July 2009

Doster Construction Deploys Motion F5 Tablet PCs
Motion Computing announced that Doster Construction Company selected the Motion F5 Rugged Tablet PC for its jobsites. Using quality control punch list software on the tablet PCs, Doster teams can now complete tasks more efficiently, saving time and money on their construction projects. “Motion offered the best solution because the F5 was an all-in-one, rugged tablet PC with the performance we needed to run our applications,” said CJ Rainer, Network Support Specialist at Doster Construction. [See full press release]
-- Posted Friday, July 24, 2009 by chb

RMT 8404 now available with Atom processor, 1100-nit display
The RMT Duros™ 8404 rugged tablet computer (see our original review) has been reengineered to include an Intel® Atom™ Processor and an improved sunlight-viewable 8.4” diagonal SVGA resistive touch screen. Already one of the most rugged PCs on the market due to features including its solid-aluminum chassis and non-rotating compact flash drive, the Atom processor and new screen are designed to boost performance of the computer in the field. [See full press release] -- Posted Thursday, July 16, 2009 by chb

Motion nows ships C5 and F5 tablets with the Hydis AFFS+ display
Motion Computing announced that the F5 Rugged Tablet PC and C5 Mobile Clinical Assistant now include the Hydis AFFS+ (Advanced Fringe Field Switching) display as a standard feature. That's an excellent move as the Hydis AFFS+ display, thanks to its brightness and perfect viewing angle, is hands-down by far the best display for Tablet PCs. [Read Motion press release on the Hydis AFFS+ display in the C5 and F5] -- Posted Monday, July 13, 2009 by chb

Spellex releases Tablet PC Suite 2009
Spellex announced a new version of their popular Spellex Tablet PC Suite that includes thousands of new medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnical, and legal words to enhance handwriting recognition and spell checking capability. The Spellex Tablet PC Suite 2009 allows a Tablet PC to better recognize handwritten industry terms while greatly enhancing the Microsoft Office basic English spell checker with hundreds of thousands of industry terms. Pricing for the Spellex Tablet PC Suite 2009 starts at $99.95 depending on the number of industry dictionaries. -- Posted Monday, July 13, 2009 by chb