Bretford Unveils Charging Lockers
Bretford has launched a line of powered lockers for securely storing individual laptops,
tablets and phones.
Slated for availability in the fall, the TechGuard
Charging Lockers come in 1- 5- and 10-bay configurations with each bay capable of storing and charging a 15.5-inch laptop, a 10-inch
tablet and a smartphone simultaneously.
Each bay features an AC outlet, two USB charging ports, a courtesy light and windows for administrators to view contents. Access cards open
the lockers for inspection while maintaining the current code and reset cards reset the locker's code.
"We've found that students and professionals typically carry at least two mobile devices. And they often find themselves, at some point
during the day, needing to charge those devices," saidd Robert Gabriel, product specialist for Bretford Manufacturing, in a prepared
statement. "The TechGuard Charging Lockers provide a place where they can secure and store those devices, and give their devices the charge
Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at [email protected].