Firework Automation on Independence Day

I have always loved fireworks. As a child, I enjoyed going to events that featured firework displays, but I especially loved Independence Day. Every Fourth of July, my family would host a huge party on our property. Well over 100 friends and family would attend to eat delicious picnic food, swim and boat in the…

10 Tips for Successful Industrial PC Configuration – Part I

It has become apparent that not all users are familiar with the unique components and peripherals required to successfully configure a fully assembled and operational Industrial PC. I have decided to address what I believe to be the 10 most important things to consider when doing so. Since I have quite a bit to say…

TracerPlus just might be your Mobile Data Solution

If you were to call us here at L-Tron and have a need for a solution ranging from Asset Tracking to Field Service, there is a good chance that we might point you to TracerPlus as the answer to your needs. TracerPlus is a software solution that allows for the easy creation, modification, and deployment…

eCommerce Fraud Prevention and Protection Matters!

When you place an order on our eCommerce store, we appreciate your business and we value your trust. Then it’s up to us to deliver quality service and product, continuing to earn your trust! Whenever it comes to purchasing online anywhere, it’s important to check the site’s credentials, such as a rating from the Better…

A Quick Look at the Panasonic 5-inch Handheld Toughpad

Panasonic has been in the rugged computer business for a long time. They started with the Toughbook CF-25 laptop in 1996 which has evolved into the current CF-31. During that time, they also added rugged convertible laptop/tablets (CF-19), semi-rugged laptops (CF-54) and in 2011, the Toughpad. The original Toughpad, released in the wake of Apple’s…

How Mobile Devices Are Changing Delivery of Healthcare

A 2012 survey conducted for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) found that: 89% of clinicians use laptops, 53% use smartphones, 49% use cell phones, 47% use tablet computers, and 52% believe mobile technology will “substantially impact the delivery of healthcare.” When asked to rank on a 0-to-5 scale their areas of concern…

The PCI Standard Introduces a New Era of PC Design

Described most simply, the internal computer bus serves to transfer data between the computer’s CPU and its peripheral components, such as its hard-drive, memory, sound and video systems. Consequently, usable PC performance is limited by bus capacity. Unfortunately, bus capacity has during various eras of PC development lagged behind advancements in the performance of CPUs…

RFID Tags and Privacy: When Enough is Enough?

We all know that change can be hard, but when it comes to technology, life has certainly become easier in many ways! Technology has enabled us to travel by car and plane instead of by horse. We flip a switch for light when the sun begins to set. If there is a chill in the…

Freebies from L-Tron Direct

Who doesn’t love free stuff…especially free expensive stuff? In the spirit of giving, L-Tron Direct held a Grand Giveaway promotion. Recipients were given either a free iPad or free store credit. Pretty nice, huh? If only L-Tron employees were allowed to enter (hint, hint…me!) Anyways, the Grand Giveaway iPad recipient was an enthusiastic southerner named…