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Microsoft buys N-trig "technology and talent"
For a very long time, anyone wanting an active pen on a tablet essentially had their choice of either Wacom or N-trig, which is based in Israel, with the Wacom pen having the advantage of not needing a battery. Microsoft, however, had switched from Wacom to N-trig for their Surface 3 tablets. In February 2015, Reuters reported that Microsoft was buying privately held N-trig, which was gearing up for a public offering, for at least $200 million. Apparently that didn't happen, but now the Wall Street Journal says Microsoft is buying N-trig's assets for just $30 million. Microsoft has a history of buying pen related technology, such as aha! Inkwriter that became Microsoft Journal, and the Paragraph recognition engine, parts of which live on within Windows. [See Microsoft Surface Blog] -- Posted Saturday, May 2, 2015

HABEY MITX-6770: Swiss Army Knife of Mini-ITX boards
Embedded computer product manufacturer HABEY USA, announced the MITX-6770, their latest embedded Mini-ITX board powered by the Intel J1900 Quad Core 2.42 GHz Celeron processor. The MITX-6770, which HABEY describes as the Swiss Army Knife of Mini-ITX boards, is designed to meet the increasing demand for variety of network connectivity, higher network performance, flexible storage options and improved security of the Internet of things (IoT). The board has dual Gigabit Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet (PoE) option, TPM) security and two mSATA slots for storage redundancy. [See HABEY USA MITX-6770 product page] -- Posted Friday, May 1, 2015

What happened in rugged computing 5 years ago? May 2010
In May of 2010, we wondered if 4G was ready for prime time, and whether WiMax was going anywhere. RAM Mounts offered mounting solutions for the new iPad. We reported that Panasonic and Motion were among the first to upgrade from Core 2 Duo to Intel's new Core processors. We reviewed Panasonic's new Toughbook 31, Data Ltd's DLI 8400, and shook our heads when Bill Gates predicted that netbooks would be the future of digital reading. Getac scored two "Best Choice" awards at the 2010 Computex Taiwan. LXE quarterly revenues were up 28% from the year before, but Intermec's Q1 revenues were down. Intel introduced the Atom Z6xx platform, QSI added two new TREQ vehicle terminals, and Juniper Systems announced its partnership with Beijing Water & Land. [See RuggedPCReview archives May 2010] -- Posted Friday, May 1, 2015

RAM Mounts' universally mountable new sun visor
Harsh environments often mean sun and heat and glare in vehicles. That's why RAM Mounts created universal RAM Sun Visors in various levels of tint. They are completely compatible with the entire RAM mounting system, can be adjusted any which way, and mounted virtually anywhere. [See RAM Mounts new Sun Visor] -- Posted Friday, May 1, 2015

Honeywell releases Dolphin 75e rugged handheld with either Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld or Android 4.4
Honeywell Scanning & Mobility released the Dolphin 75e rugged handheld as the first of a next-generation of products running either Windows Embedded 8.1/10 Handheld or Android 4.4/5.0. Based on the powerful 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, the Dolphin 75e uses capacitive multi-touch on its 4.3 inch display, has five sensors, a dedicated 1D/2D imager, fast 802.11ac WiFi, dual high-res cameras, and Voice over IP. [See description, analysis and specs of the Honeywell Dolphin 75e] -- Posted Thursday, April 30, 2015

IDC: Samsung reasserts global smartphone shipment lead with focus on lower-cost models in 1Q2015
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), vendors shipped a total of 336.5 million smartphones worldwide in 1Q2015, up 16.7% from the 288.5 million units in 1Q14 but down by 10.9% from 377.5 million in 4Q14. In the overall mobile phone market (smartphones plus feature phones), vendors shipped 458.9 million units worldwide, flat from the 459.3 million units shipped in 1Q14. Samsung led in smartphone markets share with 24.5%, followed by Apple with 18.2%. Lenovo, Huawei and LG Electronics fill the top 5, each with about 5% share. [See IDC media release] -- Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Full review: innovative, affordable MobileDemand xTablet Flex 8
With their new xTablet Flex 8 8-inch tablet, MobileDemand breaks new ground by combining a modern, competent Intel Bay Trail-powered Windows 8.1 tablet with a specially designed and preinstalled case that provides very respectable ruggedness. The whole package, including the industrial-grade briefcase carrying handle and heavy duty handstrap costs less than an iPad mini 3! Yet, the 1.6 pound tablet's specs are impressive. Quad-core Z3775 CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 10-point capacitive multi-touch, and a 1280 x 800 pixel IPS display. [See full review of the MobileDemand xTablet Flex 8] -- Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015

