Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Slate article on rugged war laptop
Posted on 24-Mar-2003 22:57 | Tags Filed under: News


Slate article on rugged war laptop
"Just as Desert Storm boosted the sales of Hummers and GPS handhelds, Gulf War II will spawn its own crossover hits, pieces of military equipment that become civilian fetish objects. A prediction: One of the war's big winners will be Itronix's GoBook MAX, a sort of Windows laptop on steroids. The GoBook MAX has already been spotted in video from the front, and Air Force firemen deployed in Turkey have them...

Itronix says the MAX is big among FBI bomb squads and NYPD anti-terrorist units. For government buyers, the MAX comes bundled with a restricted software package called CoBRA (or Chemical Biological Response Aide), a search engine that can identify some 60,000 chemical agents, plus a few dozen biological threats. Select the symptoms of victims at a disaster scene, and CoBRA will tell you how long you have before your hazmat suit craps out."

Click the link below to read the full article on Slate.


More information: http://slate.msn.com/id/2080546/...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Vodafone and my terrible experience
Created by Rudster, last reply by dejadeadnz on 11-Dec-2017 22:25 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


2018 Census Q&A
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 14-Dec-2017 23:33 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


BBQ Tips and Tricks
Created by Goosey, last reply by Paul1977 on 13-Dec-2017 08:49 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Router in AP mode vs Wireless AP on ceiling - best coverage?
Created by Starscream122, last reply by Crowdie on 14-Dec-2017 22:53 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Courier woes - what to do?
Created by redeye52, last reply by NzBeagle on 14-Dec-2017 20:19 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


MacBook Pro - Graphics card failure - consumer law
Created by am289, last reply by Lias on 11-Dec-2017 14:14 (13 replies)

Washing Machine - Super exciting...
Created by WyleECoyoteNZ, last reply by davidcole on 14-Dec-2017 23:10 (12 replies)

Foul Smell Coming from Car AC
Created by meetmarvin, last reply by lNomNoml on 14-Dec-2017 23:59 (11 replies)