrance, CA-based TabletKiosk. “Like all of our products, the Sahara Slate PC i500 is built with a designated purpose emphasizing productivity and speed. With its enormous power and modular expansion capability, the i500 allows an enterprise the flexibility to choose add-on functionality to support a highly specialized business application, minimizing the need to pay for superfluous options.”

TabletKiosk offers mobile solutions for industry sectors including healthcare, gaming and hospitality, government, industrial control systems and field force automation. The Sahara Slate PC i500 gives users the flexibility to choose different functionality solutions, ranging from basic to add-on modules for highly targeted business applications, such as a bar code scanner for inventory management or a magnetic stripe reader, creating a mobile point-of-sale device.

The Sahara Slate PC i500 is manufactured with dual hot swappable, rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries, which allows users to essentially operate the Tablet PC 24/7 without any system down time. As with all TabletKiosk products, the new Tablet PC features an extended life cycle of more than 24 months, as well as compatibility with existing accessories.

“Intel is excited to see the strength of mobile Intel Architecture come to market through one of our innovative, long time customers,” said CJ Bruno, VP, GM, Intel Americas. “TabletKiosk has a long history of providing breakthrough Tablet PCs to business customers. The combination of TabletKiosk's creative product design and Intel's energy efficient performance will enable businesses to implement tablet technologies that will deliver growth and business success.”

Enhanced Security

To address on-going concerns in the enterprise marketplace regarding mobile security and remote management, the new Sahara Slate PC i500 features an Infineon Single Chip TPM (trusted platform module) with high-level encryption capability; Intel® vPro™ technology with BIOS level remote management; and Intel® Trusted Execution and Intel® Anti-Theft Technologies. Together, these security measures keep critical data safe from external attacks or physical theft, provide for secure remote access with field upgradeability, and enable safer electronic transactions and wireless communication.

“We are delighted to see TabletKiosk, one of our strategic OEM partners, launch the new Sahara Slate PC i500, here at Computex,” said Eddie O’Brien, Vice President US OEM, Microsoft Corporation.  “This high-end device, when brought to life by Windows 7, is clearly designed to meet the needs of serious business professionals who seek to leverage the power of productivity, security, and digital inking capabilities in a single device.”

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark of TabletKiosk, LLC. The company's line of quality enterprise-grade to rugged Tablet PCs and accessories are designed to optimize mobile productivity in key vertical markets while offering power, flexibility and security. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Life for Sahara Slate PC i400 Series Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, March 1, 2011 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile touch screen computing solutions, announces the end of sale (EOS) end of life (EOL) of the Sahara Slate PC® i400 slate-style Tablet PCs. On May 31, 2011, TabletKiosk will discontinue order availability for the following systems:

  • Sahara Slate PC i412T, i440T, i440D Tablet PCs
  • All Sahara Slate PC SG22 Tablet PCs
  • All OEM and Private Label SG22 Tablet PCs

As of June 1, 2011, there will be no further orders accepted for the above listed systems, unless otherwise specified under separate customer agreement. Software updates, technical support and hardware repairs will continue without interruption until May 31, 2014. Order availability of the Sahara NetSlate SG22 (a230T) is not affected by this EOL announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's newer generation of Sahara Slate PCs including the Sahara Slate PC i500 series Tablet PCs, and Sahara Slate PC TS5XX which all provide increased performance and longer battery life. Additionally, all of these systems run Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft's most modern operating system that features enhanced touch and digital inking support.

For more information regarding these systems, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Dealer.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark of TabletKiosk, LLC, a privately owned Limited Liability Company. The company produces enterprise-class and rugged-grade slate-style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistants (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® announces improved battery technology for all SG22 Slate PCs

Torrance, CA, March 1, 2011 —

In order to improve battery life, safety and performance, TabletKiosk® has released a new revision of the battery pack for all Sahara Slate PC® SG22 models of Tablet PCs. This includes the follow systems:

  • Sahara Slate PC i412T, i440T, i440D Tablet PCs
  • All Sahara Slate PC SG22 Tablet PCs
  • All OEM and Private Label SG22 Tablet PCs
  • Sahara NetSlate SG22 (a230T) Tablet PCs

In order to use these new, improved battery packs, the systems must be running a new version of their Basic Input/Output System (BIOS). In order to verify that a system has the most current BIOS, please take the following steps:

  1. Start/Restart your Tablet PC
  2. When you see the TabletKiosk logo, press the Screen Rotation function button on the front of the tablet (second button on the left of the LCD screen) to enter the BIOS
  3. When you enter the BIOS, you will see the version listed near the top left of the screen. The version will be something like R1.XX.
  4. For the Sahara Slate PC SG22 (i400 series), BIOS version R1.11 or newer is required to use the new batteries. For the Sahara NetSlate SG22 (a230T), BIOS version R1.13 or newer is required to use the new batteries.
  5. After you have verified your BIOS version, press the SAS button on the front of the Tablet to exit the BIOS and restart your system.
  6. If you do not have the necessary BIOS version, you can find out how to download and install it here: www.tabletkiosk.com/support/FAQ/index.asp?CATE=0#11.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark of TabletKiosk, LLC, a privately owned Limited Liability Company. The company produces enterprise-class and rugged-grade slate-style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistants (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Announces End of Service for Legacy Generation Tablets

Torrance, CA, August 1, 2010 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile touch screen computing solutions, today announced the impending end of service (EOS) date for several of its older generation, slate-style Tablet PCs. On December 31, 2010, TabletKiosk will discontinue updates and will limit repairs for the following systems:

  • Sahara Slate PC Touch-iT T01, T101 (Transmeta) Tablet PCs
  • Sahara Slate PC T200, i200, i213 and i215 (Pen) Tablet PCs
  • Sahara Slate PC T201, i200, i213, and i215 Touch-iT Tablet PCs
  • eo Ultra-Mobile PC i7209 and i7210

As of January 1, 2011, there will be no further software updates issued and hardware repairs will be limited to component stock on hand.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of TabletKiosk's current generation of slate PCs including the Sahara Slate PC i400 series Tablet PCs, eo a7330 UMPCs, or eo TufTab a7230X Rugged UMPCs which all provide increased performance, more reliable wireless connections and longer battery life. Additionally, all of these systems run Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft's most modern operating system that features enhanced touch and digital inking support.

For more information regarding these systems, please contact your TabletKiosk Account Representative and/or Authorized TabletKiosk Dealer.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate-style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and a mobile clinical assistant (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Showcases New Mobile Touch Screen Solutions
at the Global Gaming Expo In Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, November 17, 2009 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of mobile touch screen computing solutions, continues to extend its presence in the casino industry by showcasing its newest handheld Tablet PCs and Ultra-Mobile PCs in booth #643 at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E). These mobile touch screen tablets offer improved value and productivity to casino professionals due to their mobile form factor and ability to run a full PC operating system.

The eo™ a7330D, powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z530P ULV processor features a ”fit-in-your-hand” mobile design with a 7.1-inch dual mode digitizer and touch screen, dual hot swappable batteries and a revolutionary new modular expansion system that uses interchangeable modules to enhance the device's functionality for specific tasks including swiping player cards and mobile POS. In order to highlight the eo platform as a mobile point-of-sale terminal, representatives from TabletKiosk will demonstrate the new eo a7330D running Focus POS, a leading restaurant management software application.

The Sahara NetSlate™ a230T, powered by the Intel® Atom™ N270 processor, features a 12.1-inch resistive touch screen and is designed to run client/server, or cloud-based, applications. This new entry-level Tablet PC is an affordable option for businesses looking for a touch screen tablet solution, without the enhanced feature-set or processing power of the existing Sahara Slate PC® i400 series of Tablet PCs. At G2E, representatives from TabletKiosk will demonstrate the Sahara NetSlate running several restaurant entertainment applications from TapCode, a leading provider of self-service and digital entertainment restaurant solutions.

In addition to highlighting the ease of incorporating a mobile solution in a casino or resort setting, TabletKiosk will also showcase the Sahara Slate PC® i400 series of Tablet PCs running Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows® 7 with enhanced touch and inking functionality to promote on-the-go communication. Demos of several of the industry's most innovative applications will be running on the Sahara Slate PC.

