Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category

  • The Rugged Type: Exclusive Interview with Peter Molyneux, Getac

    Jul 23, 14 • 3402 Views • Features, Hardware, InterviewComments Off on The Rugged Type: Exclusive Interview with Peter Molyneux, Getac

     Towards the end of April this year specialist rugged computer manufacturer Getac launched perhaps one of the sleekest fully rugged devices yet to be seen in the T800. With heavyweight processing power, in a slim line 8.1-inch chassis yet still meeting

  • What is in a name? Field service management vs. enterprise mobility

    Jul 22, 14 • 4405 Views • Features, HardwareComments Off on What is in a name? Field service management vs. enterprise mobility

     It is practically a given in technology that for every new trend, application and problem solved, somebody somewhere will coin a name to label the solution and market beyond its original boundaries. But this is more than just a matter of semantics when

  • Damages must be paid for: why it pays to opt for ruggedised tablets

    May 27, 14 • 4273 Views • Features, HardwareComments Off on Damages must be paid for: why it pays to opt for ruggedised tablets

     Motion Computing’s Ian Davies looks at the true value of rugged computing and why going for the cheaper option is a false economy… Every IT director and line of business manager looking at a tablet PC deployment will, at some point face the

  • JLT introduce the smallest member of the VERSO family

    May 13, 14 • 3407 Views • Hardware, NewsComments Off on JLT introduce the smallest member of the VERSO family

     JLT Mobile Computers, developer of rugged computers for demanding environments, has recently launched the VERSO+ 10 computer with QuickLock, which they have dubbed as a ‘new class of rugged vehicle terminals…’ Equipped with an Intel®

  • TomTom extend WEBFLEET with launch of new ruggedised 7″ terminal

    May 6, 14 • 4433 Views • Hardware, NewsComments Off on TomTom extend WEBFLEET with launch of new ruggedised 7″ terminal

     Visitors at this year’s Commercial Vehicle which was held last week were able to get a first glimpse at TomTom Telematics’ new ruggedised seven-inch driver terminal, the latest edition to the WEBFLEET fleet management platform. Businesses will be

  • What lies beneath… exclusive interview with Peter Mollyneux, Getac

    Apr 28, 14 • 3001 Views • Features, Hardware, InterviewComments Off on What lies beneath… exclusive interview with Peter Mollyneux, Getac

     Following on from the launch of a 7inch Android tablet last year, Getac have now launched a fully rugged 8 inch tablet that runs Windows 8.1. Field Service News spoke exclusively with Peter Molyneux about the new launch and Getac’s approach to

  • NEW GETAC T800 8.1″ FULLY RUGGED TABLET DESIGNED FOR THE MOBILE WORKER

    Apr 24, 14 • 3490 Views • Hardware, NewsComments Off on NEW GETAC T800 8.1″ FULLY RUGGED TABLET DESIGNED FOR THE MOBILE WORKER

     Global designer and manufacturer of rugged computing technology, Getac, is launching a new tablet designed specifically to boost productivity for mobile workers, the 8.1″ Windows 8 Getac T800. The thin and light Windows OS device has been designed

  • Motion Computing reveal Camtech Systems as first UK platinum partner

    Mar 17, 14 • 3912 Views • Hardware, NewsComments Off on Motion Computing reveal Camtech Systems as first UK platinum partner

     A recent announcement from Motion Computing, one the leading providers of rugged technology solutions has revealed that Camtech Systems, a reseller and systems integrator have become the first company in the United Kingdom to be awarded Platinum

  • Go mobile the right way to fully realise the power of GIS

    Mar 14, 14 • 3373 Views • Features, HardwareComments Off on Go mobile the right way to fully realise the power of GIS

     Ian Davies, UK Country Manager for Motion Computing looks at the importance of GIS to the utilities field and what we need to consider if we are going to get it right… The utility worker today Within the UK, approximately 473,000 people are

  • Are these the final days of rugged laptops? (Part Two)

    Feb 12, 14 • 3828 Views • Features, HardwareComments Off on Are these the final days of rugged laptops? (Part Two)

     In part one this two part feature we looked at the how tablets are coming to the fore as sales of rugged laptops decline in the consumer markets and whether this trend is mirrored in field service industries as well. In part two we explore the impact