1. Shock and Vibration – The Everest Shake Test

    Shock and Vibration can wreck a typical computer in short order.  They are not designed from the board up to withstand that kind of use.  They are meant to sit next to your desk and collect dust.  But the Everest Vehicle Mount Terminals are HALT tested, and engineered to continue working in the most extreme environments. To ensure continued reliability, we regularly shake test them.  To do thi…Read More

  2. City Furniture Finds Efficiencies with Glacier’s Everest E2000 VMT

    A Case Study City Furniture Case Study.pdf The Problem City Furniture strives for the ultimate customer experience by delivering quality furnishings in a manner that fits all budgets.  With fifteen City Furniture Stores and nine Ashley Home Store showrooms they wanted to keep their state-of-the art distribution center running at peak efficiency. The distribution center in Tamarac had operated eff…Read More

  3. Your Boss Has No Idea…

    Supply Chain Digest has a story on the CBS show "Undercover Boss," that hits close to home.  A CEO of a large company spends some 'quality time' at one of his Distribution Centers (DC), only to find out that it's really hard work.  We do a lot of work with and in DC's so we could have told you that. For the second time, the popular CBS show Undercover Boss planted a CEO inside one of his company…Read More

  4. Glacier S9000 Get’s Mucked Up

    We wanted to make sure you understood something; that the S9000 Rugged mount PC is made to get dirty because you will never have any problem with getting it clean again.   So go ahead, capture data and share information from places no ordinary computer could ever survive.  We've got it covered. To help demonstrate that, we took an S9000 for a walk into the woods, and shoved it into a slimy hole…Read More

  5. GLACIER COMPUTER ANNOUNCES S9000 STAINLESS STEEL COMPUTER NEMA4IP65 POWER SUPPLY, IO CONNECTORS AND CABLES

    New Milford, CT – February 28, 2012 Glacier Computer, a leading developer of rugged industrial computing solutions announced today the Everest S9000 stainless steel rugged computer terminal now provides a NEMA4/IP65 power supply and I/O. The AC power supply, I/O connectors, and cables are now available with a NEMA4/IP65 rating. The S9000 is suitable for conditions that require a water resistant …Read More

  6. The T508 gets More Ice-Time or The Rugged Tablet Hat Trick

    We took the Glacier T508 Rugged Tablet and treated it like a hockey puck.  But we didn't just do a drop test.  If you saw the snow on the tablet from the first video, that came from what we did to the T508 Tablet before the Puck-Drop test. Here's that five minutes of ice-time condensed into about 90 seconds of abuse, and three goals.   http://youtu.be/KEq-pJLJ7Yk…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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