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News releases covering the rugged computing industry
(posted by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)

2018-01-12 — Xplore improves full-year revenue outlook on strong december quarter sales, customer wins and robust backlog

2018-01-12 — Ulcer and wound treatment revolutionised by new technology combining GPC 3D WoundCare software and Panasonic rugged tablets

2018-01-11 — Zebra helps retailers meet omnichannel demands and strengthen store operations

2018-01-10 — Full lineup of Xplore rugged tablet solutions now available for purchase through GSA IT Schedule 70

2018-01-08 — Juniper Systems partners with ProStar Geocorp to create an affordable, high-accuracy underground utility locate solution

2018-01-02 — Iridium NEXT launch campaign reaches its halfway point with a fourth successful launch

2018-01-02 — Global mobile industry ready to start full-scale development of 5G NR

2017-12-13 — Datalogic introduces the Skorpio X4 mobile computer

2017-12-05 — Sonim raises $37 million in capital to extend leadership in ultra rugged phones

2017-12-05 — McElroy selects Getac ZX70 fully rugged tablet to be a part of DataLogger 6 solution for measuring accuracy and efficiency in pipeline fusions

2017-12-01 — Havis introduces upgraded universal laptop and tablet cradle line for a wide variety of devices

2017-11-29 — Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality inspectors go fully paperless with Xplore's HazLoc-certified rugged tablets

2017-11-29 — Global manufacturer Morganti Spa deploys Panasonic Toughpad rugged tablets to warehouse staff

2017-11-22 — Pegasus Airlines saves €135,000 per aircraft per year with Panasonic collaboration

2017-11-21 — Process optimization in the automotive industry: Volkswagen AG trusts in Getac's robust hardware

2017-11-20 — Teguar offers highest CPU available in IP65, IP66, or IP67 waterproof PCs

2017-11-20 — Zebra Technologies participates in Senate hearing on advancement of Internet of Things

2017-11-15 — Tenth annual Zebra shopper survey reveals one-half of millennial shoppers better connected than retail associates

2017-11-15 — VIA announces VIA ARTiGO A630 enterprise IoT gateway system

2017-11-15 — DURABOOK improves performance, graphics, battery life and security of R8300 rugged laptop

2017-11-13 — JLT Mobile Computers selected by Steketee for smart farming precision agriculture solutions to increase farmers' efficiency

2017-11-13 — Qualcomm Board of Directors unanimously rejects Broadcom's unsolicited proposal

2017-11-08 — Handheld Group appoints Myra Long as Director of Development

2017-11-07 — Zebra Technologies to testify during Senate hearing on IoT advancement

2017-11-07 — Getac EX80 fully rugged tablet is intrinsically safe and certified for Zone 0: ATEX, IECEx and UL913-certified for use in the most hazardous and explosive environments

2017-11-06 — JLT Mobile Computers launches fully rugged tablet with world renowned JLT support and services

2017-11-02 — Trimble introduces ISOBUS-compatible GFX-750 display system with advanced guidance controller for agriculture applications

2017-11-01 — Zebra study: Nearly 50% of enterprises have only achieved half of their 'intelligence' potential

2017-10-31 — Xplore's Android rugged tablets driving warehouse management and inventory operations for one of world's top dietary supplement companies

2017-10-31 — Group Mobile awarded multiple contracts to support recent win with large Arizona fire department

2017-10-26 — Zebra unveils new Android enterprise smartphone for small- and medium-sized businesses

2017-10-23 — DT Research announces first complete vehicle mount tablet solution purpose-built for first responders, field service and military

2017-10-23 — Tempered Networks' new rugged industrial IoT Gateway -- a breakthrough solution for highly available, radically secure, remarkably simple IoT networks

2017-10-18 — Xplore Technologies announces the retirement of Phil Sassower as Chairman

2017-10-17 — Honeywell introduces new hardware and software platform for its mobile computers, helping customers maximize their technology investments

