Rugged is now stocking the iBase AMS300 Series expandable modular embedded system for smart factory automation applications. Powered by Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors, this compact, yet expandable, fanless system is ideal for industrial control and measurement processes, with the big advantage of having been designed for deployment in harsh conditions.
Forklift trucks are the driving force behind effective warehouse logistics – and if you operate a forklift fleet, rugged onboard computers are an absolute necessity
This is a question we get asked a lot. People want to know which are the best programmable keyboards for use in industrial and challenging environments? Several factors are important in choosing programmable keyboards. Obviously, they need to offer a fully programmable layout, allowing for full customisation to suit users’ specific needs. Reliability is just as important – they must be fit for purpose and robust enough for the setting in which they’ll be used.
Patrolling the traffic in all-weather conditions, the Czech Police Department needed to kit its officers with rugged devices that could make their work more efficient and contribute to making the Czech Republic’s roads safer. RuggON offered a solution: the RuggON PM-522 provided them with a device that could not only stand up to the rigours of the job, but offered the data collection and communications functions they needed.
Technology never stands still, and rugged technology is no exception to this. Rugged devices continue to evolve quickly and with each new innovation they become more effective and efficient for working in the most hostile of environments. New levels of functionality combined with a lower cost of ownership are making rugged computing not only more accessible but also more desirable.
In a move towards more effective working practice, warehouse managers are turning to rugged technology solutions to enable greater control and better customer service. Legacy PC systems and solutions for managing warehouse logistics are increasingly losing out to more up-to-date android-based rugged hand-held devices.
There’s nothing worse than production grinding to halt because of a problem with your computer system. Finding a fix takes time and money – but the real cost is the resulting business disruption. Your operation might be held up for an hour or for a day. It will hit your bottom line and you could also lose customers as a result of the failure. In this post, we’ll take a look at the types of cost you are likely to incur and how you can avoid them.
One of the things we do best for our expanding customer base is the provision of unique solutions for specific situations. When it comes to bespoke rugged products, you’re in control. Tell us what you need and we’ll create your ideal device.
Do you need a tablet that can work in the most hazardous zones of explosive environments? The aegex10™ may be what you’re looking for, as it’s incapable of igniting a spark. This makes it the ideal device for mobile communications at dangerous job sites where traditional devices represent major safety hazards.
If you’re thinking about investing in rugged technology for the first time, the chances are that you might have heard some of the myths and misconceptions about what rugged is and isn’t. You might think that it’s heavy and bulky to carry around or that rugged devices cost more than comparable consumer devices without being that different. But before you jump to any conclusions, you need to have the facts. We know rugged technology practically better than anyone, and we’ll set you straight with the facts.