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Glacier's New Line of Rugged Tablets Welcomed by Mobile Workforce

August 09, 2011

Glacier, which develops versatile industrial computing solutions for harsh environments, added to its existing product line of industrial computer systems by introducing several new rugged tablets to meet the needs of its mobile workforce.

The newly released Glacier tablets claim to provide portable desktop computing both inside and outside the offices

In a press release, Ron D'Ambrosio, CEO, Glacier Computer noted that the rugged tablets adequately catered to the needs of the mobile workforce and said, “Businesses want rugged tablets that are durable, but still affordable, and with the new line-up of Glacier tablets we offer value, features, and ruggedization in our newly-expanded standard configurations"

The new additions to Glacier's product line are RFID ready and hold up well in challenging conditions and environments. The tablets are available in seven, eight and ten displays and come pre-loaded with 802.11b/g/n, barcode imaging, sunlight readable and resistive touchscreens.

Powered by the Intel Atom processor, they come with either Windows XP or 7 Pro. With an easy to grip surface and go handles, desktop and vehicle cradles, vibration and shock testing, the tablets are said to cater adequately to the needs of the mobile workforce.

Glacier's tablets make everyday operations faster, accurate and more efficient and provide a reliable platform to manage data, people, and equipment..

D'Ambrosio touted the new line up and said, “A full line-up of rugged tablets was designed to meet all the different requirements needed by today's mobile workforce. Portable tablets are being used in almost every vertical industry today and no one tablet is going to come close to meeting all those demands"

In related news, Glacier computer, announced the release of the Everest S9000 stainless steel rugged computer terminal. The Everest S9000 is designed for customers who require a stainless steel, IP65/NEMA 4 sealed unit to meet the hygienic standards in food processing, healthcare, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.


Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

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