ecom Tab-Ex Series Hazardous Area Tablet - World's First Zone 1 Div 1 Tablet Computer

By Chris Dodds on 23rd February, 2015

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ecom Tab-Ex Series Hazardous Area Tablet - World's First Zone 1 Div 1 Tablet Computer

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Hazardous Area Mobile Tablet Computer ATEX IECEx Certified

Ecom Tab-Ex Hazardous Area Tablet IECEx ATEX Rated







ecom Tab-Ex Series Hazardous Area Tablet is the worlds first, hazardous area certified, handheld tablet computer. Part of the range of ecom hazardous area communication devices distributed by Thorne & Derrick and certified for Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas, the tablet also comes with ATEX and IECEx certification.

The tablet is equally as lightweight and portable as it is rugged and tough. Launched in Assamstadt, Ecom Tab-Ex Hazardous Area ATEX IECEx TabletGermany at IFA Berlin 2014, the ecom Tab-Ex hazardous area tablet is set to revolutionise communications between anybody working in and around hazardous areas. 

The ecom Tab-Ex is designed for hazardous area industries such as oil, gas, petrochemical, offshore and marine - ecom Tab-Ex allows constant communication and the performance of tasks that might otherwise have been performed on a desktop computer away from the actual location in which inspections may be being carried out. 


The Future Of Hazardous Area Communications

The range of ecom hazardous area communication products include mobile phones, two-way radios and laptops. The ecom Tab-Ex is the worlds first Zone 1 tablet and really demonstrates how much hazardous area communications have developed and evolved.

The oil and gas industry is one industry where hazardous areas are commonplace with platforms such as oil rigs and refineries being potentially hazardous and the threat of harmful gases and potentially explosive atmospheres being ever present.

ecom Tab-Ex 01 Series ATEX Certified Hazardous Area Tablet Computer

As one of the leading global players in the oil industry, BP have backed the product and use hazardous area tablets, with Michael M. Haley, Technology Consultant, BP Chief Technology Office stating:

"BP sees great promise in the use of mobile devices in hazardous areas for improved data collection quality and access to documents"

Ecom Tab-Ex Hazardous Area Tablet

With a revenue of £242 billion, the fact that BP acknowledges that the future of communications lies in mobile devices means the ecom Tab-Ex is here to stay and revolutionise how people work.

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ecom Tab-Ex Hazardous Area Tablets - Product Features

This ATEX and IECEx certified tablet comes with a plethora of features, all of which mean the ecom Tab-Ex tablet is very much the future of hazardous area communications and can be used constantly both in and outside of hazardous areas. 

  • Global certifications - one common platform
  • Android KitKat 4.4 Operating System
  • Wireless capability as WWAN, 4G LTE, WLAN, etc.
  • Front and rear camera
    • 3 MP with rear camera Flash with Barcode 
      Scanner capability
    • 1.3 MP front camera
  • Reinforced security with Samsung KNOX
  • Accessories and peripherals to enable broader use

The above features as well as the ecom Tab-Ex's 8” TFT display with 1280 x 800 pixels, Quad core 1.2 GHz processor and low weight means task can be carried out efficiently and uninterrupted. 

ecom Tab-Ex Hazardous Area Tablet

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ecom Tab-Ex Series Hazardous Area Tablet - Brochure

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