ruggedized computer

ruggedized computer

[′rəg·ə‚dīzd kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer, especially a minicomputer, built so as to reduce vibrations, resist moisture, and remain unaffected by electromagnetic interferences such as are found in factory, military, or mobile environments.
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Further, it offers warship diesel engine and components, ship-borne weapons launchers, navigation equipment, communication equipment, military ruggedized computer, transmission device, and other military warships equipment.
But in the case of the Bose Ride system, which is located under the driver's seat, there are sensors (accelerometers and a position sensor) that detect road-induced vibrations hundreds of times per second, algorithms that run on a ruggedized computer within the under-seat structure, and a proprietary electromagnetic motor that positions the seat so as to counteract the vibrations.
As such, the Panasonic Ruggedized Computer Tablets have been determined by the Fire Department to be the best source for obtaining compatible equipment for fire emergency response.
Consumer market computers are not the same as ruggedized computers, and while engineers know this, it's desirable to specify a ruggedized computer that is super thin even when then installation footprint will not support it.
It functions as a ruggedized computer, a file server, or as a recorder with additional application software.
(VT Systems), has announced a new family of ruggedized computer products that represent the next generation of mission critical rugged computers, HARD WEAR for demanding military environments.
A ruggedized computer on board connects the crew with email and Internet to the 21st century via a Verizon Wireless USB720 modem and BroadbandAccess service.
The list goes on: the Electronic Data Manager is a ruggedized computer worn as a kneeboard that provides the enhanced communication capabilities; the Microclimate Cooling System is worn by the aviator/crewmember to reduce heat stress to helicopter crewmen; the Cockpit Air Bags System saves lives and prevents or reduces injuries by protecting the aircrew from multiple cockpit strike hazards.
FBCB2-Blue Force Tracking and Coalition Force Tracker are systems of ruggedized computer hardware and software that form a wireless "tactical Internet" on the battle-field, linking satellites, sensors, communications devices, vehicles, aircraft and weapons in a seamless, secure digital network.
These boards should attract system builders who need reliability but not the cost of a ruggedized computer system.
Intergraph has more than 800 ruggedized computer solutions installed on 90 Navy vessels.
Steve Schott, CEO of Comark, said, TCS is a great fit within the Comark family of ruggedized computer and display solutions for industry.