Rugged tablets are on the march. DRS Technologies is deploying three new models, a slimmed-down update to the Windows 7-based X7, one with a similar body running the Android OS, and a good old Windows 7 convertible.
People use tools all the time that aren’t really designed for the job. A weekend painter uses a board across a couple of chairs as makeshift scaffolding. A do-it-yourself woodworker uses a hand sander instead of a power sander. In some cases, people just try to make do with what they have. In others, people […]
For the 75th Anniversary of the Pan-American Highway, the longest “motorable” road in the world, adventurer Rainer Zietlow is driving a team from Argentina up through the continents to Alaska on the TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge. Guiding them on this nearly 16,000 mile trek, providing maps and guidance, is a Getac V100 rugged Tablet PC.
Just got word that the ARMOR X10gx rugged Tablet PC is now certified for the Sprint 3G network. While built-in mobile connectivity is falling out of fashion due to mobile hotspot and phone tethering, not many of those devices are designed to take a beating. For reliability in harsh environments, on-board connectivity in a tough […]
As we reported last month, MobileDemand is an official sponsor of the Red Bull Racing Team. The NASCAR team runs two cars and is using MobileDemand xTablet T7000′s to work more efficiently and to improve communication. I visited the Red Bull Racing team at its shop in North Carolina and as it prepped for a […]
Panasonic announced an update for their Toughbook 19 (which sports a 10″ screen, not 19″). It now features an Intel Core i5-540UM processor with Turbo Boost for speeds up to 2.0GHz and vPro for motherboard-level security. It also tops MIL-STD-810G certification with the ability to withstand a six-foot drop (probably still won’t pass helicopter test). […]
A construction site would normally be the last place a one would expect to see a Tablet PC. With the number of rugged tablet models being made available today, though, more and more companies are beginning to see the value of a full Windows operating environment paired up with a rugged inking system. Doster Construction […]
What good are specs if you can’t show something off, right? Well, in this GBM Shortcut I demo Motion Computing’s J3400 Tablet PC with their improved 1.6 ghz processor, 64 gb SSD, 4 gb of RAM, and Windows 7 Build 7201. Cold boot: 26 seconds Shutdown: 5 seconds All GBM Shortcuts are sponsored by Lenovo […]
Guess what I’ve got in my hot little hands and am inking all over? A Motion Computing J3400 Tablet PC with: Windows 7 Build 7201 (that’s right – more recent than the RC), complete with Windows 7 ready Motion Dashboard, Motion QuickNav, camera, buttons, and rotation all working. This is as close to an OEM […]
A lot of businesses are turning to Facebook to create community around their products. It is quickly becoming an important way for companies to communicate directly with the people most interested in their product offerings, as well as get sneak peeks at new products, offer input into new designs, etc. Recognizing the value in connecting […]
If you or your company has been thinking about purchasing a Motion Computing J3400 Rugged Tablet PC, then be sure to attend Motion’s webinar on Tuesday, June 9th at 11:am CST. All attendees will be eligible to receive $500 off their purchase of a J3400 Tablet PC. That’s likely the best money you’ll ever earn […]