1. Part III -Why Does a Rugged Tablet Cost More Than an iPad?

    Need another reason why Rugged Tablets cost more than consumer tablets?  We've got two. The expectations and needs of the customer define how you are able to manufacture the product, and in the case of Rugged Tablets and the average consumer tablet, the divide is great.  In Part III we address how that difference adds to the cost to manufacture. We also take a quick look at the Cost of ownership…Read More

  2. You Can’t Do This With an iPad

    It's The T508 Rugged Tablet Drop Test - You Hockey Puck! We've christened the Glacier blog by talking about what rugged buys you, and why it costs so much more, but talk--as they say--is cheap.  Nothing gets a point across better than seeing the kinds of potential abuse your tablet might encounter... ...or the kind of abuse that exceeds what your rugged tablet might encounter. The kind of things …Read More

  3. Part II -Why Does a Rugged Tablet Cost More Than an iPad?

    There is great divide between what a consumer expects from a Tablet PC and what a commercial user demands for the efficiency of their work space.  The differences between the two create the kind of engineering challenges that are not limited to how much abuse the thing will tolerate. In Part II of "Why Does a Rugged Tablet Cost More Than an iPad..." ...engineering plays a pivotal role in the cost…Read More

  4. LinkedIn Groups

    In the Social media verse LinkedIn is an underrated opportunity. LinkedIn just doesn't get the kind of public "Media" attention it deserves. But this quiet giant is an essential resource for any business owner or professional, no matter what your field of study or interest. And while it does not capture headlines it does attract interest. One feature, in particular, that you should consider taking…Read More

  5. Why Does a Rugged Tablet Cost More Than an iPad?

    Why do rugged tablets cost so much more than what you might purchase from Apple or Best Buy? We talk to customers every day who ask the same question. They want to use tablets in their factories, warehouses, or delivery vans, but struggle with the reasoning behind the increased cost of ruggedization. You might think this is a no brainer, because an iPad doesn’t look anything like a rugged tablet…Read More

  6. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES T510K RUGGED TABLET HAS SUNLIGHT READABLE DISPLAY AND 64 GB SSD

    New Milford, CT – February 13, 2012 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the availability of a sunlight readable display and 64GB SSD as options for the T510K - 10 inch rugged tablet. “The new sunlight readable display option is perfect for mobile workers who are in and out of vehicles or need to use the T510K outside. The 800 NIT displ…Read More

  7. GLACIER COMPUTER LAUNCHES NEW LINE OF RUGGED TABLETS

    New Milford, CT – January 20th, 2012 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the availability of the T510K - 10 inch portable tablet to their existing product line of vehicle & fixed mount terminals, portable tablets, and rugged handheld computers. “The T510K tablet is a perfect choice for field service technicians,” said Ron D’Amb…Read More

  8. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES EVEREST E2000 Special Configuration Pricing

    New Milford, CT – January 12th, 2012 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today discounted pricing of $2195.00 on specific configurations of the Everest E2000. Glacier Computer has a limited quantity of select model E2000 configurations including: TI OMAP Processor, Windows CE 6.0, 10.4” Display, 802.11 a/b/g, Internal 10-60 VDC Power Supply,…Read More

  9. GLACIER COMPUTER LAUNCHES NEW 8 RUGGED TABLET

    New Milford, CT – September 21st, 2011 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the availability of the T508 - 8 inch rugged tablet to their existing product line of vehicle & fixed mount terminals, handhelds, and wearable rugged computers. “The T508 tablet is suitable for in-vehicle installation and provides a rugged portable solution …Read More

  10. GLACIER COMPUTER LAUNCHES NEW 7 RUGGED TABLET

    New Milford, CT – September 1st, 2011 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the availability of the T507K - 7 inch rugged tablet to their existing product line of vehicle & fixed mount terminals, handhelds, and wearable rugged computers. “The T507K is a great option for applications that need a rugged portable tablet with a smaller d…Read More

