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Why a Rugged Tablet Must Have An IP67 Rating

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: Jul 18th 2019
  • Categorized: Blog

Today, the rugged tablet is commonly used across sectors like manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare, defense, energy/utilities and more. One key performance parameter in these environments is ingress protection (IP) rating – resistance to ingress of dust and water into the device. For business-critical operations, the best rule of thumb…

SECO USA Introduces Its Third Generation Rugged Tablet – The Hydra-Q6™

  • By: Carlos Valeiras
  • Published: Jul 31st 2018
  • Categorized: Blog

SECO USA proudly announces our third generation platform for custom tablet and display applications. The Hydra-Q6™ tablet incorporates the rugged features of our Hydra line of tablets with a flexible architecture for quickly prototyping and deploying your optimal tablet solution. SECO USA can provide customization to allow you to get to market…

Tablet Economics: How Custom Tablet Prices and Development Stack Up Against Standard Tablets

  • By: Carlos Valeiras
  • Published: Jul 17th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

We are approached on a regular basis for a custom designed tablet for applications that require volumes of several hundred to several thousand units. Our Modified COTS approach leverages proven existing tablet designs to prototype and produce custom tablets that allow our customers to get to market fast and efficiently…

Why Custom-Made Tablets Are Superior To Commercial Tablets

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: Jul 7th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

Custom-made tablets are more durable, more secure, and offer superior functionality over mass-produced commercial tablets used for military, medical, or industrial purposes. Here we describe how custom-made tablets, including custom-made Android tablets, are more durable – and quite simply, better – for most trades and industries than the commercial versions. Tablets (that…

Rugged Android Tablets vs Commercial Tablets

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: May 8th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

Rugged Android Tablets and Commercial Tablets are now essential to many industries and work environments. While the sleek designs, availability, and apparent cost-effectiveness of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tablets may seem attractive, these devices are not always the best choice. When deciding on the right tablet, it is essential to know…

Modified COTS and the Super Bowl

  • By: Mike MacDonald
  • Published: Feb 3rd 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

I came on board to SECO USA just over a week ago and have spent a lot of my time familiarizing myself with the products and services we offer. Maybe it’s because the Super Bowl is this weekend or football is just always on my mind, but as I learned…

Why Security Is Critical to The Success of The Internet of Things

  • By: Carlos Valeiras
  • Published: Jan 11th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects machines, allowing remote control and data collection used to improve automation, real-time knowledge, efficiency, and convenience. The Industrial Internet of things (IIoT) is a class of the IoT where manufacturing and other critical infrastructure are interconnected for operational efficiency and to enable rapid response…

Proving Our ’Nearly Indestructible’ Rugged Tablet, Episode 1: Ball Drop

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Aug 5th 2014
  • Categorized: Blog

We pride ourselves on having one of the most low-power, compact, fully rugged tablets on the market – which, by the way, are completely customizable and brandable. We have touted our Hydra rugged tablets  as ‘nearly indestructible’ and now we’re going to prove it. Over a series of episodes, we’re going to…

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