Articles by: Jackson Murphy

Industry Happenings

What happened to my rugged handheld manufacturer?

What happened to my rugged handheld manufacturer?

Rugged device manufacturers are disappearing.

They are consolidating. They are dissolving. And they are tossing around customers in the process.

September 13, 2018 ×

Company Happenings

Juniper Systems announces strong fiscal year in 2018

Juniper Systems announces strong fiscal year in 2018

Juniper Systems, a privately and employee-owned leading manufacturer of rugged tablets and handheld computers, announced today a second consecutive fiscal year of double-digit growth. The company’s fiscal year ended Aug. 31.

September 10, 2018 ×

Geode GNSS Receiver, Geomatics, GPS Technology

Price vs. accuracy: The Geode hits the GPS sweet spot

Price vs. accuracy: The Geode hits the GPS sweet spot

Cheaper GPS receivers won’t provide users with meaningful GPS data and hyper-accurate receivers are prohibitively expensive and usually unnecessary for GIS mapping.

August 31, 2018 ×

Allegro 2, Customer Stories, Utilities & Public Services

On the industry: For utilities, water meters might soon read themselves

On the industry: For utilities, water meters might soon read themselves

In Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the Bureau of Utilities sends technicians in crew cab trucks to coast the streets. Their job is to read hundreds of culinary water meters each day. The work of reading water meters, though, has gotten a lot easier. It sounds a bit like a Geiger […]

August 28, 2018 ×

Helpful Information, Rugged Handhelds, Ruggedness

Waterproof, dustproof: Mobile device IP ratings, explained

Waterproof, dustproof: Mobile device IP ratings, explained

Many phone, tablet, and computer manufacturers tout their devices’ IP ratings, a certification that can validate claims that something is waterproof or dustproof.

The IP rating, a decades-old standard, was designed to make those clarifications clear to consumers.

August 21, 2018 ×

Helpful Information, Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet

Configurable buttons? Yep, the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet has those

Configurable buttons? Yep, the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet has those

In the age of the touchscreen, some jobs still require pressable buttons. At Juniper Systems, an industry leader in rugged handheld computers, we know that all too well. Juniper Systems’ entire Juniper product line is equipped with buttons, even the Mesa 2 – the company’s flagship rugged touchscreen tablet – […]

August 13, 2018 ×

Data Collection Software, Geode GNSS Receiver, Helpful Information

13 GIS data collection apps professionals should try

13 GIS data collection apps professionals should try

You bought a GPS receiver. Or, maybe, you just want to get more out of the data from your current receiver. What’s next?

We’ve compiled a list of 13 GPS and GNSS apps and solutions that will make your data collection smarter, better, and more efficient.

August 9, 2018 ×

Helpful Information, Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet

Rain or shine, touchscreen profiles keep the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet display ultra-responsive

Rain or shine, touchscreen profiles keep the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet display ultra-responsive

Juniper Systems rugged handheld computer displays are built to perform in the working world’s most punishing conditions. The Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet display hardware is tough, bright, and responsive. When paired with the built-in touchscreen profiles software, the display maintains responsiveness in conditions that cause other screens to fail. How […]

August 1, 2018 ×