The first demonstration features a Sahara Slate PC i440T acting as a mobile terminal for Cantor Gaming's “In-Running” betting application, which enables casino guests to wager on live sporting events before and throughout the event. This solution is currently in use at the M Resort in Henderson, NV, for a variety of sporting events, including NBA Basketball and Major League Baseball.

To encourage improved staff/guest interaction, TabletKiosk will also demonstrate the web-based GoConcierge guest service application on a Sahara Slate PC i440D with handwriting input for entering information on the fly. The GoConcierge application is currently in use at the Bellagio and will also be used in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at City Center, opening in November.

“As an industry innovator, TabletKiosk is in a unique position to showcase how the Tablet PC platform can improve worker productivity for casino and resort staff,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “Because our company focuses solely on solutions featuring slate-style, touch enabled tablets, we understand both the benefits and challenges that integrating this form factor presents and we work closely with our partners to identify potential issues before they occur.”

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate-style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and a mobile clinical assistant (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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MusicReader and TabletKiosk® Create Custom Music Reading Solution
for Britten Sinfonia's “Dialogues” Concerts

Borne, The Netherlands / Torrance, CA, November 3, 2009 —

One of Europe's most celebrated and innovative chamber orchestras, Britten Sinfonia, is adding a hi-tech element to its upcoming “Dialogues” concerts. In lieu of traditional paper sheet music, three featured soloists will read their music on a Sahara NetSlate™ Tablet PC by TabletKiosk that is running MusicReader software from Leoné MusicReader.

MusicReader and TabletKiosk developed a special solution for Britten Sinfonia using the Sahara NetSlate a230T Tablet PC on a custom music stand. For page turning the AirTurn AT-104 wireless foot pedals will be used. This combination gives the soloists the flexibility they need for a seamless and uninterrupted performance.

The three “Dialogues” concerts will be performed on November 6, 7 and 9 in Norwich, London and Cambridge respectively and is conducted by the esteemed Pierre-Laurent Aimard. More information about the performance pieces and soloists can be found at Britten Sinfonia's website at www.brittensinfonia.com.

To learn more about the MusicReader software and the AirTurn AT-104 wireless foot pedals, visit www.musicreader.net. For more information on the Sahara NetSlate a230T, as well as the full line of innovative Tablet PCs and UMPCs from TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About Leoné MusicReader B.V.

Leoné MusicReader is a privately held company based in Borne, The Netherlands. The company offers innovative digital sheet music software to musicians worldwide. Together with this program, the company offers the necessary hardware to supplement the software, including the AirTurn AT-104 wireless page turning solution. The company also has ongoing research and development efforts to be able to offer musicians state-of-the-art software.

For more information about MusicReader please contact:
Marco Leoné - CEO Leoné MusicReader B.V.
E-mail: marco@musicreader.net
Phone: +31-74-7114314

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate-style Tablet PCs and Ultra-Mobile PCs marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

In the UK and Europe, TabletKiosk products are available through Forest-it Design (www.forest-it.com), Tel +44(0) 118 963 7461.

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TabletKiosk® Expands its Tablet PC Product Line with a Trio of New Systems
Based on the Intel® Atom™ Processor

IDF: San Francisco, CA, September 22, 2009 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading provider of mobile business computing solutions, today introduced three new systems powered by Intel® Atom™ Processors: the 7-inch eo™ a7330D Ultra-Mobile PC, the 7-inch eo TufTab® a7230XD Rugged Ultra-Mobile PC and the 12.1-inch Sahara NetSlate™ a230T touch screen Tablet PC.

This new generation of slate-style tablets is built for the Enterprise marketplace, and includes a number of new and innovative features designed specifically to deliver improved productivity and value to professionals working in the office or out in the field.

eo™ a7330D Ultra-Mobile PC

This newest member of TabletKiosk's family of eo Ultra-Mobile PCs is the first 7-inch tablet to feature an auto-switching dual mode active digitizer / resistive touch screen panel developed by Wacom®, the pioneering leader in pen technology. Business professionals in hospitality, home automation and industrial control systems are also excited about other features of the eo a7330D including its dual, hot swappable battery packs; integrated wireless connectivity; a “fit-in-your-hand” design; and a revolutionary new modular expansion system. By attaching one of the interchangeable expansion modules, the functionality of the device can be customized for specific business applications including scanning bar codes, swiping credit cards and even connecting to enhanced 3G/3.5G wireless wide area networks. Based on high-speed USB Bus technology, the modules are hot swappable and can be removed or switched out without powering down the system.

“We designed the new eo a7330D in response to the industry-specific challenges which we felt were not being met by the current crop of 7-inch devices,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “Instead of pushing a one-size-fits-all device that must be paired with external attachments, cords and dongles, the new eo a7330D with its modular expansion system can be easily and cleanly customized to perform specific business functions, thus providing seamless integration with industry standard applications.”

eo a7330D is powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z530P processor and comes standard with 1.0 GB RAM, 1.8" 80 GB HDD (SSD drives optional), sunlight viewable screen, dual hot swappable batteries, built-in wireless capabilities including GPS, 802.11a/b/g/n Dual Channel WiFi and Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR, and the auto-switching dual mode digitizer/touch screen for highly accurate handwriting recognition and finger touch control.

eo TufTab® a7230XD Rugged Ultra-Mobile PC

The new eo TufTab a7230XD is a rugged Ultra-Mobile PC that surpasses MIL-SPEC-810F specifications and is rated IP54 to provide a lightweight and durable solution for on-the-go professionals working in harsher than normal environments. Featuring the same auto-switching active digitizer / passive touch screen as the eo a7330D, this revolutionary device is ably suited for outdoor fieldwork, data collection, warehousing, mobile point of sale and other work functions which endure extreme handling.

Also powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z530P processor, the eo TufTab a7230XD comes standard with 1.0GB RAM, 80GB HDD (SSD optional), 802.11a/b/g/n Dual Channel WiFi, 2.0Mpixel Still/Video camera with auto focus, dual hot swappable batteries, integrated RFID reader, built-in 1D/2D barcode scanner, 1.0Gb Ethernet, RS-232 Serial port, Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR, and TPM v1.2. Built-in 3G/3.5G WWAN module is optional.

Sahara NetSlate™ a230T

The latest addition to the Sahara Slate PC® line of 12.1-inch slate-style Tablet PCs is the Sahara NetSlate a230T. This new, entry-level touch screen tablet is more affordable option for on-the-go professionals and companies looking for a true slate-style tablet solution, but not necessarily with the enhanced feature-set or processing power of the existing Sahara Slate PC® i400 series of Tablet PCs.

The Sahara NetSlate a230T shares the same body design and form factor of its i400 series siblings, but is powered by the Intel® Atom™ N270 processor and comes standard with 1.0GB RAM (upgradeable to 2.0GB) a 120GB HDD (SSD optional), 802.11a/b/g/n Dual Channel WiFi, Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR and an optional built-in 3G/3.5G WWAN module.

Because continuity is an important value when integrating a new client solution into an existing business installation, the Sahara NetSlate is fully compatible with all accessories created for the Sahara Slate PC i400 series, including the docking cradle, VESA mounting plates, batteries and carrying cases.

“The Intel® Atom™ processor is a great low power design perfectly suited for bringing the Internet to small devices, from MIDs and netbooks to tablets and smartphones,” said Pankaj Kedia, director of global ecosystem programs in Intel's Ultra Mobility group. “The Atom™ processor is helping to accelerate hundreds of innovative designs, like the new eo Ultra-Mobile PCs and Sahara NetSlate products that TabletKiosk is announcing today.”

Because today's business applications vary greatly in their requirements, all three devices come preinstalled with a choice of Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business, Windows® XP Embedded or openSUSE™ Linux 11. All three systems qualify for a FREE downgrade to Windows® XP Professional (or Tablet PC Edition for the two eo UMPCs). In addition, all three also qualify for a FREE upgrade to Windows® 7 Professional if purchased with Windows Vista® on or before January 31, 2010.

