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Winmate Receives 2021 Taiwan Excellence Award for Ultra-Rugged Tablet M133 Series

The M133 series ultra-rugged tablet has been honored with this year's Taiwan Excellence Award for its groundbreaking durable design and ultimate functionality well-suited for car inspection and vehicle diagnostics applications
21 January, 2021
Winmate Receives 2021 Taiwan Excellence Award for Ultra-Rugged Tablet M133 Series

Winmate Inc., a leading rugged industrial computing manufacturer, was honored to receive the 2021 Taiwan Excellence Award. This year Winmate Inc. entered the awards with its renowned ultra-rugged tablets – the M133 Series – made specifically for vehicle diagnostics and other in-vehicle applications. The groundbreaking ultra-rugged design signifies Winmate's innovative capabilities when it comes to creating go-to-market solutions.

Award-Winning Product with AIoT Integration for the Automotive Industry

Winmate's award-winning products feature all the best characteristics in terms of R&D, design, product quality, marketing ability, and a keen focus on user experience to meet the deepening needs of the industry. As IoT integration in vehicles becomes prevalent in the industry, artificial intelligence is also on the rise in today's industry. Technological advancement, mobile networks, and e-commerce are now widespread among consumers. According to GSM, it is estimated that there will be 1 billion M2M (machine-to-machine) connections worldwide in 2020. M2M improves the flow of communication between car owners, whereby the role of online connectivity will play an increasingly important role in-vehicle applications. Widespread M2M applications is a trend that will combine autonomous driving, online entertainment, and cloud services into essential functions for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) technology. Winmate facilitates AIoT technology to boost the Smart Manufacturing industry.

In the case of the Taiwan Excellence awards, the judges in the awards committee recognized Winmate for its innovative design. The M133 ultra-rugged series features high performance, ultra-rugged rugged design, and complete reliability under harsh industrial conditions.


In occupations where harsh conditions are expected, mobile computers must function in bad weather, outdoors conditions, fluctuating temperatures, factory environments, and many more. The durable M133 Series is designed to maximize workers' productivity in any industrial condition, plus the tablet features rain, stylus, and glove modes, and be operated underwater droplets and viewed under bright sunlight. The tablet complies with U.S. military standards MIL-STD-810G and MIL-STD-461G certifications, plus it features an IP65 rating for dust and water resistance. The combination of these useful features transforms this tablet into a must-have device for any industry.

It is equipped with an 8th generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor with a fanless thermal design boasting up to 1 TB to deliver an excellent CPU performance level that allows you to run all your high-performance applications support of Windows 10 IoT Enterprise operating system. With wireless connectivity that includes BT, WLAN, WWAN, and GPS options, users can track real-time info in any location. Plus, the high-capacity batteries on their own last long enough for a full day's shift, and the hot-swappable design enables workers to swap the batteries without powering down the device. The device comes with an ergonomic handle that can also be used as a kickstand. The tablet is fully secure with Windows facial recognition technology, a smart card reader, and a fingerprint scanner to ensure data confidentiality.

In recent years, Winmate has deepened its AIoT technology capabilities by cooperating with notable partners across the industry. By transforming its sales model towards a brand-focused approach, Winmate cultivated more vertical market applications.

In October 2020, the company's consolidated revenue amounted to over 200 million New Taiwanese Dollars – marking one of the highest corporate history revenues. With the continuous shipment of tablets in the U.S and new domestic projects, the company is optimistic that fourth-quarter revenues will remain stable as it approaches new highs of double-digit growth. Winmate was selected to become the leading rugged tablet manufacturer for a key European client last year after it signed a 5-year deal with the firm, whereby shipments started in June. As shipments to the U.S begins to increase, the revenue growth from July to September gained significant momentum as third-quarter revenue amounted to double-digit growth showing Winmate's capability to deliver the right products at the right time.

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About the Taiwan Excellence Award

Established by the "Ministry of Economic Affairs" in 1993, the Taiwan Excellence Award recognizes outstanding products that provide "innovative value" and are "made in Taiwan." Judges select winning products based on four aspects: R&D, design, quality, and marketing.

For more information, please visit the Taiwan Excellence website:

About Winmate

Winmate Inc. is a rugged computing and embedded solutions provider for industries operating in some of the most challenging environments. Founded in 1996 in Taipei, Taiwan, where its headquarters, research, development facility, and production lines are located, the company has offices and service centers worldwide. Winmate develops rugged industrial-grade computing solutions that advance the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT). Industrial display and panel PC, HMI, embedded systems, IoT gateways to rugged tablets, and handheld devices for industries ranging from transportation and logistics to marine and military, railway, oil and gas, smart grid, healthcare, and field services. Winmate also provides professional services in customizing products and project management to create a unique customer's needs.

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