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  1. Smartphones As Bar Code Scanners? Not So Fast.
    10/1/2012

    This white paper from Datalogic ADC discusses the introduction of digital imaging technology and the spread of smartphones which has led to the use of these consumer devices in data capture.

  2. Power Monitoring 101
    9/21/2012

    Data center managers have a lot to keep them awake at night. The servers that once could be powered for say, $4,800 a year are now consuming $28,000 or more in energy a year. Power now represents the single largest component of operating cost. Yet, rarely is energy as closely managed as it should be.

    By Jim Tessier and Ed Spears, product managers, Eaton Electrical Power Quality Division

  3. Utilities And Mobile Computing: Leveraging Real-Time Visibility To Drive Customer Engagement
    9/7/2012

    This white paper from Motion Computing covers the need in this service-driven economy to strategically equip frontline workers with mobile solutions to streamline performance and drive customer interactions according to a study from VDC Research Group.

  4. Logistics And Transportation Need Rugged Tablet PCs
    8/17/2012

    From passenger services to commodities transport, transportation and logistics organizations require devices that confront all-weather conditions, perform in airspace or on back roads, provide GPS location and sustain long-term battery power.

  5. Just The Ticket - Sand Springs Police Department Implements Handheld Mobile Computers To Improve Officer Productivity And Safety
    8/1/2012

    To serve and protect is just one of the many things the Sand Springs Police Department (SSPD) is tasked with on a daily basis. As the department’s officers report to work each day, citations are just one of the many ways they keep their population of 19,000 safe.

  6. Automating The Fleet - Earhart Petroleum Improves Visibility Into Its Fleet Operations With Vehicle Mount Computers And Rugged Handhelds
    8/1/2012

    Earhart Petroleum had several goals they hoped to achieve as a result of the technology investment. They looked to improve delivery efficiency (as measured by gallons delivered per truck/per day) by 20 percent, minimize inventory shrinkage, reduce staff overtime and improve invoice turnaround time by three business days.

  7. Five Things To Consider When Using Tablet Computers In Forklift Applications
    8/1/2012

    This white paper reviews some of the important differences between tablets and purpose-built computers for forklifts, and presents the five key issues that must be considered when assessing tablet computers for forklift operators.

  8. Integrated Connectivity Technology For Mobile Workers
    5/30/2012

    Today’s mobile worker needs an array of communications tools, including access to broadband internet, Wi-Fi service for local area networks including hot spots, Bluetooth connections for wireless connections to peripherals and global positioning to aid in going from location to location.

  9. Rugged Tablet Computers - Lessons Learned And Design Responses
    5/30/2012

    Since the days of the ancient Egyptians, paper has been the medium of choice for capturing data. Today, paper –
    in the form of notebooks, maps and photographs, to name a few – is being rapidly supplanted by digital technology. The computer has moved from the office into the field.

  10. Sweet Success - Rugged Mobile Computers Pay Off For Sugar Producer
    5/29/2012

    In order to cope with a hot, dusty and dirty environment that is also subject to rain blowing through elevator windows, U.S. Sugar selected the ARMOR X10gx rugged tablet computer from DRS Technologies, which was built on years of military and commercial heritage.

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