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AMREL now offers a full line of turn-key, fully rugged avionics solutions, complete with integrated MIL-STD-1553 cards. Form factors for stand-alone solutions include tablets, laptops, and handhelds. AMREL mobile avionic solutions directly communicate to aircrafts without an intermediate server.
“It’s really a question of capabilities,” explained Kalvin Chen, AMREL’s VP of Operations. “AMREL is known for our fully, rugged mobile computers, but we are also a customization company. We saw a demand for lightweight, portable avionic solutions and simply adapted our existing line.”
By integrating state-of-the-art MIL-STD 1553 cards, AMREL has given its customers an unprecedented range of options for communicating with aircraft. Once modified for avionic solutions, AMREL’s battle-tested tablets, laptops, and handhelds can be used for a wide variety of applications including bus troubleshooting, diagnostic systems, and data loading. Compact, small-footprint, single solution devices are an AMREL specialty, so no peripheral devices are necessary.
“We work with our customers to deliver cost-effective solutions that meet their requirements,” reports Mr. Chen, “Of course, the manufacturer’s guarantee extends to the modifications we make. We are the only rugged computer manufacturer that makes that offer.”
AMREL’s Avionic Solutions are independently certified for IP65 and the MIL-STD 810 (environmental ruggedness). Crafted with 30 years of ruggedness experience, their proven durability minimizes downtimes and lost data due to accidents and breakage.
Whatever your need, AMREL has an avionic solution for you:
- ROCKY DB6 Handheld (5” display, smallest full Win 7 platform on the market)
- ROCKY DK10 Tablet (12” display)
- ROCKY RK10 Laptop (15” display)
- ROCKY RF10 Laptop (17” display, largest in the rugged market)
For more information, visit: http://computers.amrel.com/?p=6794
Last year, Dr. BenjaminSchwartz approached AMREL about his need for a mobile computer to install a sensor network in Virginia’s Omega Cave system. Putting a sensor network in an extensive cave system is no picnic. Dr. Schwartz and his team needed to haul hundreds of pounds of equipment through wet mud, narrow passageways, and steep vertical inclines. The mud alone on a cave researcher’s clothes can be 60 lbs.
Dr. Schwartz needed a computer that is light, mobile, and would absolutely not fail. When you’re miles underground, there are not a lot of options if your computer breaks down.
AMREL recommended the ROCKY DB6. It not only runs the same programs as the laptop that Dr. Schwartz had been using, but it also is substantially lighter. Furthermore, it is has been independently certified to be fully rugged, and had been successfully deployed in harsh environments around the world.
Learn more about the fascinating challenge of installing sensor networks in a cave, and see amazing photos.
Check out this video of a remote-controlled .50 caliber M2. About 35 seconds in, you will notice the dual-screen mobile weapons control station. Nicknamed “the DK Flipper,” this fully rugged tablet has a separate display for power and video input. This customized DK10 tablet acts as a force multiplier by enabling a single person to control several Remotely Operated Weapon Stations (ROWS). Learn more at AMREL’s tablet customization page.
AMREL revealed that the ROCKY RF10, the world’s only 17.1” fully rugged laptop, has been upgraded. Adding performance to a proven platform, AMREL has boosted the ROCKY RF10 with a powerful i7 processor, expanded memory, Solid State Drive option, and a faster graphics processing unit.
AMREL revealed major upgrades for its most popular laptop, the 15” ROCKY RK10. Adding performance to a proven platform, AMREL has added a powerful i7 processor, improved storage, expanded memory, and enhanced connectivity.
“It’s really a rugged laptop for the 21st century,” explains Kalvin Chen, Vice-President of Operations for AMREL. “Modern applications, such as video streaming, are very data heavy. The new upgrades improve the RK10’s capability for processing large amounts of information.” Read more
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