IT & Network Infrastructure : Panasonic, Sony, LaCie Make Hard-to-Break Gadgets
Panasonic Toughbook 19 ($2,500)
This fully-rugged, convertible tablet PC has a 10.1-inch sunlight-viewable touch or dual-touch LCD with a full magnesium alloy case.
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX10 ($329)
Certified waterproof, dustproof, shock-proof and freeze-proof, this 16.2-megapixel digital camera can take just about anything you throw at it.
Transcend Portable Hard Drive ($99.99)
Transcend's StoreJet 25M3 portable hard drive combines the advantages of Transcend's shockproof StoreJet M series and the next-generation SuperSpeed transfer rates of USB 3.0.
GE DV1 1080p HD Digital Video Camera ($94.32)
The rugged, pocket-size waterproof, shock-proof and dust-proof pocket camcorder fits anywhere and can handle most any terrain.
Finis SwiMP3.1G Waterproof MP3 Player ($99.99)
This waterproof MP3 player allows you to listen to music underwater and relies on your bones to conduct the sound.
Sonim Rugged GSM Phone ($499)
Built for extreme environments surpassing the rugged industry standards for cellphones, the Sonim is sealed to resist dust, dirt, micro particles and oil.
Motion F5v Rugged Tablet PC ($1,899)
The sealed Motion F5v transforms the mobile field professional work flow by integrating a specialized set of core technologies and functionality into a rugged, portable, ultra-mobile design.
LaCie XtremKey 32GB USB Flash Drive ($88)
This Flash drive is heat-, cold-, water-, pressure- and drop-resistant and is made of zamac, an alloy composed of zinc, aluminum, magnesium and copper that is so strong, it can withstand the pressure of a 10-ton truck.
Speck iPhone 4 ToughSkin ($19.99)
Even if your iPhone remains delicate, you can protect it with this heavy-duty rubberized case for maximum protection.