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Nov 08, 2017

Maintaining Military Air Power with Rugged Mobility on the Ground

by Michael Zimmerman

Real-time intelligence is one of the most decisive resources available today – not just for frontline combat units, but for troops responsible for asset readiness. That’s why mobile PC technologies are so critical to the success of today’s military aircraft maintainers, especially in the midst of force reductions and surging operational demands.... Continued

Oct 25, 2017

Disasters, Drones and Developing the Future Capabilities for Mobile Workers and First Responders

by Bob Ashenbrenner

We are seeing the quick evolution of complementary technologies to improve the knowledge and capabilities of field responders. As core mobile computing technologies such as rugged tablets are put in the hands of these workers as part of standard operating procedures, they become the platform upon which additional drone capabilities can most effectively be applied in a “layers of support” concept. ... Continued

Oct 10, 2017

The Team behind Xplore Rugged Tablets: Meet Ron Harter, Senior Director of Software Engineering

by Ron Harter

It’s necessary to wear many hats at Xplore. I (Ron Harter) have overall responsibility for software, but also have responsibility for the development of our entry products, the Bobcat fully rugged tablet and the XSLATE D10, which is our fully rugged Android tablet. Of course, I keep my eye out on all of our products to ensure that each system architecture integrates smoothly with our software.... Continued

Oct 05, 2017

How STEM Can Spur Even More Manufacturing Innovation & Growth This Year

by Bob Ashenbrenner

Today is Manufacturing Day, an annual “holiday” of sorts intended to celebrate everything that makes manufacturing so spectacular – including the people driving the industry’s continuous innovation. It is also a prime opportunity to (hopefully) appeal to the next generation of manufacturing professionals. ... Continued

Sep 27, 2017

True Story: How Field Service First Got a Handle on Mobility (Thanks to Hospitals)

by Bob Ashenbrenner

You might be surprised to learn that the F5 model wasn’t the first rugged tablet with a handle. That’s because traditional field-based workers weren’t the only ones struggling to manage a tablet alongside their other “tools” early on in the mobile computing days – or the first who vocalized their frustration with this juggling act.... Continued

Sep 12, 2017

The Real Reason Why You Shouldn’t Go All-In on All-in-One Mobility “Bundles”

by Tom Kost

The “all” part of an “all-in-one” or “all-inclusive” mobility bundle likely does not use the operating system currently powering your information systems. That translates to lost productivity due to the lack of continuity between workflow applications as workers transition between their traditional office and mobile office in the field.... Continued

Sep 05, 2017

Rugged Tablets are Smoothing Out Massive Road Improvement Projects

by Brett Gross

Learn what Main Roads Western Australia is doing to keep one of the most widely geographically distributed road networks in the world in top shape for the millions of people and billions of dollars and goods that traverse the region every day.... Continued

Aug 31, 2017

The Team behind Xplore Rugged Tablets: Meet VP of Engineering Bryan Bell

by admin

Xplore engineers and Solution Architects work tirelessly around the clock (literally) to find new ways to apply rugged tablet technology to common and complex business challenges. Xplore’s engineers have helped manufacturers, militaries, utilities and public safety professionals improve their operations and deliver better products and services to the global community. In honor of what they do and have accomplished, we will be spotlighting them in a yearlong interview series. ... Continued

Aug 29, 2017

Why So Many Mobility Projects are Stalling (Maybe Even Yours)?

by John Graff

Though there is a consensus among organizations worldwide that more mobility tools are needed in the workplace (for many reasons), there is also a consensus that shopping for effective mobility solutions can be complex. Too many companies don’t have a well-planned buying process for mobility solutions.... Continued

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