A basic understanding of the IP rating system will help you to determine the level of water protection required. IP (Ingress Protection) ratings are measured on a two-digit numeric scale for dust and water protection which follows the IEC standard 60529

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Outdoor panel PCs and outdoor box PCs include features that enhance their functionality. There are some important aspects to consider when selecting an outdoor computer to ensure it survives potentially harsh conditions. 

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The challenge of operating a vast network of rail lines covering 36,000 miles and 22 states, is overseeing a large inventory of rolling stock and coordinating the activity of crews who make sure the tracks and other equipment are in optimal shape.

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Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) powered touchscreen PCs are seeing a rise in popularity due to their ability to simplify systems and cut costs.

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Several important factors will determine the best computers for use in food and beverage processing operations...

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In 2008, the Intel Corporation launched a new lineup of microprocessors known as the Intel Core i Series.  Let’s take a look back over the first 7 generations of Intel’s Core I processor families:

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Over the past 30 years, computers have become an integral component to the everyday operation of most hospitals. For the safety of patients and staff who interact with medical equipment, computers in a hospital should be medical-grade PCs.  The most critical features of a medical-grade computer are...

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What is a Rugged Tablet?

7/13/2017 9:05 AM

A rugged tablet is a mobile touchscreen computer designed for reliable operation in conditions generally considered harsh or inhospitable to consumer-grade electronic devices.  They are built with industrial-grade components that can better withstand the rigors of non-stop operation in environments that are less than ideal.

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In healthcare, computers and electronics have long played an important part in diagnosing, healing, and recording patient ailments. Now that computers have gone mobile, that more traditional landscape is shifting. Tablets are the up and coming go to device in the medical industry, and this new reliance on tablet PCs is updating healthcare processes to make them more efficient.

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Industrial computers are able to endure environments with frequent temperature fluctuations in a way that consumer-grade computers are not.  It is very important to use industrial-grade components when computers are placed in these conditions.

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