iKey® News

July 25, 2018

This press release originally posted on PR Newswire on July 19, 2018

Austin, Texas – iKey, LTD announces two new rugged, sealed keyboards designed in partnership with Dell for the Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme Tablet. This rugged solution is designed specifically for reliability, affordability and ruggedness, which are absolutely vital to mobile computing in public safety, industrial and energy applications. This Dell solution is being marketed to rugged customers worldwide.

The new keyboards for the Dell Latitude 12 are manufactured solely by iKey and are available as an Attachable model, IK-DELL-AT, and a Stand-Alone model, IK-DELL-SA, which can be mounted in a vehicle or other mobile solution.

The attachable model has a full QWERTY keyboard and built-in latching system, featuring a quick-release button to detach the tablet. Both keyboards include:  ABS/polycarbonate case; 4-color selectable backlighting with four brightness levels; built-in Windows multimedia controls; and an ultra-wide, resistive touchpad for full glove capability; they are tested to meet IP65, MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-461 standards.

Attachable Keyboard, IK-DELL-AT: https://www.ikey.com/product/ik-dell-attachable-keyboard-dell-latitude-12/

See the attachable keyboard video: https://youtu.be/MCFkTJW4HjU

Stand-Alone Keyboard, IK-DELL-SA: https://www.ikey.com/product/ik-dell-sa-stand-alone-keyboard-dell-latitude-12/

The stand-alone model, IK-DELL-SA, is USB powered, without the latching mechanism. The IK-DELL-SA is designed solely for use with the Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet, to be mounted in semi-permanent solutions, with built-in 50 and 75mm VESA mounting patterns. The stand-alone keyboard is ideal for public safety vehicles, forklift mounting and other material handling needs.

“We have partnered with Dell product and sales teams in the past, especially in designing standard and custom peripherals for police and fire department needs. With Dell and iKey, we have the ideal rugged keyboard solutions for mobile customers,” added Steven Meyer, CEO of iKey, based in Austin, Texas.

Both Dell rugged mobile solutions are available now for purchase through Dell. If you would like more information on these keyboards, you can contact iKey or your Dell Representative. See more at: ikey.com

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About iKey

iKey, LTD is THE rugged peripherals industry leader and manufacturer located in Austin, Texas. The company designs and customizes rugged keyboards, mice, pointing devices and displays for many segments including power/energy/utilities, industrial manufacturing, public safety, medical, fleet, mobile and kiosk. iKey manufactures and distributes its rugged peripherals directly and through global distributors and value-added resellers. iKey designs and assembles at its corporate office in Austin, Texas. iKey has been in business for more than 30 years and the company manufactures products that are “Real Tough for Real Life.”™

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