Dell’s New Rugged Mobility Technology for Florida Highway Patrol

When the Police forces are on the move, it is important for them to have access to vehicle information database to fight crime. Dell’s rugged and reliable mobility technology has made this possible!

Now, Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has been equipped with Dell Latitude E6400 XFR rugged laptops and docking units. This is a great step in the law enforcement technology. With the help of Dell Latitude E6400 XFR, the Florida Highway Patrol officers will not only be able to have access to criminal and vehicle databases, but they will also have a GPS connection and Broadband. This will be helpful not only to provide access to the criminal database, but also in the safety of the officers. During patrolling, the system will be able to provide the location of the officer which will enable the dispatchers to locate the officer in case of emergency assistance.

The Dell Latitude E6400 XFR has been placed in more than 1700 vehicles of Florida Highway Patrol. The Dell Latitude E6400 XFR has set a new standard with this new rugged and reliable technology. This machine can be used in extreme conditions and is ideal for field technicians, military, police, gas and oil exploration etc.

It features Dell’s special Ballistic Armor Protection System featuring PR-481. This involves the usage of a mighty substance used for applications such as aircraft and military equipment and also medical devices. It has twice the impact strength of Magnesium alloy, which makes it right for the demanding environment of the Florida Highway Patrol. It is so rugged that its drop specification is a quarter percentage higher than any other computer in its class! It can be dropped from a height of 4 feet when it’s powered off and LCD closed and 3 feet with the system switched on and the LCD open!

Additional Features of XFR

  1. Secure and simple I/O protection doors with PrimoSeal technology which provides protection against pressuring water and blowing dust.
  2. Being scratch resistant it provides corrosion protection.
  3. Passed MIL standards for operation in extreme vibration, temperature, explosive atmosphere and even Salt fog.
  4. DirectVue LCD technology to provide enhanced outdoor screen view ability and protection from screen impact.
  5. Intel Core 2 Duo processors including vPro™ technology for improved management and advanced security.

Colonel John Czernis, Florida Highway Patrol Director says ““We selected Dell after a year-long and demanding selection process looking at many machines from five manufacturers. We had to be sure the systems we give our officers will stand up to the stress and strain of our demanding operating environment. The Dell solution meets our needs and will significantly enhance our mobile computing capability, a key component today in enabling our officers to fulfill our mission to provide highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement.”

Weighing in at 8.5 pounds and a thickness of 2.2 inches, 5 percent lighter than the previous generation XFR and 15 percent slimmer, the E6400 XFR are all set to pack a punch!

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