VDC Research: Rugged mobile market eyes rebound in 2015
According to a new report by VDC Research, the rugged mobile market, although flat overall in 2014 compared to 2013, saw significant year-over-year growth in the second half of 2014 and particularly in Q4. VDC says that although the rebound has been fueled almost entirely by the US market with several large-scale rollouts in the retail and transportation/logistics sectors, positive momentum is beginning to show in other regional markets, and that rugged Android has been a key storyline with major enterprise customers overcoming their tension by placing big bets on these solutions. [See VDC Research media release] -- Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Getac announces significant upgrades to company’s fastest-selling F110 rugged tablet and V110 rugged convertible notebook
Getac released the updated V110 rugged convertible and the updated F110 rugged tablet. The second generation F110 and V110 products each feature a 5th generation Intel "Broadwell" processor, Intel HD Graphics 5500, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a front HD webcam and an updated LumiBond 2.0 touch screen that can be configured for use with gloves or with direct exposure to rain. Available processors are the Intel Core i5-5200U, i5-5300U, i7-5500U or i7-5600U. The V110 provides battery life of up to 13 hours of operation, and the F110 up to 12 hours of operation. -- Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Handheld Group strengthens management with industry veteran Jim Rimay
Handheld Group, a global manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, announced the appointment of Jim Rimay as new Vice President of Sales for its North American subsidiary. Rimay, who has joined the Handheld US management team, has decades of experience as an executive and sales manager in the rugged computing industry. Rimay most recently held a position with Motion Computing. Prior to this, he served as President of Getac North America for six years. He is also the former Vice President of Americas Sales with Walkabout Computers, a developer of Microsoft Windows-based ruggedized tablet and PCs. [See Handheld media release] -- Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Xplore secures order for additional 3,400 Bobcat tablets
Xplore Technologies announced it received additional purchase orders in excess of $9 million for the delivery of 3,400 fully-rugged Bobcat Windows series tablets and docks. The tablets will be used by field service technicians in the telecommunications provider customer’s construction and engineering divisions. [See media release] -- Posted Saturday, April 25, 2015

Scottish ambulance service to use 1200 Getac T800 rugged tablets for emergency operations
Getac reports that the Scottish Ambulance Service has signed a deal with leading ICT supplier Terrafix to use Getac’s T800 fully rugged thin and light Windows 8.1 tablets within its fleet of emergency vehicles. Each ambulance will be equipped with two tablets - one for use in the front of the vehicle for mobilisation and routing, and the other positioned in the rear of the vehicle, but remaining portable to be used as a method of recording Electronic Patient Report Forms. [See media release] -- Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Juniper Systems: The future of drones in data collection
In honor of Earth Day, Juniper Systems presented a discussion in their Get Rugged blog on the future of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and whether they may take over certain tasks done with rugged handhelds today. [Read what Juniper Systems product managers Josh Egan and John Florio have to say about UAVs]. -- Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The NAUTIZ X1 ultra-rugged handheld now with Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5
Over the past few years, rugged equipment manufacturers have generally introduced dual OS-capable devices first with Windows and then also with Android. The Handheld Group is doing it the other way around with its ultra-rugged Nautiz X1 handheld and enterprise smartphone (see our full review). The IP67-sealed Nautiz X1, which has a 4-inch procap display and weighs just 6.3 ounces, was launched with Android and is now also available with the ubiquitous Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 OS that provides OEMs and enterprises with application portability between Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Embedded Handheld devices. [See Handheld Nautiz X1 product page] -- Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015

