The Rugged Insider Volume 29 August 2014

Rugged-Insider-vol29-FirstNet JPEG v2FirstNet By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC & PPT]

Inspired by Pinterest, the state of Oregon put together a bare-bones, fact-filled infographic and a companion PowerPoint demonstration.  These straightforward graphic explanations of basic facts have proven extremely effective and surprisingly popular.  Check them out.
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Rugged-Insider-vol29-stew baker“[Encryption] just has to cost more to break than it would cost the bad guys to bribe your cleaning lady.”

– Stewart Baker, First Asst. Secretary for Policy, US Dept. of Homeland Security

Rugged-Insider-vol29-soldier comm  thumbBattlefield interoperability is here, sort of

The American military has doggedly pursued battlefield communication interoperability, netcentric warfare, and similar goals for decades.  Are we there yet?
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rugged-insider-vol.29-constructionsite 2How to buy a tablet for your construction business

Thinking of buying tablets for your construction business? Here are 5 things you should consider before you lay your money down.

1) Do you really need a tablet, rather than just keep on using paper and pencils?  This is probably a no brainer, since the advantages of tablets are so clear:

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Bill Finn

Bill Finn
Senior Editor & Copywriter
Bill’s work has appeared in Defense Tech Briefs, IDGA, Robotics Tomorrow, and Defense IQ.

AMREL designs and manufactures small-footprint, highly integrated, rugged mobile computing solutions for aerospace, biometrics, communications, commercial, construction, data acquisition, military, Oil & Gas, Public Safety, unmanned systems, and other applications. With IP values ranging from 54 to 65, our MIL-STD 810/461 certified platforms have proven their durability in combat. AMREL’s form factors include fully rugged laptops, tablets, convertible tablets, PDAs and Atom-based handhelds. Our patented modular single solution approach minimizes peripheral devices, the total cost, and space/weight requirements. We customize, design, prototype, and deliver your solution faster than any competitor. Visit | AMREL Blog | |

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