2017-10-16 — GammaTech DURABOOK SA14 semi-rugged laptop receives performance upgrades

2017-10-12 — Datalogic announces the Rhino II Vehicle Mount Computer

2017-10-12 — Handheld US Appoints new President and CEO

2017-10-11 — The MS650 ring scanner changes the barcoding game

2017-10-10 — Malin USA orders additional Xplore rugged tablets to support forklift maintenance technicians

2017-10-06 — Revolutionary Crystal Group FORCE rugged servers debut at AUSA

2017-10-04 — Zebra Marks 35th Anniversary of Barcode Printer Line by Introducing Next Generation of Intelligent Printers

2017-10-04 — Xplore rugged tablets enable Haitoglou Bros SA to complete supply chain transactions 50% faster

2017-10-04 — JLT Mobile Computers delivers celebratory unit with exclusive 100,000-hour warranty to Volvo Car Body Components

2017-09-27 — Avalue wireless intelligent medical cart makes a modern wireless power operating room real

2017-09-26 — Zebra Technologies unveils Savanna platform to power data-driven applications for the digital enterprise

2017-09-26 — Getac's next gen F110 fully rugged tablet provides maximum performance and multi-layer security in 'right size' form factor

2017-09-21 — Enhanced Toughbook 54 reinforces Panasonic commitment to equipping the extraordinary

2017-09-21 — Zebra Technologies and RILA announce strategic partnership to further retail innovation

2017-09-19 — Xplore secures yet another multi-million-dollar Android rugged tablet order from top telecommunications provider's fiber optic division

2017-09-12 — Xplore secures million-dollar rugged tablet order from Latin American law enforcement agency

2017-09-11 — JLT Mobile Computers selected by Swire Coca-Cola, USA, one of the largest independent Coca-Cola bottlers in the United States

2017-09-05 — Handheld launches blog at

2017-09-05 — Airline swaps pen and paper for Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

2017-08-30 — Bradford Airport logistics increases productivity, improves overall operations with Zebra Technologies

2017-08-29 — Dell introduces lightweight, powerful and secure rugged tablet for mission critical use in demanding environments

2017-08-22 — Xplore Receives new $2.7M Android rugged tablet order from top telecommunications provider to support workforce expansion within construction division

2017-08-09 — Xplore Technologies reports profitable first quarter results

2017-08-08 — Xplore rugged tablets driving data collection efforts for net zero deforestation project in Colombia

2017-08-08 — DT Research and Phase II deliver rugged tablets for Mobile IT for defense teams

2017-08-02 — Group Mobile launches website dedicated to Getac rugged mobile computing products

2017-07-31 — Zebra Study Reveals One-Half of Manufacturers Globally to Adopt Wearable Tech by 2022

2017-07-27 — Datalogic announces new Healthcare Memor X3 HC Mobile Computer

2017-07-27 — Xplore secures new workforce mobility project with major telecommunications provider

2017-07-31 — Trimble introduces new Android application for field surveying and data collection

2017-07-26 — Rugged mobile computer maverick GammaTech celebrates 30th anniversary

2017-07-25 — Themis launches its next generation RES-XR6 Rugged Servers with Skylake Architecture

2017-07-25 — Hampshire firefighters safer and public better served with integrated communications

2017-07-25 — DT Research and ITG bring purpose-built rugged tablet solutions to defense health market

2017-07-21 — Dell Rugged to face extreme test in Clipper Around the World yacht race

2017-07-20 — Four Seasons building products achieves greater supply chain efficiency with Janam rugged Mini-Tablets

2017-07-18 — Zebra unveils high-performance industrial printers that improve operational visibility and productivity

2017-07-18 — Xplore offers dramatically increased performance for category-leading 12-inch rugged tablet with new Intel PCIe Solid State Drives

2017-07-20 — Dell Rugged to face extreme test in Clipper Around the World yacht race