AAEON's new RTC-900B 10.1-inch Windows tablet offers toughness and practicality on the go
AAEON, a developer of industrial computing solutions, announced the launch of the 10.1-inch WXGA RTC-900B rugged Intel Atom E3825 powered Windows 8.1 tablet with capacitive multi-touch and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Designed for use outdoors or in hazardous environments, the 2,7-pound tablet features a scratch, vibration and IP65 water-proof design, optional 900 nits display, as well as battery life of up to 7 hours. There's Wi-Fi, 3G/4G WWAN, Smart Card reader, NFC, a 5mp camera, as well as microSD and USB 3.0. Designed for logistics and fleet management, the RTC-900B, which was honored with the 23rd Taiwan Excellence Awards, opens cloud computing options and provides real-time data for advanced fleet management purposes. [See AAEON RTC-900B product page and spec sheet] -- Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ARBOR releases rugged ultra-small Intel Bay Trail-powered "jack-of-all-trades" industrial Box PCs
ARBOR Technology announced the release of the IEC-3300. Based on Bay Trail Intel Celeron SoC and Atom E3800 family processors the IEC-3300 series is an ultra-small Boxed Chassis System designed for a wide range of industrial applications. With its small footprint, dustproof design, and operating temperature range of -4°F to 131°F, the IEC-3300 is an extremely versatile offering for warehousing, transportation, and factory floors. [See ARBOR IEC-3300 product page] -- Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Datalogic reports preliminary sales revenue Q1 2015
Datalogic reported preliminary sales revenues for the first quarter of 2015 of 122.3 million Euro ($131.2 million), with a growth of 13% compared to the first quarter of 2014 (+4% at constant exchange rates) and down slightly compared to the fourth quarter of 2014, due to the seasonal effect. [See media release] -- Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Datalogic executive recognized for lifetime achievements in retail technology and industry growth
Datalogic announced that Matt Schler, their Vice President New Technologies, received the prestigious Richard Dilling Award from AIM, the Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility. The Award is considered the AIDC industry’s highest recognition for lifetime achievements that have furthered industry growth through significant applications and new technological developments. Mr. Schler joined Datalogic, then Spectra-Physics, 38 years ago and is currently responsible for leading the New Technologies Team within Datalogic Labs. [See media release] -- Posted Monday, April 20, 2015

Xplore Technologies acquires Motion -- How it came about
Today I listened to the full Investor Call broadcast Xplore held on April 16 about its acquisition of Motion Computing, and a lot of things are clearer now (listen to it here). So here's a more complete picture of what happened. [ more] -- Posted Friday, April 17, 2015

Xplore Technologies acquires Motion -- What it means
On April 16, 2015, Xplore Technologies and Motion Computing announced that Xplore was acquiring Motion. This was not a total surprise as both companies are in the rugged tablet computer market, both are pioneers in tablets, and both are located within ten miles from each other in Austin, Texas. And yet, the announcement came as a surprise to me. [... read more] -- Posted Thursday, April 16, 2015

Janam introduces XM2-RFID for Rail
Janam introduced the XM2-RFID for Rail, a compact, rugged keyboard PDA with RFID reader and industrial-grade scanner. Based on Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5, Janam's new handheld RFID reader is primarily targeted at the North American freight and transportation industry which currently uses over 1.3 million railroad cars equipped with automated equipment identification (AEI) RFID tags. [See description, analysis and specs of the Janam XM2-RFID for Rail] -- Posted Thursday, April 16, 2015

Xplore Technologies to acquire Motion Computing
Two pioneers in rugged mobile tablet computing are joining forces as Xplore Technologies announced it has agreed to acquire Motion Computing. Xplore has been a driving force in ultra-rugged tablets since 1996, Motion burst on the market in 2001 as a primary provider of enterprise and healthcare market tablets. Both have recently expanded their offerings with complementary tablet products. Xplore (fiscal 2014 revenues of $36 million) and Motion (unaudited fiscal 2014 revenues of $83 million) are both headquartered in Austin, Texas, within ten miles of each other. “Nearly fifty percent of Motion revenue comes from outside the United States,” said Mark Holleran, president and COO of Xplore. “Leveraging the mature distribution channels that Motion has developed over the last 10 years, Xplore will significantly expand its international reach. “Motion is excited about what this combination brings to its customers and business partners,” said Peter Poulin, CEO of Motion. “The capital backing of Xplore supports a robust product pipeline and customer service capabilities that are critical to enterprises with whom Motion has had long standing relationships.” RuggedPCReview wishes the combined companies luck and success. [See press release] -- Posted Thursday, April 16, 2015

