Xplore Wins $300K Order From Tablet Computers

Austin-based Xplore Technologies Corp., which manufactures rugged, tablet computers, reported a $300,000 win on Wednesday, with a major telecom provider. Name of the existing customer was not announced. Xplore said the deal came for its XSLATE B10 and Bobcat rugged tablet computers, which are being used by the telecom provider's field service technicians. Xplore said those users are using its tablets for tasks such as accessing and electronically editing and annotating work prints, time reporting, ordering facility reports and supplies, and obtaining GPS driving directions.