Sony is releasing an electronic paper display which gets them closer to the Tablet world
The Electronic Paper Display is reflective and can be easily read in bright sunlight or dimly lit environments while being able to be seen at virtually any angle – just like paper. Its black and white ink-on-paper look, combined with a resolution in excess of most portable devices at approximately 170 pixels per inch (PPI), gives an appearance similar to that of the most widely read material on the planet – newspaper. Because the display uses power only when an image is changed, a user can read more than 10,000 pages before the four AAA Alkaline batteries need to be replaced. The unique technology also results in a compact and lightweight form factor allowing it to be ideal for highly portable applications.
Microsoft is showing off real world Tablet PC applications in a semi-truck
A section of an actual semi-truck cab and a simulated work floor are included in the tour to help demonstrate how Tablet PCs, mobile software and RFID tags allow a Contoso supplier to scan the contents of its delivery trucks while en route and then redirect a truck to make an unscheduled delivery.
Magnetic headsets coming for Tablets and other mobile computing devices
As many users have unfortunately discovered, simultaneous operation of wireless devices in the ultra-high frequency 2.4 GHz band (which is used by Bluetooth(TM), WiFi and portable phones) is frequently not possible without severe degradation of quality of service for all products. The technology used in CORD FREE and MAGicvoice is the only wireless solution to avoid this issue — and at approximately half the price of typical Bluetooth solutions. For Tablet PC(TM) users, the CORD FREE Headset is the only wireless solution to integrate and function with these devices, as the RF interference radiated by Tablet PCs interferes with Bluetooth Headsets.
Tablets to help expedite donated organ transfers
Motion Computing and LifeGuard America LLC (“LifeGuard”) today announced a partnership to streamline the lifesaving process of organ and tissue donor information gathering and distribution.
Under a joint marketing agreement, LifeGuard will offer its new organ and tissue donor information software on Motion Computing’s ultramobile tablet PCs. LifeGuard’s software automates much of the paper-intensive process of collecting organ and tissue donor information. By using the software on Motion’s clipboard-sized tablet PCs, which only weigh about three pounds, organ procurement coordinators can augment their paper binders with a pen-enabled application for quick, on-site data collection once organs or tissue become available.
The new software links to LifeGuard’s secure databases and 24×7 CareCenter, speeding the connection of donor organs and tissues with recipients by making accurate donor information immediately available via the Web to physicians in remote locations. LifeGuard is providing access to better information so healthcare professionals can make better decisions regarding the suitability of transplants for their patients.