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Glacier Computer Partners with Zebra Technologies.

Glacier Computer Partners with Zebra Technologies. Glacier Computer is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Zebra Technologies. Zebra’s global reach and innovative mobile devices mesh seamlessly with Glacier’s commitment to delivering the best rugged computing solutions no matter what conditions your ‘office’ throws your way. From transportation and logistics to warehousing, healthcare, retail, public safety, construction, manufacturing, or e-commerce, businesses large and small need reliable tools that deliver data collection with value. The addition of Zebra solutions positions Glacier with the broadest portfolio of vehicle-mount PCs, rugged tablets, printers and scanners on Earth, meeting the growing requirements of our customers worldwide. Find Glacier on Facebook – Twitter – LinkedIn – YouTube – Google+

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The KODIAK Forklift Computer Just Got Better

The only rugged industrial computer on the market that will run Windows 7.x, 8.x, 10.x, WES7, Linux, Android, or Windows CE out of the box just got better. The 10.4″ LED Display has been joined by a 12.1″ version. The 12.1″ LED 500 NIT display has 1000:1 contrast ratio and 178/178 viewing angle.  And like it’s 10.4″ brother it includes multi-touch technology and allows for gloved operation. A 1000 NIT option is also planned. The KODIAK is a truly rugged and versatile VMT designed to compete with tablet pricing. Find our more about Glacier – Request a Free Product Demo – Contact us

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Lift Truck Tips: Mobile computers react to mounting demands

Excerpted from a recent article in Material Handling Magazine. When the concept of a forklift-mounted computer emerged, it was accompanied by a keyboard, separate battery and a better power conversion device specific to electric or propane, each of which had to be precisely and permanently integrated. Then, you had to manage, upgrade and optimize the operating systems. According to Ron D’Ambrosio, president and CEO of Glacier Computer, a single touchscreen terminal now houses all of these elements, but to address the hardware specs alone barely scratches the surface. “The newest VMT technology is made to collect equipment and safety data from a vehicle management system, inventory and operational data from a warehouse management system, and any other PC-driven processes that the enterprise requires,” D’Ambrosio says. “Then it must not only disseminate that information, but provide the flexibility to orient the data to a variety of departments within the enterprise. This

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Glacier Computer to Highlight KODIAK Forklift Computer at MODEX 2016

Glacier Computer returns to MODEX 2016, April 4th-7th, highlighting the Kodiak our 5th Generation forklift computer! For over 15 years, Glacier Computer industrial hardware has been relied upon by many of the nations top companies spanning a wide array of industries and applications.  Glacier forklift computers in particular provide mission critical 24/7 data transmission and retrieval in environments including warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, food production and transportation. KODIAK FORKLIFT COMPUTERS The new Kodiak forklift computer represents 15 years of real-world experience, engineering, and customer feedback. Boasting multiple display sizes, efficient processing power, and internal power supply and UPS, the Kodiak stands up against any competitive unit in the market. No other all-in-one device can readily run as many operating systems thus allowing for easy integration and forward migration into any customer’s computing environment. And, the Kodiak sets a new benchmark for price, making it the most cost effective forklift unit in the industry. RUGGED TABLETS and RUGGED LAPTOPS We also

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The Glacier Blog is Back!

We’ve got a new theme, a new look, and while there is still some remodeling left to complete, the Glacier blog is back. New content is arriving soon so stay connected with expanded social media sharing or sign up for email updates.

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Glacier Computer Announces – The Fusion 7 – Rugged Android Tablet

Glacier Computer announces the release of a new Rugged Android Tablet for the Industrial Marketplace. Fusion 7 – Rugged Android Tablet The Fusion 7 Rugged Android Tablet extends the Glacier Computer product line of rugged industrial PCs, rugged tablets, portable hand-held devices, and fixed mounted data collection computers.  Glacier industrial computers are typically used in harsh industrial environments where a standard PC cannot survive. The Fusion 7 offers enterprise customers the additional advantages of the Android OS while remaining sealed and ruggedized. The Fusion 7 is compact, light, and feature-rich.  It enables businesses and their mobile users to add efficiencies throughout the operation while providing a capital asset with a significantly extended useful life and a superior ROI. The Fusion 7 combines the advanced power management and memory management capabilities of Android enabling more than 1 million applications to run on the typically rugged Glacier device. “The industrial marketplace is

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A Glacier In The Rainforest?

How do you use a Glacier to promote spider-silk farming in Costa Rica? You Donate it to the Forman school. Forman School is a college-preparatory boarding and day school with a vital purpose: to deliver an unparalleled education for students with learning differences to empower them to succeed in college and throughout their lives. Glacier Computer donated a T510K Rugged tablet to the Forman School’s Rainforest Project,  and will be used to help them collect data on… Spider Silk. The objectives are… 1. To get as much spider silk as possible. 2. To figure out when and why the silk is most strong. 3. Make a cottage industry for local ranchers abutting rainforest land.  The T510K… “…gives you the power of desktop computing in a slim, rugged design with a large 10 inch display and 23-key Keypad.  On-the-go data collection is easy with 2D barcode imaging, camera, and RFID. Staying

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