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Enabling Automotive and Large Equipment Service Professionals with Mobile Technology

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Vehicles, whether they are passenger cars, long haul freight carriers, or earth moving equipment have become reliant on electronics and other technology to run and optimize the engines, enable the various functions the vehicle performs, and to diagnose problems. And because vehicles can be located anywhere out on the road or in the field when service is needed, technicians need reliable and adaptable mobile computing devices that perform under adverse […]

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Increasing Visibility Across the Food Supply Chain with Mobile Solutions

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With new FSMA regulations one of the major challenges for food producers will be the issue of visibility across the supply chain process. Now, the increasingly multifaceted supply chain system, which for years has depended on legacy systems and a paper-based data collection process, will be expected to modernize with rugged mobile solutions and improve […]

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What Does the Next Generation of Field Mobility Solutions Look Like?

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Survey says…not quite what you may have expected. Check out the results of a recent Field Technologies Online survey on mobile field service solutions and professionals in our infographic – see what your peers think the next generation of field mobility solutions look like – do you agree? A few highlights: Though mobile solution deployment has come a long […]

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Top 5 Mobility Features to Keep Electric Linemen Productive in the Field

A lineman from Manila Electric Company cuts damaged wires after a fire razed a squatters colony in Tondo, Manila, March 3, 2015. About 10,000 families were rendered homeless after 5,000 houses were razed by an overnight fire in Tondo district in the Philippine capital on Tuesday, local media reports said. The government's Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has reported that since January 2015, there were more than 600 fire incidents in Metro Manila, while 18 people were killed and 46 injured.  REUTERS/Erik De Castro  (PHILIPPINES - Tags: DISASTER SOCIETY)

Electric linemen work in hazardous conditions on a regular basis. The high voltage lines they service are located in difficult to reach areas, and combined with inhospitable terrain, variations in weather conditions, and the need to access areas far from population centers make their choices of equipment critical. With so much depending on the lineman’s […]

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