Xplore blog: things to consider when choosing rugged tablets
A new entry in Xplore's blog discusses four points to consider when choosing rugged tablets for mobile workforces. They include the need for security that's equal rugged, being open to different OS options, the necessity for implementation testing, and the importance of mobile device management. [See Xplore blog entry] -- Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Full review: Samwell SR820s rugged Bay Trail-powered tablet
The Samwell RUGGEDBOOK SR820s represents a major performance upgrade to Samwell's long-running, popular 8.9-inch SR820 Windows tablet platform. testing showed that users of the original SR820 can expect a massive speed and responsiveness improvement, while new users will find in the upgraded, quad-core Intel Bay Trail-powered SR820s a field-proven, extremely rugged tablet that can handle both legacy and new deployments with ease. [See full review of the Samwell RUGGEDBOOK SR820s rugged tablet] -- Posted Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Motion Computing: Article on Field Worker Connectivity
Motion Computing published a reprint of an article run in the November/December 2014 issue of Electricity Today magazine. The article, entitled "Field Worker Connectivity -- Moving mobile technology to the job site," represents a nicely illustrated overview of applications, tips, issues, opportunities, and dos/don'ts of field deployments in electric utilities and similar industries. [View reprint] -- Posted Monday, April 13, 2015

Panasonic 4K Toughpad receives updates, much lower price
While most users consider 10-inch tablets the norm, Panasonic's Toughpad 4K tablet, initially launched in 2013, has a 20-inch screen. That means four times the display real estate. Better yet, the display offers 4k resolution, 3840 x 2560 pixel! But while everyone loved the razor-sharp display, few liked the $5,999 price tag. That's changed now. Panasonic introduced a much appreciated update that includes a switch from 3rd gen to 5th gen Core processors, HDMI 2.0, and, best of all, a much lower price. The updated Panasonic Toughpad 4k, which has a magnesium alloy frame enclosed in a reinforced glass fiber case, will cost US$2,999 when it becomes available in July. [See Panasonic media release] -- Posted Monday, April 13, 2015

Full review: 2nd generation Handheld Group Algiz 10X
The Handheld Group gave its ultra-rugged 10.1-inch Algiz 10X Windows tablet a significant technology upgrade that includes a quad-core Intel Celeron N2930 processor with integrated Intel HD Graphics and ancillary technology, much faster wireless, USB 3.0, and a much better display. RuggedPCReview tested the 2nd gen Algiz 10X and found an overall 2X performance improvement as well as better battery life. [See full review of the Handheld Group Algiz 10X] -- Posted Saturday, April 11, 2015

Rugged computing gear in the movies
It's always nice to see some of our favorite rugged computing gear in blockbuster movies. Currently showing: Panasonic Toughbooks and Xplore iX104 rugged tablets in "Furious Seven." -- Posted Saturday, April 11, 2015

What happened in rugged computing 5 years ago? April 2010
In April of 2010, Intel unveiled the Intel Atom-based rugged convertible Classmate PC (which we don't think ever went anywhere). We reviewed the big, tough Tadpole Topaz laptop by General Dynamics Itronix, Juniper System's formidable TK6000 rugged handheld, and Samwell's original SR820 rugged tablet. We wrote about Waterproofing rugged computing equipment, commented on the Microsoft Pocket PC's 10th anniversary ("It could have and should have been a contender"), and that Microsoft just had moved Windows Mobile into the Windows Embedded group. We marveled at Toshiba's new 200GB 2.5-inch hard disk, and also at Psion Teklogix' made-over UK office. [See RuggedPCReview news April 2010] -- Posted Tuesday, April 7, 2015's best traffic month ever
March 2015 was's highest traffic month ever. According to our ISP, for March 2015, RuggedPCReview served 1.48 million hits, 162,000 pages, 63,250 visits, and 38,400 unique visitors. -- Posted Tuesday, April 7, 2015

AMREL launches line of fully rugged displays
Rugged computer supplier AMREL branched out by launching the MOJAVE line of fully rugged displays. Display sizes include 10, 15, 19, 22, 24, 40 and 46 inches. Independently certified for MIL-STDs 810 and 461, MOJAVE displays are designed for military command center, in-vehicle, and stand-alone applications as well as in industrial settings such as Oil & Gas, mining, and logistics. "While Mojave fully rugged displays are new to the American market, they have been successfully used by European and other defense forces for some time," stated Kalvin Chen, AMREL's Vice President of Operations. [See AMREL MOJAVE displays] -- Posted Monday, April 6, 2015

Windows 7 still leads by a very wide margin
According to Net Applications, Windows 7 continues to rule the desktop with a 58% marketshare. In second place, surprisingly, remains the by now ancient Windows XP with 17%, solidly ahead of Windows 8.1 with 10.6%. No other major Windows or Mac OS release even reached 4%. [See Net Applications Desktop OS Market Share] -- Posted Thursday, April 2, 2015

