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Aug 30, 2018

Energy Magazine: Securing Executive Support for Mobile Technology

by John Graff

The use of mobile technology has now become mandatory in the energy sector. Every worker, regardless of their job, is now expected to maintain a certain level of communication and visibility with colleagues, customers, partners and suppliers. The majority of their workforce spends their days either in a vehicle or on foot in the field, often in remote or rural locations; mobile technologies are the most efficient way to ensure mission-critical data and workflow applications are accessible in real time, at all times. ... Continued

Aug 24, 2018

Infrastructure Magazine: Rugged Tablets Smoothing Out Road Improvement Projects

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Main Roads WA is responsible for building, inspecting and maintaining more than 18,500km of main roads and highways covering over 2.5 million square kilometres. By using mobile technology to directly improve the quality of its data management, Main Roads was able to improve the performance of its maintenance and inspection management systems and, therefore, improve the quality of the region’s roads. As Main Roads WA can advocate, today’s government, transportation and field-based agencies – especially those responsible for building and maintaining infrastructure – need a single mobile computing platform for workflow continuity between the traditional office, the vehicle and the field. ... Continued

Aug 15, 2018

Road Today: Xplore Introduces New L10 Rugged Mobility Platform

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Xplore Technologies has unveiled an industry-first rugged mobility platform that gives customers a choice of three different 10.1” Windows 10-based mobile computer form factors that are all compatible with a single, shared accessory set. ... Continued

Jul 31, 2018

Field Technologies Online: Xplore Tablet-Based Mobile Solution Improves Employee Utilization By 50%

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Replacing paper-based processes with an Xplore rugged tablet-based mobile solution makes employees 50 percent more productive by eliminating administrative tasks. Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) is the leading gas company in Argentina, and it operates the most extensive pipeline system in Latin America. The company’s 1,000 employees work to ensure widespread availability of natural gas in the region. For more than 25 years, TGS has relied on paper-based, manual processes to run its natural gas production and distribution business. Read how they Improved their processes.... Continued

Jul 25, 2018

New Equipment Digest (NED): 2-in-1 Tablet Slashes Complex Work in Rugged Environments - XBOOK B10 Review

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By John Hitch: Everyone in the plant is asked to multitask, often requiring several devices based on ruggedness or performance. The XBOOK B10 2-in-1 simplifies all that, while potentially saving a ton of time and money. ... Continued

Jul 18, 2018

CRN: Xplore XBOOK L10 is on the List of the 10 Best Tablets of 2018

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The 10 Best Tablets of 2018 (So Far): The rugged XBOOK L10 tablet features drop protection (up to six feet) and waterproofing/dustproofing, as well as the ability to view the display in bright conditions thanks to having 500 or 1,000 nits of brightness. LTE connectivity is included, and the tablet also offers a range of ports including Ethernet, USB-C and USB-A. The XBOOK L10 also offers strong performance via eighth-gen Intel Core i5/i7 processors.... Continued

Jul 18, 2018

Critical Comms: Xplore M60 Android Handheld Computer

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July/August Magazine: With the Xplore M60, workers will find it easy to retrieve work orders, complete checklists and view equipment manuals all day long without interruption, even when working under direct sunlight, in cold storage or other extreme conditions, with a battery that can last multiple shifts. The handheld’s built-in NFC and optional one-touch barcode scanning technology improves the speed and accuracy of picking, packing and loading actions within rail intermodals and shipyards, cargo holds and other facilities where fast quality and quantity validations are required.... Continued

Jul 17, 2018

Road Today: Xplore Unveils the M60 Ultra-Mobile Android Handheld Device

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Xplore Technologies has introduced a 6” handheld computer to its expanding rugged mobility portfolio: the Xplore M60. This Qualcomm Octa-Core powered and Android 8.0 Oreo ultra-mobile device will be available in two enterprise-ready configurations when it starts shipping in June 2018 – with and without a built-in barcode scanner.... Continued

Jul 13, 2018

MilsatMagazine: Disasters, Drones & Tablets — Developing future capabilities for first responders

by Bob Ashenbrenner

The United States has seen a significant number of record-setting natural disasters over the last few years, from the California wildfires to the back-to-back hurricanes that wreaked devastation from Puerto Rico through Florida and all the way to South-Central Texas. In the moments following a disaster event, that is not the time to wonder if the tools are up to the task of emergency response. Rugged tablets that will survive the often-harsh environment immediately during and after a crisis, and running operational software, can be immediately deployed — and they’ll work.... Continued

Jul 13, 2018

Shephard Digital Battlespace: Xplore expands product range, considers wearables

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The rugged tablet specialist Xplore Technologies is expanding its product range to include smaller systems and is considering developing wearable technologies for soldiers. The US-based company is known for producing ultra-rugged tablets, such as the XC6 series. However, Xplore is keen to ‘take this expertise [in rugged tablets] and bring it to other kinds of devices’, said Bruno Bothier, the company’s Southern Europe sales director. ... Continued

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