The Changing Mobile Computing Needs of Field Workers During COVID-19


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security in coordination with Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an extensive list of what they considered “essential workers” during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s no surprise many of those workers are field workers where rugged tablets are a necessity for during their job under normal circumstances. From healthcare and […]

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How IoT Makes Smart Building Management Viable


Today’s complex buildings requires countless disparate systems and devices to regulate their functions and environments. Many of these systems operate in silos yet are still interdependent in many ways. With the Internet of Things (IoT) as the heart of smart building management, personnel tasked with monitoring, adjusting, and intervening in those functions when necessary have […]

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Effective Fleet Maintenance in the Digital Age


Our latest blog shows why fleet maintenance in the digital age relies on preventative maintenance strategies driven by the rugged tablet to lower operational costs.  There is ample evidence of the importance of an effective mobile Preventative Maintenance (PM) strategy for fleet success in the recent Technology and Maintenance Council’s (TMC) roadside breakdown report. Numerous leading industry […]

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Industrial Android Tablet Uses in the Construction Industry


Building information technology (BIM) and construction management software (CMS) are just two of the important tools for the construction industry that rely on industrial Android tablet use in the field. While these and other applications have a big in-device use potential, it is the device’s ability to provide wireless connectivity in a durable, rugged package […]

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Exciting News as InHand is Acquired by SECO Group


Everyone at InHand is excited to announce that we’re soon to be part of the SECO Group. The high-tech manufacturer of computer miniaturization and “ready-to-use” integrated systems is a global leader in embedded technology and IoT. The Italy based SECO Group with offices in the U.S. and Germany develops products serving healthcare, industrial automation, transportation […]

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Intrinsically Safe Circuit Design Device Needs Across Industries


As mobility in harsh and volatile industrial and manufacturing environments has become a necessity for productivity, safety, monitoring, and management, intrinsically safe circuit design has had to meet stringent regulatory device needs. Making matters more challenging for device manufactures are the varied environments, product features, and complex requirements of meeting regulatory compliance for intrinsic safety. […]

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The Role of the Custom Medical Device in Interoperability


While the pursuit of true interoperability in healthcare continues to accelerate, data security concerns still loom large. Data standards, security and privacy requirements, and advanced health IT systems are critical to achieve full healthcare interoperability, according to a report from the Hospital Agenda for Interoperability. In truth, full and unfettered interoperability is not always the […]

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Embedded Board Designs, Rugged Tablets, and Human Machine Interface Possibilities


In many ways, today’s embedded board designs are driven by the need for agile, portable, and powerful access to human machine interface (HMI) information in the age of Industry 4.0 and IIoT. This is primarily because advances in single board computers have made it possible to move beyond the narrow and fixed information scope of […]

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How Custom Tablets Will Drive Industry 4.0 and IIoT


The convergence of automation, big data, data exchange, next generation human machine interfaces (HMI) and a host of other technologies like augmented reality (AR) and digital twins are just a few technology forces propelling Industry 4.0 and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). But companies need a means of putting agile, powerful, and mobile control […]

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