Proving Our ’Nearly Indestructible’ Rugged Tablet, Episode 1: Ball Drop


We pride ourselves on having one of the most low-power, compact, fully rugged tablets on the market - which, by the way, are completely customizable and brandable. We have touted our Hydra rugged tablets  as 'nearly indestructible' and now we're going to prove it. Over a series of episodes, we're going to put our tablet to the test; starting with some easy durability tests and getting a little tougher and more creative. We welcome suggestions on how to you'd like to see us put our tablet to the test by going to @InHand_Inc on Twitter and telling us your idea. First up,...

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Modified COTS and Why You Should Use It


Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) refers to products that are sold in commercial markets that may be procured for government-funded use. Motivations for the use of COTS products include cost savings and faster times to deployment. COTS electronics typically consist of circuitry and associated software designed by private enterprise. These products are available for purchase by multiple buyers, across multiple products, and in multiple application spaces. InHand’s Fury-F6 is an example of a COTS electronic product: This single board computer (SBC) contains a Freescale i.MX 6 ARM processor, has on-board memory, a variety of standard peripherals, with Android or Linux operating systems....

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Welcome to InHand InSights!


  Hello, I’m Carlos Valeiras; CEO of InHand Electronics. I’d like to introduce and welcome you to the new InHand Electronics’ blog. Here we will be discussing interesting topics regarding embedded computing, design for embedded applications, handheld and mobile designs, and hot topics in the technology industry. We will have contributions from our engineers, our sales and marketing team, and our production team. In addition, we hope to bring you ideas and tips for getting your products to market quicker and within your budget. Here at InHand we spend a great deal of time and resources designing our own off-the-shelf...

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