Kontron Debuts ReVolution X Notebooks with Rotating Touch Screens

3/12/2004 - Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc. (OTC BB: KMBC), a leading supplier of rugged mobile computers for field-deployed professionals, introduced the ReVolution X Series -- two new models within the company's award-winning ReVolution rugged notebook PC line --featuring rotating touch screens and wireless capabilities.

"The X Series is the mid-range of our ReVolution line, designed with added features to support the needs of remote LAN/WAN-connected field professionals," said Dale Szymborski, president. "With a touch screen, advanced wireless capabilities and rugged construction, the X Series models provide all the functionality of a standard PC and much more at a very attractive price point."

The ReVolution X Series is designed for OEMs, system integrators, and large field fleets requiring both the convenience of a tablet and a keyboard-equipped notebook housed within a package ruggedized to military specifications.

The ReVolution X Series comprises two models, the ReVolution XT and the ReVolution XTS. Both models are now available. List prices are $4,595 for the ReVolution XT base model and $4,895 for the ReVolution XTS base model (actual pricing will vary based on quantity and specific configurations). Customers may contact Kontron Mobile Computing at 1-888-343-5396 for more information.

Both X Series models feature the Intel® Pentium® III Processor M at 1.06GHz, a 40 GB hard drive (higher capacities available), 640 MB RAM, a 12.1" XGA touch screen, a sealed backlit keyboard, a three-year warranty and construction built and tested to Mil-Std 810F specifications for use in field and harsh environments. They are equipped with 802.11b technology for wireless applications and support Windows 2000 and XP operating systems. Simultaneous 802.11b and integrated GSM/GPRS or CDMA technology are optional.

The ReVolution XTS model also features Kontron's new TransRadiant Display technology. Utilizing a combination of advanced transmissive and transflective display technologies with passive enhancements, the TransRadiant display delivers superior brightness in both indoor and outdoor lighting conditions while requiring no more power than a standard notebook display.

In related announcements, Kontron also announced the new ReVolution E Series -- a new, entry-level version of the ReVolution line providing a rugged alternative to consumer-grade 'tough' notebooks, and the new ReVolution T Series -- featuring a digitized, convertible touch screen based on the Microsoft Tablet PC operating system.

About Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc.
A Minnesota corporation, Kontron Mobile Computing, Inc., has designed, manufactured and marketed rugged computers for a variety of industries and applications worldwide since 1992. It also provides product customization, integration and support services. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn., with sales, service and manufacturing locations worldwide. It is traded on the U.S. Over the Counter Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol KMBC.

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