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As a mobile-first operating system built to run on mobile-first hardware, the benefits of the Android OS complement those of a rugged tablet.

Why You Need a Rugged Mid-Sized Android Device

Digital transformation is going mobile, and tablet computers have become standard equipment in a variety of field service and front-line professions. But if the job keeps people away from a wall-plug or charging station for most or all your work shift, or if users are working in an extreme environment – they need a rugged tablet. Why Rugged?  Standard tablets are built to be […]

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Getac Profile: Pravin Sisowath, Developer

1. What do you like most about your job?The aspect I enjoy the most about working at Getac, especially as a developer, is the room for growth and learning that is encouraged. I’m very grateful that my team is always willing to help me and they continue to teach me new ways to be a better developer! 2. How do you manage work/life balance?I’m […]

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Preparing for an Autonomous Future: Are Dealers Ready?

The automotive sector is embarking on one of the biggest developments in its history as the internal combustion engine is phased out in favour of alternative drive trains. But the rollout of EVs is just the start of a period of change that will also see autonomous vehicles becoming more commonplace. The complexity of these advancements means all workshops and dealers need to prepare […]

Six Reasons Your Agency Needs the Getac Video VR-X20

Modern-day policing comes with a lot of digital gear; in-car cameras in the front and rear, 360-degree cameras around the vehicle, body-worn cameras, microphones and more. That technology collects a magnitude of data and Getac Video Solutions’ VR-X20 solid-state storage is powerful enough to process all the collected information in one device. This rugged solution captures superior video quality, comfortably supports six to eight cameras, and when […]

The oil and gas industry is currently facing a skills shortage..

How IoT Through Remote Support Can Help Fill The Skills Gap

One thing is clear: the oil and gas industry is facing a skills gap in every aspect of the business, including drilling specialists, subsea specialists, health and safety specialists, project engineers, and geoscientists. To tackle this skills shortage problem, the industry is applying the latest innovative technologies. These include investments in artificial intelligence (AI), industrial internet of things (IIoT), and automation. The industry is […]

Automation technology is proving an attractive cost-saving investment for the oil and gas industry as it is increasingly applied to processes and procedures in the exploration and production value chain.

Automating The Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and gas companies are playing catch-up with manufacturing. DNV GL concluded in its latest oil and gas services forecast to 2050 the industry will be heavily automated. Today, only the big oil and gas companies have automated drilling technology. This also includes the surveillance of rigs and fields, and operations such as measuring pressure and oil flow. In the near future, the whole […]

Adopting technology to help workers will help companies, no matter their size, realize the promise of digital transformation.

Remote Experts and Frontline Worker Collaboration

Field Service and many other enterprise organizations are faced with a talent crisis. This includes attracting and onboarding new field service techs while a large percentage of experienced technicians are leaving or retiring.  According to research from the Service Council, 70% of field service organizations are concerned about the knowledge loss from a retiring field workforce. Moreover, these organizations mentioned they would be burdened […]

Utility companies are facing a range of challenges, but rugged mobile devices can help overcome them.

5 Major Energy and Utilities Industry Challenges 2022

The global utility market is on a growth curve. The Business Research Company forecasts the industry will reach $5996.57 billion in 2025 at a compounded annual growth rate of seven percent. To achieve this growth, energy and utility providers must embrace digital transformation and overcome five key industry-wide challenges. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Legacy infrastructure Inefficient use of personnel Problems related to data gathering Disjointed […]

Why You Need An Intrinsically Safe Tablet

Millions of workplace accidents happen each year, many of which are within the power of employers to prevent. According to Getac’s research, while overall worker safety has improved over the last decade, some industries seem to have plateaued or even reverted in recent years.  According to the research, the situations considered most hazardous by the surveyed environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals are what […]

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How Technology Helps Increase Workplace Safety in Heavy Industries

Despite the recent progress, there is still work to make heavy industries safer places to work. Workers in construction, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and in the oil & gas industry work at height or in confined spaces, risk an accident with vehicles and machines, or need to work with hazardous chemicals. Utilizing technology advancements can help to improve workplace safety even in these potentially hazardous […]

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