AMREL ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION

AMREL has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for design, engineering, manufacturing, andcustomization of rugged mobile computing solutions.

ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognized standard that specifies requirements for quality management systems.  To receive certification, an organization must demonstrate that it meets a variety of requirements, including:

The quality system is regularly audited and evaluated for conformance and effectiveness.
The quality policy is understood and followed at all levels and by all employees. Each employee works towards measurable objectives. Read more

Demo & Eval Computers SALE

For the first time, AMREL is selling deeply discounted Demo computers & Eval units online!  UP TO 70% OFF on select fully rugged laptops, tablets, and handhelds. See the great deals at shop.amrel.com!

AMREL AT MODERN DAY MARINE

AMREL will be at Modern Day Marine next week.  Come by AMREL’s booth #1037 and see the “largest” and the “smallest.”   The “largest” would be the RF9, which has the biggest display of any fully rugged laptop on the market.  The “smallest” would be the ROCKY DB6, which is the smallest fully rugged handheld in the world that can run full Windows/Linux OS. See you at Quantico!

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NOISY MEDIUM-SIZE UGVS

Noisy UGVI recently showed a video of Boston Dynamic’s Legged Squad Support System (LS3) to a former Marine.  I pointed out that its capability of following a human was similar to the one demonstrated in a Robot Rodeo Video.

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UAV Overview and Public Attitudes

UAV ChartsSome interesting charts came our way recently.  The people at Armada International put together an exhaustive overview of UAVs, detailing payload, engine type, length, and other specs.  You may think you understand the diversity of UAVs out there, but you have to see pictures of all of them at once to truly appreciate the astonishing variety that exists. See UAV Overview for download. The other chart comes from the graphic information folks at Column Five Media.  It illustrates various attitudes of the public toward UAVs, including the completely predictable fact that people are more comfortable with UAVs conducting Search & Rescue missions than identifying traffic speedsters.  See Public Attitudes toward UAVs.