Articles by: Josh Egan

Partners, Product Customization, Rugged Handhelds

Meet the Needs of Customers through Rugged Handheld Customization

Meet the Needs of Customers through Rugged Handheld Customization

As you well know, data collection applications are incredibly unique and varied, ranging from land surveying to pipeline monitoring, to electrofishing, to inventory management, and to countless others. Of course, along with all of these different data collection applications come varying rugged handheld and software needs. So where does one […]

December 22, 2014 ×

Archer 2, Data Collection Software, GPS Technology, Helpful Information

JSNav: An Easy-to-Use GNSS App

JSNav: An Easy-to-Use GNSS App

The Archer 2 comes with a new, easy-to-use GNSS app called JSNav, which replaces the older GPS Compass app and includes additional functionality and features. While most of our customers use third-party software to collect their data, JSNav is useful because it gives users a feel for the Archer 2’s […]

April 22, 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 ×

Archer 2, Helpful Information, Operating Systems

New Touchscreen App to Optimize Performance

New Touchscreen App to Optimize Performance

The new Archer 2™ OS version 1.3.5 contains a new app designed to optimize the Archer 2’s touchscreen performance for each user’s individual situation. Simply called Touch, this app allows you to select the setting that best matches the way in which you are interacting with the Archer 2’s touchscreen. […]

March 19, 2014 ×

Archer 2, Company Happenings, Ruggedness

Archer 2 Touchscreen Testing

Archer 2 Touchscreen Testing

We’re always working to improve our products through testing, testing, testing. While we’re confident that the Archer 2 has the best capacitive touchscreen in the rugged handheld industry, we’re constantly tweaking, fine-tuning, and making adjustments so that it performs optimally for users.

March 5, 2014 ×

Archer 2

Battle of Displays –  Archer 2 vs. Smartphone

Battle of Displays – Archer 2 vs. Smartphone

  Archer 2 vs Smartphone. Same application, both displays at 100%

November 13, 2013 ×

Helpful Information, Industrial

NEC, IEC, & ATEX – A Guide to Intrinsically Safe Handhelds

NEC, IEC, & ATEX – A Guide to Intrinsically Safe Handhelds

Many of our customers work in areas where a small spark could endanger dozens of workers. Labeled “Hazardous Locations”—or “Hazlocs”—these work areas are known to house conductive or explosive substances either very often, or simply on occasion. Oil refineries, coal mines, and flour mills are just a few places where […]

August 22, 2013 ×