LET PANASONIC RECOMMEND THE BEST TOUGH TECHNOLOGY FOR THE JOB

Choosing the right rugged tools for your field workforce can be complicated. Between the many devices available, their various specs, and the seemingly endless list of accessories and part numbers – it’s easy to get confused.

As the undisputed European industry leader for rugged computing, Panasonic TOUGHBOOK is uniquely qualified to advise our customers.

For over 20 years we’ve provided utilities partners and their field teams fit-for-purpose rugged mobile devices that enable safe, efficient mobile working and deliver solid return on investment.

WHAT IS PANASONIC RECOMMENDED?

Based on our decades of experience working with utilities professionals, Panasonic Recommended is a portfolio of pre-selected bundles for common utilities jobs. Each bundle includes:

  • Recommended device
  • Essential accessories
  • Software applications
  • Service and support

Simply select your work task below and we’ll do the rest.

UTILITIES WORKERS KNOW THEY CAN COUNT ON TOUGHBOOK

Here are just a few examples of how utilities workers are benefiting from using TOUGHBOOK devices every day.

THE JOB: SMART METER INSTALLATION

Workers installing smart meters need devices that can be relied on while-on-the-move. Their devices need to last all day and be easy to use from both within their vehicles and customer homes.

Our recommended devices:

TOUGHBOOK G1, A3 and 20

How TOUGHBOOK devices help:
  • Large screen size to read drawings
  • Flash on camera – no LED
  • Barcode scanning ability either through built-in barcode reader option or Scandit software
  • Shoulder strap for hand-free working
  • Automatic meter reading capability
  • Potential for voice input

THE JOB: INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

Infrastructure maintenance jobs need to be done at the point of requirement – sometimes in poor visibility while using gloves. Workers need long battery life, great connectivity, and options for working in the dark.

Our recommended devices:

TOUGHBOOK G1, A3, and 20

How TOUGHBOOK devices help:
  • Large 10” screen for visibility
  • Transflective screen technology that auto-adjusts depending on brightness
  • High performance graphics for reading technical drawings
  • High accuracy GPS
  • Backlit keyboard for working in the dark
  • Thermal camera options
  • Dual OS strategy: Windows or Android

THE JOB: SMART METER READING

Taking smart meter readings calls for smaller devices with ultra-reliable connections. This allows workers to quickly and easily read customer devices.

Our recommended devices:

TOUGHBOOK G1, A3 and 20

How TOUGHBOOK devices help:
  • Smaller device options
  • Barcode reading capability
  • Great connectivity

THE JOB: PLANT/ASSET MAINTENANCE

We understand that workers carrying out maintenance in plants need access to both legacy and new ports. Their devices also need long battery life – and sometimes hot swappable replacements.

Our recommended devices:

TOUGHBOOK 55

How TOUGHBOOK devices help:
  • Access to legacy ports as well as new ports (LAN, serial, USB C)
  • Long battery life
  • Hot swappable batteries

MEET THE TEAM

TOUGHBOOK G1 Tablet

Equip your field staff with the fully rugged tablet featuring a 10-finger multi-touch display, digitiser pen and flexible configurable ports. This Windows 10 Pro device can be used to view high definition documentation and images in the field and benefits from connectivity options that ensure data is always available when workers need it.

TOUGHBOOK 20 Detachable Notebook

This fully rugged detachable notebook delivers a new whole level of flexibility for mobile business computing. Meet every business need by offering mobile workers a TOUGHBOOK that can be used in 6 different modes. With its glove enabled touchscreen, up-to-17 hour hot swappable battery life and purpose-built Vehicle Mount and Desktop Port Replicator, the Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 20 is an unrivalled mobile business machine.

TOUGHBOOK 33 Detachable Notebook

Equip your field staff with the fully rugged tablet featuring a 10-finger multi-touch display, digitiser pen and flexible configurable ports. This Windows 10 Pro device can be used to view high definition documentation and images in the field and benefits from connectivity options that ensure data is always available when workers need it.

TOUGHBOOK 20 Tablet

This fully rugged tablet delivers unrivalled versatility for mobile business computing as fully rugged tablet. With its glove enabled touchscreen, up-to-8.5 hour hot swappable battery life and purpose-built Vehicle Mount and Desktop Port Replicator options, the Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 20 is made ready to support mobile utilities workers.

TOUGHBOOK A3 Tablet

The TOUGHBOOK A3 is a fully rugged 10.1-inch display tablet equipped to help mobile workers combat the toughest tasks in the field. Designed for easy use in all light and weather conditions, it has a range of flexible ports options that can be configured to meet the mobile workforce’s needs.

TOUGHBOOK N1

One of the thinnest and most lightweight handheld tablets in the 4.7” category. This cutting-edge device has been designed for mobile workers, offering unique features such as an angled rear barcode reader and optional pen for precise signature capture.

Dual OS: Same Experience

With our dual OS options, you can have the same great TOUGHBOOK experience on both Windows 10 Pro and Android devices*. You’ll also get the same support regardless of your preferred choice of operating system.

Whatever OS you choose – you can be sure you’ll get the same great TOUGHBOOK experience.

*only available for 10” screens