Glacier Computer Gets Tough With Ridgeline T100

Just a few months after Glacier Computer unveiled its ultra-rugged E4000 Touch PC, the company is showing its rough and tough side once more with the Ridgeline T100. The Windows CE-powered device offers up a bulky, rugged frame along with plenty of touchpanel real estate and features that industrial users will surely love.

Designed specifically for hardcore applications and field computer users, the T100 ships with an 8.4" color display, 802.11 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows CE, an SSD, instant on/off operation, a sealed IP54-rated chassis, a hot-swap battery option and loads of input/output options. For those looking for a different OS, Glacier also offers models with Windows XP, Embedded XP and Linux. From what we can gather, actual spec options are pretty open, so feel free to ping these guys if you're looking to order. The full press release is copied below.

Glacier Computer Adds Rugged Windows CE Tablet Ridgeline T100
New Windows CE Tablet Computer Offers Portable Computing In Rugged 8.4" Package
New Milford, CT - June 16, 2009 -- Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces shipment of the Ridgeline T100 tablet computer. Glacier offers an array of data collection hardware and software solutions and the T100 is one of several new products introduced this year that complements the mobile suite of devices.

Glacier will be offering customers in the warehouse, freight, medical, and field service markets the Ridgeline T100 industrial tablet for mobile computing functions in challenging environments. The Glacier T100 is optimized for data collection applications including shop floor, cue busting, medical, customer service, and freight operations.

The Ridgeline T100 uses Microsoft’s popular Windows CE operating system; ideal for operations running terminal emulation, HTML, and intranet applications. Windows CE allows for long battery life, instant on/off, and minimal solid-state hard drive needs.

The Ridgeline T100 boasts a bright, 8.4” color LCD display with resistive touchscreen. Wireless communication via integrated 802.11 radio and Bluetooth allow users to move freely within the organization while remaining connected to the network and peripherals. A sealed IP54 housing, multiple I/O, and hot swap battery function make the Glacier T100 tablet suitable for workers requiring portability and ready access to critical data.

“The Ridgeline T100 is a rugged device, with a great operating system and numerous features” states John Geary, Vice President of Sales for Glacier. “This unit sells at a very attractive price point and gives most customers all of the remote functionality their application requires,” states Geary.

The Ridgeline Series joins the current Glacier line of rugged computers developed for data collection in industries including warehousing, freight, public safety, and construction. All units include a wide variety of configurations and support Windows XP, Embedded XP and Linux and CE operating systems.

About Glacier Computer

Glacier Computer designs and develops versatile, rugged industrial computer solutions for harsh environments in a variety of markets, including LTL crossdock, distribution, warehousing, manufacturing and more. Utilizing years of home grown experience and a seasoned team of Alliance Partners in the data collection arena, Glacier takes pride in its ability to provide quality solutions and exceptional customer service to meet customers’ needs. For more information about Glacier Computer’s Everest and Ridgeline Series or software solutions, please contact John Geary at (603) 882-1560 x. 212, email, or visit