Pricing and Availability

eo™ a7330D can be pre-ordered now and will start shipping the beginning of October.
eo TufTab® a7230XD can be pre-ordered now and will begin shipping the third week of October.
Sahara NetSlate™ a230T is available now.

For pricing and additional details, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com or contact your Authorized TabletKiosk Dealer.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistants (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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Seneca Data and TabletKiosk® Announce U.S.A. Distribution Agreement
For TabletKiosk Pen- and Touch-Based Mobile Computing Solutions

Agreement Makes TabletKiosk Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and Mobile Clinical Assistant Available to More Than 4,000 Seneca Data Resellers in the U.S.A.

Intel® Solutions Summit, Las Vegas, NV, March 17, 2009 —

Seneca Data, the leading source of innovative technology solutions and TabletKiosk, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Seneca Data to distribute TabletKiosk pen- and touched-based mobile PCs and accessories throughout the United States.

The agreement with Seneca Data provides TabletKiosk a value added distribution partner with long proven tablet computing expertise, strong mobile programs, and a focus on vertical markets like healthcare and field force automation. Additionally, with this agreement, Seneca Data expands the breadth and depth of its tablet offering, making it the premier tablet distributor in terms of products and services offered to the channel.

“The agreement with Seneca Data helps expand the TabletKiosk channel for our pen- and touch-based systems,” said Martin Smekal, President of TabletKiosk. “Seneca Data is the premier tablet distributor in the USA and they are well aligned to help us grow our business.”

“Our agreement with TabletKiosk fills the remaining gaps in our in our tablet, ultra-mobile, and touch-screen offerings” said Steve Maser, Vice President of Product Development and Marketing for Seneca Data. “We are delighted to add them as a strategic vendor and better enable our channel to deliver top-tier mobile solutions to their customers.”

Seneca Data will begin distribution of TabletKiosk computers on April 1, 2009. For more information, contact Missy Maser at missym@senecadata.com.

About Seneca Data

Founded in 1979, Seneca Data has grown into the premier manufacturer of custom computer systems and value-added distributor of information technology products across the USA. Seneca Data manufactures custom built, made-to-order computers under the brand name Nexlink® for OEM, channel and gov/ed customers. In 2008, Seneca Data founded Renovate Manufacturing, LLC, an affiliate company focused on the outsourced computer remanufacturing market.

For more information, please visit www.senecadata.com or www.revonate.com.

Seneca Data Press Contact: Kevin W. Jaskolka, 800-227-3432

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistants (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® Introduces the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT: A Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) with Touch Screen Input

Torrance, CA, March 4, 2009 —

TabletKiosk®, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced the new MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT, the only mobile clinical assistant (MCA) featuring a sunlight readable 10.4 inch resistive touch screen. The MCA reference architecture developed by Intel® and based upon significant ethnographic research, workflow studies and conversations with healthcare professionals worldwide; was created specifically for the rigors, needs and workflow of the clinical environment— whether that is a ward, clinic or emergency room.

Built for today's demanding healthcare environments, MediSlate™ MCAs were designed to improve workflow efficiencies, ease clinician workloads, and help reduce medication and administrative errors by utilizing an array of data and image capturing technologies. Traditionally, healthcare professionals had to rely on paper charts, stationary desktop PCs and equipment wheeled around on bulky carts to help them complete common activities such as taking medical histories, monitoring medications, reviewing test results and x-rays, and patient charting. Using a MediSlate™ MCA in tandem with their existing EMR systems, clinicians and administrators are able to perform all of these same tasks easily and directly at the point-of-care, allowing them to spend more of their time interacting with patients.

The MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT, powered by Intel® Centrino® Mobile Technology, is a versatile and full featured computing device that is housed in a specially sealed, semi-rugged, smooth surface case that is drop-resistant and spill-proof enabling it to be easily wiped clean and disinfected to help reduce the spread of germs. Also, with its integrated 2D/1D barcode scanner, 2.0 megapixel web-enabled video camera, biometric fingerprint reader and a 13.56MHz RFID reader built into its ergonomic handle, the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT is a mobile, easy to carry, point-of-care device that clinicians can use to enter data, verify patient identification, verify themselves as authorized care givers, and scan pre-printed labels from patient ID bracelets, medication packaging and blood vials.

“Intel's ethnographic research with healthcare professionals and commitment to improving quality of care for patients worldwide ultimately led to the development of the Mobile Clinical Assistant reference platform. Our goals continue to be reinforced as technology companies, including TabletKiosk, introduce their own innovative MCA devices,” said Louis Burns, vice president and general manager, Intel Digital Health Group. “As awareness for the MCA platform continues to grow, we look forward to more and more clinicians having the opportunity to take mobile point of care to the next level.”

For maximum durability and usability, the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT is available with a shock mounted 80GB, 1.8” SATA HDD (standard) or 1.8” 32GB Solid State Drive (special order) and is powered by an Intel® Core™2 Solo ULV processor. Configured standard with 2.0GB DDR2 SDRAM, dual band Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n (Draft 2.0), integrated Bluetooth® and two (2) hot swappable Lithium-Ion batteries (standard), MediSlate™ MCAs offer uncompromised computing power along with a broad range of essential technological capabilities to keep doctors and nurses current and connected wherever their work takes them.

“Launching the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT as the newest addition to Intel's mobile clinical assistant reference platform reflects TabletKiosk's firm commitment to the healthcare market,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “The purpose built functionality of the MCA platform, combined with the MediSlate MCA's built-in compatibility with existing PC based EMR systems and its familiar touch screen interface, delivers new possibilities and efficiencies for improving patient care by enhancing the workflow of nurses and clinicians.”

MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT Fast Facts:

Processor: Intel® Core™2 Solo U2100 ULV
Memory: 2.0 GB DDR2 533/667MHz SDRAM
Hard Drive: 80 GB, 1.8" SATA, 4,200 rpm, shock mounted
“G sensor” to auto-park read/write heads in case of free fall
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business with SP1
Windows® XP Professional Downgrade available FREE at time of system order
Display: 10.4” TFT XGA (1024 x 768) LCD with LED backlight
Sunlight readable and anti-glare surface
“G sensor” auto-rotates screen orientation up to 360° (0° 90° 180° 270°)
Automatic and manual screen lock for added security
Batteries: 2x Modular battery bays, Hot Swappable to maximize uptime
2x 3-cell Lithium-Ion (3S1P) high capacity smart battery packs (standard)
2.25 hours of battery life per pack (4.5 hours with both batteries installed)
Wireless: Intel® Pro Dual Band (2.4/5.0 GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n (Draft 2.0) networking
Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR
3G Data Module for WWAN (optional)
Security: Validity Sensors, Inc. Fingerprint Reader
Kensington Locking Port (Lock mechanism sold separately)
Single Chip Trusted Platform Module (TPM v1.2)
I/O: 4 wire passive resistive touch screen with palm rejection technology
Integrated 2.0 megapixel camera with auto focus and video capture
2D bar code reader (1D compatible)
RFID reader with ISO 14443A/B and ISO 15693 support
Docking Station Connector for additional I/O and security
Dimensions: 270mm x 256mm x 35.34mm (10.63" x 10.08" x 1.39")
Weight: 3.25 lbs. (1.47 kg) with 2 batteries and 3G module installed
Rugged: Rated IP54 and meets MIL-STD-810F standards
Drop rated up to 4 feet
Sealed body enclosure can resist alcohol (80% or less), bleach, iodine and common hospital disinfectants
Rain, spill, dust and vibration resistant

Availability

The MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT is shipping now. For pricing and additional details, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistants (MCA) marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk® and Dean Evans & Associates Create Mobile Conference Management Solution

Torrance, CA, September 24, 2008 —

TabletKiosk®, a leader in Tablet PC and mobile computing solutions, is pleased to welcome Dean Evans & Associates (DEA), a leading developer of facility and resource scheduling and shared workspace management software solutions, as a new strategic ISV partner in the meeting and event management arena.

