Retailers Harness Mobility's Powerful Potential: Motion's Mike Stinson, VP Marketing and other industry roundtable participants discuss mobilizing retail from the sales floor to the warehouse.
Review: Motion CL900 SlateMate - Enter the Motion CL900 SlateMate , a 10.1 widescreen Windows 7 tablet that’s purpose built for business users such as medical staff, field force utilities crews, service technicians and sales people.
Trailcon reduces trailer check-in time process by half with Motion Tablet PCs: "We can now answer questions in about 15 seconds, and anyone with access to the computer can retrieve it, so we've significantly improved our customer service levels."
CL900 Shining Star Award Winner: The Motion CL900 Tablet PC wins the 2011 Shining Star award for "Rugged or Ruggedized Tablet Computer".
Dairy Crest secures on-site, real-time productivity in its warehouse and production facilities:Dairy Crest is reaping major third-party management improvements since the deployment of Motion Computing F5 Tablet PCs at its distribution centre and factories.
Brett Gross, Motion Computing Interview::"The whole tablet “revolution” has really made both management and IT work together to solve field automation issues. One has been to reduce the amount of devices users have (and needed to be supported) … for example, we have many clients deploying a solution using one of our platforms (tablets) and a smartphone."
Optimising Efficiency at the Point of Service: IT Reseller speaks with Motion about the key mobile Point of Service advantages a variety of vertical sectors can gain through deploying proven mobile tablet PCs.
Rugged Tablets in Demand in Construction: Many construction firms are using these rugged devices to manage processes in the field.
Data on the Go: How mobile computing is evolving maintenance processes: These days, it’s a whole new world for maintenance and engineering technicians.
Dealer goes digital, boosts service revenue:Hand-held computers, online chat add business.
Cartoonist uses Motion Computing J3500 for drawing:Hugh McLeod is a cartoonist who uses a Motion Computing J3500 tablet PC with its Wacom Active Digitizer Pen for drawing and sketching.
CL900 SlateMate Encourages Cross-Sells And Upsells With New Payment Features: The CL900 SlateMate serves retailers and their sales teams, as well as customers. Motion Computing builds solutions that mobilize the entire retail market — including point-of-service solutions on the sales floor; back-end inventory management in the warehouse; supply chain and logistics; and sales presentations, promotions and merchandising out in the field.
CL900 lightweight rugged tablet computer: Sleek looks disguise the underlying toughness you’d expect from a Motion product. The touch screen and flick navigation capability are especially impressive on a 10in screen, and do much to enhance user-friendliness. We think the CL900 will achieve its aim of appealing to a wide variety of users.
Profile: Motion Computing CL900 SlateMate: Motion announced a Windows 7 tablet with an integrated 1D/2D barcode scanner and a magnetic stripe reader. The CL900 SlateMate also features a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, an Intel Atom Z670 processor, 30GB or 62GB of SSD (solid state disk) storage, dual cameras, and optional mobile broadband/GPS capabilities.
Beyond Construction: The University of Texas Utilizes BIM as a Methodology for Facility Maintenance and Operations The tablet PC is a field tool that provides SpawGlass with a wireless, internet-enabled mobile computer on which changes can be made and updated immediately, allowing SpawGlass can push real-time information to the field.
Health Care IT News: Motion Computing Tablet Adds Bar Code, Magnetic Scanner for Hospital Use Motion Computing's new SlateMate tool for the CL900 tablet allows hospitals to scan patients' ID bracelets, insurance cards and credit cards.
Facing The Fear Of Healthcare Mobility - Industry experts discuss some of the fears and challenges the providers continue to face when it comes to adopting mobile computing strategies: " It’s very common for healthcare providers to be resistant and fearful of change. When done correctly, however, one of the greatest advantages of mobile computing is the ability to electronically document patient data at the point of care".
TELUS Canada issued a news release last week announcing the company as the first Canadian carrier to launch the CL900 Tablet on its network! : "The Motion CL900 solves some of the key issues our business customers are facing when in the field or moving around an office by allowing them to run the Windows applications they depend on through a mobile, large-screen tablet that is robust and lightweight".
Bob Violino explores mobile computing and tablet PCs in healthcare in “Invited or not, tablets are coming to your workplace.” Motion customer Ontario Shores is featured.
At the Accela User Conference, City of El Paso presented a case study detailing the benefits of its Motion Tablet PCs, including how teams capture barcodes or integrate photos and signatures into files and share them with office personnel - improving quality, productivity and collaboration.
Tablets increase file productivity for QCONZ: Quality Consultants of New Zealand, which conducts quality audits of dairy farms, will equip all of its field inspectors with F5v Tablet PCs over the coming months.
Tablet PCs Mean More Time, Less Paper: This mechanical services contractor improves efficiency by 15% with the deployment of field force automation software on rugged Motion Tablet PCs.
Ergonomics, integration moves carts, workstations forward: Healthcare workers and clinicians are constantly on the move, and you’ll likely find them pushing or dragging a cart or mobile workstation along with them, that houses all of their necessary supplies, medications, and increasingly, patient’s electronic medical records (EMRs).
