Mason Blog

Device Management
Hardware
June 14, 2022

Ultimate Guide to Scaling Your Device Fleet – Mason

Businesses of all sizes own fleets of devices, including mobile devices, scanners, wearables, POS systems, kiosks, and more for use by employees, customers, suppliers, and contractors. As the company grows, the fleet size increases, and so does the complexity. Rolling out new devices, deploying these devices into new places, and dealing with aging hardware and […]

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Device Management
Hardware
June 8, 2022

What You Need to Know About Mobile Device Management?

Mobile devices usage has increased tremendously in the last couple of years. Today, there are over 5.29 billion unique mobile device users across the globe, and the number is growing at a rate of 1.9 percent each year. This trend, along with today’s mobile workforce, has enabled businesses to create, scale, and improve their device […]

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Device Management
Hardware
Software
April 25, 2022

Mobile Infrastructure with Mason

With the explosion of mobile devices over the last decade, it’s no surprise that mobile infrastructure is now an essential aspect of business operations. Smartphones worldwide almost doubled from 2016 to 2022, and since 2017, mobile devices have accounted for more than half of total global website traffic. This extends far beyond personal use, and […]

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Business
Device Management
Software
February 28, 2022

What Industries Can Benefit from a Reliable, Connected Fleet?

Any business equipment in which a chip can be embedded to collect or receive data is no longer considered equipment but rather a device. Companies increasingly rely on these “smart” devices to collect data not only to capture valuable business insights (i.e., building occupancy or shopper habits) but also to deliver the business’ main services […]

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Android
Business
Tech
February 21, 2022

Android Customization: Bringing Your Innovative Ideas to Life

Android or iOS? Consumers have been on either side of the battle line for years — some are ardently Android while others inevitably favor iOS. In the end-user commercial space, the choice is effectively cosmetic: which platform provides the form and features that best meet customer expectations? When it comes to purpose-built B2B devices, meanwhile, […]

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Android
Business
Device Management
February 14, 2022

How to Accelerate the Development of Your Company’s Android Devices

With over 2.5 billion active users spanning over 190 countries, Android is the most widely used operating system in the world. The preference for manufacturers and developers to choose Android continues, as the Android OS is still open-source while Apple’s iOS is not. However, as popular as Android is with OEMs and developers, developing Android […]

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Device Management
Hardware
Operations
February 7, 2022

Challenges of Scaling Hardware and How to Overcome Them

Wearables, scanners, kiosks, and POS systems are just a few examples of hardware that has become a part of companies’ growing fleets of devices for use by customers, employees, contractors, and suppliers. As operations expand geographically and a company acquires more customers, hardware fleets can grow rapidly not only in size but also in complexity. […]

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Business
Health
February 3, 2022

How Retail Environments are Changing in the Face of COVID-19

The U.S. retail industry was already facing considerable challenges in Spring 2020. And then COVID hit, and things got even more dicey and complicated.   The early days of the pandemic pushed even more retailers out of business. However, it also forced those who remained to face new demands to survive. This has included everything […]

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Business
Device Management
Operations
February 1, 2022

Evaluating Dedicated Devices for Global Scale

Dedicated devices are ubiquitous — and for good reason. For many use-cases BYOD (bring your own device) is impossible and for others it’s impractical. This is true whether you’re a mom-and-pop restaurant with one location, a global retail chain, or a startup with a brilliant new wearable health monitor. What’s also true is that scaling […]

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