Panasonic Rapid Configuration Tool (PARC)

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Quick, simple, scalable configuration

Initial device configuration in just a few clicks.

The Panasonic Rapid Configuration (PARC) tool is your answer to scalable configuration. This easy-to-use staging tool is designed so you can manage one or many TOUGHBOOK Android devices. All from a single platform. Out in the field, or with a customer.

With over 40 configurable functions including Wi-Fi settings, barcode reader setup, app installation, password-accessed and encrypted profile options, and an application white/blacklist, deploying profiles at-scale has never been easier or more secure.

Multiple devices. Multiple profiles. One console.

Features and benefits

QR code-based staging

Simple scan-and-go technology and profile encryption for ultmate speed and security.

No online connectivity required

Configure devices on-the-go, wherever they are.

PC or web-based console

Manage multiple profiles from one intuitive console.

Supported platforms

The configuration tool is compatible with:

  • Web-based version: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Linux and Android

  • PC based version: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 only

Supported devices

The PARC tool is pre-installed on TOUGHBOOK N1, T1, L1 and newer devices.

Want to know more?

PARC is just one of the tools of COMPASS, the Complete Android Services and Security suite, giving your business everything it needs to deploy and manage your Panasonic rugged Android devices.

For more information on PARC, or any of the other COMPASS tools, please contact us.


COMPASS – Complete Android Services and Security

To stay ahead in today’s competitive business landscape, you need technology which works the way you do: professionally, flexibly and responsively. Now, you can harness the full power of Android in the enterprise with Panasonic COMPASS: Complete Android Services and Security.

Device deployment, management, security and optimisation have never been easier. From over-the-air firmware updates, to customised application options; remote device management and enhanced device security. Handle your rugged TOUGHBOOK Android devices with confidence, knowing they’re always business-ready – wherever you are, whatever your mission critical.


Now, you get to decide when, where and which devices are updated with COMPASS Air. With Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) updates, and Advanced Update Deployment at your fingertips, rolling out critical software and firmware revisions has never been easier.

COMPASS Security

Gain complete lifecycle assurance and total management of your TOUGHBOOK Android devices, with COMPASS Security. Your entire mobile estate is fully protected and completely optimised – for as long as your business needs. Explore our standard and premium options.


Custom Android like you’ve never seen it before. Tailor everything from your device interface, to its signal quality, battery power, security, and storage space, and access unrivalled productivity for your workforce. Three levels of customisation, one business critical solution.


Solution Engineering

Our team of expert engineers can design and deliver whatever solutions your workforce may need, from innovative docking solutions to third party product integrations. And with everything handled in-house, your solution will be quality assured to our high TOUGHBOOK standards.

Solution Customisation

Equip your workforce with the ultimate tough tool complete with custom branding, installations, applications, security settings and data, all managed by your dedicated project manager so your devices are ready to go straight out of the box.

Premium Support

Our experts handle all customisations in house and advise you every step of the way. From packing and tracking to technical support, our portfolio of world-class services transforms your efficiency from day one.

ProServices ProTect

Realise ultimate productivity anywhere, anytime without interruption.

Our unbeatable warranty options, unrivalled turnaround time, added to the proven durability of TOUGHBOOK technology will reduce downtime and accidental breakages to ensure your workforce never misses a beat.

TOUGHBOOK as a Service

Cutting-edge technology just got more affordable.

A unique, interest-free monthly payment model for your TOUGHBOOK solutions.