A rugged tablet (or ruggedised) is a computer specifically designed to operate reliably in harsh usage environments and conditions, such as strong vibrations, extreme temperatures, and wet or dusty conditions. Boundaries against the domestic iPad and Android equivalent can be blurred when comparing the initial cost but fail in a true cost of ownership calculation. Especially where they operate in a harsh environment and require a higher than normal impact rating/drop test rating together with an ingress protection rating of no less than IP54.
Rugged tablets traditionally fall into two camps, (a) Windows 10 operating system, and (b) Android operating system. These will be selected for the application or software that will operate on them. In many cases these act like a thin client or terminal on the network.
Rugged tablets come in a range of screen sizes from 7”, 8”, 10” and 12” operating on both a wireless local area network (WLAN) or Wi-Fi as well as a wireless wide area network (WWAN) or 3G / 4G. Screens can be for indoor or outdoor use.
Rugged tablets are finding their ways onto for hoists and mounted in operations areas. They can have a barcode scanner attached via a cable or Bluetooth.
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