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Motion® Redefines the Rugged Tablet Experience with Sleek and Versatile R12 Platform

Motion Computing® today announced the latest offering in their mobile technology portfolio – the Motion® R12 Rugged Platform. Designed to empower the worker who moves from the field to the vehicle to the office, the R12 Platform includes a sleek and lightweight FHD 12.5” tablet along with a wide array of thoughtfully designed accessories including the SlateMate® data acquisition module, EasyPair™ technology wireless keyboard and Secure Mobile vehicle dock. All products in the R12 Platform were created by Motion to seamlessly and beautifully work together for incomparable efficiency and unbeatable productivity in public safety, construction and field service.

Motion R12 Tablet and Wireless Companion Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire)

Motion R12 Tablet and Wireless Companion Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire)

“Over the past decade, we have accumulated a wealth of knowledge about what the mobile worker wants as well as what the companies they work for need,” said Cathy Thompson, CEO of Motion. “The R12 Rugged Platform is a result of that knowledge. Every R12 product and feature was created with a specific worker need in mind. Enterprise-ready, secure, safe and rugged, R12 was built to delight and empower the end-user while delivering investment protection & productivity gains to the business.”

All R12 products are designed and produced by Motion, eliminating the need for customers to rely on other 3rd party mobile technology. Lightweight and highly portable for the field, the 12.5” R12 tablet is also ideal for a desktop replacement. In addition to a desktop mount, R12 Platform includes a stylishly-stored wireless keyboard featuring innovative EasyPair technology. EasyPair helps avoid the often time-consuming and frustrating hassle of Bluetooth pairing by ensuring any R12 wireless Keyboard automatically pairs with any R12 Tablet.

Motion’s SlateMate data acquisition module can be configured with up to three I/O devices, ideal for field workers like a telco technician who require more flexibility from their devices. For the mobile professional who performs work both inside and outside of their vehicle, like a public safety worker, Motion Secure Mobile Vehicle Dock improves driver safety as well as productivity. The dock is flexible enough to accept multiple docking configurations, such as the tablet with attached SlateMate module or the tablet in a carrying case.

Platform availability begins April 2014. Contact your reseller for specifics.

About Motion Computing

Motion Computing® empowers organizations worldwide with technology solutions designed to optimize the performance of mobile workers. Building on a foundation of award-winning technical expertise and decades of industry experience, the Motion® team makes it their business to understand your business. Through industry-leading rugged tablet PCs, tailored accessories and services – Motion delivers mobile technology solutions customized to business workflows. Purposely built for vertical markets including field service, healthcare, utilities, construction, retail, public safety and first responders - Motion’s suite of mobile technology solutions improves worker productivity, data accuracy and security, while enabling real-time decision making at the point-of-service. Customers report lower operational expenses, increased efficiency and enhanced customer service. Motion makes its solutions available through a global network of value added resellers and distributors. For more information, visit www.motioncomputing.com

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