The Rugged Computing and Surface Tablet Blog

A comprehensive blog about Microsoft Surface tablets, rugged tablet technology, industries and applications. Brought to you by MobileDemand, a worldwide leader in new, innovative Windows tablets 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


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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