1. 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Forklift Computer

    Mounting the right computer on a forklift doesn't need to be a daunting task. Yes, there are myriad options from rugged all-in-one vehicle-mount units to a wide array of industrial tablet computers. Yes, making the right selection for your environment and application will play a significant role in user-acceptance, deployment success, and ultimately the ROI management expects from a capital…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 ver…Read More

  9. One System to Rule Them All

    Your business no longer has to delay a critical hardware purchase because that hardware may not run the next operating system or platform upgrade.  KODIAK is built to run the latest versions and the widest range of operating systems of any VMT, right out of the box. Check it out at MODEX, April 4th through the 7th. If you are not going to MODEX just sign up here to try a KODIAK out for yourse…Read More

  10. Glacier Computer to Highlight KODIAK Forklift Computer at MODEX 2016

    Glacier Computer returns to MODEX 2016, April 4th-7th, highlighting the Kodiak our 5th Generation forklift computer! For over 15 years, Glacier Computer industrial hardware has been relied upon by many of the nations top companies spanning a wide array of industries and applications.  Glacier forklift computers in particular provide mission critical 24/7 data transmission and retrieval in envi…Read More

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Glacier Computer Opens ‘Shop Front’ at Forklift Action.com

    Glacier Computer designs and manufactures rugged computers in several different form factors including,  rugged handhelds, rugged tablets, and rugged VMT (Vehicle Mount Terminals), all used for data collection in harsh environments. Typical applications are mounting on a forklift or other heavy equipment, a warehouse wall or industrial piece of machinery, or more portable apps for managers, tech…Read More

  16. Glacier Rugged Tablets – The T707 Rugged Industrial Tablet

    The T707 combines the functionality of a desktop, the portability of a tablet and the convenience of a handheld in a rugged industrial form factor. Each system is certified to MIL-STD 810G/F for sealing, vibration and drop specifications. The T707 comes standard with a 7.0” display for low light conditions and the option for a 500 NIT sunlight readable, outdoor display. Communications to and fro…Read More

  17. Glacier Computer Spotlight – The Everest E4500 Rugged Mobile Mount Terminal

    Information is the key to success in warehousing and manufacturing.  Whether receiving inventory, filling orders, moving freight, or monitoring time and attendance, there is no better partner than the Everest from Glacier Computer. Warehouse personnel are not the easiest on equipment; but your data collection needs are 24/7, 365 days per year.  The Everest computers have been tested in the most …Read More

  18. How Rugged Are Your Mobile Solutions Outside The Four Walls?

    Successful management of large facilities is hard enough in temperate environments with heated warehouses. However, even ultra-conscientious workers and their electronic devices are challenged when placed outside the warmth and comfort of the executive suite. Harsh environments can wreak havoc on ordinary PCs, tablets, and other devices used to manage large facilities and the processes within thos…Read More

  19. Up Your Warehouse or Distribution Center ‘Game’ With the Everest E2000

        Windows CE is the operating system of choice for leading warehouse and distribution centers. Ideal for thin client, HTML, and remote desktop applications; the Everest E2000 industrial computer is designed for vehicle and fixed-mount industrial applications. The E2000 is engineered to withstand extremes of vibration, shock, and moisture while providing users ready access to critical i…Read More

  20. Glacier Computer Introduces the T707 Rugged Tablet

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Glacier Computer Adds Another Member to their Family of Rugged Tablet Offerings T707    RUGGED – CONFIGURABLE – JUST SMALLER New Milford, CT – September 1, 2013 - 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 rugge…Read More