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Casio Introductes a Shock, Water and Dust Resistant Enterprise PDA
 November 18, 2004
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Contact: George Baraona
Casio, Inc.
973-361-5400, ext. 4768
gbaraona@casio.com

Cheryl Balbach
Casio, Inc.
973-361-5400, ext. 1551
pr@casio.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CASIO INTRODUCES A SHOCK, WATER AND
DUST RESISTANT ENTERPRISE PDA

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IT-10 Features Easy to Read, High-Resolution VGA display
and High Capacity Long Life Battery
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DOVER, NJ, November 19, 2004 – Casio, Inc., in conjunction with its parent company, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, announced today the release of the new IT-10 Enterprise PDA. The IT-10 has been engineered to be shock, water and dust resistant, making it ideal for heavy duty use in tough environments. The IT-10 will be available at retail in December 2004.

To provide optimum performance in demanding applications, the IT-10 offers superior portability along with high-speed, high-capacity data processing. The IT-10's wide range of functions makes it the perfect tool for a variety of tasks such as retail store management, sales force automation, equipment /facilities maintenance management and market research applications.

"Casio, through its years of PDA development experience, has designed the new IT-10 model with the portability, functionality, durability and superior hardware that the business market demands, said Larry Sampey, General Manager of the Systems Products Division". "Casio strongly believes this new model will energize and expand the Enterprise PDA market", he continued.

The IT-10 offers a higher level of performance by offering greater durability, a high resolution VGA display that is both advantageous for web-based application developers as well as allowing easy viewing for users, and a high capacity battery for extended operation time between charges.

   

IT-10 FEATURE

  • Shock-resistant to withstand a drop from 3.3 feet (1.0 m); complies with the IP 54 rating for dust and splash resistance.
  • Large 3.7-inch transflective VGA LCD for sharp, clear viewing; can switch between either landscape or portrait viewing.
  • Large 2,300 mAh rechargeable battery for up to 27 hours of continuous use.
  • CF card slot for use with wireless WAN or LAN cards with noise-reduction design. (Supplies electrical current up to 1A.
  • SD slot with SDIO Now! software enables use with memory cards, as will as scanner cards, camera cards, wireless LAN cards etc.
  • Memory backup and auto-recovery tools for recovery of application environment and smooth transfer to a backup machine.
  • Microsoft® Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition Software for Pocket PC
  • Intel® PXA270 416MHz Application Processor
  • Compact: Approx. 5.5" (H) x 3.1" (W) x 1.0" (D)
    Approx. 140 mm (H) x 80 mm (W) x 25 mm (D)

IT-10 SPECIFICATIONS

Model   IT-10M20
OS   Microsoft® Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition Software for Pocket PC, English version
CPU   Intel® PXA270 application processor 416MHz
Memory RAM
FROM
64MB
64MB (user area approx. 20 MB)
Display   3.7-inch transflective TFT color LCD (640 x 480 dot),LED backlight attached, VGA standard
Input Keyboard Up key, Down key, Action key, Cursor keys, Power ON/OFF key, Program keys, Reset switch, Battery lock switch
Interface Infrared IrDA1.3 compatible (Maximum: 4Mbps)
Serial Port 26pin interface (Support serial RS-232C and USB)
SDIO Slot Support SDIO, SD, MMC card
CF Slot 1 x Type I / II
Audio Speaker (mono), microphone (mono), headphone jack (stereo)
Power Operation Lithium-ion battery pack (2,300 mAh)
Operating Period Approx. 27 hours,* calculation: display = 1 : 10
Memory Backup NiMH battery (rechargeable) on board
Memory Backup Period Approx. 30 minutes(Assuming that the NiMH battery is fully charged.))
Environment Drop Durability 3.3feet (1.0m)
Operating Temperature 32°F up to 104°F (0°C up to +40°C )
Storage Temperature -4°F up to 140°F (-20°C up to +60°C)
Dust/Water-splash proof IP54 standard
Dimensions (grip)   Approx. 5.5" (H) x 3.1" (W) x 1.0" (D)
Approx. 140 mm (H) x 80 mm (W) x 25 mm (D)
Weight   Approx. 10.2 oz /0.64 lb / 290g

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Notes:

1. CASIO has joined BSQUARE's SDIO Now! Program and CASIO uses BSQUARE's SDIO technology.

2. Battery life estimates are based on operation at room temperature, using fresh batteries, with the CPU speed set to Automatic, and Backlight and Beam (IrDA) set to OFF.

3. Not all peripheral devices or features may operate with SDIO card slot or CF card slot

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