Parvus Corporation has announced the new Zypad WR1100 rugged wrist-worn personal computer designed for harsh field conditions, and claims to be an ideal solution for military, security, and emergency service field and in-vehicle applications. This x86 compatible rugged wearable computer can be worn comfortably on the user's wrist for hands¬free operation.
The WR1100 can be quickly configured to access any remote host system through its integrated wired and/or wireless interfaces using its Linux OS. The unit integrates a number of innovative features, including 802.11 and BluetoothlZigbee interfaces, a GPS receiver, electronic compass, biometric fingerprint sensor, and a tilt-and¬dead reckoning system that detects the position of the user's arm and sets the system to standby mode when the arm is hanging down beside the body. The Zypad WR1100 is available from stock to 12 weeks leadtime.