“As two innovation leaders in their respective markets, TabletKiosk and DEA are in a unique position to combine technologies to offer a wholly mobile terminal for managing resources,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “Because DEA targets many of our same vertical markets that we do, including Healthcare, Education and State and Local governments, I see a great deal of synergy between our companies and look forward to a long term business relationship.”

For mobile deployment of its signature Event Management System (EMS), DEA has chosen the Sahara Slate PC® i440T for its resistive touch screen interface combined with a sleek, carry-everywhere design.

“We are very excited to promote EMS with the added benefit of mobility on the Sahara Slate PC,” said Kevin Raasch, executive vice president of Dean Evans & Associates. “Accessing EMS from a mobile tablet PC, event planners should experience greater flexibility in planning, improved response times and real-time problem solving from wherever their work takes them. Facility visitors can also take advantage of the Sahara Slate PC in its role as a wall-mounted digital sign or touch-screen kiosk.”

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc., a privately held technology incubator. The company produces and sells a broad line of slate-style Tablet PCs and Ultra-Mobile PCs featuring touch screen technology and marketed and sold through an authorized reseller channel and directly through its website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About Dean Evans & Associates

Dean Evans & Associates offers a line of sophisticated software systems for shared workspace management (office “hoteling”), facility scheduling, resource management, academic scheduling and online calendaring. Their Event Management System (EMS) products are ideal for booking the space, services and resources needed for events as well as for maintaining a web-based master calendar. For more information, visit www.dea.com.

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TabletKiosk® Introduces the Eyesboard™: Its New On-Screen, Virtual Keyboard

Torrance, CA, September 8, 2008 —

TabletKiosk®, a leading manufacturer of Tablet PC and Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) computing solutions, continues to improve the slate-style Tablet PC user experience by including the Eyesboard™ on-screen virtual keyboard on all of its systems as well as offering it as a free download for existing TabletKiosk Tablet PC and UMPC owners.

The Eyesboard, created by PlazaLOGIC, is an on-screen, virtual QWERTY keyboard, that enables users to type directly on the screen with their fingers or a stylus. Sporting a realistic “3D” look, multiple language options, easy size adjustment, choice of colors, and optional settings—including opacity, “snapable” palettes, menu buttons and sound effects—the Eyesboard virtual keyboard is highly customizable to best fit each user's unique needs.

“Given that touch screen kiosks with virtual keyboards are now commonly used in airports and retail stores, today's Tablet PC owners are more familiar with the idea of on-screen typing,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “By including the Eyesboard as a standard feature on all of our tablets, we believe that we have greatly improved the overall mobile computing experience.”

The Eyesboard virtual keyboard looks and behaves like an actual computer keyboard with its traditional QWERTY key layout, separate numeric keypad and accessible function keys. To maximize screen real estate, the Eyesboard is fully user resizable, and capable of docking or minimizing to the taskbar—so that the keyboard is always accessible even when editing a full size document. It also features adjustable opacity settings to allow whatever is below it to be completely hidden or partially visible. In addition, the Eyesboard virtual keyboard conveniently appears at the Windows Log-In screen for easy password input, but runs with restricted functionality to maintain system security.

“The inclusion of the Eyesboard virtual keyboard for on-screen typing absolutely enhances the usability of our Sahara Slate PC® and eo® Ultra-Mobile PC systems, especially for those users new to the platform,” said Martin Smekal. “The Eyesboard is the perfect complement to the slate Tablet PC form factor because it provides an extremely familiar method of entering text without adding extra components or weight.”

About TabletKiosk®

TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc., a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate-style Tablet PCs and Ultra-Mobile PCs marketed and sold through an authorized reseller channel and directly through its website. For more information, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About PlazaLOGIC

PlazaLOGIC Ltd. Is a software design company that specializes in developing solutions for Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and touch screen computers. For more information, visit www.plazalogic.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Ships the GETAC 840XT Full Mil-Spec Tablet PC

Torrance, CA, April 3, 2008 —

TabletKiosk™, a leader in Tablet PC based mobile computing solutions, today announced that it is now shipping the GETAC 840XT (g840XT), the company’s first full mil-spec rugged Tablet PC, created in partnership with rugged mobile computing pioneer, GETAC.

The g840XT is an 8.4" Tablet PC designed for people who require mobility, durability and advanced wireless functionality and that complies with the rigorous environmental requirements of the MIL-STD-810F standard. By incorporating a shock mounted HDD, GPS module, sunlight readable display and fan-less design, the g840XT offers the convenience of a touch screen Tablet PC encased in a durable, magnesium alloy exterior.

“We are excited to work with TabletKiosk on this joint project,” said Jim Rimay, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Getac US. “Because TabletKiosk focuses its sales efforts on industries which do not compete with our core markets, the partnership will expand the exposure of the Getac brand.”

g840XT Fast Facts:

Processor: Intel® Stealey™ A110 processor (800 MHz, 90nm process)
Memory: 1.0 GB DDR2 533/400MHz SDRAM
Hard Drive: 80 GB, 1.8" PATA, 4,200 rpm, shock mounted
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Windows Vista® Business
Display: 8.4” TFT SVGA sunlight readable with integrated touch screen (800 x 600)
Wireless: 802.11 b/g networking / Bluetooth® 2.0 (WWAN and GPS modules optional)
Security: Password Security: Supervisor, User, Hard-Disk Lock, Smart Card Reader
Kensington Locking Port (Lock mechanism sold separately)
Infineon Trusted Platform Module (TPM v1.2)
I/O: 2 x USB 2.0
1 x Smart Card Reader
1 x Headphone jack, Built-in Stereo Microphone
1x WWAN Antenna Pass-Thru Connector (module optional)
1 x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet (RJ45)
1x 6-pin Docking Cradle Connector

“The smart design and rugged exterior of the g840XT complements our existing product line,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “Now we can offer our customers the most comprehensive selection of slate style Tablet PCs available anywhere and built for either standard or rugged handling.”

Pricing and Availability

The g840XT is sold through the TabletKiosk website at www.tabletkiosk.com, as well as a vertically integrated reseller network.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs featuring touch screen and/or digitizer (pen) input, sold through both an authorized reseller channel and directly on the company's website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Announces New Enhancements and Accessories for the Sahara Slate PC® i400 series of Tablet PCs

CES: Las Vegas, NV (Booth 35374MP), January 7, 2008 —

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, continues to expand its product line up by announcing new system enhancements and optional accessories for the Sahara Slate PC® i400 series of Tablet PCs.

Originally introduced at CES 2007, the Sahara Slate PC i440D quickly became the company’s flagship product. Now, in response to customer demand, TabletKiosk has upgraded the i440D’s standard configuration to include an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo L7400 processor, 100GB Hard Drive, 2GB RAM and a sunlight viewable screen (sunlight viewable screen is now a standard feature for all three models of the Sahara Slate PC i400 series).

For those seeking maximum durability and improved battery performance, TabletKiosk will also begin offering a 2.5 inch 16GB solid state drive (SSD) as a new upgrade option for the Sahara Slate PC i400 series (32GB and 64GB versions will be offered as they become available in 2008). The new SSD drive has the same shape and size of the existing hard drive, uses the same SATA connector for seamless integration and ease of installation, but features non-volatile flash memory in lieu of the moving parts in standard hard drives.

“We are incorporating these new enhancements to provide an improved user experience,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “We’ve been seeing the Sahara Slate PCs used to run applications in industries ranging from healthcare to hospitality to field data collection, and we are confident that these upgrades will have a positive effect on worker efficiency.”

To supplement the battery life of the Sahara Slate PC i400 series, TabletKiosk is introducing an extended life, 9-cell Lithium Ion battery that fits snugly over the back cover of the unit and offers an additional 8-10 hours of battery power.

To enable users to more conveniently charge their standard 6-cell batteries, TabletKiosk is introducing two new external battery chargers for the Sahara Slate PC i400 series: a single unit battery charger and also a multi-unit charging array that can accommodate three batteries at the same time.

