New ROCKY DK10 12.1″ Rugged Tablet – For Brightest Day & Darkest Night

dk10201305310000SNEAK PREVIEW   The new DK10 has quality you can see.  We’ve upgraded the standard NITS rating, improved the graphic card, and added a night vision option.  The processor is more powerful and the mobile broadband option offers a greater choice of carriers.  Since we designed the DK10 to require minimal reconfiguring, upgrading your solution will be easy.  To preview the specs, click here

New ROCKY DR10 Tablet- Faster.Brighter.Tougher.

dr10_HDR2-ACOMING SOON! The new ROCKY DR10 8.4-inch fully rugged tablet will be faster, brighter, and tougher. AMREL added a faster processor, brighten the display, improved the memory, and upped the battery power.  We even added to ROCKY’s legendary ruggedness with an improved IP rating.  To preview the specs, click here.


New Android Interoperability Capability [FREE DOWNLOAD]

rightside_menu_5You may not have had a chance to see AMREL’s new interoperability capability at AUVSI, but you can read about it on your free download.  Just as our Flexpedient® technology revolutionized OCUs for UGVs, we think interoperable Small Lightweight Expansion Devices (SLED) will become standard for handheld applications.   Click here.

AMREL demonstrates interoperability for Android device at AUVSI

AMREL will demonstrate a pioneering interoperability capability for an Android/ARM device at AUVSI 2013 this August in Washington, D.C. 

“This is really unique,” said Ron McMahan, AMREL’s Vice-President of Engineering Solutions. “No other company produces handheld or control devices that have the ability to switch applications in the field as efficiently and easily.  One platform, multiple applications; that’s the story.”

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Magical medical-grade computers

Magic MRK8I used to work in healthcare, and like many people involved in that field, I became quite cynical about its practice.  For one thing, modern medicine may be hi-tech, but people can treat it as if it was magic. Patients sometimes demand prescriptions from a doctor for medicines that they can get over the counter. The prescription is unnecessary, but it is “magic,” because it is from a doctor.  Doctors have been known to take x-rays, not for diagnostic purposes, but because the “magic” image impresses patients and helps ensure compliance.

What about so-called “medical-grade” computers? Do doctors really need one? What exactly is a “medical-grade” computer, and is it good for anything else besides healthcare?  Are they magic or hi-tech?

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