LAPD to start deploying rugged body cameras
According to the LA Times, Los Angeles police officials said that the department has received its first batch of Taser AXON body cameras and hopes to deploy the new technology this summer. The 3.5 ounce ruggedized and weatherized cameras have an operating temperature range of −4°F to 122°F, provide 12 hours of battery life, a 130 degree wide-angle lens, and can be worn on shirts, belts pockets or mounted on windshields. The cameras list for US$399 and record 640 x 480 VGA video at 30 fps. [See LA Times article, the AXON camera product page, and the site] -- Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015

New ARBOR COM Express Compact module with single-chip Intel Core i7-4650U processor
ARBOR Technology, a provider of embedded computing solutions, announced the release of the EmETXe-i87U2 COM Express Compact Type 6 module supporting 4th Generation Intel Core processors. The 1.7GHz dual-core i7-4650U used in the module is a low-power single-chip solution with a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3GHz, integrated chipset, Intel vPro, and Intel HD Graphics 5000. Despite increased performance, the maximum thermal design power (TDP) is a mere 15 watts. See ARBOR media release and ] -- Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Handheld NAUTIZ X8 with Android now shipping
Handheld Group announced that they have started shipping the Android version of their popular Nautiz X8 handheld. Handheld says that the fully rugged Nautiz X8, with its compact design and large 4.7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen, has received an overwhelmingly positive response from reviewers and customers alike. [See Handheld Nautiz X8 page, and RuggedPCReview's report on the Windows version of the Nautiz X8] -- Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015

ADLINK introduces COM Express Basic Type 6 module with AMD embedded R-Series APU for HD graphics
ADLINK Technology, a global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today introduced the Express-BE, a COM Express Basic Size Type 6 computer-on-module based on the 2nd generation AMD Embedded R-Series APU (Accelerated Processing Unit, which combines the CPU & GPU on a single System-on-Chip, or SOC) with A77E FCH, delivering power efficiency and high definition visuals to high-performance medical imaging applications. [See ADLINK media release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2015

SDG Systems enhances EPX Barcode Framework for Android, adding Honeywell and Intermec driver support
SDG Systems, a leader in system and application software integration for Android on enterprise platforms, has enhanced the EPX-Barcode (EPX-B) software in its Enterprise Platform eXtension Framework software solution for Android. SDG has created EPX-B hardware drivers to support Honeywell and Intermec barcode scanning engines on Android. With EPX-B, Android OEMs and ODMs can select from an increasing number of scan engines meet their system requirements. [See SDG Systems EPX-B Barcode Scanning for Android page] -- Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2015

JLT Mobile Computers adds terminal emulator to its line of rugged computers
JLT Mobile Computers announced new solutions for its rugged computers to emulate networked terminals. The terminal emulator, Freefloat Access from Freefloat, connects JLT rugged computers to IBM mainframes (3270), AS/400 (5250), UNIX (VT 100/220), Linux (ANSI) and SAP systems (ANSI). It is developed specifically to deliver an optimized solution for integrating bar codes, 2D codes or RFID in existing legacy host systems, WMS systems like Manhattan or ERP systems like SAP. JLT also provides a virtual keyboard for customizing the user interface, language, typeface and font size. -- Posted Monday, March 30, 2015

Honeywell Scanning & Mobility releases versatile Bay Trail-powered 12.1" Thor VM3 vehicle mount computer
Honeywell Scanning & Mobility has introduced the Thor VM3 vehicle mount computer. Designed for use in the toughest distribution center environments, manufacturing facilities and freight operations, the fully rugged Thor VM3 can run various versions of Windows, comes with resistive or capacitive touch, and offers numerous productivity-enhancing accessories and peripherals. [See RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the Honeywell Thor VM3] -- Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015

AMREL releases rugged 5.3-inch multi-purpose Android handheld
AMREL introduced the APEX AH53, a handheld that represents a meld between a modern big-screen Android smartphone and a tough, durable mobile computer with industrial-grade features and components. IP67 sealing, a wide operating temperature range, a 5-foot drop spec, NFC, 3.75G WWAN, and the availability of a dedicated 1D/2D barcode reader mean that the AH53 can be used for any number of field data collection, communication and computing assignments even under the most trying conditions. [See RuggedPCReview's description, analysis and specs of the AMREL APEX AH53] -- Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015

Transcend releases industrial-grade wide temperature SDHC/microSDHC memory cards
Ideal for use in rugged mobile devices designed to operate in very wide temperature ranges: Transcend announced the launch of Class 10 wide temperature SDHC and microSDHC memory cards with built-in Error Correction Code (ECC) to its industrial memory card product line. The cards can operate effectively between -40°F and 185°F (-40°C to 85°C) and are ideal for use in devices with demanding performance and capacity requirements. [See lineup of Transcend industrial memory cards] -- Posted Friday, March 27, 2015