Pricing and Availability

The enhanced Sahara Slate PC i440D will begin shipping in mid-February, 2008. The base unit featuring an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo L7400 processor, 100GB Hard Drive, 2GB RAM and sunlight viewable screen will sell for $2395 MSRP. For additional details, please visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs featuring touch screen and/or digitizer (pen) input, sold through both an authorized reseller channel and directly on the company's website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Joins Forces with GETAC to Offer a Fully Ruggedized 8.4” Tablet PC

CES: Las Vegas, NV (Booth 35374MP), January 7, 2008 —

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, has partnered with rugged mobile computing pioneer GETAC to offer a powerful, ruggedized 8.4” Tablet PC that fully complies with the rigorous requirements and standards of the MIL-STD-810F. The full mil-spec g840XT is designed for those who require mobility, durability and advanced wireless functionality. By incorporating key elements such as a shock mounted HDD, sunlight readable display and fan-less design, the g840XT offers the convenience of a touch tablet encased in a durable ruggedized exterior.

Processor: Intel® Stealey™ A110 processor (800 MHz, 90nm process)
Memory: 1.0 GB DDR2 533/400MHz SDRAM
Hard Drive: 80 GB, 1.8" PATA, 4,200 rpm, shock mounted
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Windows Vista® Business
Display: 8.4” TFT SVGA sunlight readable with integrated touch screen (800 x 600)
Battery: Rechargeable 4-cell Lithium-Ion Battery
Expansion: 1x PCMCIA 2.1 Type II 32-bit PC Card Slot
Wireless: 802.11 b/g networking / Bluetooth® 2.0 (WWAN and GPS modules optional)
I/O: 2 x USB 2.0
1 x Smart Card Reader
1 x Headphone jack, Built-in Stereo Microphone
1x WWAN Antenna Pass-Thru Connector (module optional)
1 x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet (RJ45)
1x 6-pin Docking Cradle Connector
Security: Password Security: Supervisor, User, Hard-Disk Lock, Smart Card Reader
Kensington Locking Port (Lock mechanism sold separately)
Infineon Trusted Platform Module (TPM v1.2)
Weight: 2.86 lbs (1.3 kg)
Dimensions: 280 x 184 x 32 mm (11" x 7.65" x 1.26")
Other: Sealed Ports and Connectors
Vibration and Shock / Drop Resistant
Fully Magnesium Alloy Case
Full MIL-STD-810F Compliance
Fan-less Design
Tethered Stylus
ENERGY STAR Qualified

Pricing and Availability

The g840XT will begin shipping in mid January, 2008. For additional details, pricing and pre-order information, please visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs featuring touch screen and/or digitizer (pen) input, sold through both an authorized reseller channel and directly on the company's website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Introduces eo™ v7110e: The Newly Enhanced UMPC for Business Professionals

CES: Las Vegas, NV (Booth 35374MP), January 7, 2008 —

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced the introduction of the eo™ v7110e, the company’s new, enhanced Ultra-Mobile PC that combines the same great form factor of the original eo™ v7110 with a newer, more powerful processor and enhanced usability features.

The eo v7110e is powered by the upgraded 1.2 GHz VIA C7®-M ULV processor; comes standard with 1.0 GB DDR2 SDRAM; runs Microsoft® XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Vista® Business or openSUSE Linux; and features an extended life, 6-cell Lithium Ion battery that provides more than 4 hours of runtime.

The eo v7110e was designed to run a broad range of enterprise software applications — including mobile Point of Sale (POS), remote data collection, field logistics and clinical input — that traditionally were limited to stationery desktop PCs. With its softer 100 gram touch screen for easier touch input, more powerful C7®-M processor and enhanced graphics capabilities, the eo v7110e represents a robust enterprise hardware solution at an entry level price point.

To highlight the unit’s enhanced capabilities; TabletKiosk will be showcasing a new signature capture software solution by Agilysys, a leader in point of sale applications for the Hospitality and Retail vertical markets. By loading the Agilysys DataMagine™ application with a mag-stripe reader attached, the eo v7110e becomes a mobile portal for scanning credit cards, recording tips and capturing customer signatures.

Pricing and Availability

The new eo v7110e will begin shipping in mid-February, 2008. The base unit featuring the 1.2 GHz VIA C7®-M ULV processor, 40 GB Hard Drive, 1.0 GB DDR2 SDRAM and extended life battery will sell for $998 MSRP. For additional details, please visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs featuring touch screen and/or digitizer (pen) input, sold through both an authorized reseller channel and directly on the company's website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Wins Mobile Star Award for the Sahara Slate PC® i440D

Torrance, CA, October 8, 2007 —

TabletKiosk™, a leader in Tablet PCs and mobile computing solutions, today announced that the Sahara Slate PC® i440D was awarded a Silver Mobile Star Award™ from MobileVillage®, the 14-year leader in market development and news services about mobile technology.

Powered by an Intel® Core™ Duo LV processor and running Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business, the Sahara Slate PC i440D is the first slate style Tablet PC available with dual mode input to switch between pressure-sensitive active digitizer and resistive touch screen mode. With built-in wireless networking, Bluetooth® connectivity and biometric finger print reader, the Sahara Slate PC i440D is the most convenient tool for the most mobile of industries.

“We are pleased that the Sahara Slate PC i440D was recognized by the readers of Go Mobile® as one of the outstanding Tablet PCs of 2007,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “Because of the versatility of the device, we are seeing these units used in industries ranging from hospitality to healthcare to logistics management.”

“The annual Mobile Star Awards™ aim to honor and promote the best companies, products and leaders in mobile and wireless technology,” said Gary Thayer, editor of MobileVilllage. “The winners are carefully chosen by subscribers to the online newsletter, Go Mobile® which is read by technology executives, mobile professionals, IT managers, top tech journalists and those with in-depth knowledge of mobile business practices.”

This year’s Mobile Star Awards winners are posted online at www.mobilevillage.com/awards.htm.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

About MobileVillage®

Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless enterprise computing in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through “Best of Breed” solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobile® newsletter, a Mobile Mentors™ program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at www.mobilevillage.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Now Shipping Sahara Slate PC® i440D with Windows Vista®

First Slate Tablet PC with Dual Pen and Touch Screen Input Now Widely Available

Torrance, CA, July 30, 2007 -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced that the Sahara Slate PC® i440D featuring both pen and touch screen input, is now widely available with either Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition or Windows Vista® Business operating systems.

Standout features of the Sahara Slate PC i440D include:

  • dual mode display that switches between touch screen and active digitizer (pen) input with Wacom® digitizer technology,
  • I/O ports that include PCMCIA Type II, eSATA, USB 2.0 and IEEE1394a (6-pin),
  • a biometric fingerprint reader,
  • three user programmable buttons,
  • user accessible memory slot,
  • BTO configurations with up to 4 GB DDR2 RAM / 160GB SATA HDD,
  • all powered by an Intel® Core™ Duo LV processor.

“We are pleased to be the first manufacturer to ship a slate Tablet PC with dual pen and touch screen input,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “Initial response to the Sahara Slate PC i440D is tremendous and we are seeing numerous enterprise accounts migrating over to our new form factor.”

For touch entry, the screen on the Sahara Slate PC i440D relies on resistive touch technology that responds to contact from a finger, gloved hand or stylus. It does not require direct skin convergence to react. “The resistive touch screen is a key point of differentiation for us. It is advantageous for users in our targeted enterprise markets, including healthcare and field collection, who routinely wear gloves as they conduct their work,” stated Amber Chiu, GM of TabletKiosk R&D.

With its dual core processor, upgradeable system memory, DirectX 9.1 graphics support and wireless capabilities – the Sahara Slate PC i440D is designated Vista Premium Ready – making it the first dual mode slate Tablet PC shipping to run the Windows Aero Glass interface.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and a broad range of mobile accessories --marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Launches eo TufTab™ and Sahara TufTab™

New Semi-Ruggedized Solutions for Mobile Computing

Torrance, CA, March 20, 2007 -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced its entrance into the rugged Tablet PC market with the introduction of the eo TufTab™ v7112XT and Sahara TufTab™ i310XT.

