Field invoicing on semi-rugged tablets (November 2013)

Rugged tablets in utility meter systems remote control (May 2013)

Rugged tablets in metal casting and foundries (February 2013)

Rugged tablets in aerial laser scanning surveys (November 2012)

Rugged tablets in wafer fab patrol management (October 2012)

Rugged tablets in ground penetrating radar (GPR) (August 2012)

Rugged tablets in precision farming (April 2012)

Rugged tablets for Taiwan's utility workers (March 2012)

Rugged tablets in the food manufacturing industry (February 2012)

Rugged tablets used by motorcycle riders in Taiwan (January 2012)

Rugged convertible notebooks in railroad safety (November 2011)

Rugged tablets in aerial mapping (Applanix)

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An established force with over 30 years of experience in the rugged product market.

Full PDFs of reviews: SR858 -- SR800 -- SR820 -- SR820s -- MCA9

RUGGEDBOOK (Samwell Group) develops, refines and employs specialized technologies that enable harsh environment operation of our products in various industries and applications. In recent years, the company has focused on design and manufacture different types of rugged tablets. To meet customized demands, we also accept ODM/ OEM projects to serve our customers.

Founded in 1975 as a trading and procurement services organization, the Samwell Group has emerged as a global technology solutions provider seeking to allow its customers to benefit from the convergence of Internet, computing, and telecom technologies and software applications. This includes product and system integration services, OEM/ODM electronics manufacturing services, as well as components manufacturing and supply. The very strong all-around capability of the Samwell team offers high levels of value-added services and integration. Pursuing total customer satisfaction, the company achieved DNV ISO 9002 certification in 1995, KEMA ISO 9001 / QS 9000 certification in 2001, KEMA ISO/TS 16949 : 2002 certification in 2005, and DNV ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 certification in 2006.

Rugged Tablet PCs

Samwell offers a full line of rugged tablet computers covering the entire range of application and deployment environments, ranging from handy 7-inch models (the RUGGEDBOOK 358) to the compact RUGGEDBOOK SR820 offers superior functionality and efficiency in a lightweight and very compact, yet fully rugged, tablet with a wide-format 8.9-inch WSVGA display. Available with a 1D laser, GPS, and camera, the SR820 is a serious data capture and field documentation tool. In the 10-inch class, Samwell offers the Intel Bay Trail-powered RUGGEDBOOK 751 — the successor to our workhorse RUGGEDBOOK 750 — and the also Bay Trail-powered RUGGEDBOOK 760 with a modern projected capacitive touch user interface. Rounding up the high-end of the lineup is the high-performance Intel Haswell-powered RUGGEDBOOK 770 for compute-intensive applications.

Mobile Clinical Assistants (MCAs)

Clinical environments have special computing requirements. Devices must be light, quiet, rugged, reliable, easy to clean and disinfect, and capable of capturing data in a variety of ways. The Samwell RUGGEDBOOK MCA9 fills all those requirements in a package that is lighter and more compact than competing products.

Reviews of older RUGGEDBOOK products

  • Rugged Tablet 310
  • Rugged Tablet 750
  • Rugged notebook SR858

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    Samwell introduces new RUGGEDBOOK SR820s
    Samwell introduced a new, faster version of its acclaimed SR820 rugged tablet platform. Successfully deployed around the world, the new SR820s is now based on the 1.91GHz quad-core Intel E3845 "Bay Trail" processor, supports USB 3.0, and provides up to five times the performance of the predecessor model. Samwell will show the new model at Computex Taipei, May 31 to June 4, 2016 at Booth M1231. [See Introducing RUGGEDBOOK SR820s -- Posted Monday, April 4, 2016 by chb

    Samwell releases speedy Intel Bay Trail-powered 10.4-inch RUGGEDBOOK 752 with excellent connectivity
    A substantial tech upgrade from its predecessors, the Samwell Ruggedbook PC-752 provides full Windows functionality in a rugged tablet form factor. Of compact size and weighing just over three pounds, the PC-752 is considerably lighter than most full-size rugged tablets. Its 10.4-inch resistive touch screen with 1024 x 768 pixel XGA resolution offers plenty of space to run Windows comfortably (a 9.7-inch procap screen is also available). There is excellent wired connectivity on board, all the connectors are standard size, and there is a wealth of wireless functionality, and also dual integrated cameras. [See description, analysis and specs of the Samwell RUGGEDBOOK PC-752] -- Posted Monday, July 27, 2015 by chb

    Full Review: Bay Trail-powered 10" Samwell Ruggedbook PC-751
    With the second generation Ruggedbook PC-751, Samwell offers a tough, economical Windows tablet suitable for a very wide range of applications. Powered by a dual-core 1.33GHz Intel "Bay Trail" E3825 processor, the 3.3-pound PC-751 provides a good balance between performance and battery life, has a bright and sharp 10.4-inch resistive touch screen, and has generous onboard connectivity with four USB ports, LAN, VGA, audio and even a serial port. [See full review of the Samwell Ruggedbook PC-751] -- Posted Monday, October 13, 2014 by chb

    RUGGEDBOOK invites you to see their new rugged Windows tablets at 2014 COMPUTEX Taipei, June 3-7, 2014
    RUGGEDBOOK invites you to visit them at 2014 COMPUTEX TAIPEI from June 3rd to 7th, 2014. They are at booth M1031a at 4F of the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall. RUGGEDBOOK will show four exciting new rugged Windows tablets based on state-of-the-art Intel Bay Trail and Haswell technology (for sneak previews, see Rugged Tablet PC 358, 751, 760, and 770). [Sign up for free 2014 Computex registration with personal badge] -- Posted Monday, May 26, 2014 by chb

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