NEC announced the Shield Pro FC-N22A, a rugged tablet PC in Japan. NEC Shield Pro FC-N22A is powered by an Intel ULV U7500 1.06GHz processor, up to 4B of RAM, 80GB hard drive and Intel GMA X3100 integrated graphics. Other features include a 12.1-inch LCD display, WiFi 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth and a IEEE 1394a port.
The NEC Shield Pro offers IP55-compliant dust and water resistance and is able to survive in 3-feet drop. It runs Windows XP as OS.