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ARBOR Technology Corp., founded in 1993, is a leader and innovator in IPC solutions for embedded and rugged computing products and services. With more than 20 years of experience in creating customer-driven, high performance, industrial strength computing solutions, ARBOR provides comprehensive embedded computing platforms from board to system for healthcare, transportation, industrial automation, mobile computing, digital signage, surveillance, POS & Kiosk, smart grid and intelligent applications. Our broad product portfolio includes embedded boards and systems, automation controllers, Box PCs, HMI, medical computing, and rugged mobile computing, making ARBOR a one-stop shop for business and enterprise.

ARBOR is a global company with headquarters in Taiwan; R&D and manufacturing sites in Taiwan and Shenzhen; and an extensive worldwide sales network with 15 offices located in China, the US, France, Italy, Germany, the UK, Australia, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia, and near 400 employees worldwide. State-of-the-art technology, decades of experience and expertise, rigorous testing and quality control, and integration of customer feedback make ARBOR a valuable partner in support of business growth and success.

Product Line-up:

Rugged IoT (Internet of Things) devices

Gladius Android-based handheld devices are versatile, state-of-the-art rugged handheld multi-purpose mobile tools for IoT projects in logistics, warehousing, retail, fleet and healthcare. Available in various display sizes (currently 5.5, 7.85 and 10.1 inches), Gladius combines high-performance RFID/NFC reading, 1D/2D barcode scanning and WLAN/WWAN/BT wireless functionality to cover a wide variety of working requirements. Ergonomic design, advanced sealing, and damage resistance make them suitable for productivity-enhancing deployment even in the harshest environments. Providing data capture and analysis anywhere and anytime, Gladius devices help in anticipating and detecting problems as well as in intelligent decision making and proactive resolution, making them a crucial part of IoT real-time analytic platforms. To learn more, visit the Gladius 5 page.

Compact rugged Windows tablet PCs

ARBOR has many years of experience in developing industrial-grade rugged computing technologies. This manifests itself in leading-edge products such as the ARBOR G0975, a rugged industrial tablet computer targeted at warehousing, logistics, mobile POS and field operation applications. Despite its industrial-grade ruggedness, the sleek and elegant G0975 is less than an inch thick and weighs just over two pounds. Powered by a quad-core Intel "Bay Trail" Celeron N2930 processor, the G0975 offers rich I/O, extensive internet connectivity, as well as a wide selection of Windows operating system choices, including Windows 8.1 Pro, WE85, Windows 7 Pro and WS7P. Equipped with a spacious XGA display supporting 5-point projected capacitive multi-touch, long battery life, and hot-swap functionality, the G0975 brings high performance Windows computing to the enterprise and the field. To learn more, see the Gladius G0975 page.

Larger rugged Windows Tablet PCs

With its rugged drop- and spill-resistant yet ergonomic and lightweight design, the Intel Bay Trail quad-core powered ARBOR G1052 is specially targeted at mobile point-of-sale and warehousing applications. The G1052, available with various Windows 7 and 8 OS platforms, can be equipped with a variety of data capture and identification technologies including 1D/2D barcode scanning, RFID reading and Smart Card as well as magnetic stripe readers, GPS and camera. Offering multiple wireless connectivity in a slim design, the ARBOR G1052 also has a 23-key physical keypad for rapid manual data entry to complement its large 10.4-inch Gorilla Glass-protected display with 10-point capacitive multi-touch. To learn more, visit the Gladius G1052 page.

ARBOR Technology Headquarters
10F., No.700, Zhongzheng Rd.,
Zhonghe Dist., New Taipei City 235, Taiwan
Tel: 886 2 8226 9396
Fax: 886 2 8226 9398

ARBOR launches 8-inch Tablet POS with dual-OS platform
ARBOR Technology announced the availability of the ARBOR Gladius G0830, a versatile point-of-sales system solution combining the advantage of both mobile and fixed POS. Designed for retail, warehousing and hospitality, inventory management, payment processing, customer data gathering and staff tracking, the Gladius G0830 Gladius has a special that dock that provides MSR, chipcard, and smart card reading, as well as additional wired connectivity. The G0830 tablet can also used with an optional pistol grip that more than doubles battery capacity. The G0830 was selected for the Taiwan Excellence Award 2017, Computex Best Choice Award 2016 in the smart retail category in Taipei, and also won the Mobility for Business Award 2016 for the best terminal innovation in Paris. [See ARBOR media release and RuggedPCReview's assessment of the Gladius G0830] -- Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by chb

