Rugged Android Tablets vs Commercial Tablets

Tablets are now essential to many industries and work environments. While the sleek designs, availability, and apparent cost-effectiveness of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tablets may seem attractive, these devices are not always the best choice. When deciding on the right tablet, it is essential to know what you need from the device and how you intend […]

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How to Accelerate Time to Market for Electronic Products

For companies designing next generation electronic devices for the medical, industrial, or military industries, there are several modern development processes that can accelerate time to market. The first process involves using a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) single board computer (SBC) as the main processor board for the new product design. Instead of starting from scratch designing all […]

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Video: Accelerating Time-to-Market

After 15 years of creating new rugged, mobile devices, InHand has become an expert in accelerating time-to-market for new device designs. Here we discuss three embedded system options for fast time-to-market. For questions or inquiries, please contacts us. To request a future vlog topic, email info@inhand.com.   .

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Video Overview: Modified COTS

Today we have a video overview of InHand’s modified COTS products and services. What are modified COTS? What are the advantages? And some examples of our own board and tablets modified products and services. Have a video suggestion? Email it to info@inhand.com.    

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On Why the i.MX 6 is On Top

The Freescale i.MX 6 ARM processor is dominating the market in next generation special-purpose embedded devices for the medical, military, and industrial markets. Examples of such embedded devices include a medical blood analysis device, a military handheld for situational awareness, and a diagnostic instrument to monitor vibration for machine health management. Today I’m going to […]

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On How the Business Model of Your COTS Vendor Impacts the Success of Your Product

What may surprise business owners, program managers, and systems engineers is that technology may not be the most important aspect when making form-factor decisions. The success or failure of a new product design may depend on the actual business model of the commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) provider. In recent years companies have moved away from designing in […]

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