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Semi-rugged laptops are used by professionals in various industries who need a reliable devices that withstand extreme conditions that a regular business-class device cannot do.

The Complete Guide to Semi-Rugged Laptops

Mission-critical can be a relative term. When it comes to businesses, we often refer to servers or Wi-Fi access points as mission-critical technology. But for the individual worker, your personal computer is essential to doing your job, especially in the wake of digital transformation in the public and private sectors. We’re always online now, always connected, and becoming more so. However, the average consumer-grade […]

Five Things to Remember When Applying for a Law Enforcement Grant

Law enforcement technology is essential to the job nowadays, but in-car cameras and body-worn cameras come with a price. That’s why the federal government and private organizations try to ease some of the financial burden by offering grants. We’ve put together a list of five things to remember as you complete your next law enforcement grant application. 1. Follow Instructions Typically, the government agency […]

Leveraging the Internet of Things in Law Enforcement Data Management

Today, everything is at our fingertips. This instant feature has become almost expected in a world where our patience and attention spans have dwindled. Faster is better. Instant, real-time data is expected and is becoming more critical in law enforcement.    What is the Internet of Things?  The internet of things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices in objects that can send and receive data through the internet. For law […]

Keeping workers safe is a key focus area for risk managers and rugged devices play a huge role.

Using Purpose Built Rugged Devices for Worker Safety

Workplace health and safety can have a measurable effect on an organization’s bottom line. Keeping workers safe is a key focus area for risk managers. Any worker could be at risk of a safety incident. To fully leverage the safety capabilities of digital solutions, organizations need to deploy rugged devices that are purpose-built to handle harsh environments. Many organizations have strict site induction or other […]

How Cobots can Help Your Manufacturing Facility and Improve Worker Productivity

How Collaborative Robots Improve Productivity in Manufacturing

Collaborative robots or cobots can work wonders in delivering production efficiency alongside humans. Rugged mobile tablets make it easier to access these machines’ human-machine interface (HMI).        Digitization and automation are accelerating the pace of smart manufacturing with the market segment expected to hit more than USD 260 billion by 2026.  Traditionally robots seem to have favored the largest industries first. Smaller […]

Tech Upgrades You Can Make Right Now to Improve Your Bottom Line

Tech Upgrades You Can Make Right Now to Improve Your Bottom Line

Businesses strive for efficiency and high performance. Running an organization requires spending to maximize results and attain efficiency and high performance. With new and improved technology developing, products and services can be crucial to your organization’s overall performance. Investing in these upgrades can improve your company’s bottom line by optimizing performance.  50.4% of companies report that changes in technology have had a positive impact on […]

How AI is changing the use of robotics in the energy sector

How AI is Changing the Use of Robotics in the Energy Sector

Robots, initially programmed by scientists with artificial intelligence (AI) software and incorporating machine-learning algorithms and data science, are now being transformed into autonomous, self-learning machines. Such AI-enhanced robots are now helping staff to perform their tasks more efficiently and replacing employees in dangerous roles, like drilling and nuclear power waste disposal, as well as in hostile environments such as deep water. In the management […]

Getac Profile: Chris Hurtado, Getac Sales

Getac Profile: Chris Hurtado, Getac Sales

As part of the Getac Sales team, Chris helps professionals manage and expand their businesses by integrating rugged solutions into rough environments. When he’s not at work, Chris enjoys surfing, fishing, rock climbing, and spending time with family and friends. How has your role evolved from when you first started? When I first joined, I was helping professionals to get started with Getac and […]

A Better Solution for Data Management in Law Enforcement

With the evolution of policing technology and increased accessibility, law enforcement personnel can access evidence data and video from more devices than ever before. An increase in data can improve efficiencies, but it also creates challenges.  Because of the influx of data, servers and systems can quickly become overwhelmed and overloaded, meaning agencies might not be able to store or easily access it, rendering much of it useless. Adding another server to the system helps until this server reaches its capacity. The cloud allows limitless storage but does not solve the access […]

Flexing Safety First Muscles in Times of Crisis

Flexing Safety First Muscles in Times of Crisis

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Getac, like many companies, had to strike a balance between staff safety and business continuity. This is mission-critical to the service team. “Our priority is to ensure our service providers and customers’ — especially first responders and those in the defense industry — device-related issues are addressed promptly and efficiently. All of this has to be balanced while adhering to […]

Why technology is a critical factor in keeping workers safe

Using Technology for Safety in the Work Environment

Workers across various industries face safety considerations around air quality, temperature, and equipment operation. Keeping employees safe in utilities, oil and gas, public safety, transportation, manufacturing, and natural resources requires the right technology. Workers need to be equipped with technology for safety that keeps them in touch, on top of risks, and protected from known hazards as much as possible. The International Labor Organization […]

How Mobility Can Help Last-Mile Delivery

How Rugged Mobility Improves Supply Chain Efficiency

A lack of real-time information and breaks within the supply chain management process negatively impact last-mile logistics and supply chain efficiency. Allowing for complete connectivity and clear communication, rugged mobile technology repairs the breakdown within supply chain management (SCM) and transportation planning. The world’s supply chain is under increasing pressure to become more efficient and at faster speeds, while customers demand information and speed. […]

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