MobileDemand, a provider of rugged tablets and mobile computing solutions, has announced the addition of integrated payment and identification features to its rugged xCase for Microsoft Surface Go tablets. The new release includes an integrated MagTek tDynamo (Gen II) payment device and an integrated rf IDEAS WAVE ID NFC reader. Both versions of the xCase are also available with an integrated Honeywell barcode scanner. These enhancements aim to improve productivity in industries such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, warehousing, and manufacturing.

The xCase for Surface Go with the integrated tDynamo and NFC reader is part of MobileDemand’s growing list of products certified by Microsoft’s Designed for Surface program. This certification ensures compatibility and functionality with specified Surface devices. Branden Powell, Senior Director of Microsoft Accessories and Designed for Surface, expressed excitement about MobileDemand’s dedication to mutual customers through the program.

The xCase with the integrated payment device and barcode scanner is designed for various applications such as mobile point-of-sale, line-busting, drive-thru ordering, store operations, controls, and inventory management. The MagTek tDynamo (Gen II) payment device accepts mobile wallets, NFC, EMV contactless, EMV contact chip, and magnetic stripe payments. Rebecca Robinson, Marketing Manager at MagTek, praised MobileDemand’s rugged tablet enclosure for its compatibility with their secure card readers.

Meanwhile, the xCase with the integrated NFC reader and scanner enables mobile credential-based authentication and identification. The module can be used for employee attendance tracking, device sign-in, loyalty card scanning, asset tracking, and granting access to events and venues through phones, cards, or wristbands.

In terms of mobility and mounting features, the Surface Go xCase has a Snap Plate, briefcase carrying handle, and back hand strap. The Snap Plate allows the Surface Go to be mounted securely in various locations using MobileDemand’s Snap Mount system and RAM Mounts’ versatile mounting solutions. The carrying handle and back hand strap provide easy and convenient device carrying while preventing accidental drops.

The Surface Go xCase with the integrated MagTek tDynamo and rf IDEAS WAVE ID reader is now available for ordering. MobileDemand specializes in rugged tablets and mobile productivity tools for various applications, and their products are known for their durability, withstanding drops, dust, water, humidity, and adverse conditions. The company has been serving customers in more than 40 countries since 2003.