Polaroid Designed specifically for the building trades, the Polaroid One600 JobPro Camera has a durable yellow casing and rubberized non-slip finish to protect it on the jobsite and in the warehouse. Its specially designed lens allows users to take detail shots from as close as 1½ feet and a lighten/darken control ensures better exposures in dim light. The viewfinder is protected by a dust shield. 800.662.8337. www.polaroid.com/jobpro.
Bosch Digital Power Tools The ToolWatch Express tracking system allows business owners to track and manage tools and equipment. Portable scanning devices transfer information from identifier barcodes on tools to desktop computers. Designed to simplify the task of signing tools and equipment in and out and tracking their location and condition, ToolWatch Express can provide valuable usage information. 800.676.4034. www.toolwatch.com.
Nextel The all-weather, ruggedized Motorola i305 mobile phone available from Nextel is designed to resist shock, vibration, and dust, as well as blowing rain, humidity, and salt fog. The handset is encased in rubber with a sculpted grip for comfort and includes a lens guard. Its interior lining and seals protect against rain, sleet, and snow intrusion. The phone can be used with Nextel's Nationwide Direct Connect digital walkie-talkie service. 800.639.6111. www.nextel.com.
xPlore Technologies The iX104RD Renegade Dual Mode tablet PC offers both active stylus and finger-touch input options for maximum versatility. The ruggedized tablet runs on Windows Tablet PC XP, but also can use Windows 2000 Professional. With 256MB of RAM, a 20GB hard drive, and an Intel Pentium Ultra Low Voltage 866 MHz processor, the iX104RD provides ample power for mobile computing. 888.449.7567. www.xploretech.com.
Sony Three new T-series Clié handhelds use Clié's Organizer software to help users keep schedules, take notes, and track contacts as well as take and store digital photos and record voice memos. The Clié T-H55, shown, features a large 320x480-pixel color LCD screen, four quick-access function buttons, and a Jog Dial scroll navigator. Users also can access the Internet and send and receive emails. 877.865.7669. www.sony.com/clie.