Will 2011 be the year of the Windows 7 tablet PC? The Motion J3500 is a rugged device designed more for field professionals than for average consumers, but just taking a look at its configuration and features shows off the exciting possibilities that we could soon see in consumer-oriented tablet PCs.
Dr. Tablet Still Using Tablet PCs: Dr. Tablet Still Using Tablet PCs: Unlike the iPad and other consumer slates, the Motion J3500 is ruggedized. Having a solid device that’s built to take on abuse is pretty important considering the information stored on it. He relies on a single device whether at his desk, in an exam room or visiting patients in hospital rooms. He’s able to work on the same EMR software everywhere and he’s able to truly multitask. He also inks his charts rather than scribbling them onto paper to be transcribed later.
Under the deal, Queensland Urban Utilities purchased 110 Motion Computing rugged F5 tablet PCs for its workforce. Motion and its reseller, TLC IT Solutions also supplied mobile docks for vehicle installation. The mobile technology aims to help boost the customer’s response to water and waste water tasks. It claims more than 70,000 planned and responsive jobs are processed each year.
German Video of Motion Computing J3500 shows just how cool windows 7 tablet PCs really are!: I’ve been using tablet PCs for 8 years now and my experience led me to the J3500. Explaining why is sometimes hard to do, but this German company has encapsulated it in the following video perfectly!
J3500 Review: The J3500 was able to score 366.7 on the Passmark Performance Test 7.1 benchmarks, so it can handle not only all office-related tasks, but quite a few more advanced programs such as Photoshop and speech recognition. And despite its small size, it ran our worst-case scenario battery life testing for 3 hours, 20 minutes.
1) Study Shows Asking Adolescents Sensitive Health Questions by Computer Results in Honest Answers, Better Care: The study used the Health eTouch tablet to ask adolescent patients questions about sensitive topics including substance abuse, depression and suicidal thoughts. Based on the patient’s response, their doctor could best advise the patient on follow-up care or specialist appointments. > Video
2) New Study Shows Adolescents Disclose Suicidal Thoughts Using Computerized Tablet: Computerized screening tablets help primary care physicians identify behavioral health risks.
A few days with the Motion Computing C5v Tablet PC: I really like the overall design of the C5v. It's sleek, it's very slim, and it uses a simple design.
Motion Computing J3500: PC reviewing gets hardcore as Darryl puts the J3500 rugged tablet from Motion Computing through its paces. If you don't believe this beast is tough, try chucking your iPad on the ground in the yard. Erm. On seconds thoughts... actually, don't.
Charles McLellan, September-22-2010
Motion Computing F5v: Motion Computing has kitted out its rugged slate-style tablet with an impressive set of components. The sceen is excellent, performance is good and battery life is reasonable. Field workers should be able to use it with confidence.
Enterprise Mobility mkt to exceed US$168.8 billion: The recent turmoil in global economy impacted many businesses and regardless of noticeable decline in business growth, several companies chose to invest in mobile infrastructure to reap dividends in later stages.
Daniel Robinson, August-03-2010
We were impressed with the dual-touch display on our review unit, which supports both multi-touch input using your fingers or the digital stylus that comes as part of the system. We found we could easily navigate around the Windows menus and applications using a fingertip, switching to the stylus when more precision is required or for handwriting input.
Oswego Fire Department Works With Allegiance Tablet PC Experts to Go Paperless: "The software solution running on the F5s is easy to use, and the rugged design makes me feel confident that they will be able to withstand the often harsh conditions encountered by our firefighters."
Tenn. Agency Improves Annual Billing by $2 Million: Motion Tablets from Allegiance Tablet PC Experts assist in billing and revenue collection.
Why wait for a Windows 7 slate when you can get one now? If you think the iPad is a toy, then consider this (J3500) an industrial strength tool.
Austen Sherman, July-08-2010
Phoenix's CityScape uses new building program: The F5v tablet shows user a 3-D model of the building that streamlines construction and facility management. Phoenix's CityScape is the first in North America to use this technology.
Conrad H. Blickenstorfer, June-22-2010
Motion leaps to the tablet front with Core 2010 processors, capacitive dual touch, Gobi2000, and more: Thanks to a switch to Intel's latest ultra low voltage 2010 Core i5/i7 processors, the J3500 offers substantial performance improvements while remaining as, or more, power-efficient. Perhaps even more importantly, the availability of capacitive dual touch technology offers the potential shown by Apple's iPhone and iPad without giving up on the very precise electromagnetic digitizer technology often required in Motion's target markets.
Warner Crocker, June-22-2010
Motion Releases J3500 Slate Tablet PC: The dual digitizer touch and pen experience work very well. We’ve seen this dual approach before, but this is as smooth an implementation as I’ve seen with Windows 7 Professional as the OS. Inking is smooth as silk using the included stylus, and the two finger touch works well. Switching between the two input methods is effortless. Motion has included some Touch UI widgets to emphasize that they are paying attention to the current touch craze and they offer you a range of options on how to interface with the device.
Edward J. Correia, June-22-2010
New Tablet Puts Core i7 vPro In Motion: With the June 22 release of the J3500 Motion Computing has once again demonstrated a keen ability to cram loads of capabilities into a tablet PC form factor.
Charles McLellan, June-24-2010
Motion Computing J3500: Like its predecessor, the Motion Computing J3500 is a very capable, customisable and accessory-laden slate tablet. It comes in the same ruggedised chassis, and delivers very similar battery life from a set of upgraded components.
