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Device Charging 101: The Importance of Amps

17.11.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Product News

When your phone battery runs low, and you’ve left your cable and power supply at home, it’s hard to avoid the temptation of grabbing the closest charger for a quick charge. From smartphones to laptops, USB charging is everywhere these days. There are even rechargeable dog collars! But just because there’s an abundance of USB chargers and power supplies, that doesn’t mean they’re one size fits all. You would never grab an iPad power supply to charge a Chromebook. We’re…

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UV Disinfection Stations: You Get What You Pay For

19.10.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Product News

When buying any new product, it can be easy to focus on price instead of value. That’s how many people frequently end up buying things that don’t work or last long. Who hasn’t had flimsy clothing shrink in the wash or a cheap gadget break after a few uses? While shopping for a bargain UV disinfection product is tempting, focusing solely on price and choosing the less expensive item can come at a steep cost. “It takes good engineering and…

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Flight School Uses Charging Towers to Manage iPads

18.09.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Product News

Excerpt taken from By Jim Pitman | January 5, 2018 Trever Rossini is the owner of Inflight Pilot Training at Flying Cloud Airport (FCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Rossini and his team recently launched an ambitious yet cost-effective program to outfit the flight school’s entire fleet with high-quality electronic flight bags (EFBs).  Inflight chose yoke-mounted iPads that are running Garmin Pilot, complete with georeferenced charts, weather, traffic, synthetic vision, and checklists. Customers and instructors use the iPads to dispatch and check in the aircraft themselves. Rental…

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Clean Hands, Clean Devices: How to End the Cycle of Cross Contamination

07.08.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News

If you’re diligent about clean hands, it’s likely that you wash them before you eat food and after you sneeze. But what about after touching the object you interact with most often? Picture this. You walk into a grocery store with clean hands, and you contaminate them by touching a cart handle. Then you grab your phone to check your grocery list or answer a text …And you’re back at square one. You now have dirty hands and a dirty…

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PC Locs Customer Voices: FUYL Tower provides a secure space for student technology at Peace Lutheran College

05.08.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Testimonials

Patrice Hancey, Boarding House Parent at Peace Lutheran College, explains how the FUYL Tower helps control anti-social behaviour by keeping student technology locked down during specified times, as well as a secure place to store and charge their technology and other valuables. Patrice explains that the main concerns of having technology in the boarding environment is it can be very anti social and you can have issues with online bullying if they have too much access to social media. The…

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