Xplore Fulfills Initial $1.3M Order to Enable World’s First Android™ Tablet-Based Vehicle Safety and Emissions System

Xplore Fulfills Initial $1.3M Order to Enable World’s First Android™ Tablet-Based Vehicle Safety and Emissions System

This press release was issued by Xplore Technologies prior to its acquisition by Zebra Technologies on August 14, 2018.

New Automated Vehicle Safety & Emissions Initiative will utilize Xplore XSLATE D10 rugged tablets to increase information security, technician mobility, process efficiency and accuracy during inspection of consumer vehicles

AUSTIN, Texas - February 13, 2017 - Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) today announced that it has fulfilled an initial $1.3 million order for its XSLATE D10 tablet PCs and is in the process of deploying them as part of the first rugged tablet-based vehicle safety and emissions system ever built for a public or private-sector emissions safety program. The completely mobile system, which is also the first to leverage an Android™ device, exclusively relies on Xplore XSLATE D10 fully rugged tablet PCs to power the field and back-office workflows of vehicle safety and emissions programs across the United States.

By April, inspection stations will be equipped with the D10-powered system in the first statewide deployment of this transformative new Automated Vehicle safety and emissions Program, which was engineered – and is being implemented – in cooperation with North America’s largest provider of decentralized and hybrid inspection program services. In addition, State Patrol officers will be utilizing the D10 rugged tablets to conduct their routine audits of the inspection stations and ensure compliance with government-mandated vehicle safety testing practices.

Mark Holleran, president and COO of Xplore noted: “Xplore has always been on the forefront of rugged tablet innovation, and for 20 years we’ve been committed to the engineering of transformative tablet-based mobility solutions for both government and private sector entities worldwide. It would be an understatement to say that this impressive vehicle safety and emissions system – built upon the rugged tablet form factor – is just another first for both the mobile computing industry and vehicle safety and emissions sectors. It is a complete game-changer: Not just for the inspection industry or the states that will be leveraging it, but also for the millions of consumers who are mandated to undergo these annual inspections per vehicle registration requirements. It’s proof that Xplore rugged tablets continue to maintain widespread applicability, especially in markets where purpose-built mobility solutions are the only way to satisfy specialized workflow criteria. It is truly an honor that Xplore was the only rugged tablet OEM that was chosen to execute this pioneering technology initiative. We’re thrilled that we are the first to move our partner’s initial design concept to a fully-executable solution on a mass market scale, and we know that this current statewide deployment of our tablet system is just the first of many.”

For more information on the Xplore XSLATE D10, please visit www.xploretech.com/D10. To see all of the rugged Windows and Android tablet platforms and accessories Xplore has purpose-built for your industry and workflows, please visit www.xploretech.com/industrysolutions

About Xplore Technologies
Xplore is The Rugged Tablet Authority™, exclusively manufacturing powerful, long-lasting, and customer-defined rugged tablet PCs since 1996. Today, Xplore offers the broadest portfolio of genuinely rugged tablets – and the most complete lineup of rugged tablet accessories – on Earth. Its mobility solutions are purpose-built for the energy, utilities, telecommunications, military and defense, manufacturing, distribution, public safety, healthcare, government, and field service sectors. The company’s award-winning military-grade computers are also among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, built to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme for years without fail. Visit www.xploretech.com for more information on how Xplore and its global channel partners engineer complete mobility solutions to meet specialized workflow demands.

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