Small Handhelds Enable Security

Sept. 2, 2020
DT Research's small tablets feature CAC and UHF RFID readers as well as vehicle and physical asset verification from 30 ft away.

The DT362GL and DT382GL, 6 and 8-in. rugged tablets, feature Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise with a built-in CAC reader, 2D Barcode Scanner, and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) RFID reader. The small-form, IP65 rated rugged handhelds can perform secure ID and vehicle verification necessary to access government and corporate buildings, restricted areas as well as secure logical access to computer networks. The tablets’ built-in UHF RFID reader accelerates physical asset verification by reading tags on items up to 30 ft. 


The tablets come with a built-in CAC reader that provides two-factor authentication by matching a user’s smart card with a PIN number. The DT362GL and DT382GL CAC readers also meet the requirements for data encryption and digital signature technologies to provide secure logical access to computer systems and networks.


An embedded UHF RFID module powered by Jadak ThingMagic technology within the DT362GL and DT382GL can be used as an authentication mechanism for personal identification badges and allows secure, yet efficient vehicle entrance to restricted areas without having to stop the vehicle and present a card or enter an access code. The UHF RFID readers provide a range of additional uses including inventory and equipment management without manual data entry, counting people and vehicles at events, and locating underground infrastructure assets such as gas pipelines and sewer lines. The DT362GL and DT382GL include an embedded antenna, which enables secure access verification within 16 ft or users can opt for an external pistol grip antenna for up to a 30-ft range.


Rated IP65 and MIL-STD-810G, the DT362GL and DT382GL handhelds are highly durable and deliver reliable operation in harsh, mission-critical environments. The small displays offer outdoor viewing through a high brightness capacitive touch screen. These robust, fanless handhelds offer seamless information capture and transmission both in secure and non-secure environments through built-in smart card readers, dedicated GNSS modules, cameras, barcode scanners, and UHF RFID readers.

  • Indoor-Outdoor Display: 6 (DT362GL) and 8-in. (DT382) LED-backlight screen with capacitive touch.
  • Military-grade Durability and Reliability: IP65-rated for water and dust resistance, MIL-STD- 810G certified for shock and vibration protection. FCC Class B, RoHS compliant, and HERO (Hazard of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance) certified. NIST compliant BIOS available.
  • TAA Compliant: Manufactured in compliance with the requirements of the Trade Agreement Act (TAA).
  • Enterprise Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.
  • CAC Reader: Optional Common Access Card full slot reads ISO 7816 T=0, T=1; 1.8/3/5V smart cards.
  • UHF RFID: Optional Ultra High-Frequency RFID at 865 – 928MHz, EPCglobal Class 1 Gen 2/ISO 18000-6C. Reaches up to 16 ft. (4.87 m) read distance with integrated ThingMagic module and embedded antenna. Will reach 30 ft (9.1 m) with trigger grip antenna.
  • Wireless Communications: Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 4.2 LE Bluetooth.
  • Barcode Scanner: Optional 2D barcode scanner that also reads 1D barcodes.
  • Back Camera: Optional 8 megapixel back camera with autofocus, white balance, gain control, and exposure control.
  • High Performance: Intel Pentium Sliver Quad-Core, 1.10GHz up to 2.70GHz.
  • Continuous Operation: Hot-swappable battery pack eliminates downtime.
  • GNSS Module: Optional U-blox M8 GNSS module.?