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Rugged & Semi-Rugged Laptops & Notebooks

By Susan Geoghegan

There is a difference between semi-rugged and fully ruggedized. Find out what it is and read about the latest for each kind of laptop.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2012)

Fall 2011 Rugged Laptop Preview

By Jennifer Gavigan

Following is a preview of the newest rugged laptops for law enforcement from some of the major manufacturers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)

Rugged Notebook Roundup

By Jennifer Gavigan

Take a look at some of the latest, high-performance rugged notebooks that are becoming standard in public safety agencies worldwide.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2007)

Rugged and Semi-Rugged Laptops and Notebooks

By Jennifer Gavigan

Find out what the difference is between semi-rugged and fully ruggedized and ready about the latest for each kind of laptop/notebook.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2012)

The Trend from Laptops to Tablets

By Susan Geoghegan

Advances in mobile technology in the past decade have changed the way we communicate. Nowhere has this technology had a greater impact than in the law enforcement community, where the trend is clearly from the traditional laptop to the more compact tablet.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2013)

2013 Police Fleet Expo - Charlotte


Nearly 1,400 police fleet professionals, auto manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, and industry consultants and speakers met in Charlotte at the 2013 Police Fleet Expo. The exhibit hall was packed with all the right people in face-to-face dialogues, while the educational sessions were tips from the nation’s best.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2013)

Ruggedized Tablets for Patrol and TacOps

By Susan Geoghegan

Today’s police officer requires a computer that is both compact and rugged. While a tablet PC offers greater mobility than a laptop, it also presents certain challenges. Among these are the lack of a traditional keyboard, shorter battery life, the durability to withstand harsh conditions, and the robust processing power needed to run multiple applications from a police car. As agencies segue from laptops to the enhanced mobility of tablet PCs, industry leaders continue to address these challenges. A broad spectrum of semi- and fully rugged tablets are now available, with user-friendly touchscreens and optional keyboards, high-performance processing systems, and extended battery life.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2014)
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