“Latency”, simply put, is the delay between a user’s input and a computer’s response. It refers to the delay caused as data travels between two physical points (such as between cities or countries) on the Internet. It also refers to other types of computer-based delay. For example, many touch screen devices have a small amount of latency. In some operating environments, or over time, this latency can become more noticeable.
A ruggedized computer is a computer that’s been made to withstand various hazardous environments. They can be custom made or off the shelf models that have been retro-fitted for ruggedness. Whether the computer is meant to be used near water sources or in dusty environments, or if a company is afraid of drop damage or cracked screens, rugged computer solutions come in all shapes and sizes. So what’s the difference between a rugged and a semi-rugged model?
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Interactive touchscreen technology has a done a lot in improving the efficiency of workers in different environments. Communication through signage is one aspect that companies are enhancing with the use of interactive touch. One way enterprises are achieving that is using the technology to share information. With interactive touchscreen technology, a company can broadcast specific information that will be visible to numerous employees. Digital signage is utilised everywhere from conference rooms to offices to break rooms such that even if employees are spread over multiple floors of a company, they can all access vital information.
Understanding the lifecycle of your PC is vital; if you know what your PC was created to do, for how many hours a week and for how many years, then you can cater to its needs in order to prolong its life. If you are not familiar with its lifecycle, then you may push it to the limits and constantly having it repaired.
It is common to see a desktop PC in a workplace setting, but what are the advantages and disadvantages of using this style over laptops? There are actually seven:
- A lot of memory
- Easy to upgrade
- Fast processors
- No battery
- Larger screen
- Cheaper than laptops
- The separate components i.e. mouse and keyboard give better posture
The industrial world needs computers for many functions. A panel PC is most suitable to these functions due to various reasons. It features a rugged design, meaning that its build is strong enough to withstand the rough environment that industrial applications present. The materials for the construction of panel computers are typically aluminium and stainless steel, which provide the necessary protection. Panel computers are also powerful enough for the functions that industrial applications demand. Continue reading “Industrial Panel PCs and their Many Numerous Operations”
It is important to buy the right industrial computer and LCD monitor because if you get it wrong there will be a bigger impact than you might imagine. It simply wouldn’t make sense to install a fragile desk monitor in a harsh environment where temperature, water, abrasion and shock would quite simply destroy it. That’s why it is important to install a sturdy and robust unit that will function correctly and last long enough to give back a Return on Investment. Also, what would happen if the monitor failed? Lost productivity and interruption of work flow are headaches that we can all do without. Continue reading “Is a New Industrial Computer a Wise Investment for Your Business?”