  11. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES EVERST S9000 STAINLESS STEEL COMPUTER TERMINAL

    New Milford, CT – January 17, 2011 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the release of the Everest S9000 stainless steel rugged computer terminal. The Everest S9000 is designed for customers who require a stainless steel, IP65/NEMA 4 sealed unit to meet the hygienic standards in food processing, healthcare, chemical and pharmaceutical ind…Read More

  12. Glacier Computer and SOTI Finalize Mobile Device Management Partnership

    SOTI MobiControl to be offered by Glacier Computer New Milford, CT – December 7th, 2010 Glacier Computer and SOTI today announced the finalization of its mobile device management strategic partnership. SOTI, leading developer of MDM software technology, believes this partnership will greatly enhance the market presence of Glacier Computer’s hardware and SOTI’s MobiControl MDM solution. This …Read More

  13. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES RIDGELINE T800 RUGGED TABLET

    New Milford, CT – October 15, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the release of the Ridgeline T800 rugged tablet. The Ridgeline T800 is an ergonomic, rugged Tablet PC designed to meet the demands of mobile workers who require desktop computing in the field. The T800 offers the Intel® Core Duo Processor, 1.2GHz, Bluetooth, 8.4” d…Read More

  14. GLACIER COMPUTER INTRODUCES NEW IMAGER FOR M300, M305 RUGGED MOBILE HANDHELD COMPUTERS

    M300 AND M305 SERIES HANDHELD COMPUTERS ARE NOW EQUIPPED WITH THE EX25 IMAGER New Milford, CT – September 21, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer and supplier of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the availability of the EX25 Imager in the M300 & M305 rugged mobile handheld computers. The addition of the EX25 Imager offers unparalleled flexibility to read 1D and 2D barco…Read More

  15. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES EVEREST E2000 STAY-LINKED READY

    New Milford, CT – September 14, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today they have joined the Stay-Linked Ready™ program. All Glacier Computer mobile computers will ship with Stay-Linked’s thin-client software pre-installed. Glacier Computer also announced that it has completed certifying Stay-Linked thin client terminal emulation so…Read More

  16. GLACIER COMPUTER DISCONTINUES INTEL PENTIUM M PROCESSORS FOR EVEREST E5000 & E4000

    New Milford, CT – June 17th, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer and supplier of rugged industrial computing solutions will discontinue the Intel Mobile Pentium M 1.4 GHz, Intel Celeron M 1.0 GHz and Intel Celeron 800 MHZ in its’ Everest E5000 & E4000 Vehicle Mount Terminals. Due to changes in demand coupled with increasing manufacturing costs, Intel has elected to discontinue the p…Read More

  17. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES EVEREST E2000 Windows Thin Client

    New Milford, CT – May 26, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today that the Everest E2000 now provides an optional Windows CE Thin Client. The Windows CE Thin Client is a minimal version of Microsoft Windows CE that includes the Catalog items necessary to support a Remote Desktop device — including a constrained shell and Microsoft RDP…Read More

  18. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES EVEREST E5000, E4000 COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 7

    New Milford, CT – March 17, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today that the Everest E5000 and Everest E4000 vehicle mount computers are now fully compatible with the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. The Everest E5000 and E4000 provide a fixed vehicle mount computing solution for harsh environments including warehouse, supply chain…Read More

  19. GLACIER COMPUTER MEMORIALIZES A LONG TERM RUNNER

    New Milford, CT – February 23, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer and supplier of rugged industrial computing solutions will discontinue sales & distribution of the GX Series rugged computers. Glacier continues to expand its product line of rugged mobile computing devices on a multitude of platforms offering the latest technology, features and options. “The GX Series has been a sol…Read More

  20. GLACIER COMPUTER INTRODUCES TWO NEW RUGGED HANDHELD COMPUTERS

    M300 AND M305 SERIES HANDHELD COMPUTERS ADD NEW FORM FACTORS TO GLACIER’S EXISTING LINE OF RUGGED MOBILE SOLUTIONS New Milford, CT – February 4, 2010 Glacier Computer, a leading developer and supplier of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the launch of two new M3 Series handheld computer models, the M300 and M305. The M300 and M305 offer a truly rugged design, representing a new …Read More