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SURVEY: What’s Next? Help us Decide!

We would really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to give us some guidance regarding the product(s) that we should develop next. We have a few new products that are in various stages of development.

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The Pro’s Pack – Hydrologica Environmental

August Ustare of Hydrologica Environmental (above) was an early adopter of our tablet computer chest packs. His feedback has been an important part of our product development process.

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Review of Samsung Tab Active 2

When Samsung launched the 8” Tab Active 2 in 2017, its specifications were generally mid-range. It was certainly a significant upgrade over its predecessor, the Galaxy Tab Active, but relative to most tablets available at the time: the processor was mid-range, the cameras and display were unremarkable, and the 16 GB of internal storage was not really workable.

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Review of CT8 Tablet from Juniper Systems

If you don’t have time to read this review of Juniper Systems’ Cedar CT8 Android tablet, I can sum it up for you in just a few words: I LOVE this tablet. If you would like to know why, then read on.

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The Pro’s Pack – TEAAM Aeromedical

For most of my career, I have worked as a Forester on the west coast of Canada. The work has often taken me into some very beautiful, but inhospitable places where the only way in and out is by boat, helicopter, or a long, slow trip in a 4X4. If things went sideways and someone got injured, it would be great to know that there would be a quick way to get medical attention and transport to hospital. Now, there is an option for advanced medical care in remote, austere, wilderness environments.

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Getting the Most from the Ruxton Pack

Inside the Ruxton Pack there is a great place to store a Stylus. I would like to say we planned this, but this design feature was a happy accident!

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The Most Valuable UAV Accessory!

As a Forester on Canada’s west coast, I have had the opportunity to work in some pretty spectacular places. Often the work environment is very challenging: rugged terrain, terrible brush, along with weather that can sometimes be pretty nasty. These conditions make the reliable operation of a UAV challenging. Despite this, I have found the DJI Phantom 4Pro to be a great tool to have in the toolbox.

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Introducing our Newest US Pacific Northwest Dealer – Anatum GeoMobile Solutions

I was first introduced to Anatum GeoMobile Solutions when I was searching for information regarding the performance of GPS units in a variety of forest conditions. One of the most comprehensive articles I found was a blog post on Anatum’s website. For GPS users, these blog posts are a great resource and we have yet to see anyone else complete as comprehensive a test.

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Fold-Down Tablet Chest Table – Ruxton Pack!

We’ve been listening! We have had so many customers ask for a chest pack that “folds down” to support the tablet that we just had to do something about it. We present the Ruxton Pack!

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Log Counting Application

I only found one application that available for Windows, Android and Apple devices that will count automatically: “Count Things from Photos” by Dynamic Ventures, Inc.

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Preventing Equipment Loss with Bluetooth Tracking

The “Tile” Tracker is a Bluetooth enabled device that communicates with an app on either your iPhone or Android phone.

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Avenza Maps Review

For many field users of Apple and Android mobile devices, Avenza Maps (formerly PDF Maps) is an essential application. If I could only have one application for field use in the forest industry it would be this one.

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