Motion launches new line of rugged tablet PCs offering enhanced power, performance and integrated features: The tablet PCs are fully rugged yet lightweight, making them the ideal solution for workers who compute while walking or standing. Deployed across organisations worldwide, the tablet PCs are proving to enhance documentation, improve collaboration, and reduce process latencies.
NetMotion Wireless and Motion Computing Announce Joint Marketing Agreement: Motion Computing manufactures rugged tablet PCs designed for mobile workforces in specific industries, along with accessories, support, software and services. The NetMotion Wireless Mobility XE mobile VPN maintains secure, reliable connections for those devices as they transition between networks and encounter coverage gaps throughout the working day.
Conrad H. Blickenstorfer, May-19-2010
Motion F5v Review: Motion Computing provides a major performance increase and a wealth of productivity-boosting enhancements to its innovative rugged Motion F5 tablet.
Warner Crocker, May-19-2010
Motion Computing Unveils Updates to F5 and C5 Slates: Both now sport options for I5 and I7 processors and other advances. These rugged beauties descend from Motion’s work in the medical niche with the original C5. When the F5 made its debut it was targeted at folks who needed a rugged PC in the field in a variety of industries. Gottabemobile Inkshow: The Motion F5V Slate Tablet PC
Daniel S. Evans, May-19-2010
Motion Computing Pumps Up Tablets with Core i7: The ruggedized F5v Tablet PC and C5v MCA are an extension of Motion Computing's line of business tablet PCs but its first with the latest Intel technology. The new processors will provide a 40 percent improvement in overall PC performance, the company claims.
Jon Swartz, April-04-2010
Thanks to iPad, tablets may be the new hot thing: While iPad is expected to be a hit with consumers, tablet makers for specialized markets — such as hospitals and construction sites — anticipate a boon in sales for more rugged tablets.
Motion Computing J3400 Tablet PC is perfect for Pilots - Test flight in Piper Cherokee Six from YMMB: We take the Motion Computing J3400 for a test flight from Moorabbin Airport YMMB. We compare the trusty old HP TC1100 (out of production) to the new Motion J3400. In particular we compare the screen performance of a typical Tablet PC with the superior Motion Hydis AFFS+ display.
Enterprise Tablet PCs Go To Work: See Motion's entire line of tablets featured.
Brian Dolan, March-04-2010
HIMSS - Tablet Makers Talk Wireless, iPad: These devices need to be balanced and easy to use while resting on the user’s forearm. Just putting a mit on the back of one of these devices is not enough. It needs to be ergonomically designed to sit on the user’s arm.
Verizon Wireless’ Mobile Healthcare Solutions Let Hospitals And Clinics Streamline Communications And Access Critical Data: Verizon Wireless offers customers in the healthcare industry an extensive portfolio of products and services that run on the company’s reliable Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) network.
Aruba Networks and Motion Computing Deliver Unified Communications Services at the Point-of-Care in Hospitals and Remote Clinics: Aruba Networks, Inc., a global leader in 802.11n wireless LANs and secure mobility solutions, and Motion Computing, a leading provider of integrated mobile computing solutions, today announced a certified healthcare solution to reliably deliver unified communications services and data access at the point-of-care.
Simms broadens New Zealand portfolio with Motion: Simms International’s New Zealand expansion continues to gain legs, with Motion Computing naming the distributor as its regional representation across the Tasman.
University Hospitals Birmingham deploys 300 MCAs to help reduce medication errors: Used with its Prescribing Information Communication System (PICS), the C5s are helping the hospital to avoid between 400 and 450 potential medication errors each week. The Trust expects to save approximately 10% of the drug budget due to more accurate prescribing and medication administration.
Bobby Caina Calvan, January-31-2010
iPad, anyone? Hospitals looking at the mobile device: One tablet, the Motion C5, promoted by its manufacturer as a "mobile clinical assistant," is about the size of a small bathroom scale. It has handles and is equipped with a pen-like stylus. "I love it," said Thomas Whiteford, a registered nurse at Kaiser's Sacramento Medical Center, who took part in testing the device. "I can sit next to the patient and do my charting."
Bill Crounse, January-27-2010
A “right-sized” EMR? Tablet PC + Microsoft Office OneNote: While the media will be focused today on Apple’s Tablet announcement, I’d like to remind HealthBlog readers that there’s nothing new about Tablet devices. I have been evangelizing the use of Tablet PCs in health for nearly a decade. And over the last several years, particularly with the release of Windows Vista and now Windows 7, the Tablet PC value proposition for healthcare providers just gets better and better.
David Diaz, January-26-2010
The Top Ten Groundbreaking Slates: Long before the Apple iSlate (or iPad, or whatever they’ll be calling it) was even a thought in our minds, there was the Motion M1200.
Eric Lai, January-26-2010
Apple tablet unlikely to be B2B-ready, says vendor: Motion's tablets all run the Windows operating system. That's crucial for compatibility with the line-of-business and custom apps used by most industrial customers.
Kevin LaHaise, January-25-2010
Tablets, Tablets, Tablets: A Talk With Motion Computing: Surprisingly enough, on our journey we discovered that a local, Austin-based company called Motion Computing has been making tablet computers since 2001.
John Boudreau, January-24-2010
Apple and other makers hope tablet computers finally catch on: "Using a tablet is not a great way to write a novel, but it's a great way to navigate and input information," said Mike Stinson, vice president of marketing at Motion Computing. The Austin-based company makes tablets for specific industries, such as construction and hospitals.