1. Glacier End of Life Announcement for E4500 and E5000 Everest Computers

    Glacier Computer is committed to helping customers maintain their competitive advantage by developing rugged mobile data collection solutions that provide operational efficiency and superior value. Product End of Life (EOL) and technology evolution are key components of that strategy and Glacier’s Everest E5000, and E4500 rugged terminals have reached a point in their life cycle where components…Read More

  2. Aegex Announces Glacier Computer as Reseller of UL 913Class I Div I Tablets

    Glacier Computer will now offer Aegex solutions for hazardous industries in the U.S., including oil and gas, chemical, utilities and others that require ruggedized, intrinsically safe equipment. The company will carry the Aegex10 Intrinsically Safe tablet, a Windows 10 enterprise tablet that is globally certified for use in the most explosive hazardous locations worldwide. The Aegex device is the …Read More

  3. Leading the Way with Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions

    Glacier is proud to announce its participation in ProMat 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago. ProMat 2017 is the premier showcase of material handling, supply chain and logistics solutions in North America. Glacier is a leader in rugged computing solutions for the supply chain. You can find Glacier at Booth #N114 where we'll be featuring the new Kodiak forklift computer. This cutting edge fixed …Read More

  4. Is There a ‘Wolf’ Feeding On Your Warehouse?

    You’ve heard the story. Big wolf. Little pigs. Three houses. Guess what? They were Warehouses for bricks, lumber, and yes—straw. The big bad wolf? That was inefficiency eating away at the bottom line. It was becoming a serious problem. They’d each taken it on the chinny-chin-chin and were huffing and puffing about improving profits. A much-needed equipment upgrade to go with their Warehouse …Read More

  5. You Might Not Know This But Goldilocks Grew Up to be a Warehouse Manager

    You might not know this but Goldilocks grew up to be a warehouse manager... And yes, she tried to save money by using so-called rugged or semi-rugged tablets when the bean-counters couldn’t bear the price of a truly rugged device. But that ended up costing as much or more in repairs and downtime because the work was “too hard” and the units were “too soft.” Then she discovered the KODIAK…Read More

  6. The KODIAK Forklift Computer Just Got Better

    The only rugged industrial computer on the market that will run Windows 7.x, 8.x, 10.x, WES7, Linux, Android, or Windows CE out of the box just got better. The 10.4" LED Display has been joined by a 12.1" version. The 12.1″ LED 500 NIT display has 1000:1 contrast ratio and 178/178 viewing angle.  And like it's 10.4" brother it includes multi-touch technology and allows for gloved operation. A …Read More

  7. Glacier Celebrates Xplore Tech’s 20th Anniversary

    Glacier Computer is a proud Authorized Reseller of Xplore Rugged Tablets. AUSTIN, Texas—August 23, 2016— Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) today marks the start of its 20-year anniversary celebration. Since 1996, Xplore has exclusively engineered and delivered the most complete line of purpose-built rugged tablet technologies on Earth. According to VDC Research, out of all of the mobil…Read More

  8. You’ve Got a Rugged Environment – Glacier’s Got a Solution

    Did you know that Glacier Computers are found in ports around the United States? We help port managers put logistics solutions at their operator’s fingertips. Your "Marine Operating environment" may not be a port but if proximity to lakes, rivers, streams, fog, high humidity, or even clumsy coffee drinkers pose a threat to your hardware and your operation, Glacier has a solution. We can help yo…Read More

  9. Helping City Furniture Maintain Superior Efficiency

    Modern Materials Handling Magazine published a piece about the durability of rugged computer terminals used by City Furniture, in Florida. Ricky Maharaj had this to say about the Everest E2000 CE systems they were using. “In a fast-paced, rugged environment, operations depend on equipment that is durable, able to sustain rough usage, and can maintain superior efficiency.” Glacier engineers wo…Read More

  10. The Siren Song of Lift-Mounted ‘Rugged’ Tablets

      In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. In Tablet Mythology the iPad revolution lured warehouse managers and IT specialists toward an emerging rogues gallery of "rugged" tablets as a 'more affordable' next-gen productivity solution. But lifts by their …Read More

  11. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday – October 28th, 2015

    This week on TTOW  we've got BOEING's new electromagnetic Pulse Weapon for the US Air Force,  a completely automated stair-climbing wheelchair, some of the most detailed moon maps ever, and an extreme tourism opportunity you may want to start saving for (pictured above). First up, some "boom-boom" without the boom. The US Air Force and BOEING have announced" an electromagnetic pulse weapon, cap…Read More

  12. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday – October 21st, 2015

    This time around we've uncovered more cool smartphone tech, trolling with an un-liftable Thor's hammer, a device that allows the blind to hear the deaf, and video of a self-driving DeLorean named MARTY. First up? We keep running in to affordable smartphone tech that is simply amazing. If you missed last week's TTOW we found a way to turn your phone in to a radar gun. This week check out how to use…Read More

  13. Where Do You Begin?

    We are interested in learning how customers begin their search for a rugged computer.  If you begin with a web search please take an additional moment to write what search terms you might use in the comments section. If you have a different starting point, please add that in comments as well. (Click this link after you vote to leave a comment) Thanks! [yop_poll id="-2" tr_id="[yop_poll id="1"]…Read More

  14. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday – October 14th, 2015

    Would you like to turn your Smartphone into a radar gun? Yes, you can. Scoutee is a wireless device that is pocket friendly and rechargeable, and links to an app on your phone. The Kickstarter pitch focuses on pitching but it could have wider applications if it is as accurate as they claim.   Use the Scoutee on one of Google's robot-cars, which the company is beginning to think are driving …Read More

  15. Glacier Computer Announces New KODIAK Forklift Computer

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Glacier Computer announces new KODIAK Forklift Computer New Milford, CT – October 8th, 2015 – Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the KODIAK to their comprehensive line of mobile industrial computing solutions. “The KODIAK is designed specifically for use on a forklift,” says Glacier’s Director of…Read More

  16. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday – October 7th, 2015

    Are Quantum Processors in our near-future? A team from the University of New South Wales, Australia says yes. "Our team at UNSW has just cleared a major hurdle to making quantum computing a reality," the director of the university's Australian National Fabrication Facility, Andrew Dzurak, the project's leader, said."As well as demonstrating the first quantum logic gate in silicon, we've also desig…Read More

  17. The Glacier Blog is Back!

    We've got a new theme, a new look, and while there is still some remodeling left to complete, the Glacier blog is back. New content is arriving soon so stay connected with expanded social media sharing or sign up for email updates.…Read More

  18. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday July 8th, 2015

    This week the physics of sparklers, custom 3D printed cars (for the road), and you don't have to travel to a galaxy far far away - hoverbike technology is here. Hoverbikes are real:  The United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has commissioned two companies to develop hoverbike technology. Malloy Aeronautics earlier this month demoed a working hoverbike at the Paris Air…Read More

  19. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday July 1st, 2015

    This weeks less than typical tech news includes battling drones (as a hobby), a "camera"(or is it an accessory) from OLYMPUS for your smartphone, and IKEA scries the connected kitchen of the future. Game of Drones "...aerial sports -- drone fighting and racing -- seem primed to become a major new driver of consumer drone sales, and Cornblatt is sitting atop a deranged and delightful empire in the…Read More

  20. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday June 24th, 2015

    This week we've got magnetic storms, a smarter smoke detector, and a vulnerability alert for Adobe Flash.   The last storm was seen as far south as Washington DC. (bbc.com) On Wednesday (July 24), the Space Weather Prediction Center said the Northern Lights should be visible across most of Canada and in the U.S. northern tier states of North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan and northern Maine. Do…Read More