Archives For May 2013

This year marks Juniper Systems’ 20th Anniversary. Earlier this year Juniper Systems was the proud recipient of the Cache Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurial Success Award. When I think about the word “entrepreneurial,” it conjures up images of boldness, courage, daring and extraordinary vision. I don’t know how much of that I have, but I know that my father and founder of Juniper Systems, Ron Campbell, has plenty of entrepreneurial spirit. Well, it’s either that or perhaps it’s just a healthy blend of ignorance and optimism.

Ron Campbell, founder of Juniper Systems

Ron Campbell, founder of Juniper Systems

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Windows Embedded HandheldMost field computer customers purchase a handheld with a single use planned and implemented, and usually customers determine the application long before they purchase the device. However, once the device is deployed and the field workforce is carrying it every day, it makes sense to utilize more of the handheld’s multi-use capability and increase its value to the business. Customers often consider adding additional applications like basic mapping, time and work management, or messaging to their field workflow. Continue Reading…

Juniper Systems rugged handhelds are used for arctic wildlife monitoring program

US Department of State, 2012 Google, 2012 Map Link/Tele Atlas, Data SIO, NOAA, US Navy, NGA, GEBCO

Have you ever wondered how other people are using their Juniper Systems rugged handheld? I mean, sure, there are the obvious possible uses, such as a coaster for your drink; a wheel chock for your truck; or even a defensive weapon in a dark alley (obviously), but how, you wonder, are people using them for data collection? Our customers use Juniper Systems rugged handhelds for a wide range of different applications. Here is one really unique use of the Mesa® Rugged Notepad. So read on if you’re curious… Continue Reading…

How to get better GPS accuracyTo the average consumer, a soothing voice offering most-of-the-time-correct driving instructions to a good restaurant in an unfamiliar town is all that is required for total GPS satisfaction. “In one-hundred feet, turn right.” Thanks, talking car! However, the fact that you are reading this on Juniper Systems’ blog for data collection experts says that you are likely a professional trying to squeeze every last drop of precision out of your GPS receiver for accurately marking, tracking, and navigating back to assets or samplings. Continue Reading…

Handheld computers are all more-or-less the same, right? Not so fast. Sure, most of them share similar functions when sitting side-by-side in a climate controlled office, but there are many considerations outside of a handheld’s core duties that can be the difference between a productive working environment and that time you tried to do a Ford 351 engine swap with a $5 crescent wrench and a blurry YouTube video as a guide. Click on the image below and let’s take a look at some common data collection situations and see if we can get you pointed in the right direction.

Which Rugged handheld is best for me?
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