That radio interference might be coming from your cheap USB charger

In modern vehicles, people are more dependent than ever on the presence of a phone or tablet. Most new vehicles come with some sort of USB charging port that may even include USB communication to an in-vehicle infotainment system, allowing for streaming video, representation of CarPlay mapping on the vehicle display, etc. As consumers, we’re … Read More

What’s the difference between SIM and eSIM?

Connectivity technologies are confusing for people, and the industry is loaded with perplexing acronyms and buzzwords. One of the most recent areas commonly fostering misconceptions is the difference between SIMs and eSIMs. This article is going to break it down in way that will hopefully help to inform your connectivity conversations. Understanding SIMs The abbreviation … Read More

Understanding IP Ratings for Rugged Electronics

For many years, electronics manufacturers have utilized environmental testing to simulate years of product use in the field. As products fail, teams of engineers have dug into each of these failures to understand them, build better tests to simulate the conditions that created them, and use those tests in design validation to ensure that such … Read More

Appareo Launches Custom iPad Controller for Use in Off-Road Rugged Equipment

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Launches Custom iPad Controller for use in Off-Road Rugged Equipment FARGO, North Dakota (September 17, 2020) — Appareo today released a new product, the Appareo Grip iPad controller, that enables more seamless interaction between iPad displays and off-road rugged equipment. The Appareo device has completed extensive field testing, is entering production, and … Read More

Appareo Releases New High-Power Type-A and Type-C Charging Port, Stratus Power Pro

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Releases New High-Power Type-A and Type-C Charging Port, Stratus Power Pro TSO’d and now shipping, Stratus™ Power Pro safely and reliably powers the devices that pilots have come to rely on in the cockpit. FARGO, North Dakota (September 9, 2020) – Appareo today announced the release of Stratus Power Pro, the latest … Read More

Appareo Announces Stratus Insight Integration with Avidyne IFD Series Navigators

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Announces Stratus Insight Integration with Avidyne IFD Series Navigators New multifunction SBAS flight management systems Helios™ and Atlas™ will join IFD 440, 540, and 550 GPS navigators in Avidyne’s list of products integrated with Stratus™ Insight FARGO, North Dakota (August 27, 2020) – Appareo today announced the integration of Appareo’s Stratus Insight … Read More

Appareo Releases New Telematics Gateway with 4G/3G/2G and U.S., EU, Brazilian, and Other Certifications Enabled by Onboard eSIM

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Releases New Telematics Gateway with 4G/3G/2G and U.S., EU, Brazilian, and Other Certifications Enabled by Onboard eSIM FARGO, North Dakota (August 20, 2020) — Appareo today released a new product in the company’s award-winning line of telematically-enabled electronic control units (ECUs). The Gateway 270 is a rugged IP67-rated edge computing platform for … Read More

Appareo Releases Highly-Capable, Rugged Telematics Gateway with Truly Global Connectivity

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Releases Highly-Capable, Rugged Telematics Gateway with Truly Global Connectivity The new telematically-enabled ECU features Iridium® satellite connectivity along with LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 433 MHz, CAN, BroadR-Reach, Ethernet, and GPS FARGO, North Dakota (June 29, 2020) — Appareo today released a new product in the company’s award-winning line of telematically-enabled electronic control units … Read More

Appareo Releases Rugged On-Demand Cellular Asset Tracker for Off-Highway Equipment

Appareo Asset Tracker AT-130

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Releases Rugged On-Demand Cellular Asset Tracker for Off-Highway Equipment With the telematics and logistic groundwork laid by Razor Tracking, Appareo has developed the most advanced and rugged asset tracking device, at an affordable price. FARGO, North Dakota (June 11, 2020) — Appareo today announced a new product in the company’s line of … Read More

Appareo Releases New Product Line of Telematic and Connectivity Solutions for Aviation

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Releases New Product Line of Telematic and Connectivity Solutions for Aviation Conexus® Aircraft Communication Units are highly-capable, well-connected mobile computers for a broad range of aircraft types FARGO, North Dakota (June 3, 2020) — Appareo today announced the release of a new product line of Conexus® Aircraft Communication Units (ACUs). These units … Read More