TabletKiosk developed the TufTab line for professionals who require more rugged and secure solutions for their mobile computing needs including protection from rain, dust, humidity, extreme temperatures and vibration.

eo TufTab™ v7112XT

As TabletKiosk's first Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) designed to endure physical stress and withstand harsher environmental conditions than a standard computer, the eo TufTab™ v7112XT is the ideal solution for field work, warehousing, mobile point of sale, data collection and other jobs in which a computer endure excess handling. Its rugged construction complements the 7" UMPC form factor when used for accessing touch screen applications, taking handwritten notes, entering data and communicating over a wireless network.

The eo TufTab™ v7112XT, available in either black or white, features 802.11 b/g wireless LAN, Bluetooth® 2.0, a sunlight viewable 7" TFT LCD touch screen with LED backlighting, SD-IO slot and a PCMCIA Type II PC card slot for maximum connectivity and expandability. For enhanced security, the eo TufTab™ v7112XT also features an integrated biometric fingerprint reader.

Powered by a 1.2GHz VIA C7-M® ULV processor and preloaded with a choice of Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Business, Windows® XP Tablet Edition or SUSE Linux, the eo TufTab™ v7112XT was designed to deliver a productive and efficient mobile computing experience.

"VIA is excited to have the rugged TabletKiosk eo TufTab v7112XT join the elite group of ultra-mobile devices based on the VIA C7-M® ULV processor. Durable x86 devices like the eo TufTab™ are an incredible resource for industries demanding long battery life, rich connectivity, and wide application support," said Bjorn Stromberg, International Product Marketing Manager for VIA Technologies.

Processor: VIA C7-M® ULV, 1.2 GHz, 5W, 400MHz FSB
Memory: 1.0 GB DDR2 SDRAM
Hard Drive: 40 GB,1.8" IDE Ultra DMA PATA HDD
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Business, Windows® XP Tablet Edition
or SUSE Linux
Display: 7" LCD sunlight viewable touch screen (80 gram sensitivity)
Battery: Rechargeable, replaceable 4-cell Lithium-Ion Battery
Nominal battery life of 3 - 4 hours
Expansion: 1x PCMCIA 2.1 Type II 32-bit PC Card Slot
Wireless: 802.11 b/g networking / Bluetooth® 2.0
I/O: 1 x USB 2.0
1 x SD-IO/MMC
1 x Headphone jack, Built-in Stereo Microphone
1 x HD15 VGA (Dual Screen Support)
1 x 10/100 Mbps Full Duplex 32-bit Ethernet (RJ45)
1x Docking Station Connector (Dock adds 3x USB 2.0, 1x RJ45 LAN, 1x RS-232 Serial (4-pin), 1x HD15 VGA)
Digital camera
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Reader
Weight: 1.97 lbs (895 grams) with standard battery
Dimensions: 206 x 135 x 29 mm (8.1" x 5.31" x 1.14")
Ratings: IP53 compliant for resistance to water and dust
Shock / Drop / Vibration: 75cm

Sahara TufTab™ i310XT

The Sahara TufTab™ i310XT, was designed to meet the needs of mobile enterprise users who employ wireless applications to operate and track business applications. By combining a semi-rugged design with the full functionality of Windows® XP Professional and the convenience of touch screen input, mobile workers can easily input data at maximum speed and processing efficiency wherever their work takes them.

The Sahara TufTab™ i310XT features a 12.8" wide-angle touch screen, 802.11 b/g wireless LAN, Bluetooth® 2.0 and a PCMCIA Type II PC Card slot. For user convenience, the Sahara TufTab™ i310XT can be operated by fingertip or stylus and also features a useful on-screen keyboard, making it possible to type directly on the screen in the familiar QWERTY layout without having to use an external keyboard.

Processor: Intel® Celeron M ULV ZC, 1.0 GHz, 400 MHz FSB
Memory: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM
Hard Drive: 60 GB,1.8" IDE Ultra DMA PATA HDD
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or SUSE Linux
Display: 12.8" Widescreen LCD Touch Screen
1280 x 800 resolution, 170 cd/m brightness
Expansion: 1x PCMCIA 2.1 Type II 32-bit PC Card Slot
Wireless: 802.11 b/g networking / Bluetooth® 2.0
I/O: 3 x USB 2.0
1 x SD-IO/MMC
1 x Headphone jack, 1x Microphone jack
1 x HD15 VGA (Dual Screen Support)
1 x 10/100 Mbps Full Duplex 32-bit Ethernet (RJ45)
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Reader
Weight: 3.5 lbs (1,587 grams)
Dimensions: 244 x 312 x 38.1 mm (9.58" x 12.25" x 1.5")
Ratings: IP53 compliant for resistance to water and dust
Shock / Drop / Vibration: 75cm
Other:Integrated stand and hand strap

Pricing and Availability

The eo TufTab™ v7112XT and Sahara TufTab™ i310XT will begin shipping in mid April, 2007. For additional details, pricing and pre-order information, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Introduces Its New Sahara Slate PC® Line of Tablet PCs

Three New Models Feature Sleek Form Factor and Faster Processors

Torrance, CA, February 6, 2007 -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced the launch of the Sahara Slate PC® i400 series, the company's newest generation of Tablet PCs featuring both Active Digitizer (Pen) and Touch Screen input. Completely redesigned for 2007, the new Sahara series includes three models which share the same sleek exterior styling, technology platform, I/O feature set and full range of optional accessories.

Sahara Slate PC i412T is the entry level touch screen model featuring a lower power, lower cost Intel® Celeron® M ULV 423 processor. The Sahara Slate PC i412T sports a wide-angle view passive resistive touch screen, perfect for accessing menu driven software such as Point of Sale applications and kiosk-based systems, and comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Linux.

For a more powerful touch screen solution, the Sahara Slate PC i440T features Intel® Centrino™ Duo Mobile Technology with an Intel® Core™ Duo LV L2500 processor, the same wide-angle view touch screen and also pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Linux. For maximum productivity, the Sahara Slate PC i440T is the most powerful slate style touch screen Tablet PC currently available.

For the ultimate Tablet PC experience, the Sahara Slate PC i440D, powered by Intel® Centrino™ Duo Mobile Technology with an Intel® Core™ Duo LV L2500 processor, features a revolutionary new input screen that converts from a pressure-sensitive active digitizer to a resistive touch screen at the push of a button. The Sahara Slate PC i440D will be available with Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005, Linux or the new Windows Vista Business OS which elevates the existing Sahara Slate PC brand into new performance territory.

"We are thrilled with the tremendous support and excitement we are seeing from our partners around the world in support of Windows Vista," said Brad Goldberg, general manager for Windows at Microsoft. "Our partners play a vital role in the early adoption, development and delivery of Microsoft technologies. By working closely with partners like TabletKiosk, we are helping to provide our mutual customers with a high quality product, seamless technology integration, and improved user experiences."

Standout features of the Sahara Slate PC i400 series include both touch screen and dual mode screen support, a PCMCIA Type II slot for expansion; eSATA, USB 2.0 and 1394a connectivity; a biometric fingerprint reader and TPM module for added security; four (4) user programmable buttons; build to order (BTO) configurations with up to 4 GB DDR2 RAM and a 160 GB SATA HDD, and the speed and power of the Intel® Core™ Duo LV processor.

"We are pleased that TabletKiosk has incorporated the Intel® Centrino™ Duo mobile technology platform as part of its redesign of the Sahara brand," said Erik Reid, Director of Mobile Marketing at Intel Corporation. "At the heart of the platform, the Intel® Core™ Duo processor will deliver greater performance and power saving capabilities to enhance the mobile computing experience."