ARBOR introduces BIOS Anti-Crash Technology
ARBOR Technology introduced their BIOS ACT, an anti-crash technology aimed at enabling embedded devices and solutions to restart in case of a system BIOS failure. In general, if the BIOS gets corrupted for whatever reason, or gets damaged during a system update, the device becomes unable to boot. If that happens, ARBOR's BIOS ACT technology will automatically recover BIOS code from a secondary on-board flash. [See ARBOR media release] -- Posted Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by chb

Full review: ARBOR Gladius G0830 POS System
ARBOR's Gladius G0830 is a flexible, innovative Intel Cherry Trail-powered fanless 8-inch tablet and dock system for restaurant point-of-sale, retail and warehousing deployments, or even emerging IoT applications. Closely integrated with a multi-function dock and an optional pistol grip for scanning operations, the Gladius G0830 supports both Windows 10 and Android. [See full review of the ARBOR Gladius G0830] -- Posted Monday, October 31, 2016 by chb

Review: ARBOR Technology ARES-1230/1230-E/1231 fanless embedded controllers
When it comes to embedded fanless controllers — the usually hidden Box PCs that control all sorts of things and make them work — sometimes you need a lot (or a whole lot) of I/O in a fanless embedded controller PC, sometimes you don't. It's good to have choices. And that's what ARBOR Technology provides with their ARES-1230/1231. [See review of the ARBOR ARES-1230, 1230-E, and 1231] -- Posted Friday, August 26, 2016 by chb

Full review: ARBOR Gladius GT-500 rugged 5-inch Android handheld computer with WorldMode communication
While ARBOR Technology Corp. already has the sleek 5.5-inch Gladius 5, with the new IP67-sealed Gladius GT-500 the company offers a more substantial, more field-oriented Android 5.1-based handheld computing device with industrial-grade scanning for tough jobs in even the most challenging environments. Built around the MediaTek "WorldMode" MT6735 smartphone platform, the dual-SIM Gladius GT-500 merges 2G, 3G and 4G communication technologies and is capable of seamlessly roaming across high-speed 4G LTE networks uninterrupted. [See full review of the ARBOR Gladius GT-500] -- Posted Monday, July 25, 2016 by chb

ARBOR adds 8-inch IoT-800 compact panel PC
ARBOR Technology introduced the compact Android-powered IoT-800 with an 8-inch capacitive multi-touch screen for emerging Internet of Things projects as well as Point-of-Sale/Service deployments, retail, hospitality, and a myriad of other other projects that require a compact, friendly, versatile panel to interact with all sorts of systems. [See description, analysis and specs of the ARBOR IoT-800] -- Posted Thursday, June 16, 2016 by chb

ARBOR showcases IoT solutions at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2016
ARBOR Technology announce its participation at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2016, from May 31 to June 4, 2016. ARBOR will be located in booth number L1317a at 4th floor, Nangang Exhibition Hall of Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC). ARBOR will exhibit Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and an array of key products and services. [See ARBOR media release] -- Posted Monday, May 16, 2016 by chb

ARBOR IoT-500: Dashboard for the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things is coming on strong, and with it a flood of hardware and software tools and building blocks. One of them is the ARBOR IoT-500, a small Android-based mini-panel PC with a high-res 5-inch procap display and comprehensive connectivity. The ARBOR IoT-500 can be mounted almost anywhere and provides a handy dashboard for visualizing, and responding to, what the Internet of Things is doing. Applications are endless. [See description, analysis and specs of the ARBOR IoT-500] -- Posted Monday, March 28, 2016 by chb

Case study: Incheon Airport chooses ARBOR Technology to manage its flight information system
Soul's Incheon International Airport is one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. Consistently rated among the best airports worldwide, Incheon handles an average of 1,600 daily flights, placing enormous importance on performance, simplicity and durability of flight information and baggage control systems. In a new case study, ARBOR Technology proudly points out that their ELIT-1650 IPC filled on those requirements as well as various airport construction specifications, and 800 units have been installed at Incheon International Airport, providing efficient and durable service for hundreds of thousands of passengers passing through this airport. [See Case study -- Incheaon Airport, Korea] -- Posted Friday, February 19, 2016 by chb

ARBOR launches rugged enterprise-grade 5-inch Gladius GT-500 Android handheld
ARBOR announced the GT-500 as an addition to its Gladius Series of rugged handheld devices. The IP67-rated Gladius GT-500 runs Android version 5.1 “Lollipop” on a MediaTek MT6735 64-bit quad-core processor, has a bright, high-res 5-inch display, an integrated 1D/2D barcode reader, dual cameras (2mp and 13mp), and supports voice and multiple data connectivity including NFC, Bluetooth, 3G, and 4G LTE. [See ARBOR Gladius GT-500] -- Posted Friday, February 5, 2016 by chb

