Rugged Tablets for Public Sector

The technical capacity of rugged Windows tablets coupled with their unmatched durability make them the ideal tool for mission critical computing; from the office to the battlefield.  Professionals working in the military and public sector not only need access to intelligence remotely, they often need to capture information in the field.  There are several software applications, available for rugged devices, designed to facilitate effective and safe work flows in virtually every area of the public sector.  

For EMS, Fire and Police, crews have access to better and more vital information on-site allowing individuals to quickly and accurately complete reports or respond to various needs. 


  • Law enforcement
  • Fire departments– Our ultra-mobile, rugged, wireless-enabled tablets support customized applications and field investigation forms and let you take advantage of easy input and one-hand operation.
  • EMS – You can count on us to deliver lightweight, field-ready tablet computers that are designed for any situation where versatility is critical to a successful mission.
  • Public works inspection – Whether it’s restaurant and food or building code inspections, tough tablet PCs will let you get more work done faster.
  • Military & defense – MobileDemand xTablets meet the computing requirements for rugged exposure and real-time communications that military applications demand.
  • Homeland security & border patrol – Our ultra-mobile, rugged, wireless-enabled handheld tablets withstand the harsh working conditions that you encounter on a daily basis. 


  • Collect and organize mission-critical data anywhere
  • Wirelessly transfer evidence information or images to agencies
  • Instantly access criminal records
  • Real-time access to the latest building code information for enforcement
  • Expedite issuing permits
  • Eliminate errors and duplication of work


  • Field interviews
  • Ticketing and citations
  • Inspections with photo documentation (Fire safety, building codes, health inspection, etc.)
  • Investigations (Accident, criminal, insurance, etc.)
  • Personnel tracking and deployment
  • Field command center operations
  • Security and crowd control
  • Emergency response
  • Real-time access to various department databases 
  • Photo evidence and cataloging
  • HazMat

Tablet Features

  • Secure, user-friendly Windows Pro OS
  • Devices built to survive rain, snow, dust, vibration and drops to concrete
  • Handheld, stationary or vehicle-mounted handling options
  • Quick-release vehicle mounts for take the device in to the field
  • Integrated, tethered or wireless barcode scanning
  • Bluetooth and various I/O ports for attaching keyboard, printer and more
  • Secure wireless LAN and WWAN communications
  • GPS for location stamping and turn-by-turn directions
  • Color camera for photo documentation

Case Studies

EMS Patient Care Using Surface 3 Tablet with Rugged Case

EMS Patient Care Using Surface 3 Tablet with Rugged Case

Northglenn Ambulance utilizes the Microsoft Surface 3 and a rugged Surface case from MobileDemand for patient care applications.

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Sullivan Police Department deploys vehicle-mounted tablets

Sullivan Police Department deploys vehicle-mounted tablets

Sullivan Police Department (Mo.) deploys tablets at a fraction of the cost of previous in-vehicle laptops. Devices are also taken in to the field on certain calls.

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Schertz Motorcycle Police Unit Improves Efficiency and Community and Officer Safety

Schertz Motorcycle Police Unit Improves Efficiency and Community and Officer Safety

xTablets Provide Mission-Critical Data to Schertz Motorcycle Police Unit to Improve Efficiency and Community and Officers Safety.

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Recent News

MobileDemand Launches xTablet® T1150 Featuring Robust Functionality and Durability at a Value Price Point

HIAWATHA, IA – SEPTEMBER 28, 2017– MobileDemand, a leading rugged Windows® tablet provider, announced the launch of the xTablet T1150 - rugged innovation for the mobile workforce. …

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Setting the Standard for Rugged Surface Pro

August 14, 2017 HIAWATHA, IA - MobileDemand has announced they are the first rugged case for the new Microsoft Surface Pro in the Designed for Surface program.


Matt Miller, President and …

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Most advanced fire pumping truck in the world uses MobileDemand rugged tablet

A MobileDemand partner, Phantom Controls, has developed a patented system to automated fire truck water pumping with remote capabilities to allow the operator to move about the scene and work …

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Surface Pro 4 for Public Safety Case Management

Intense scrutiny on protecting the integrity of criminal investigations, together with government regulations, dictates that sensitive information be kept safe from unauthorized access. A Surface …

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Download resource guide

Title: Do More with Forklift-Mounted Tablets

Content: How should you mount the tablet? How rugged should the device be? How should you power the tablet? Advantages of rugged Windows tablets. And more!

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