Memory: Customizable up to 4GB DDR2 SDRAM
Hard Drive: 60-160 GB SATA HDD @ 5400
Display: 12.1" XGA TFT LCD (1024 x 768) with wide viewing angles up to 179°
Chipsets: Intel® 945 GM Express Northbridge / Intel® ICH7-M South Bridge
Wireless: Intel® Pro 3945 802.11 a/b/g networking
Bluetooth v2.0+EDR
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Reader
Trusted Platform Module
Kensington Security Slot
I/O: 1x Headphone / 1x Stereo Microphone
2x USB 2.0
1x IEEE 1394a
1x eSATA
1x 10/100/1000 Mbps Full Duplex (2.5Gbps single-lane channel) Ethernet (RG-45)
1x 56Kbps v.90 Fax/Modem (RG-11)
1x PCMCIA 2.1 compliant, supports one (1) Type II 32-bit PC Card Bus 1.0 architecture
1x Cradle Connector
Dimensions:    300 x 240 x 25 mm (11.81" x 9.45" x .98")
Weight: 3.3 lbs (with standard battery installed)
Power: Primary 6-cell lithium-ion battery with AC Adapter
Other: Four (4) User programmable buttons
Two (2) integrated stereo speakers and dual microphone array
Wacom Pen enabled Digitizer
Available in White or Black

Pricing and Availability

Sahara Slate PC i412T -- Configurations start at $1,795 MSRP with an Intel® Celeron® M ULV 423 processor, 512 MB memory, 60 GB HDD and Windows XP Professional SP2. Shipping begins early March, 2007.

Sahara Slate PC i440T -- Configurations start at $2,195 MSRP with an Intel® Core™ Duo L2500 processor, 1.0 GB memory, 80 GB HDD and Windows XP Professional SP2. Shipping begins late March, 2007.

Sahara Slate PC i440D -- Configurations start at $2,295 MSRP with an Intel® Core™ Duo L2500 processor, 1.0 GB memory, 80 GB HDD and Windows Vista Business. Shipping begins late March, 2007.

For additional details and to pre-order, please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and UMPCs marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Introduces the Powerbank MP3400

Universal Battery Pack Can Power Many Portable Devices

Torrance, CA, December 18, 2006 -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, is pleased to introduce the Powerbank MP3400 Universal Battery Pack, the simple and efficient way to add hours of computing time to your Sahara Slate PC®, eo™ UMPC or other portable computing device.

The Powerbank MP3400 is a rechargeable battery pack that can power many portable electronic devices. To use, simply connect the MP3400 to your mobile device and select the appropriate output voltage. Properly configured, the Powerbank MP3400 can extend the normal battery life of many devices up to eight (8) hours, and as an added bonus, can also simultaneously charge a device's internal battery provided it requires less than 65W (output 19V/3.5A) of power.

The MP3400 ships with eight (8) different adapter tips to fit the DC ports on many common electronic devices, including portable DVD players, digital cameras, digital camcorders, PDAs, mobile phones, and more.

Portable and powerful, the Powerbank MP3400 goes wherever you go! Just slip the lightweight MP3400 into its included leather case and attach it to your belt or carry it in your briefcase or backpack. The Powerbank MP3400 provides extra power when and where you need it most.

Pricing and Availability

The Powerbank MP3400 is available now for $159 at www.tabletkiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, UMPCs and exhibit-centric computing solutions marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Roadshow scheduled for Orlando and Houston

TORRANCE, CA, October 5, 2006 (updated 11.3.06) -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions is providing an opportunity for Tablet PC and Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) enthusiasts to view and try out the latest TabletKiosk mobile computing solutions. The three stop roadshow will be held in conjunction with the Apex Software Home Appraiser training sessions in Anaheim (completed), Orlando and Houston.

TabletKiosk Demo Days are open to all UMPC enthusiasts, XP Tablet fans and TabletKiosk customers who are interested in discussing the Tablet and UMPC platform and viewing current and future TabletKiosk products.

Attendees at these informative seminars will have the opportunity to see the full TabletKiosk product line, chat with members of the TabletKiosk team and meet fellow Tablet PC and UMPC enthusiasts. In addition, everyone who attends will have the opportunity to win a $300 gift certificate to TabletKiosk.com.

TabletKiosk Demo Days Locations and Dates:

Anaheim, CA

Thursday, October 19 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Boulevard
Garden Grove, CA 92840
714.750.1234

Register
   

Orlando, FL

Thursday, November 9 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Holiday Inn & Suites
Orlando Universal Studios
5905 Kirkman Road
Orlando, FL 32819
407.351.3333

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Houston, TX

Thursday, November 30 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Sofitel Houston
425 North Sam Houston Parkway East
Houston, TX 77060
281.445.9000

Register
   

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, UMPCs and exhibit-centric computing solutions marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Announces the Newest Members of its UMPC Family

Introducing the eo™ i7200 Series of Intel based UMPCs

Torrance, CA, 8/1/2006 -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in mobile computing solutions, today announced the launch of eo™ i7209 and eo™ i7210 the newest additions to the company’s family of ultra-mobile computing solutions.

TabletKiosk continues to advance the Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) platform by offering innovative features to maximize productivity and encourage on-the-go use. The two new models, powered by Ultra Low Voltage processors from Intel Corporation, are as follows:

  • eo™ i7210 Intel® Pentium® M 1.0 GHz ULV / 1.0 GB DDR2 RAM / 60 GB HDD
  • eo™ i7209 Intel® Celeron® M 900 MHz ULV / 512 MB DDR2 RAM / 30 GB HDD

“We are pleased to be working with TabletKiosk on the Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) category,” said Brad Graff, Intel's UMPC marketing director. “These TabletKiosk UMPCs are based on Intel's low power technology and represent early examples of this category, which is expected to grow significantly over the next few years.”

Featuring the latest advancements in mobile computing, the eo™ i7200 series incorporates an integrated 1.3 Mega pixel CMOS camera with video capture capabilities, as well as a built-in, 4-in-1 media card reader (supports SD/SDIO/MMC/MS) for taking and sharing digital photos and videos. For easy connectivity to the internet or SOHO networks, both units feature 802.11 b/g wireless LAN and Bluetooth v1.2.

The eo™ i7200 series comes preloaded with Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 with Touch Pack and is certified Microsoft® Windows Vista™ capable.

For ultimate convenience, the eo™ i7200 series features a 7” LCD touch screen with handwriting recognition, an on-screen keyboard, voice recognition, and external control devices, including a full roaming thumb joystick and dedicated left and right mouse buttons.

The eo™ i7200 series comes bundled with the eo™ i72DC Docking Cradle which adds features to offer the flexibility and usability of a desktop PC. Sporting four additional USB 2.0 Ports, a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Networking Port, S-Video Out and VGA Out with Dual monitor support, the eo™ i7200 series can be used in conjunction with the most popular computing accessories, including monitor, mouse and optical drive.

“With the launch of the eo™ i7200 series, we are pleased to introduce many of the new features and technological advancements that are bringing greater visibility to the UMPC platform,” said Martin Smekal, president of TabletKiosk. “When presented alongside our previously released eo™ v7110, we now offer our customers a broader range of options to meet their specific mobile computing needs.”

eo™ i7200 Series Fast Facts:

  • 1.8" IDE Hard Drive
  • Intel 915GMS with embedded 3D engine with Full DirectX 9 Compliance
  • Dual display support
  • 1.3 Mega pixel CMOS camera with video capture capability
  • 4-in-1 Card Reader (supports SD/SDIO/MMC/MS)
  • 802.11b/g Wireless Networking
  • Bluetooth v1.2 (v1.1 compatible) built-in USB 2.0 compliant module
  • HD 7.1 channel audio
  • 2x USB 2.0 / Headphones Out / Microphone In
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • 7" WVGA touch screen display (80 gram)
  • Dimensions: 8.88" W x 5.67" H x .98" D
  • Weighs 1.83 lbs. (with battery pack)
  • Ships with Microsoft Tablet Education and Experience Pack pre-installed
  • Integrated Computer Stand
  • Screen rotation supports portrait and landscape mode
  • Fingerprint resistive casing

To meet the unique mobile computing needs of today’s businesses, TabletKiosk offers and is currently developing a broad range of “Smart Business” accessories for the eo™ i7200 series. These include a portfolio case, ruggedized bump case, outdoor LCD screen and magnetic stripe reader to provide ultimate flexibility in the way that eo is used, handled and carried. Many of these accessories were developed originally as custom solutions for our enterprise partners who utilize the UMPC platform to help run their everyday businesses in a whole new way. Now, these accessories are available for the benefit of all of TabletKiosk’s customers.

