New RuggON VIKING Mobile Data Terminal Brings Optimal Performance to Fleet Management

Mar 27, 2020 • HardwareNewsField Service Hardware Directory Listingrugged hardwareRuggON

As the most powerful 7-inch rugged mobile data terminal available on the market today, the compact VIKING is ready for the future of fleet management.

RuggON Corporation, a leading provider of rugged mobile computing solutions, has announced VIKING, its next-generation Android-based vehicle-mount mobile data terminal.


The compact 7-inch VIKING is designed to bring class-leading performance, comprehensive connectivity, industry-specific functionality and modern applications to a wide range of fleet and transportation deployments.

Class-leading Performance

As digitization and automation continue to transform the fleet management industry, high-performance vehicle-based computing devices will play a pivotal role. The VIKING, running Android 9 with Google Mobile Services on a fast, state-of-the-art Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor, brings unparalleled system performance in a reliable and productive daily workhorse that fits anywhere.

Designed for Fleets

Built to the highest ruggedness standards, the compact VIKING is designed for use in vehicles ranging from forklifts all the way up to large trucks and heavy-duty machinery. Featuring IP65 ingress protection and having passed pertaining MIL-STD-810H testing procedures, the VIKING can operate in a wide -20⁰ C to 60⁰ C temperature range and withstand the harshest environments. With a wide 9-36V input voltage range, smart power management, ISO7637-2 power protection and CANbus or SAE J1939 support, the VIKING is a flexible tool for implementing a wealth of fleet and vehicle-based tasks such as diagnostics, data collection, route and safety management, navigational tasks, and onboard operations recording.

Ready for Use on the Road and in the Field  

With a high-bright 7-inch PCT touch-display, the VIKING remains viewable in bright sunlight, while the auto-dimming function automatically adjusts to any change in ambient lighting condition. In addition to the comprehensive onboard I/O with legacy support of its MT70x0 Series predecessors, the new VIKING adds convenient reversible USB Type-C functionality with DisplayPort Alt mode support, enabling an extra display where required. Reliable, Comprehensive Connectivity

Staying reliably connected is crucially important to effective fleet management in today’s digital and data-driven transportation era. The VIKING comes with a range of integrated connectivity technologies including 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G LTE mobile broadband, GNSS with support for all the major satellite systems, as well as NFC/RFID reading for identification and similar tasks.

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