What is the optimal screen size for a mobile device used by a warfighter? Is it the 7″ to 12″ display of the tablet? The 3″ to 5″ of the smartphone? Something in-between?
With the exception of security issues, the folks at the Pentagon and other real-echelon postings do not work in situations that much different than their civilian counterparts. For its stateside personnel, the Army can probably fulfill its ambitious smartphone program with whatever Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) products it chooses.
However, warfighters operate in much more demanding environment. Small differences can have huge consequences. Read more