1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Rugged Android Tablet – Fusion 7: The Video

    Most tablets break when you drop them, lean on them, sit on them, use them... Glacier's Fusion 7 rugged Android tablet is built to give you the versatility of a tablet, in a form factor and operating environment your employees will be familiar with.  But it is also built to survive almost any work environment.  Check this out...   Sorry - We have removed this content. New video will be prov…Read More

  6. Glacier Computer Announces – The Fusion 7 – Rugged Android Tablet

    Glacier Computer announces the release of a new Rugged Android Tablet for the Industrial Marketplace. Fusion 7 - Rugged Android Tablet The Fusion 7 Rugged Android Tablet extends the Glacier Computer product line of rugged industrial PCs, rugged tablets, portable hand-held devices, and fixed mounted data collection computers.  Glacier industrial computers are typically used in harsh industrial env…Read More

  7. A Glacier In The Rainforest?

    How do you use a Glacier to promote spider-silk farming in Costa Rica? You Donate it to the Forman school. Forman School is a college-preparatory boarding and day school with a vital purpose: to deliver an unparalleled education for students with learning differences to empower them to succeed in college and throughout their lives. Glacier Computer donated a T510K Rugged tablet to the Forman Schoo…Read More

  8. 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

  9. Helping You Prosper in Harsh Environments

    In medical, industrial, vehicle-mount, and military deployments, Glacier Computer rugged tablets and rugged PCs have withstood harsh temperatures, vibration, and humidity in wet and dirty environments. If you need a rugged tablet, check out the Glacier Computer Rugged Tablet Comparison Chart available from this link. If you see a unit that may meet your needs, and want to put one to the test we’…Read More

  10. 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

  11. It’s Good to Have Options – T710 Tablet Docking Options

    Glacier Computer's new T710 Rugged Tablet Computer is getting a lot of attention, and docking options are an important part of that mix. Having a tablet computer that is completely sealed from dust and particulates and can withstand a water bombardment of 12.5 liters per minute from a nozzle is great.  Having a piece of hardware that  can be dropped from 6 feet and still be well within warranty …Read More

  12. Glacier Computer Announces New Rugged Tablet T710

    New Milford, CT - June 2013 Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the T710 to an already powerful line up of rugged tablet options.  The T710 combines enhanced rugged specs, configurability and better value into one, very dependable package.  Backed by Glacier's, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" warranty coverage, the T710 is the perfect …Read More

  13. Is The T710 Rugged Tablet The One You’ve Been Waiting For?

    Our newest Rugged Tablet could be the mobility solution you've been waiting for. Glacier T710 The T710 rugged tablet is completely sealed from dust and particulates and can withstand a water bombardment of 12.5 liters per minute from a nozzle. Dropping the unit, even from 6 feet, is well within warranty coverage and specifications. It has a 10.4” touch screen display and all of the processing po…Read More

  14. Making the ‘Drop Test’ A Bit More Intersting

    Rugged terminals, tablets, and hand-helds all get drop tested because we all drop things.  We drop our phones, commercial grade tablets, car keys, briefcases, laptop bags, coffee, bagel--which always lands cream cheese side down... Employees in the field or on the shop floor are as likely to drop company property as they are their own and we are no different.   In fact, we like to drop things…Read More

  15. On-Line Training Options for Aerial Lift Operators

    Aerial Work Platforms are great places for using rugged computing power.  Wireless data collection when you are elevated above the ground-whether on a fixed, tablet, or hand-held computer--just makes sense.  But before you ever set foot on one you'll want to make sure you are certified and fully understand the best practices that ensure safe operation. To that end the International Powered…Read More

  16. Glacier Computer Announces Another New Rugged Industrial Tablet

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Glacier Computer Announces Another New Rugged Industrial Tablet T 710    rugged – configurable – value New Milford, CT – March 6, 2013 - Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the T710 to an already powerful line up of rugged tablet options.  The T710 combines enhanced rugged specs, configurab…Read More

  17. Laser Scanning And Mobile Computing Meet The Construction Industry

    The Journal of Commerce reports that Construction and excavation operations are taking advantage of mobile technology and 3D laser scanners to do what used to take hours or days. “The 3D laser scanner creates thousands of point clouds to take measurements and visualizations,” he said. “It’s much faster and more accurate than survey crews.” Buness used a survey rod with a hand-held contro…Read More

  18. What’s In Your Mobile Work-Force?

    You've heard about it.  The global mobile workforce.  Well it's growing. The number of mobile workers across the globe will reach 1.3 billion by 2015 but research commissioned by ClickSoftware Technologies indicates that companies are not ready to tap this trend. Forty-six per cent of CIOs surveyed believe current corporate strategy does not deliver on the 'Mobile Dream.' However, 74% of CIOs be…Read More

  19. Does A Device Buffet Cause IT Indigestion?

    There are dozens of questions you should ask if your business has been bitten by the Portable/Tablet bug. How is the tablet or device to be used?  Inside or outside the four walls?  Does your device need to survive a drop to a hard surface such as a manufacturing floor or parking lot?  Will the end user be around fluids where there will be a risk of spillage?   Do you need to use it in a free…Read More

  20. 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