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The Rugged Insider, Vol. 2                                                                                June 2012

Welcome back

This month we feature an exclusive interview with Dr. Conrad H. Blickenstorfer, author of the Rugged PC Review as well as its blog.  Read what one of the best known independent experts has to say about the future of rugged computing.

We also discuss the advantages of different forms of displays for rugged computers, extending connectivity to front-line troops, and the care & feeding of rugged PDA batteries.

See you next month!

Quote of the Month

“Oh, they have the internet on computers now!”

            Homer Simpson

Executive Briefing

The Future of Rugged Computers

Our interview with Dr. Conrad H. Blickenstorfer, author of the Rugged PC Review.

Read Interview here

Ask the Expert

Transmissive, Reflective, & Transflective

What is the difference between these forms of displays? Be sure to read Conrad  Blickenstorfer’s comment.

Read Answer Here

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Battlefield connectivity for dismounted forces

Defense Tech Briefs offers an insightful look at factors affecting communications and warfighters. Various handhelds, including AMREL’s superlight DB6, are discussed.

Read Article Here

Rugged PDA Battery Condition

Rugged and Mobile gives advice on dealing with your PDA battery.  Do you agree with it?

Read Article Here

3rd Party

Product Review

AMREL RF9 Laptop

Rugged PC Review  looks at the only rugged laptop with a 17′ display.

Featured Solution

5-in-1 Gas Detector

Controls 5 different sensors. Integrated module radio solution reduces footprint by replacing pelican case and eliminating peripherals.

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