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MobileDemand Rugged Technology Blog

A comprehensive blog about rugged tablet technology, industries, and applications; rugged tablets; and rugged cases for Microsoft Surface and iPad Pro. Brought to you by MobileDemand, a worldwide leader in innovative rugged tablets and cases for business productivity.

Top 5 Ways Rugged Tablets Mobilize Data Capture in the Field

Many field service organizations face similar challenges when it comes to data entry. Professional services, public utilities, maintenance and repair services, and telecommunication operations are …

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Rugged Tablets vs Rugged Cases: What's the Difference?

With the upfront costs of investment in rugged tablets, it may be tempting to purchase consumer-grade tablets and equip them with durable, ruggedized cases. While this might be the right choice for …

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The Value of xProtect

Accidents happen, especially in industries that use rugged tablets. That's why MobileDemand offers the xProtect Service Plan to take your tablet protection to the next level. Plus, every  …

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The Total Cost of Ownership of Rugged Tablets

Total Cost of Ownership

When looking to invest in mobile technology, many companies are drawn towards consumer-grade tablets. This is no surprise, as they are upwards of half the price of a rugged, …

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Customization is Key When it Comes to Rugged Tablets

In order for your business to get the maximum return on your rugged tablet investment, you need to make sure the solution truly meets the needs of your business. Did you ensure all needed add-ons are …

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Rugged Tablets in the Cold

In winter or cold climates, ice and snow won’t be the only thing that may pose as a problem to your tablets. If you work out in the field, consumer grade technology, designed for stable and …

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IP Ratings and Why They are Important

Many electronic devices claim things such as “water resistant” or “water proof.”  However, how do you know if they are what they actually claim  …

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How Are Rugged Tablets Tested for Ruggedness?

A rugged tablet manufacturer doesn't get to just include the word 'rugged' on their products and call it a day. Rugged tablets are put through strenuous testing and must meet certain performance …

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Rugged Tablets for the Dirty Jobs

Not all work takes place in an office. Many businesses' daily operations occur in less-than-ideal conditions, especially dirty jobs in harsh industries. For frontline workers in mining, oil and gas, …

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Stop Glaring At Your Screen with Glare-free Screen Protectors

Having complete screen visibility is crucial for frontline workers, but an intense glare or a shattered screen can halt work on the spot. A shattered screen may take your tablet out of commission for …

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The New and Improved xTablet T8650 is Here

Say hello to the new and improved xTablet T8650. The innovative 8-inch rugged Windows tablet is known for being feature rich, rugged, value priced, and designed to enhance worker productivity. Today, …

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Top 5 Things to Consider When Mounting a Rugged Tablet to a Forklift

For manufacturing and warehouse operations, being able to mount a rugged tablet to a forklift can greatly increase worker productivity. Before you purchase a rugged tablet and mounting system, there …

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Improve Warehouse Efficiency by Going Paperless

For warehouse operations, efficiency and productivity plays a huge role in customer satisfaction and improvement in the overall bottom line. Any extra time a worker wastes on an inefficient system is …

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Benefits of Enterprise Devices in Healthcare

Many healthcare facilities are looking to enable their workers with mobile technology solutions. When choosing devices, it is important to understand the benefits of choosing enterprise devices, …

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Powered Mounting Docks for Rugged Tablets

There are many benefits to mounting a rugged tablet to a forklift, truck, or other vehicle. If you decide to mount a tablet, you are faced with many questions, but there is one you must ask …

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MobileDemand's Guide to Barcodes

From retail to hospitals and field services to supply chain, barcodes have been used since 1974 to increase efficiency and engagement. They enhance data management and are becoming more dynamic in …

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MobileDemand's Summer Internship Recap

In Spring of 2020, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business announced they were looking for internship opportunities for students as many had been cancelled due to COVID-19. As …

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MobileDemand Bounces Back After Derecho

On Monday, August 10, MobileDemand’s office in Cedar Rapids experienced severe destruction from hurricane conditions with 112 mph winds. You read that right. The landlocked state in the middle …

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Rugged Tablets Enhance Retail In-Store Customer Experience

Today's consumers expect an increased level of service and overall enhanced shopping experience from all retailers. While online shopping is increasing in popularity, retailers need to give consumers …

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Addressing Security Risks of Mobile Computing: Best Practices

The use of mobile devices across industries and enterprises is growing. Unfortunately, this growth also means an increase in potential security threats. Businesses looking to purchase mobile …

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