1. Advantages of Tough Tablets in the Workplace

    Have you been thinking about improving the industrial computers that are used at your business with industrial tablets? There are great reasons for any business, especially business that are in a rugged environment, to think about making the switch over from computers to industrial tablets, and here’s why. Portability. The portability of an industrial tablet is specifically designed to meet all …Read More

  2. 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

  3. Tablets Work Great For Law Enforcement

    Rugged tablets are becoming more and more popular. As jobs begin to expand and careers are being filled, there is more use now than ever before for a tablet that can handle everything from accidental drops to dust storms. But there are some jobs out there that require rugged tablets in order to complete a job well done. Law enforcement fits into this category. You may notice that squad cars everyw…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Glacier Computer Announces New KODIAK Forklift Computer

    Glacier Computer Announces New KODIAK Forklift Computer First VMT to Support ALL Operating Systems New Milford, CT – October 1, 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 Dir…Read More

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday for June 17th, 2015

    This week on Tech Tuesday on Wednesday we bring you... The worlds thinnest light bulb - How thin is it? “This new type of ‘broadband’ light emitter can be integrated into chips and will pave the way towards the realisation of atomically thin, flexible, and transparent displays, and graphene-based on-chip optical communications,” A view from Pluto - The former planet not the cartoon dog. W…Read More

  14. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday for June 10th, 2015

    This week on Tech Tuesday on Wednesday we've got one of the most stylish portable-power options available (in September) from Mercedes Benz. According to the details shared by Mercedes-Benz, the energy content of each of the energy storage units is 2.5kWh; with eight combined units capable of holding a total of 20kWh energy content. (Read More...) There is a counter-top oven you can monitor and op…Read More

  15. Tech Tuesday on Wednesday for June 3rd, 2015 (with preamble)

    If you are new to Tech Tuesday on Wednesday, you might wonder "why Tech Tuesday on Wednesday" ? Fans of the TV show "The Walking Dead" may recall Hershel Greene who, in the 2013 season titled 'Internment' announced that, "I think we should make some new rules before they get back. I hereby declare we have spaghetti Tuesdays every Wednesday. First we have to find some spaghetti." In the interest of…Read More

  16. The Glacier Blog is Back – Win an Android Tablet

    Just a quick note to inform everyone that the Glacier Blog is back.  We were down for a few months but everything appears to have been corrected. Please check back for  updates on new product announcements.  We are also giving away  a rugged Android tablet (pictured).  Just follow us on Twitter by July 4th for your chance to win.  …Read More

  17. Glacier Computer Adds Another Member to their Family of Rugged Tablet Offerings

    Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the T707 to an already powerful line up of rugged tablet options. The T707 combines enhanced rugged specs, configurability, and better value into a very dependable package. Glaciers “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” warranty program makes the T707 an ideal protégé for any portable application. …Read More

  18. Glacier End of Life Product Notification

    Glacier End of Life Product Notification Notification Date 11/19/2014 Product Affected Everest E2000 CE Last Time Buy 3/15/2015 Special Pricing 12/30/2014 Due to an End of Life situation on major processor chipsets from OMAP, we are preparing to discontinue the E2000 CE product line. As such, it is necessary for Glacier Computer to designate the above listed product for End of Life (EOL). The last…Read More

  19. 5 Keys in the Evolution to “Smart” Forklifts.

    The term “Smart” in front of any noun has become the new standard for referring to the latest technological advancements in cars, phones, even hospital beds, but what about forklifts?  Thanks to a convergence of modern data collection technologies forklifts are evolving from warehouse workhorses into data collection Divas. Here are 5 key areas to consider when we talk about the evolution to S…Read More

  20. The Intelligent Forklift

    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…Read More