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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.

The Fast, Simple Vehicle Mount for Surface Tablets

Mounting a Surface tablet in a vehicle doesn't have to be challenging nor time-consuming. In fact, installing a single vehicle mount can be completed in 5 minutes or less, typically requiring …

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Does Barcode Scanning Speed Actually Matter?

For years, there have been advances in barcode scanning technology including the speed in which 1D and 2D barcodes are read.  You may start to ask yourself, how much faster really matters? …

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Top 7 Security Features of Windows 10

Windows 7 was the most successful and ubiquitous operating system in Microsoft history. While it has served us well for the last 6+ years, the reality is that it doesn’t offer the level of …

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Surface Pro 4 Case for Field Applications

Off-the-shelf mobile devices tend to be fragile. Fragile enough where a simple drop of a cell phone or tablet to a solid surface could result in a shattered screen, or even worse, a …

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The Basics of a Barcode

Overview

A barcode is a square or rectangular image consisting of a series of black lines or squares and white spaces of varying sizes that can be read by a scanner. Barcodes are applied …

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MobileDemand Launches Free Online Barcode Generator

Most people know what a barcode is - lines, rectangles, dots, hexagons and other geometric patterns of different widths and sizes representing data, that when read determine what the scanned …

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3D Camera Technology and Its Uses

3D camera technology for mobile devices has been in the talks for years and at CES 2015 is when the cameras started to appear in mainstream products including PCs, cell phones and tablets. 3D …

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MobileDemand to Unveil Groundbreaking Product at MODEX

At MODEX, you'll find the solutions you need to solve tough manufacturing and supply chain challenges, identify best practices, exceed customer demands and gain a competitive advantage. Innovative …

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Keynote Speaker Throws Rugged Tablet Across Stage

This past week at the Butler Builder Sales Meeting, the keynote speaker took a MobileDemand xTablet T1200 and tossed it across the stage. He was demonstrating to construction and building …

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What Does "MIL-STD-810G" Even Mean?

For many semi-rugged or fully rugged products on the market, you'll often see the notation "MIL-STD-810G" listed under the product specifications and touted in various marketing documents and …

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Rugged Surface Cases: Protect Your Investment

When you use a tablet or phone without a protective case, it comes with some level of risk. You risk dropping the device and having it crack, shatter, break, scratch, dent, etc. You risk losing …

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How Does a Barcode Scanner Work?

Most barcode scanners consist of three different parts including the illumination system, the sensor, and the decoder. In general, a barcode scanner “scans” the black and white elements …

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Top 3 Reasons for Vehicle Mounted Tablet

Tablets are everywhere these days, from at home in the kitchen to overseas in the rugged battlefield. No matter where the device is being used, its general purpose is to serve you information when …

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SMB's Have Plethora of Windows 10 Device Choices

 The productivity and efficiency needs of small and midsize businesses are as individual and unique as the products and services that set them apart. A graphic designer needs processor power, …

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Rugged Case for Surface 3 Tablet Drop Test

MobileDemand has been in the rugged tablet industry for over 12 years so they are no stranger to tests which push the devices to their limits. With the launch of the rugged case for Surface 3  …

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Introducing the Easy-to-Carry Rugged Cases for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 4

MobileDemand is leading the way in the rugged Windows® tablet industry, consistently innovating and developing new products for mobile workforce productivity. Announced today, the company has …

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6 Reasons Retailers Must Use Tablets

The rule book for retail has been rewritten. Retailers are changing the way their store associates interact with customers and provide outstanding customer service. Based on the fact that …

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Real-Time Access to Data in Oil and Gas Industry

As oil prices flucuate on the low end compared to recent years, investors and oil companies are understandably eyeing prices, revenues and exploration costs very carefully. But in terms of the …

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Rugged Cases for Tablets Have Come a Long Way

Back when cell phones and tablets first came on to the market, the devices were thick and sturdy as-is and protective enclosures hadn't even been invented. But as technology advanced and handheld …

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Time Lapse of Rugged Tablet Screen Swap

Most people would struggle to take apart a laptop or tablet and then successfully put it back together. But for the MobileDemand service team, they're experts at it. We recently had an xTablet T7200 …

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