The Getac Podcast: All Things Rugged!

The Getac Podcast: All Things Rugged!

Covering everything you need to know about rugged computing solutions in an enterprise environment. Each episode features industry thought leaders and rugged solution providers discussing industry challenges, mobile computing, vertical use-cases, and comprehensive rugged computing solutions.

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May 18, 2023 22 mins

In this episode of the Getac Podcast - All Things Rugged, I spoke to Tim Hansen – Director of Sales with TG3 Electronics. TG3 Electronics is a leading supplier of engineered input solutions. That includes keyboards, touchpads, trackballs, joysticks, and other input devices. In this episode, Tim and I discuss the role rugged keyboards play in public safety organizations such as police, fire, and EMS.

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    Public safety vehicles, such as police cruisers, fire trucks, and ambulances, travel with a plethora of mission-critical equipment essential to emergency and non-emergency response situations. Vehicles carry everything from rugged computing technology to officers, civilians, and other cargo-related items.

    Choosing the correct mounting and docking solutions is just as important as choosing the right computing equipment. Especially d...

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    Rugged computers are engineered, designed, and built at their core to work and survive in extreme or harsh environments. However, an organization sometimes requires a customized mobile computing solution for a specific use case or mission. 

    Most rugged computer manufacturers are not in the business of customization. And while Getac offers a variety of pre-configured Select SKUs engineered for specific industry use cases, there are ...

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    How does an organization measure ROI (Return on Investment) when it comes to recouping revenue from a technology deployment and how does total cost of ownership (TCO) (Total Cost of Ownership) fit into the equation?

    I recently spoke with an independent industry analyst who specializes in Financial Modeling and Technical Operations, with an emphasis on predicting how rugged technology helps or hurts the workforce over time. Jason co...

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    The Internet at The Speed of Light - Part 1

    Access to data is critical to our daily lives. It is said that every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created. Google processes more than 20 petabytes of data daily, which includes 3.5 billion search queries.

    5G technology can increase data transmission speed by up to 100 times, and decrease latency from 20 milliseconds to one millisecond. As technology continually evolves, it is saf...

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    The Internet at The Speed of Light - Part 2

    In this episode, we continue our conversation with Alistair Banham and Bill Galione from pureLifi and Randy Phifer of Getac. We discussed what I consider a game changer in wireless connectivity called LiFi.

    pureLiFi is one of the companies that are bringing this next generation of wireless communications to the market. LiFi uses light rather than radio frequencies to transmit data and pro...

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    An oil rig is a high-risk environment – where a single mistake can result in catastrophe – life safety is of the utmost importance. Accuracy and time could literally mean the difference between life and death for a large group of people, working on an offshore oil rig.

    I recently spoke with Steve Bardocz President of Savance Workplace – a company focused on employee and visitor management – including emergency mustering software th...

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    During a crisis or emergency situation, the lives of first responders and public safety teams depend on reliable, real-time communication. When lives are at stake, communication equipment failure is not an option. 

    This is part 2 of How first response teams prepare, execute, + communicate in emergency situations with state-of-the-art communication and computing equipment.

    If you missed part 1 - you can listen to it here.

    Part 2 fea...

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    During a crisis or emergency situation, the lives of first responders and public safety teams depend on reliable, real-time communication. When lives are at stake, communication equipment failure is not an option. 

    This 2-part episode of Getac's podcast - All Things Rugged, will discuss how first response teams prepare, execute, + communicate in emergency situations with state-of-the-art communication and computing equipment.

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    We recently spoke with Dorian Hauser, Director of Biological Research at the National Marine Mammal Foundation, recognized globally as a leader in marine mammals, science, medicine, and conservation. During our interview, we discussed the work that he and the National Marine Mammal Foundation are doing to enrich the lives of marine mammals throughout the world's oceans, and how Getac is instrumental in assisting them with their mis...

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