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Logistics & Material Handling Tablets at CeMAT 2017

CeMat ExpoMississauga, ON – “Bright Minds. Big Ideas. Better Manufacturing.”, is the theme for this year’s Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, one of the largest worldwide manufacturing technology events. Several other expos and conferences will take advantage of the size and popularity of the event by collocating to create a simply can’t-miss experience. One of those shows will be CeMAT-Canada, covering all the latest technology and advancements in Logistics and Material Handling. Estone Tech will be on hand at the CeMAT event to discuss rugged tablet solutions for logistics, warehouse operations, and more. Our variety of ready-made and OEM tablet solutions are ready made for life on the road or in the shipping department with IP67 waterproof ratings, high shock, drop, and vibration resistance, built in tools like barcode scanners and NFC scanners, and critical features like drop-in docking and anti-glare screens.

Taking place at The International Centre, CeMAT and other collocated events will cover more than 100,000 square feet of expo and conference space. Attendees will be able to explore the latest products & services from more than 700 companies, in industries like Packaging & Labeling, Moving & Logistics, Storing & Warehousing, and Management & IT. The entire event is presented by the Society for Mechanical Engineering, SME, and seeks to improve access to technology and knowledge that makes engineering more accessible. A variety of keynote speeches and learning sessions will be available to attendees.

To schedule a meeting with Estone Tech representatives at the event, please “Contact Us” via our web form, or send us an email at info@estone-tech.com.

Estone Tech designs and manufactures computer products for the Logistics Industry, Healthcare Industry, Field Service Industries, Retail & Hospitality Industries, and anywhere else computers need to be effective, powerful, and tough enough to stand up to the job. You can learn more about the company’s specialized solutions at http://estone-tech.com.

Infographic – Rugged Tablets & Displays: Five Years Out

Rugged tablets and displays aren’t just a growing market – they’re exploding. With a wide variety of industries from financial markets to food service all engaging in increasing automation efforts, the demand for rugged tablets and panel PCs is at an all time high, and shows no signs of stopping. Check out this week’s infographic to see where the market is now, and where it’s expected to go next. (more…)

OEM Tablet PCs – The Basics

OEM Tablet PCsKnowing the needs of a particular industry is a company’s worth of full time jobs. While general purpose consumer products can sometimes be shoehorned into duty servicing the needs of a particular industry, they rarely offer the level of comprehensiveness needed to meet requirements, and reach the end of their life cycle with the industry very quickly. That’s where specialized companies come in – stocked with researchers and engineers who understand the industry completely, and seek answers to the most pressing questions. These companies supply products and services that are ideal to the end users, and have long life cycles and robust applications. (more…)

Automation Tablet Tech to Highlight Westec 2017 Manufacturing Expo

Westec 2017 ConventionLos Angeles, CA – With an emphasis on smart manufacturing and the inclusion of automation and digital technologies in all parts of the manufacturing chain, this year’s Westec Manufacturing Convention and Expo brings plenty of opportunity for manufacturers to improve and grow their businesses. Three days of seminars, break-out sessions, and an expo featuring hundreds of companies and representatives from every area of manufacturing technology come together this September 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The convention is expected to draw tens of thousands of attendees from across industries as diverse as aerospace, medical technology, industrial machinery, and consumer goods. Attendees can learn about the latest advances in the Internet of Things, and how they can use those technologies in their own manufacturing processes. (more…)

Estone Tech Partner J Squared at DEFSEC 2017 Defense & Security Expo

Defense & Security ConferenceHalifax, NS  – Estone Tech partner J Squared will be in attendance at the Canadian Defense, Security, and Aerospace conference at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, next month. As Canada’s premier conference for defense, security, and aerospace technologies, DEFSEC’s agenda includes a variety of educational and informative programs, as well as a large industry expo with dozens of companies displaying the latest products and technologies.

J Squared is a new Estone Tech partner, and a long time certified vendor of rugged technologies for the harshest industries. They will have plenty of information available on Estone Tech’s rugged, (more…)

Single Board Computers to Grow on Strength of Medical Panel PCs

According to several recent studies, among the mostly stagnant commercial PC market, SBC’s (Single Board Computers), a class of commercial computers that integrates internal components, displays, I/O features, and audio features into one flat panel piece of equipment, are expected to grow at approximately 12.5% per year through 2024, topping more than $1.2 Billion in sales. The growth is expected primarily on the strength of Medical Panel PCs, computers which are gaining popularity in hospitals and doctors’ offices worldwide as a simple way to integrate Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Imaging & Diagnostic Equipment, and Surgical Tool info into one, small package. (more…)

Eye Tracking Systems in Medical Grade Tablets

Eye Tracking Medical Grade Tablet

Professor Stephen Hawking is a famous example of an individual using eye-tracking to communicate.

Eye tracking for communication or function, sometimes called “Gaze Interaction” , is a still emerging field of technology that allows people with limited physical capacity or delayed cognitive development to communicate and interact with the world around them. By using an specialized computer display and integrated, high quality video system, individuals can select words or objects from a pre-defined list by doing nothing more than looking at it.

Most systems for Gaze Interaction revolve around a rugged, specialized medical-grade tablet PCs, such as Estone Tech’s MT-line tablets . These medical-grade tablets are designed to mount to wheelchairs or medical carts in fixed positions before the chair or cart’s operator. Specialized, adaptable software developed by experts in communication, accessibility, medicine, and psychology provides a series of prompts for things like requests, statements, and, and questions, as well as the ability to assemble any speech (more…)

Healthcare Tablets – In & out of the Hospital

When it comes to touchscreen and handheld devices, no industry is experiencing quicker growth than healthcare. Handheld devices, a category including tablets, smartphones, and hybrid-laptop devices, were cited by 59% of healthcare professionals as their most important technological concern, in a study conducted by TechTarget and SearchHealth IT. But this paints a somewhat broad and inaccurate picture. (more…)

Automotive Touchscreens: A History and Future

Though touchscreen computers are popping up virtually everywhere; from bedrooms to office buildings; nowhere has their growth been more apparent than in the car and truck industry. Today, virtually every car from top of the line luxury models down through stripped down entry-level vehicles, comes equipped with some sort of touchscreen display. Since they don’t require special molding or tooling, and simple, open-source software makes them easy to adapt to any situation, embedded touchscreens have become the option of choice to replace entertainment consoles, instrument clusters, and anything else on a vehicle that must display info or interact with the driver. (more…)

At Estone Group we understand the unique circumstances of health care, transportation, and hospitality industries along with the emerging technology of device interconnectivity. With this in mind, we custom design and develop the industry’s most unique tablets from the inside out.

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