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Do you have a Digital Toolbox?

For many engineers the days of lugging around a large bag or box for their tools of the trade is over. Today’s latest rugged mobile computing devices have become the new digital toolbox for diagnostics and repairs.

Future Technologies for Mobile Workforces

A wide range of exciting future technologies are being watched closely but what are businesses looking to adopt and capitalise on the most for their mobile workforces? Read what the research shows...

Cyber Security 101

As the explosion of apps, IoT and mobile users bring about countless possibilities for a cyber-attack, today’s savvy organisations understand that a breach is more of a ‘when’ than an ‘if’. This post explains the essential of cyber security.

Will 5G be the technology to deliver Industry 4.0?

Many are predicting the introduction of 5G to underpin the fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0, where everything is connected, processed and digitised - but what does this mean for business and the mobile workforce?

5 Ways to Avoid Rugged Confusion

Buyers of rugged mobile computing devices can be confused by the terminology describing just how tough their notebooks, tablets and handheld devices are. Dirk Weigelt looks at 5 hacks to avoid buying the wrong device.

The Docking Divide

IDC research suggests there’s some hesitation around deploying vehicle-mounted solutions for mobile workers. We outline 5 reasons why vehicle mounted solutions are a sure-fire way of boosting mobile workforce productivity.

Not all power adaptors are created equal!

To the eye of the average mobile worker, one power adaptor probably looks pretty similar to another. So, you may be surprised to learn that rugged mobile computing is not just about picking the right device…

What is Edge Computing?

With an ever growing need to record & process data securely wherever we are in the business world, Edge Computing has an important role to play in many organisations. But what is Edge Computing? We demystify the concept and explain how it can help.

The role of Mobile Tech in Construction

Digital work environments are becoming widely accepted but how has the computing revolution impacted the construction workplace? This is where conventional devices reach their limits & IT infrastructure for harsh environments needs to be considered.