Motion CL900 Tablet PC Video Review: The device delivers everything from durability and ruggedness, an ideal balance of weight and ergonomics, efficiency and reliability and even extended battery life. This is definitely a tablet that’s built for business.
Brian Nadel, July-18-2011
Motion CL900 Tablet PC Review: "Businesses have a lot invested in Windows software," says Jeff Orr, mobile devices group director at ABI Research. "The cost of starting from scratch to build new programs for the iPad or Android tablets can be exorbitant."
“The Fujitsu’s…battery pack may be larger than the Motion’s pack, but it couldn’t run as long.” The Motion CL900 led the reviewer’s test, outlasting both the iPad and the Fujitsu Q550.
J3500 with Core i3, new SSD and accessories: GottaBeMobile covered the J3500 i3 and Mobile Dock news. “In all, these upgrades offer another attractive Windows Slate Tablet PC aimed at users who demand reliability, but are cost conscious.”
The Changing Face of Rugged: Motion customer, SpawGlass Construction, is featured in Mobile Enterprises’ look at The Changing Face of Rugged. “The tablet PCs have helped SpawGlass bridge the gap between the office and the field, making field personnel more efficient and empowering them to open new doors—literally.”
Technology for the Doctors - Motion Launches Ultra-Light Tablet: The CL900 offers a competitive entry price point to other tablet PCs with a unique, rugged design that supports a lower total cost of ownership over non-rugged devices.
The Little Tablet that Could: Motion F5v Tablet PC is portable and durable, with a surprisingly large screen. The Motion Computing F5v Tablet PC is a perfect little computer for medical stations and other places where records need to be looked up on the go but where portability is still an issue. The F5v is very light, coming in at just 3.3 pounds. Besides the savings on weight, the unit is configured well for portability.
Top Tablets for the Discriminating Fed: J3500 Tablet PC - The difference between the J3500 and many other tablets is that this one is designed from the ground up for government. As such, there are extra features, such as a biometric fingerprint scanner that denies access to anyone but authorized users. It’s also rugged, up to the military’s tough rugged Mil-Spec 810G specifications.
Just what the doctor ordered: Clinicians are embracing new technology on the East Coast, with the local District Health Board placing an order for several new C5v Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) tablet PCs from Motion following a hugely successful trial.
Ontario Shores implements mobile computers with EHR upgrade: With Motion Tablet PCs and Meditech 6.0 in place, Ontario Shores has been able to standardize on an entirely electronic format. By eliminating the need for paper, the hospital has reduced the risk of documentation error at multiple sites and increased overall clinician satisfaction.
Box Technologies launches the Motion CL900 Rugged Tablet PC: The CL900 combines a rugged design and robust solution set with the connectivity and portability of a tablet that is designed and built for enterprise mobility within a range of business applications.
Medical Group in the Cloud: James Hewitt, CIO at the Springfield Clinic, spoke recently with HCI Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland regarding his organization’s strategies and tactics regarding cloud-based computing in a multispecialty medical group context.
Motion Computing Shipping CL900 Rugged Tablet: Back in May (oh so long ago), Motion Computing began taking orders for the CL900, its newest rugged tablet offering. Now it’s time for the customers to get what they asked for, as shipments of the CL900 start going out today.
Motion CL900 Light and Rugged Windows 7 Tablet Overview, Now Shipping: For users that need a full fledged Windows 7 tablet solution that is light and can handle the occasional drop, the Motion CL900 Tablet PC is an excellent choice...
Rugged Tablet PCs:Marrying Popularity With Strength - Experts discuss the intersection of the in-demand tablet form factor and the ruggedness necessary for field applications
Healthcare Puts Tablets To The Test: iPads and other mobile consumer devices have made their way into the exam room, bringing with them concerns about security, tech support, and infection control.
New Intel tablets could slow iPad enterprise appeal: Tablets based on Intel's first dedicated tablet processor may not be a monster hit among consumers like Apple's iPad, but they could find adoption in enterprises, analysts said this week.
Mobile Approach to Supply Chain Management: Mobile technology has long been used in the supply chain to optimize operations in inventory management and in the logistics of shipping and delivery, but it's not just for tracking anymore.
Fight healthcare-associated infections: Tested by microbiologists at Yale-New Haven Hospital, ReadyDock:UV provides chemical-free disinfection via germicidal light for the Motion C5v Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) from Motion Computing.
On the Move: A Tablet for the Field: Equipping key personnel in the field with touch-screen tablet computers loaded with construction application software designed to work with a tablet will keep everyone up-to-date on project information, and fully informed on project details.
iData announces its first ultra-light, rugged tablet PC with versatile flexibility: iData Distribution, leading distributor of automated identification and mobile technologies for the reseller market in South Africa, announced the release of Motion's first small form factor, rugged tablet PC design for productivity and Business integration.
On the Move with Mobile Solutions: According to Chris Tisdel, BIM (building information modeling) technologist, SpawGlass, the company wanted to create a tight connection between design intent and field activities with Motion F5v Tablet PCs, in order to provide owners with high visibility and coordination throughout construction.