Compass Intelligence issues report on US carrier metrics
According to a new report on US carrier metrics by Compass Intelligence, at the end of 2014, the percentage breakdown of all US subscribers (tablets, smartphones, wearables) was Verizon 35.1%, AT&T 30.4%, T-Mobile 15.3&, Sprint 15.0%, US Cellular 1.5% and others 2.8%. Total smartphones reached over 231 million at the end of 4Q 2014. Compass Intelligence also announced that the Go Mobile 2015 conference will be held again in Dallas TX at the Highland Dallas from November 11-13, 2015. [See media release] -- Posted Thursday, March 26, 2015

Getac sees Windows 10 release to fuel rugged PC replacement sales
Focus Taiwan quotes Getac Chairman James Hwang as saying that the Cortana voice-recognition virtual assistant in the upcoming Windows 10 will fuel replacement sales in the rugged PC market. Hwang said Cortana will make it easier to complete work more easily without hand controls in extreme environments. [See article] -- Posted Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Review: Advantech ARK-1123 IoT gateway platform
The Internet of Things may well be the next big advance in worldwide intelligent systems technology, and it requires small, reliable gateway computers that can be deployed anywhere. RuggedPCReview examined Advantech's ARK-1123 IoT gateway platform with a footprint no larger than that of an iPhone 6 Plus. The platform uses a quad-core Bay Trail processor, can use SSDs or full 2.5-inch hard disks, and starts at just US$555. [See full review of the Advantech ARK-1123 IoT gateway] -- Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Value Technology introduces new Rity RISC series of Android-baased POS terminals
Avalue Technology announced it is launching their new new Rity RISC series of Android-based POS terminals to meet the rising demand for new POS and retail application solutions. TheFreescale i.MX6 Cortex-A9-powered Rity RISC series is available as 8, 10, 12, and 15-inch anti-scratch touch panel models with either 5-wire resistive or procap multi-touch with IP65 front panel sealing. [See Avalue Rity terminals product page] -- Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2015

ADLINK debuts ultra-compact fanless quad-core embedded system with IoT gateway functionality
ADLINK announced the release of its MXE-200/200i Series ultra-compact fanless embedded platform with aluminum housing, based on Intel Atom E3845/E3826 CPUs. The MXE-200i adds pre-verified Internet of Things (IoT) functionality to embedded control capabilities, with full Intel IoT Gateway support.​​ [See news release and product info] -- Posted Monday, March 23, 2015

RAM shows new forklift solutions at ProMat 2015
RAM Mounts reports it will show multiple new products and innovations at the ProMat 2015 industry trade show in Chicago, March 23-26 (booth #3970). RAM will show its revolutionary Global Docking System (GDS) for popular handhelds and tablets, GDS Technology for forklifts, as well as new multi-angle, precisely adjustable articulating mounts. [See RAM on ProMat exhibitor floor plan] -- Posted Friday, March 20, 2015

ADLINK launches widescreen rugged Panel PC for hazardous environments
ADLINK announced it has launched its new industrial panel computer, the STC-15W04, designed especially for hazardous industrial areas. The STC-15W04 is a 15.6” wide screen (16:9) industrial panel computer with fanless design and highly efficient heat dissipation for reliable operation.​ The panel PC is also compliant with UL Class 1 Division 2, ATEX Zone 2, and IECEx hazardous locations standards, eliminating it as a possible cause of explosions of gases, vapors and any present liquids and making it suitable for use in food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical environments. [See product page] -- Posted Friday, March 20, 2015

Spartan acquires
Sparton Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sparton of Canada, Ltd. completed the acquisition of Inc., on March 16, 2015 in an all-cash transaction. Founded in 1990,, located in Woodbridge, Ontario, is a build-to-order, specialty configurator of high performance ruggedized industrial grade computers systems and peripherals that include mini PCs, rackmount server PCs, portable PCs, and LCD touch screen displays. [See news release] -- Posted Friday, March 20, 2015

