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The Rugged Insider, Vol. 4                                                August 2012

 

 

 

GPS is cheap, available, accurate, and wildly successful. This has freaked out some people. This month, we take a look at this ubiquitous technology.  We also describe an elegant solution for a common customization, discuss legacy WLAN, and wonder how the iPad’s popularity  will affect rugged computers.

 

See you next month!

 

Quote of the Month

 

“There is unexpected beauty hidden everywhere in this world — one just has to be open to seeing it. Remember that the next time you sneeze on your monitor.”   

 — Nathan Walton              

 

Executive Briefing

GPS and its discontents

Learn about GPS vulnerabilities, proposed enhancements, and possible alternative navigational systems.

 

Read Article Here

 

A tale of Two BOBs

 

Simple Solution for a Complex Problem

 

Adding a connector to a laptop seems like a simple modification.  It isn’t.  Read about an elegant solution for this common customization.

 

Read Article Here

 

Ask the Expert

 

Does your rugged computer need legacy Wi-Fi?

 

Since 802.11n is the fastest WLAN standard, why have any legacy Wi-Fi at all?

 

Read Answer Here

 

 

Got a question for the experts?  Write to: editor@amrel.com. 

 

On the Web

 

How the new iPad will affect rugged computers

 

The always interesting Rugged PC Review takes a look at the influence of the iPad’s popularity on the capabilities of rugged computers.

 

Read Article Here

 

Featured Product

 

 

RK9 15.1″ Laptop

 

Learn why the RK9 is our most popular laptop!

 

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William Finn

Senior Editor & Copywriter

 

 

Bill’s work has appeared in Defense Tech Briefs,  IDGA, Robotics Tomorrow,  and Defense IQ.

 

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AMREL manufactures the ROCKY line of Mission Critical rugged laptops, tablets, fixed on-board computers and handhelds, designed for military/homeland security use.  Our MIL-STD 810G/461F certified platforms integrate your devices for OCU, communications, biometrics and other applications. We customize, design, prototype, and deliver your solution faster than any competitor.

 

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