The new V110 Fully Rugged Notebook.

Company Overview

Since 1989, Getac has been manufacturing rugged computers for some of the most demanding users in some of the most demanding environments. As one of the leading rugged computer manufacturers, Getac offers the most extensive rugged computing product lines including notebook, tablets and handheld computers.

Our products are found across the globe in a wide range of sectors from military and defense, law enforcement and public safety, utility, field service, oil and gas, telecommunications, transportation to manufacturing.

Getac has made several technological breakthroughs that improve the performance and safety of using computers in dangerous environments including:

  • QuadraClear™ sunlight readable display screens.
  • Night vision without goggles.
  • Advanced power saving technology.
  • Industry's first resistive multi-touch display for use with gloves.

In January 2010, we shook up the industry by including a 5-year bumper-to-bumper warranty on our fully rugged computers.

Today, we've welcomed several large customers into the Getac family:

  • United States Air Force (USA) - B300
  • Houston Police Department (USA) - B300
  • Dutch Army (Netherlands) - V100
  • South East Water (United Kingdom) - V200
  • Surete du Quebec (Canada) - V100
  • San Jose Police Department (USA) - B300
  • Karntner State Forestry Agency (Austria) - PS535F
  • Jenoptik AG (Germany) - E100
  • Orlando Police Department (USA) - B300
  • Veiligheidsregio IJsselland Fire Department (Netherlands) - V100
  • The Berliner Wasserbetriebe (Germany - Berlin Water) - V200
  • Alabama Gas Company (USA) - S400 / B300
  • Heilongjiang Province Forestry Bureau (China) PS535F
  • Austrian National Skijump Team (Austria) - B300
  • Fraport AG (Germany - Frankfurt Airport) - E100
  • Northeast Utilities (USA) - B300 / V100
  • Scottish and Southern Energy (United Kingdom) - E100
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife (USA) - V100 / V200 / S400
  • Charleston County (USA) - B300 / S400 / V100

Getac Inc, is a division of Getac Technology Corporation. Getac was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defense electronic products. Apart from the rugged computing business, Getac is also involved with the design and manufacture of plastic and lightweight metal components. The acquisition of Waffer Technology in 2009 has made Getac the world's third largest aluminum-magnesium alloy producer.

Getac is one of the key subsidiaries of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group, the third largest computing group in Taiwan with $29.4 billion dollars consolidated revenue in 2014 (USD).

Company History

  • 1985
    MiTAC forms Defense Electronics Division.
  • 1989
    GE Aerospace and MiTAC established Getac brand in Taiwan as a 50/50 joint venture.
  • 1990
    RCS 86/35 ships with central computer and I/O processor module with temperature range from -55C to 71C.
  • 1991
    T-series debut as the first rugged portable luggage computer with four full size expansion slots.
  • 1992
    N-series launches as first rugged military notebook computer with military connectors and GPS.
  • 1993
    Introduced I-series rugged notebook for heavy industrial application.
  • 1994
    L-series launches as Getac's first light weight rugged portable notebook.
  • 1995
    Began manufacturing first A-series rugged notebook featuring magnesium-alloy chassis.
  • 1995
    Certified as an ISO 9001 company.
  • 1995
    Getac, Inc. established in California for North American sales and service.
  • 1996
    CA-series rugged tablet PC launches.
  • 1997
    Certified as an ISO 14001 company.
  • 1998
    Began manufacturing consumer/commercial notebooks for key internationally recognized brand.
  • 2001
    Compact W-series rugged notebook launches with 10" LCD display and weighted five pounds.
  • 2002
    Began manufacturing law enforcement rugged computer for key internationally recognized brand.
  • 2002
    IPO on Taiwan Stock Exchange, under ticker number 3005.
  • 2003
    Certified as an OHSAS 18001 company.
  • 2004
    Launch M220, Getac first 14"/15" large screen size rugged notebook.
  • 2004
    Began manufacturing LCD televisions and MP3 players as an OEM/ODM supplier.
  • 2006
    Instituted green product production initiative at all manufacturing plants.
  • 2007
    P470 launches as Getac's first semi-rugged notebook.
  • 2007
    Merged MiTAC Precision Technology into MiTAC Technology Corporation to expand component module business.
  • 2008
    Getac's adds the 8212 business rugged notebook to the lineup.
  • 2008
    B300 launches with the word's first 1200 NITs sunlight readable display in a rugged notebook computer.
  • 2008
    E100 launches as industry's lightest 8.4 inch fully rugged tablet weighing just 1.4kg.
  • 2008
    PS535E fully rugged GPS PDA are launched.
  • 2008
    B300 rugged notebook obtains salt fog certification. [MIL-STD-810F part 509.4]
  • 2009
    2nd Generation PS535F fully rugged GPS PDA is launched with altimeter and E-compass.
  • 2009
    2nd Generation PS535F fully rugged GPS PDA is launched with altimeter and E-compass.
  • 2009
    Announced agreement with HP in US to supply and service rugged computers through HP's 3rd Party Solution group.
  • 2009
    Established Getac UK to expand rugged sales in England and Scandinavian countries.
  • 2009
    Acquired the stake of Waffer Technology Corp., the world's third largest Mg-Al mechanical parts manufacturer.
  • 2010
    Launched industry's best 5-Year bumper-to-bumper warranty.
  • 2010
    Added V200 12.1" convertible to fully rugged lineup.
  • 2011
    Launched S400 semi-rugged notebook--the most durable semi-rugged available.
  • 2011
    X500 ultra-rugged notebook launches with a large 15.6" high-definition display, expansion chassis and powerful processor.
  • 2012
    Getac X500 Fully Rugged notebook won Taiwan Excellence Awards--Gold Award.
  • 2012
    The PS336 handheld device debuts with Getac's pioneering Flexiconn™ technology for expanded device capability.
  • 2012
    Getac takes service to the next level by forming a partnership with FedEx TechConnect to provide repair service for Getac products.
  • 2012
    Getac secures their hold in the smaller form factor space with the launch of the Z710 Android-based tablet.
  • 2013
    Getac Introduces X500 Mobile Rugged Server
  • 2013
    V110 launches as industry's thinnest 11.6" fully rugged convertible.
  • 2013
    F110 rugged tablet debuts and becomes fastest selling.
  • 2014
    T800 rugged tablet launches with unique SnapBack Add-Ons.
  • 2017
    “S410 Semi-rugged Notebook” and “Body-worn Camera” received the Taiwan Golden Pin Design Mark(s).

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Fast Facts

Company Getac Technology Corporation
Established 1989
Publicly Listed 2002
Stock Symbol TPE :3005
2014 Revenue
$536 Million USD
Capital $190 Million USD
Chairman James Hwang

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