2017-07-17 — AI at the Edge: Motorola Solutions and Neurala to Work Together on Intelligence for Cameras

2017-07-15 — Chicago Communications Community recognizes Zebra Technologies for intelligent enterprise campaign

2017-07-14 — Crystal Group announces next generation rugged rackmount computer line-up with new Intel Xeon processor family (Skylake) architecture

2017-07-13 — Panasonic works with Volkswagen to deliver a next generation production line mobile testing solution for the automotive manufacturer

2017-07-11 — Xplore collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate Internet of Things solutions

2017-07-06 — Connecting remote teams virtually to support Rolls-Royce On Time, Every Time vision

2017-06-27 — Janam Recognized with 2017 Manufacturer of the Year Award

2017-06-27 — New Getac A140 Is Company's Largest Fully Rugged Tablet Built For Maximum Mobile Performance And Security

2017-06-20 — New Screen Coating Makes Reading in Sunlight a Lot Easier. The Secret? Moth Eyes

2017-06-20 — MyScript Launches Next-Generation MyScript Developer

2017-06-20 — Xplore to Lead $16M+ Workforce Mobilization Project with Major Telecommunications Provider

2017-06-07 — Fire and EMS Departments Meet Critical Mobility Needs with DURABOOK R11 Rugged Tablet

2017-06-06 — JLT Mobile Computers Strengthens Organization for Future Growth

2017-06-06 — Ironclad engages with Sonim Technologies to offer the first ultra-secure, ultra-rugged mobile handset for consumers, enterprise and governmental agencies

2017-06-05 — DT Research unique 2-in-1 Medical Tablet Cart System delivers unmatched flexibility for Mobile Point-of-Care

2017-05-31 — Power and Resources of the RS50 Series with a Familiar Touch of Android Operations

2017-05-31 — Janam Teams with Technology Recovery Group to Help Enterprise Customers Maximize Their Mobility ROI

2017-05-23 — Panasonic redefines the semi-rugged notebook category with its latest Toughbook CF-54 notebook

2017-05-19 — Panasonic redefines rugged with announcement of Toughbook 33 2-in-1 detachable laptop

2017-05-18 — Janam Appoints New Sales Leader for Latin America

2017-05-17 — Association Lays Groundwork for a Universal Digital Ink Framework

2017-05-17 — Dominium dramatically improves operational efficiency with Zebra mobile computing solution

2017-05-11 — Hoover picks Panasonic Toughpad tablets to support its service and repair engineers

2017-05-09 — Zebra Technologies Announces First-Quarter Results

2017-05-09 — Complete Tablet Solutions Awarded Sixth Texas DIR Contract

2017-05-09 — Zebra Technologies Named to CRN's Mobility 100 List

2017-05-09 — Getac ZX70 Fully Rugged Tablet Simplifies One-Handed Operation for Mobile Field Professionals

2017-05-05 — Intelligent Communications as a Service to Help Caribbean First Responders with Their Mission

2017-05-04 — Crystal Group Showcases Rugged Computer for IoT and Autonomous Driving Systems at AUVSI XPONENTIAL

2017-05-03 — Xplore Fulfills Follow-On Order for Ultra-Rugged Tablets from Leading Global Automotive Manufacturer

2017-05-01 — Sparton Rugged Electronics Introduces New Wide Temperature Rugged Mini PCs

2017-05-01 — Motorola Solutions to Expand Push-to-Talk Mobile Offerings with Kodiak Networks Acquisition

2017-04-26 — Law Enforcement Agencies Adopting DURABOOK Rugged Laptops and Tablets

2017-04-26 — Janam Partners With Touchstar To Improve Fleet Management Operations

2017-04-25 — DT Research Rugged Tablet Awarded C1D2 Certification for Safe Operation in Potentially Hazardous Environments

2017-04-25 — Juniper Systems releases the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet with Android OS