Selecting Mobile Computers for Cold Environments

Posted by Erin Hodges On October - 28 - 2010

Vehicle-mounted computers like the Motorola VC5090 are designed for cold storage environmentsThere are many factors that must be taken into consideration when selecting a mobile computer for cold storage environments.  In order to supply your workers with the performance they need to get the job done you have to look at more than just a rugged design.  Fogged-up LCD screens and exposure to frost and condensation can reduce productivity, but mobile devices designed specifically for cold environments boast features to combat these issues.  Some key features to look for include:

  • Integrated heaters
  • Durable and sealed housing
  • Coated internal components
  • High-grade lithium ion batteries
  • Large keypads or touch screens for gloved operators

Let’s Get Mobile!  Contact DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. to learn more about mobile computers designed for cold environments.