The Right Fit: Display Size Factors for Medical and Industrial Computers

From the hospital to the factory floor, almost every industry imaginable has been improved by implementing digital technology. One of the most important (but often overlooked) considerations when implementing new computer tools or upgrading pre-existing structures is the physical dimensions of the…


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Boosting Industrial Efficiency: The Advantages of Open Frame Panel PCs

Computers have always been an enticing addition to any industrial setting, whether that be a factory floor or an oil rig. Converting from analog to digital controls for greater precision and enabling machine-to-machine or Internet of Things communication can dramatically enhance a business’s…


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Effective Ways to Extend Your Device Battery Life in 2024

Smartphones, laptops, medical tablets, and other devices play central roles in today’s highly technological society. All draw their power from the nearest outlet or batteries (non-rechargeable and rechargeable).  Those batteries have a limited amount of power. While a phone running out of juice in…


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How Technology is Transforming Food Safety and Sanitation Practices

In the vast and complex food industry, safety mistakes are among every involved business’s worst nightmare. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illnesses each year, with 128,000 being hospitalized and 3,000 perishing…


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Small but Mighty: How to Choose the Best Small Form Factor PC for Your Needs

The phrase “One Size Fits All” doesn’t fit today’s technology-driven world. Off-the-shelf desktop computers and laptops would be quickly crushed in the confined spaces of many factories. Industries like manufacturing and healthcare need the right-sized PCs for such places…


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How Redundancies Improve the Reliability of Medical Computers

When we hear the word “redundancy,” we often associate it with inefficient or wasteful designs or treat it as a flaw to be avoided. However, redundancy is frequently a critical component of reliability, ensuring that if one element of a system fails, other components can take over that function.…


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Power Over Ethernet: What It Is and Where is It Going

Today’s electronics allow people to do tasks more quickly, more thoroughly, and with less effort. Unfortunately, all the devices involved require electricity, which may not be available depending on the location of the power outlets. Data transmission through cable is also needed as reliable…


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Harnessing Computer Technology for Success in the Oil and Gas Industry

You’ve been tasked with purchasing computers for your company, a manufacturer whose parts and services are found throughout the oil and gas industry. The computers must work in diverse settings, like remote deserts, and for different purposes. Is there such a PC that can work in many places…


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Why Anti-Glare Screens Matter for Medical and Industrial Computers

We’ve all had the experience of trying to use our computer or smartphone, only to curse and crane our necks because of the glare obscuring most of the screen. Screen glare isn’t just an annoyance, however.  Dealing with harsh screen glare can lead to eye strain, headaches, and even neck and…


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Why Industrial and Medical Computers Need a Long Life Cycle

In the tech industry, a device’s life cycle refers to how long it will remain in production and supported by its manufacturer. Due to the pace of innovation in the industry, tech products like computers often have very short life cycles compared to products in the automotive or industrial sectors,…


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