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Month: November 2020


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Westwind and Zebra

Mission-Critical Operations In The Field Demand Mission-Ready Devices

Wherever your missions take you, no matter the conditions, rugged, lightweight Zebra tablets provide true mobility—and all the capabilities and custom features you need to get the job done. From active data capture, to real-time records retrieval for public safety, to high-visibility screens and long-lasting batteries for utility field workers and deployment-ready form factors for military missions—Zebra delivers it all at a lower cost.


Respondents to Zebra’s Future of Field Operations study cite benefits realized using mobile devices in the field.

Source: Zebra Technologies, “The Future of Field Operations. A Look at the Public Safety Sector Through 2025.”

Selecting the Right Device
You need tablets that offer mission-ready features:

  • Flexible Configurations

    With Zebra tablets, you can choose the level of durability, display size, form factor, operating system, processing power, and accessories to design the solution that best meets your needs.

  • Rugged Reliability

    Built to the rugged standards of MIL-STD 810G, the L10 Series is waterproof, the ET8 Series is water resistant, and both are dustproof and drop-proof.

  • Advanced Security

    Zebra’s rugged tablets are protected by enterprise-class security to provide your agency with the visibility, control, and security you need to manage and ensure readiness and uptime, all the time.

  • Service and Support

    Maximize tablet uptime with our 24/7 support services.

  • Versatile Accessories

    Easily customize tablets for your unique environments. Our accessory offerings can boost the durability and functionality of your enterprise tablets.

Zebra Rugged Tablets Have Seen It All


Stronger than steel • Android or Windows

The L10 platform defines a new standard of rugged tablets. Rated for a 6-foot drop, the L10 complies with MIL-STD-810G and maintains its IP65 rating even with the port doors open. The tablet can be used in cold storage, blowing dust, or driving rain. With sunlight-viewable reinforced glass displays and an active digitizer option, your screen will be easy to read wherever you use it.

Zebra rugged tablets

ET8X Series

Durability • On-the-Spot Data Capture • 12″ Screen • 3:2 Aspect Ratio

Zebra’s new 2-in-1 Windows tablets are 35% thinner and 20% lighter than other rugged tablets in the same class, and they offer updated 6E and 5G connectivity, new facial recognition security, more processing power and battery life, and a universal docking solution for vehicle and office use. The 12 inch touchscreen is easy to view indoors and outside and works when wet or and with gloves. Use as a standalone tablet, or with a detachable rugged keyboard—a true 2-in-1 tablet.

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Westwind has mobile solutions that work where you work. Contact a specialist to find the right device for your team.

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Rugged 3D

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Westwind and Rugged 3D

Westwind proudly partners with Rugged 3D to provide customers a portable 3D printer that can be used even in austere environments. Maintenance and upgrades are easy using the rapid tool change heads which are cross-compatible across all models. Rugged 3D is proud to be part of the Made in the USA program.

Featured Partner Products

Commuter Series

A light duty 3D printer that is engineered for maximum portability. Weighing only 60 lbs, this 3d printer can be transported as airline cargo or parcel. With an 8″ cubed print volume, materials for use with this printer include: PLA, TPU, ABS, PETG, HIPS, Nylon, PC, and more.

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Voyager & Voyager Extended Series

Voyager Series printers are engineered for maximum durability and integrated into a MIL-C-4150J / IP67 military grade case, packed on a Humvee or air-dropped into service. The electrical system is surge protected and has an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system to perform during unexpected power changes. Materials for use with this series include PLA, TPU, ABS, PETG, HIPS, Nylon, PC, and more. The Voyager print volume is 10″ x 10″ x 10″ while the Voyager Extended Series provides an additional 10″ of Z axis build volume with a 10″ x 10″ x 20″ print space.

Specialized Filaments

Rugged 3D uses open source 1.75mm filaments and will extrude all filaments up to 350 degrees F. Following is a list of preferred filamemts for the Rugged 3D machines: PLA, ABS, TPU, PETG, Carbon Fiber PETG, and PC. If you have questions about the filament that would be best for your project, our team can help.

  • Black-PLA filament


  • Blue-PLA filament


  • White-PLA filament


  • Black-ABS filament


  • Blue-ABS filament


  • White-ABS filament


Westwind works with innovators in additive manufacturing so you can accomplish more for less cost!

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