Cypress's TrueTouch touchscreen solution helps rugged Kyocera DuraForce smartphone handle harsh environments
Cypress Semiconductor announced that Kyocera has selected Cypress's TrueTouch capacitive touchscreen solution for its new, rugged DuraForce smartphone. DuraForce is designed for operation it in harsh environments where water, dust and other hazards are present. The Cypress-enabled, 4.5-inch touchscreen display allows users to make calls, check messages and email, take pictures and use other key features even if they are wearing thick gloves or the screen is wet. [See Cypress media release] -- Posted Friday, March 20, 2015

Full review: Winmate M101H rugged tablet PC
RuggedPCReview conducted a full examination of the thin-and-light Winmate M101H 10.1-inch rugged tablet. We found a compelling combination of a bright, super-high resolution capacitive multitouch display, very good performance thanks to an Intel 4th gen "Haswell" Core processor, attractive design, and full-shift battery life, all in a light but sufficiently hardened package for numerous applications that require Windows in the field, but don't need the extra protection (and weight and cost) of a fully rugged device. [See full review of the Winmate M101H rugged tablet] -- Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Absolute Software expands partnership with Getac
Absolute Software, which provides persistent endpoint security and management solutions, announced an expanded partnership with Getac. Under the agreement, Getac customers will have access to superior security and management features as Getac will be able to distribute Absolute’s Persistence technology on a global basis, with an initial focus on Getac’s North America customers. [See news release] -- Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Video: Trail Systems' ISOC Snow X with RAM Mount X Grip
A new blog post and video on RAM Mount's site demonstrates the gripping power of the RAM MOUNT X-Grip quick release cradle, which securely holds smartphones and handheld devices for easy viewing even on the roughest and bumpiest trails. A video shot by Pro rider Kurt Bauerly shows the RAM MOUNT X-Grip quick release cradle used in Trail Systems' SmartHolder kits for snowmobiles. Trail Systems is a RAM MOUNT authorized distributor that develops mounting kits and smartphone and small tablet navigation trail map apps for the power sports industry. [See ISOC Snow X durability demo] -- Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015

JLT Mobile Computers starts shipment of industry’s highest performance 10-inch vehicle-mount PC
JLT Mobile Computers, a Swedish developer and manufacturer of rugged computers for demanding environments with a US subsidiary in Tempe, AZ, announced that it is now shipping its VERSO+ 10 panel computer with an Intel "Haswell" Core processor option. It extends the performance of the VERSO rugged computers already shipping by providing even more computing power in a compact, robust form factor. [See JLT Mobile news release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ada County Sheriff’s Office mobilizes new law enforcement capabilities with Motion tablets
Motion Computing announced that the Ada County Sheriff’s Office in Idaho has armed its more than 155 deputies with Motion F5 tablets, in-vehicle docks and desktop mounts to allow for more frequent and successful use of e-citations and other emerging criminal justice applications. Intended to replace older, end-of-life mobile computers, Motion’s technology provides both easy, out-of-vehicle use as well as increased data processing speed for faster situational analysis capabilities during incident response. [see Motion press release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015

F4 Tech announces trade-in program
F4 Tech announced a trade-in program where until April 30th, customers can trade in a used F4 device and receive a $200 credit towards a new F4 Forge 912. New customers can trade in a used rugged handheld device from any other manufacturer and receive a $150 credit towards a new F4 Forge. [See media release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015

AAEON sets sight on the small and slim display market
AAEON, a developer of industrial computing solutions, has released the IP65-rated ACD-110D industrial multi-touch display monitor. As the debut entry for the small and slim display market, the ACD-110D monitor features a scratch-proof 10.1" procap multi-touch screen with 1280 x 800 resolution in 16:9 aspect ratio. [See AAEON ACD-110D product page] -- Posted Monday, March 16, 2015

The PGA saving up to $3 Million with mobile solution from Intermec by Honeywell
The PGA, one of the world’s most prestigious golf associations with nearly 40 million viewers per tournament, recently upgraded from a costly third-party scoring system to a new solution by Florida-based Scan Read Technologies which specializes in barcode and RFID technology. The solution uses the Intermec by Honeywell CN50 and CK71 rugged mobile computers and could save upwards of $3 million over the course of four years. [See case study] -- Posted Friday, March 13, 2015

Logic Instrument announces IP68-sealed 6-inch Fieldbook F1
Logic Instrument announced the Fieldbook F1, an ultra rugged, IP68-sealed dual-SIM phablet. The elegant Android 4.4-based device has up to 16GB of storage plus up to 2TB via user accessible SD card, there are two cameras (2mp front and 13mp rear), 4G LTE, 802.11 WiFi, as well as RFID NFC. Weighing just 9.5 ounces and measuring 6.9 x 3.5 x 0.5 inches, the Fieldbook F1 has a full HD 1920 x 1080 6-inch multi-touch display, a 14 to 131F temperature range, and over 10 hours of battery life. -- Posted Thursday, March 12, 2015

