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Industry Happenings, Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet, Ruggedness

Rugged vs Non-Rugged: Considering Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) When Selecting a Handheld Computer

Rugged vs Non-Rugged: Considering Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) When Selecting a Handheld Computer

A recent independent study concluded that the average annual TCO of a rugged tablet is 22% lower than the average annual TCO of a non-rugged tablet. When the upfront cost of a rugged handheld computer is being compared to the upfront cost of a non-rugged handheld computer, it’s easy to […]

March 5, 2018 ×

Industry Happenings

Water Asset Mapping in Accordance with the New Jersey Water Quality Accountability Act

Water Asset Mapping in Accordance with the New Jersey Water Quality Accountability Act

The recent New Jersey Water Quality Accountability Act, effective October 19, 2017, has created new requirements for water purveyors in the hopes of improving safety, reliability, and administrative oversight of water infrastructure. This new act requires purveyors to develop and practice an asset management plan focused on inspecting, maintaining, repairing, […]

January 5, 2018 ×

Customer Service, Helpful Information, Industry Happenings

Understanding The Future of Juniper-offered Operating Systems

Understanding The Future of Juniper-offered Operating Systems

Gradual shifts in the mobile operating system (OS) landscape over the past several years has been a growing concern, leaving many enterprise and vertical-market professionals wondering which avenue to take. Identifying the best operating system for your needs, while looking at its roadmap and plans for the future can be […]

June 23, 2017 ×

Industry Happenings

The Future of UAVs (Drones) in Data Collection

The Future of UAVs (Drones) in Data Collection

In honor of Earth Day, today’s post is about earth observation technology—specifically, drones. You may have noticed that drones—or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)—have been surging in popularity lately. They seem to be all the buzz at industry trade shows, and it’s easy to see why—they’re just plain cool. The number […]

April 22, 2015 ×

Industry Happenings

Hurry & Take Advantage of 2014 Tax Deductions

Hurry & Take Advantage of 2014 Tax Deductions

With only days left in 2014, now is a good time to hurry and purchase needed business equipment if you want a hefty tax deduction. Here’s why: on December 19th, a new law was enacted that expanded Section 179 of the Tax Extenders Act to allow up to $500,000 in […]

December 23, 2014 ×

Archer 2, Helpful Information, Industry Happenings, Rugged Handhelds

Resistive vs. Capacitive Touchscreens

Resistive vs. Capacitive Touchscreens

You may have wondered before what the difference is between a resistive and a capacitive touchscreen. And you may have questioned which one is best for your situation. Chances are, you have experienced both resistive and capacitive technology, but you may not have known what they were called, or considered […]

March 28, 2014 ×

Industry Happenings

Father of GIS, Roger Tomlinson, Has Died

We are sorry to hear about the passing of Roger Tomlinson, considered the Father of GIS. Tomlinson was an English geographer and was the major innovator of modern computerized GIS. He will be greatly missed in the GIS community and elsewhere.

February 11, 2014 ×