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 Computer Announces 12.1” LED Display Option

      New Milford, CT – August 24, 2016 Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the 12” KODIAK to their comprehensive line of rugged computers. “The KODIAK can be used in almost any fixed or mobile mount application but the design process began with addressing an unfulfilled need,” says Glacier’s Director of Engineering,…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Lift Truck Tips: Mobile computers react to mounting demands

    Excerpted from a recent article in Material Handling Magazine. When the concept of a forklift-mounted computer emerged, it was accompanied by a keyboard, separate battery and a better power conversion device specific to electric or propane, each of which had to be precisely and permanently integrated. Then, you had to manage, upgrade and optimize the operating systems. According to Ron D’Ambrosi…Read More

  12. The Intelligent Forklift

    A Brief about the Interaction of Two Dissimilar Technologies that Converge at the Forklift As forklifts begin to emerge from being the last frontier of technology change in the warehouse, an evolution begins to take place at the most unexpected but most logical place:  The Intelligent Forklift. Understanding this convergence opens a new era for those technologies that are dependent on the data co…Read More

  13. StayLinked Software For Tough Tablets

    When you purchase tough tablets from Glacier Computer, it’s important to know there are a few different application options. Whether you’re looking for an application that helps to support, secure, manage and track mobile devices, or are looking for something that was built to stay connected to host systems, we have it all. Our Software - StayLinked StayLinked is another application we offer w…Read More

  14. 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

  15. Software For Your Industry

    Did you know that there are many different industrial applications you can have installed on your rugged tablets? Whether you need to centralize control over employees by tracking their network, want to have voice enablement software solutions or are eager to create your very own keyboards and panels to integrate into your workforce, our software applications for your rugged tablets are perfect fo…Read More

  16. Create Time By Upgrading Your Computers

    Have you always wondered what your employees would do with their spare time at work if they had it? Running back and forth between their desktop computer and then back to driving their forklift can cause your workers to lose precious time - precious time that they could be applying to another task at hand. Are you wanting to give your employees an opportunity to save some time while out on the war…Read More

  17. Think Twice Before Purchasing a Flimsy Tablet

    Without thinking twice, you can purchase a tablet and use it day-in and day-out. But just as quickly as saying hello, you could be saying goodbye. In our previous posts, we started giving our rugged tablet readers the fastest ways they could be saying goodbye to their beloved tablet too soon if they don’t go rugged. Catch up here, and then continue reading. 10 EASY WAYS TO COMPLETELY RUIN YOUR N…Read More

  18. Excellent Ways To Say Farewell to Your Tablet

    As you may know by now, tablets are fragile and should be handled with care. For many folks, tablets don’t last very long, and there are plenty of reasons why. If you’re someone who works in an environment in which a tablet won’t survive for long, you need our rugged tablets. Our rugged tablets have proven to be able to stand the test of time in all different types of environments. So, where…Read More

  19. Most Common Ways To Break Your Tablet

    Just like smartphones, tablets are fragile and very susceptible to breaks. For this reason, Glacier Computers has made it a point to make the best industrial tablets for use in a warehouse, a job site or for personal reasons; it’s up to you! But what would make you want to buy an industrial tablet at all? Well, if you’re rough with tablets, it’s not uncommon for them to break, which leads us…Read More

  20. Actions That Break Tablets

    Are you an individual who has always been rough on tablets, smartphones or any other handheld device? If so, our team has created a solution to make your life better, and less damaging. Whether you work in an industry that requires rugged tablets or you’re an individual who would love to own a tablet that can withstand tough circumstances, we have the products you’ll find useful. But if you ar…Read More