A Rugged Tablet For Your Mobile Life
Rugged tablets are similar to a computer or rugged notebook in which all your information is stored in the thin computer like machine. It’s light weight, despite it being made of a rugged construction material that will withstand the dirt, wind, water and many other elements that you might encounter as you use the rugged tablet in the outdoors.
Many of tablets come with a touch screen meaning you simply touch the screen with either your finger or a stylus pen to retrieve information and switch from page to page. Keyboards are connected via IR or Bluetooth. An on screen keyboard is also a feature within Windows. Rugged tablets can be carried with one hand, so that you have a hand free for more mobility and allowing you to use stylus to active the screen.
Depending on what brand of rugged tablet you have Geniatech Touch Screen PC purchased, there is a hard drive heater available on some models that will help in cold conditions allowing you to the depth of -20C. This is an added expense, but if you work in colder environments with your rugged tablet a heater would be a great addition. On the opposite end of cold you have heat. In the outdoors sun can be an issue. The added sunlight readable LCD would be a great addition to your rugged tablet, allowing you to see the entire LCD with the sun shining directly in the screen.
Another good investment for your rugged tablet would be a GPS – Global Positioning System – which would help you find your way in the fields if you should happen to become lost. The GPS will show you right where you are and where you need to be. Some of them have ‘turn-by-turn’ directions and will get you back to your work area or to safety. Depending on the type of software purchase with the internal GPS will determine the functionality of the GPS. Most external GPS devices feature more options and more user friendly.
Rugged tablets are great for warehouse use as well as outdoor usage because they are good around dirt and heavy equipment. You can even mount them to the equipment so they are always handy when you need to find stock or other information. Mounted rugged tablets will allow you to look through pages of documents in an instant rather than several minutes or hours with regular paper files. Inventory will take less time and productivity will increase due to the accessibility of a ruggedized tablet.
Most rugged tablets are made of magnesium alloy allowing the bumps and drops of every day use. Internal components are protected and the LCD is reinforced. Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 2GB-4GB of RAM are optional and very nice features to have. Itronix is the maker of the Duo Touch II, a newly released rugged tablet made to survive nearly everything a human would encounter. Widely used by the military and public safety assures these machines are dependable.