Trade-Offs When Using Tablets or Vehicle Mounted Computers

Consumer Tablets Lack the Ruggedness and Features that a Forklift Requires?

By · January 13, 2015

Tablet computing is one of the fastest-growing electronics categories. Many businesses are exploring new tablet uses, including evaluation trials for forklift and vehicle applications in warehouse and distribution centers.

When considering tablets for forklift use, it is important to know the trade-offs. This complimentary white paper reviews some of these, presenting five key issues to consider when assessing tablets for forklift operators:

  • Is the design and mounting appropriate for a warehouse or distribution environment?
  • How will the tablet be powered for full 8 hour shifts?
  • Is the tablet compatible with barcoding equipment such as scanners and printers?
  • How will tablets impact user processes and productivity?
  • How much will tablets really cost?

This white paper is for readers interested in automating warehouses and industrial environments, and focuses specifically on rugged, durable enterprise-grade tablets.

Download the complimentary white paper now.

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