July 2012

N-trig offers single-chip pen and multi-touch solution
N-trig, which makes the DuoSense pen and multi-touch user interface, announced that the fourth gen DuoSense chipset family includes single-chip solutions. While competing solutions require either two sensors or multiple chips to support pen and multi-touch, N-trig offers both on a single chip and a single sensor in a compact, low-power solution suitable even for the handheld market. [See N-trig DuoSense overview] -- Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 by chb

Motion releases more powerful CL910 tablet
Motion released the Motion CL910, a ultra-mobile, durable 2.2 pound tablet with a 1366 x 768 pixel 10.1-inch outdoor-viewable display that offers both the ease-of-use of projected capacitive multi-touch and the accuracy of an active pen. A new dual-core Atom N2600 processor and other tech updates yields significant performance improvements over the predecessor CL900 model. Pricing starts at US$1,259. [See analysis and specs of the Motion CL910] -- Posted Thursday, July 19, 2012 by chb

Getac E110 rugged tablet: compelling blend of legacy support and next gen technology
With a 10.1-inch daylight-readable 1366 x 768 pixel resistive multi-touch display that works with gloves on, and a speedy 1.86GHz dual core Intel Atom N2800 processor, Getac's new E110 rugged tablet offer a very attractive blend of legacy compatibility/support and next gen design and technology that should greatly appeal to its intended audience in field service, utilities, industry and public safety. [See description and specs of the Getac E110 rugged tablet] -- Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by chb

NPD DisplaySearch: tablet shipments to pass notebook shipments in 2016
NPD DisplaySearch projects tablet shipments to surpass notebook shipments by 2016. According to the projection, while notebook PC shipments are expected to increase from 208 million units in 2012 to 393 million units by 2017, tablet shipments are expected to grow from 121 million units to 416 million units in this period. [See report summary] -- Posted Friday, July 6, 2012 by chb

Added: Updated Gammatech U12Ci rugged convertible notebook with Intel 3rd gen Core processor technology
GammaTech describes its updated Durabook U12Ci as a convertible notebook computer featuring Ultrabook performance in a rugged platform for mission critical applications. The 5.5 pound ruggedized device has been upgraded with available Intel 3rd generation Core i5 and i7 processors, promising much improved graphics performance, longer battery life, and USB 3.0 support, all at an economical price. [See description and specs of the GammaTech Durabook U12Ci -- Posted Monday, July 2, 2012 by chb