Semi-ruggedized notebooks to grow at 16% a year

ABI Research finds that the semi-ruggedized notebook category is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of over 16% between 2006 and 2011. It is expected to be one of the major drivers for the overall growth in the ruggedized mobile device market, alongside traditional product categories such as mobile phones, PDAs, tablet PCs, and fully ruggedized notebook PCs.