Review: Octa-core powered ARBOR Gladius 10
As tablets are becoming ever more popular in the workforce, there's an increasing need for products that are slim and light, but also tough enough for work in the field. One such tablet is ARBOR's fanless Android-based octa-core powered Gladius 10 that includes an industrial-grade scanner, excellent cameras, mini-HDMI, and IP65 sealing. [See full review of the ARBOR Gladius 10] -- Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by chb

ARBOR Technology introduces Intel Braswell-Based Qseven modules
ARBOR Technology introduced the EmQ-i2200 Qseven module. Available with dual- and quad-core Intel "Braswell" processors (Braswell followed Bay Trail), the 70 x 70 mm modules can support up to three HD displays or two 4k displays, being capable of streaming 4K video in real time. Suitable for a whole range of fanless and rugged embedded computer designs, EmQ-i2200 modules provide native USB 3.0, UART, SDIO, I2C and LPC bus, as well as three PCIe lanes. [See ARBOR media release]
-- Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by chb

Review: ARBOR IEC-3300 rugged, fanless Bay Box PC
Signage and information systems are increasingly common in trucks, buses, trains and numerous other types of vehicles. Implementation of such projects requires compact, reliable, standards-based and reasonably priced industrial PCs. ARBOR Technology's Intel Bay Trail-powered IEC-3300 fits the bill. [See our review of the ARBOR Technology IEC-3300] -- Posted Wednesday, November 11, 2015 by chb

ARBOR secures rugged tablet order from heavy equipment manufacturer for forklifts
ARBOR Technology Corporation announced it has secured a volume order for ARBOR's Gladius G0975 rugged tablet with the VMC 975 dock from a heavy equipment manufacturer. At the completion of the project, the manufacturer will install the Gladius G0975 on 200 forklifts across six factories. The tablets will be used to direct the driver while performing picks in the factory, and it will interface with a standalone barcode scanner, which collects the inventory information about what is being collected and distributed. -- Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by chb

ARBOR unveils Mini-ITX industrial motherboard with 6th generation Intel Xeon E3 v5 processors
ARBOR Technology announced the ITX-i89H0, a Mini-ITX industrial motherboard (170 x 170 mm form factor) based on Intel's 6th generation 25-watt "Skylake-H" 2.0 GHz quad-core Xeon E3 v5 embedded server processor with 2.8GHz max turbo frequency and integrated HD Graphics P530. ARBOR targets the ITX-i89H0 at intelligent platforms in gaming, infotainment, security, automation, digital signage, etc. [See ARBOR media release] -- Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by chb

ARBOR introduces HTab All-in-one bedside infotainment solution for healthcare services
Ever notice how most hospital rooms still have ancient wall-mounted TVs, and nurses look up information on wallboards that anyone could erase or write on? ARBOR Technology announced a better approach in the form of the ARBOR HTab, a bedside turn-key solution combining healthcare and patient entertainment services. The IP65-sealed, POE-powered Android-based HTab has a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixel multi-touch display. It combines entertainment, communication and self-service (educational materials, room automation, meal ordering and billing) with a powerful Content Management System as well as primary healthcare applications, such as electronic health records, medical prescribing and image archiving. The latter are available to staff via RFID/NFC reader. [See ARBOR release on HTab]
-- Posted Friday, September 18, 2015 by chb

Full review: ARBOR Gladius 8 compact rugged tablet
With the Gladius 8, ARBOR Technology presents an elegant, rugged and very compact 8-inch class Android tablet for IoT (Internet of Things) and numerous other applications. RuggedPCReview examined the 1.35-pound Gladius 8 in detail and found it to be a technologically advanced multi-purpose handheld tablet computer with industrial-grade scanning and NFC capabilities, a very good 12mp camera, IP65 sealing, excellent drop and temperature resistance, and a bright 7.85-inch capacitive multi-touch display. [See full review of the ARBOR Technology Gladius 8] -- Posted Monday, July 13, 2015 by chb

Added: ARBOR Gladius G1052C
ARBOR Technology announced the Gladius G1052C, a major technology update of its prior Gladius G1050. The Gladius 1052C is a rugged Intel Bay Trail powered 10.4-inch Windows tablet with capacitive touch, a 23-key keypad for rapid data entry, and broad data capture functionality. A 800 nits sunlight-readable version is available. [See description, analysis and specs of the ARBOR Gladius G1052C] -- Posted Thursday, July 9, 2015 by chb