VDC Research: Wearables primed for deep impact on enterprise
VDC Research reports that although the hype around wearable devices is relatively new, commercial adoption of wearable solutions dates back years, if not decades. Today, commercial use of wearable devices has the highest levels of penetration in manual-oriented business applications, particularly in warehousing and distribution center applications. Critical trends are discussed in VDC Research's new report, The Global Market for Wearable Devices. [Download Executive Brief] -- Posted Thursday, March 12, 2015

German faytech to offer OEM and bare bones versions of their panels in response to exchange rate issues
Currency exchange rates have been a problem for numerous industries in Europe. In response, faytech reports that the company will offer OEM and barebone versions of its standard touch screen systems and panel PCs. These may be displays only without the PC functionality, or be delivered without SSD or RAM, providing flexibility and potential cost savings for many clients. -- Posted Thursday, March 12, 2015

Xplore announces closing of public offering of 2,300,000 shares of common stock
Xplore announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 2,300,000 shares of common stock, including full exercise of the underwriter’s over-allotment option, at an offering price of $6.00 per share. Xplore received gross proceeds, before deducting the underwriting discount and offering expenses, of $13.8 million. Roth Capital Partners acted as the sole manager for this offering. [See news release] -- Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2015

RAM Mount blog and newsletter
RAM Mounts has a new blog where they present and discuss all of their new products (check RAM Mount blog). Anyone interested in RAM's wide assortment of mounting hardware can also sign up for RAM's newsletter (sign up here). -- Posted Sunday, March 8, 2015

Full review: Cedar Tree Technologies CT7 rugged Android tablet
Cedar Tree Technologies' business model is to make available user-friendly, durable, and affordable field computing solutions, and that includes sourcing the best possible ruggedized Android technology at value prices. An example is the attractive 7-inch IP67-sealed Cedar CT7 tablet, going for just $899. performed a detailed review and found an attractive value proposition. [See full review of the Cedar Tree Technologies CT7] -- Posted Saturday, March 7, 2015

AMREL releases super-thin, fully-rugged 15.6-inch laptop
The pressure for ever-thinner consumer tablets and smartphones has an impact even on rugged devices. Case in point: AMREL just released their new 15-inch fully rugged ROCKY RV11 laptop and it's just an inch and a quarter thick! And that's including the unit's protective corner bumpers. Powered by an ultra-low voltage "Ivy Bridge" Intel Core i7 processor, the IP65-sealed RV11's full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) optically bonded anti-glare 15.6-inch display is large enough for serious work in the field. AMREL performs extensive MIL-STD-810G testing and military-grade options are available. [See AMREL ROCKY RV11 product page] -- Posted Saturday, March 7, 2015

Full review: Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme
There are only a few fully rugged convertible laptops, and the Dell Latitude 12 RuggedExtreme is one of them. Equipped with a unique flip-hinge, the device can be turned from conventional laptop to tablet in a couple of seconds. The Dell convertible is based on ultra-low voltage Intel Haswell processors, has a bright 11.6-inch resistive multi-touch display that works with gloves and in the rain, and offers excellent outdoor view ability. There's ample onboard connectivity, and the machine is tough enough to be used just about anywhere. [See full review of the Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme] -- Posted Friday, March 6, 2015

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    Sony CLIE SJ20 & SJ30
    Bluetooth vs Treo
    CLIE NR70V
    Treo 270
    Treo 90
    Panasonic 07
    Panasonic 01
    IBM TransNote
    Palm m515
    Palm m130
    Handspring Treo 180
    Palm i705
    Sony T415
    iPAQ 3800 Series
    Toshiba e570
    Casio E-200
    Sony S320 & MYLO
    Sony N610C
    Palm m125
    Visor Neo & Pro
    HP Jornada 568
    Casio IT-700
    Itronix GoBook
    Fujitsu 3500
    Sony Clie 710c
    NEC MobilePro 790
    Kyocera Smartphone
    Casio BE-300
    HandEra 330
    Palm m500 and m505
    HP Jornada 525
    Intermec Model 70
    UR There @migo
    Fujitsu LT C-500
    Handspring Visor Edge
    Palm m105
    All Palm devices