Rugged Blog

Good Value …. Isn’t cheaper better for my business ??

keeping costs down or getting value

When it comes to knowing what is the best value IT solution for your business, it’s all down to you! However, what common purchasing mistakes have been made that we can all learn from? In IT there are two very distinct streams in ‘Consumer’ and ‘Enterprise’. Quite simply, Consumer is designed for individuals and Enterprise…

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Total Cost Of Failure !

I was recently party to a discussion between Panasonic and a large corporate customer. Some of the insights I gained were fascinating. I nabbed a copy of the PowerPoint, so I can share some of the knowledge …. (some figures are in USD but don’t let that put you off, it’s the message that is…

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New Fully Rugged Handheld Device from Panasonic – All new FZ-T1

Panasonic FZ-T1 Toughpad rugged handheld Andriod

Panasonic introduces a new 5” Android™ rugged handheld for mobile workers requiring style and substance The Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1 handheld is the ideal all-rounder with looks and functionality to match. Panasonic has announced its latest rugged Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1 handheld for mobile workers that require a versatile device with style and substance. The eye-catching, yet…

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So, we decided to relocate our trading operation to Portchester, near Portsmouth, on the South Coast.  From the first of March 2018, this is our new Trading address.   Outside of the address and telephone number, nothing else has changed. You can still rely on us to support your Rugged requirements with the same dedicated service…

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3D Imaging Technology

example picture of 3d imaging

3D Imaging 3D Imaging is a process of capturing the appearance and shape of real objects. The potential uses are vast and Panasonic, working with Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham (UK), have created a solution working with NHS Burns patients. The Technology Panasonic is one of the first companies to offer the option of an…

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New Nautiz X9 Android X9

Handheld Nautiz X9 Rugged PDA

The All New Nautiz X9 Handheld have launched a new Super Rugged Handheld to their already impressive range of rugged portable devices. At first glance, it certainly looks like the giant killing device we have come to expect from the Handheld™ stable. The market for Smartphones has been growing at a phenomenal rate, especially with…

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Legacy Windows and New Processors

In case you’d missed this little gem of news… Machines using new Intel platforms cannot have a Windows 7 or 8.1 operating system (Intel and Microsoft limitation). Intel, AMD and Qualcomm have new processor architecture that will not work with anything but Windows 10, so legacy windows will not function.  You will not be able…

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Algiz 8X – A beast in the field

Handheld Nautiz 8x Rugged tablet

When it comes to getting value from your rugged investment. Wondering if the extra upfront cost is worth it. Needing to justify your expendeture…. See The Algiz 8X in action – The Algiz 8X from Handheld is a true performer in the field. It’s compact form factor make it perfectly portable. It’s fully rugged IP65…

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Customer Input – Panasonic and the CF-54 semi rugged

Panasonic have listened to customer needs on the semi-rugged CF-54. Since its initial release in 2015, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 semi rugged has quickly become one of the most popular rugged mobility products. Relied on by first responders, utility professionals, members of the military and more, this semi-rugged notebook turned heads with its thin profile,…

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