Pricing and Availability

eo™will begin shipping by the end of August, 2006. For additional details, pricing and to pre-order, please visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, UMPCs and exhibit-centric computing solutions marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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TabletKiosk™ Introduces New UMPC Device

eo™ offers exciting new opportunities for mobile computing users

Torrance, CA, 3/27/2006 -

TabletKiosk™, a leader in Tablet PC and exhibit-centric computing solutions, announced the much anticipated launch of their new Ultra Mobile PC, eo™ which will begin shipping the last week of April 2006.

eo™ represents the new generation of mobile computing. Measuring 9"e;W x 5.75"H x 1"D and weighing just under 2 pounds, eo™ is the most portable and convenient Tablet PC device for taking handwritten notes, accessing the internet, instant messaging, listening to music, viewing movies and playing games. eo™ enables you to connect, communicate and accomplish any task anywhere, any time, and be entertained and informed wherever life takes you.

eo™, named for the Latin word meaning to go, advance, or progress, was developed to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s highly mobile individuals by combining the power and compatibility of the full version of Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet Edition with a lightweight “carry-everywhere” hardware design. As part of Microsoft’s Ultra Mobile PC initiative, eo™ features enhanced touch-screen capabilities with handwriting recognition and a revolutionary new, on-screen keyboard. For convenience and efficiency, eo™ also offers a wide range of other input options including the enhanced touch-screen via stylus, stereo microphone with voice recognition, and hardware controls that are easily adaptable for left or right handed users.

eo™ comes equipped with Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet Edition as well as with the new Microsoft® Touch Pack, mobile-ready technologies that make it easy to access and use your software on the go. In addition, eo™ sports USB 2.0, wireless networking, and Bluetooth connectivity. In addition, a full range of custom accessories are being developed to enhance the eo™experience.

“We are excited to have partnered with TabletKiosk™ on the eo™ UMPC and are confident in the value it will provide to a wide range of audiences,” said Bill Mitchell, Vice President of the Mobile Platforms Division at Microsoft Corp. “With new touch screen functionality and the power of the Windows® XP experience, as well as the small, portable design, eo™ will be a great choice for many consumers who rely more and more on mobile technologies to accomplish their daily tasks.”

eo™ v7110 Fast Facts:

Weight:
1.98 lbs.
Measurements:
9”W x 5.75”H x 1”D
Display:
7” TFT-LCD Touch Screen
Processor:
1.0 GHz VIA C7®-M ULV
Chipsets:
VIA VN800 Northbridge with integrated VIA UniChrome™ Pro graphics
VIA VT8237R Southbridge
Memory:
256MB/512MB/1024MB DDR2
Hard Drive:
40GB to 160GB UDMA 133
Wireless:
Built-in 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
Battery:
Modular bay with 3 cell, rechargeable 26W Lithium Ion Battery pack (2200mAh)
Operating System:
Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet Edition
Colors:
Black or White

Pricing and Availability

eo™will ship the last week of April, 2006.  For additional details, pricing and pre-order information, please visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs and exhibit-centric computing solutions marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through the company website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com

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Think Pink: Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie" Tablet PC to Benefit Fight Against Breast Cancer

Torrance, CA, 10/12/2005 -

TabletKiosk™ announced the release of their newest addition to the Sahara Slate PC® line of Tablet PCs, the Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie", benefiting the fight against Breast Cancer.

TabletKiosk™ has teamed up with the American Breast Cancer Foundation (www.ABCF.org) in the marketing of it's new Pink Tablet PC, the Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie" with a portion of the proceeds for each unit sold going to ABCF for the fight against breast cancer.

The Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie" integrates the latest mobile CPU power, 802.11 a/b/g wi-fi and a wide viewing angle display as standard equipment, while maintaining their sleek lightweight design.

The Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie" utilizes the latest Intel® Centrino mobile technology low voltage processor running at 1.5 GHz with 2MB L2, worldwide wireless capabilities with an Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG (802.11 a/b/g) wireless module and the highly regarded Hydis Wide Viewing Angle Display, offering viewing angles of up to 180 degrees, as standard equipment.

Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie" Tablet PC Fast Facts:

  • Digitizer Screen
  • 12.1" Slate style Tablet PC
  • Intel® Centrino 1.5 GHz CPU
  • 512MB DRAM, expandable to 1GB
  • 60GB HDD, expandable to 120GB
  • 1394 Firewire
  • Built-in wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet Edition
  • 3.5 hour battery life

Every Sahara Slate PC® i215 "Pinkie" comes with a Black Ballistic Nylon Portfolio carrying case with Pink Piping and the Pink Breast Cancer ribbon logo. Each of these systems is supported by the full line of accessories developed for the Sahara Slate PC® line, included but not limited to Battery Charger, multiple docking solutions, Hands-Free Carry Case, Protective Bump Case, multiple VESA Mounting Plate options, Protective Rubber Bumpers, IR Keyboard and Mouse Combo.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style tablet PC's marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through it's website. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Releases the Sahara Slate PC® i215 & i200 Tablet PCs

Torrance, CA, 8/31/2005 -

TabletKiosk announced the much anticipated launch of their newest addition to the Sahara Slate PC® line of Tablet PCs based on the Intel;® Pentium® M and Intel® Celeron® technology.

The Sahara Slate PC® i215 Pen Tablet PC and the Sahara Slate PC® i215 Touch-It Tablet PC integrates the latest mobile CPU power, 802.11 a/b/g wi-fi and a wide viewing angle display as standard equipment, while maintaining their sleek lightweight design.

The Sahara Slate PC® i215 Tablet PC utilizes the latest Intel® Centrino® mobile technology low voltage processor running at 1.5 GHz with 2MB L2, worldwide wireless capabilities with an Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG (802.11a/b/g) wireless module and the highly regarded Hydis Wide Viewing Angle Display, offering viewing angles of up to 180 degrees, as standard equipment. These new features coupled with the only Customer First Exchange Warranty offered by a Tablet PC OEM, make the Sahara Slate PC® i215 Tablet PC the choice of discriminating users who demand the best.

In addition to the new Sahara Slate PC® i215 Series of Tablet PCs, TabletKiosk also announced the integration of the Intel® Celeron® ULV (ultra low voltage) CPU in the Sahara Slate PC® i200 Touch-It Tablet PC. The new processor increases CPU speed to 1.0GHz, integrates the new Hydis wide viewing angle screen, offering viewing angles of up to 180 degrees, and the Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG (802.11a/b/g) wireless module. The Sahara Slate PC® i215 Touch-It Tablet PC and the Sahara Slate PC® i200 Touch-It Tablet PC will be offered in the current white or in an optional black color.

Sahara Slate PC® Touch-It Tablet PC: i200 & i215 Sahara Slate PC® Pen Tablet PC: i215
  • Resistive finger touch screen
  • 12.1" Slate style Tablet PC
  • Celeron ULV 1.0 GHz or Centrino 1.5GHz
  • 256MB DRAM, expandable to 1GB
  • 40GB to 120GB HDD Options
  • 1394 Firewire
  • Built-in wi-fi 802.11 a.b.g
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Linux
  • 4 hour battery life
  • Digitizer screen
  • 12.1" Slate style Tablet PC
  • Intel Centrino 1.5GHz CPU
  • 256MB DRAM, expandable to 1GB
  • 40GB to 120GB HDD Options
  • 1394 Firewire
  • Built-in wi-fi 802.11 a.b.g
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet Edition
  • 4 hour battery life

Each of these systems is supported by the full line of accessories developed for the Sahara Slate PC® line, including but not limited to Battery Charger, Multiple Docking solutions, Hands-free Carry Case, Portfolio Carry Case, Protective Bump Case, Multiple VESA Mounting Plate options, Protective Rubber Bumpers, IR Keyboard and Mouse Combo.

About TabletKiosk™

TabletKiosk is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sand Dune Ventures Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style tablet PC's marketed through an authorized reseller channel and directly through its Web site. For more information, visit www.TabletKiosk.com.

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TabletKiosk™ Launches New Website

Torrance, CA, 5/15/2005 -

We've launched our new website! With better organization and a fresh-new look, we'll continue to add more products to our offering as well as more information and resources over the next months. Please feel free to send us your feedback.

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