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Freedom & Memorial Day

Everyone likes Memorial Day, but that hasn’t stopped people from arguing about it. In modern times, controversy has surrounded moving the date of observance from May 30 to the last Monday of May. Some argue that the three-day weekend “cheapens” the somber meaning of the holiday. A more ancient argument is the location of its […]

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See you at SOFIC

  Get a sneak peek!  AMREL will show off its new rugged Android tablets & handheld devices at this year’s SOFIC! AMREL will feature a preview of some its newest, most advanced rugged computing solutions including: Android/Windows solutions, such our new Android handhelds. Super-slender laptops, such as  the ROCKY RV11 the thinnest, rugged laptop on the market that […]

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AUVSI 2015: Impressions & Rumors

AUVSI Unmanned Systems Conference was bigger and better than ever. AMREL was there of course. What did our team think of this tradeshow? Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) explosion UAVs were everywhere. It seemed as if everyone was peddling their own UAV or looking for one to invest in. Not all were impressed with the proliferation […]

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Why Joining ISIS is Bad for Your Career

Someone on the social media website Quroa asked “Why should or shouldn’t I join ISIS?”  With tongue firmly planted in cheek, AMREL’s Web Marketing Specialist, Richard Barrios, drew on his Marine experience to provide the following authoritative answer: I really don’t think joining ISIS will be a good step in your career for these reasons: 1) […]

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Bank’s Biometric Bandwagon

Biometric applications for financial services have emerged as the darling of venture capitalists. Business journals are filled with reports about banks, such as the giant Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC bank), adopting biometric applications that allow it clients to access their accounts on their mobile devices. When biometric development companies, such as EyeVerify and Nymi secure […]

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AMREL at AUVSI 2015

Visit AMREL at Unmanned Systems 2015 Among the products on display will be the ROCKY RS11, the lightest, thinnest, rugged laptop in the world. Weighing only 5.5 lbs and just an inch thick, it’s a super-strong laptop that you don’t need to be super-strong to carry. An onsite demonstration will pair AMREL computing platforms with Silvus’ Teamster MIMO radios to […]

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WIN-T sees the light of day

After more than a decade of hit-and-miss and one-step-forward/two-steps-backward development, the CS-13 (Capability Set 13)  is finally being deployed with combat troops. CS-13 includes: Nett Warrior (squad leader networking) Win-T (Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2) BFT 2 (Blue Force Tracking 2) Company Command Post Tactical radios such as AN/PRC-117G and Rifleman Radio Combat smart phones Even allowing for […]