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IntelliSkin, GDS Mounting Solutions

April 8, 2016 - Products

<p>Intelliskin with Microsoft Surface 3 (PHOTO: Ram Mounts)</p>

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Under rules set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, commercial drivers are not allowed to hold or reach for a hand-held mobile telephone. According to the FMCSA’s own data, the odds of being involved in an accident or near accident are six times greater for drivers who engage with a mobile phone while driving. The new line of IntelliSkin and GDS mounting solutions from RAM Mounts aims to put mobile devices at drivers’ fingertips.

Today, RAM Mounts has more than 20 IntelliSkin protective cases available for the entire lineup of current Apple tablets and phones from the iPhone 6 to the iPad Pro as well as most Samsung devices and the Surface 3.

IntelliSkin is a protective device case that features an integrated power connector compatible with any GDS charging dock. This prevents damage to the device charging port and creates a universal docking platform compatible with any device wrapped with an IntelliSkin case. IntelliSkin ruggedizes the consumer devices that are permeating business and adds functionality by simplifying the frequent docking and undocking of smartphones and tablets.

Commercial drivers have less than two years to comply with new electronic logging requirements and the ability to integrate electronic logs on popular consumer devices will help smooth this rule’s adoption.

“We want to ensure that drivers are able to access their devices and log their hours and trips in a natural and efficient manner,” said Aaron Hersey, Vice President of Marketing at RAM Mounts. “IntelliSkin with GDS Technology ensures that the mobile devices that will only continue to grow in popularity and functionality in the trucking industry are protected during heavy use.”

The thick corners of the IntelliSkin cases for tablets allows for the attachment of a neck or shoulder strap accessory while also providing extra drop protection to the device. The IntelliSkin for tablets also includes an integrated feature to add a hand strap and kickstand feature.

IntelliSkin cases are designed to work with RAM Mounts’ GDS Technology. GDS sets a standard by creating a uniform platform for connecting a variety of portable devices with power and data communication regardless of make and model. RAM Mounts’ GDS platform provides compatibility with many different devices. Plus, it offers docking stations with scalability as smartphone and tablet manufacturers introduce new generations of devices.

This new lineup of patented IntelliSkin cases are currently available for iOS devices as well as Android-based phones and tablets such as the Samsung S5 and S6, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5, Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1, Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and 9.7, Galaxy Tab Active 8.0, Galaxy S2 8.0 and 9.7, Tab E 8.0 and 9.6 in addition to the Microsoft Surface 3. You can order IntelliSkin now.

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