The Tablet (R)evolution: “In the past 18 months there has been a huge breakthrough,” says Mike Stinson, VP of marketing, Motion Computing. “People have become more comfortable with touchscreens with the increased use of kiosks and smartphones. This is transferring to their being more comfortable with tablet devices as well.”
Canadian mental health clinic goes mobile with tablets: It wasn’t enough for the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences to just digitize the entire paper-based patient charting process. It also went mobile with a fleet of Motion tablet PCs. And it introduced new health care software to clinicians
Advanced Technical Support (ATS) Introduces the Healthcare Industry’s Only Chemical-free Disinfection Process for Tablet PCs
Innovative Solutions Firm Develops ReadyDock:UV with Germicidal Light for General Purpose Disinfection of the Motion C5v MCA. An industry first, ReadyDock:UV provides general purpose disinfection for 99 percent of the C5v’s surface area. Additionally, ReadyDock:UV disinfects in just 105 seconds with a maximum use cycle of 20,000 disinfections per tablet.
Avangate Helps Motion Improve Channel Efficiency and Reduce Costs through Electronic Software Distribution
Professionals from industries including healthcare, construction, manufacturing and retail gain streamlined access to mobility software and solutions - The Avangate solution eliminates time and distance barriers and allows Motion to gain greater access to their customer base.
CES: 11 tablets worth watching ComputerWorld lists the top 11 tablets worth watching in 2011
Motion CL600 rugged Win7 slate packs Oak Trail Atom The ruggedized slate has a 10.1-inch 1376 x 768 display with Gorilla Glass and meets military specs for dust, drop, sand and temperature; it also supports both finger and stylus input, has Intel’s latest 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom CPU, and can be outfitted with Gobi 3000 broadband.
Tablets Toughen Up for Rugged Conditions All the world may be agog over the iPad and its Android-powered competitors, but a new class of tablets is emerging that's made of tougher stuff. They're rugged tablets, specifically, and they've been spotted both at CES and beyond.
CES 2011 - Motion Computing's CL900 Tablet PC In this exclusive coverage of CES 2011, Andy Walker interviews Mary Anne Gunn of Motion Computing about the company's new tablet PC, the CL900.
Talking Tech at CES: Motion's new industrial strength tablet for business Motion Computing, which has been making tablet PCs for business for years, showed off it's new industrial strength version at a Consumer Electronics Show sneak peek party for the press. The tablet -- the CL 900 -- is both "ultra-light" and "rugged," the company says.
Motion Computing's Oak Trail-powered CL900 is one tough Win 7 tablet Boy, have we seen a bunch of Windows 7 slates in our day -- most with delicate capacitive displays, sluggish software layers, and older Intel Atom processors -- but Motion Computing's new CL900 seems to be a totally different beast. Aimed at enterprise and vertical markets, the 10.1-inch tablet runs Windows 7 Professional and is powered by Intel's forthcoming Oak Trail Atom processor.
Motion Computing Rolls Out CL900 Rugged Tablet for Health Care: With its light weight of 2.1 pounds and 8 hours of battery life, the CL900 is suitable for doctors as they move around all day from room to room. In addition, the IP-52 rated exterior surface makes the CL900 ideal for a rugged environment such as a hospital and protects the device from dust and liquids.
CES: Motion has been making tablets for 10 years, Apple, so there At CES, Austin, Texas-based Motion Computing Inc. is introducing its Motion CL900, a brick tablet house made to withstand the kind of perils that lurk in physically-intense industries such as construction, healthcare and in-store retail. Video Here
Motion Computing Launches Rugged Tablet PC at CES Motion Computing launched the CL900, a small, rugged tablet PC for workers on the go and in the field like fire inspectors, plumbers and claims adjusters. It runs on the Windows 7 operating system and can be configured with a 30GB or 62GB solid-state drive and up to 2GB of RAM.
Motion Computing launches Windows 7 tablet with Atom chips Motion Computing on Tuesday showed off a Windows tablet with Intel's upcoming Oak Trail chip package, which is highly power efficient and has strong multimedia capabilities, a company executive said.
Motion CL900 Brings Rugged Design to Windows 7 Tablet (Video) The Motion CL900 is a Windows 7 tablet with a rugged design that’s powered by an Intel Atom Oak Trail CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz. The tablet can be configured with either a Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Home Premium OS. It’s rubberized aluminum-alloy internal frame offers rugged durability while meeting military specs for water, dust, and splash resistance.
Category pioneer Motion Computing presents an inexpensive lightweight, rugged, state-of-the-art Windows-based tablet computer with a high-res 10-inch display and dual input. Motion Computing, one of the true pioneers in innovative tablet computers, introduced the Motion CL900 Rugged Tablet PC at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 5, 2011. Motion developed this eminently practical machine specifically for markets that seek to implement the suddenly booming tablet form factor, but need an industrial-strength device that can handle drops and abuse as well as instant integration into existing IT infrastructures.
Motion CL900 to Offer Data Connectivity in Rugged Tablet Motion revealed its CL900, a small form factor, rugged tablet PC at CES today, touting the device's ability to combine mobility and ruggedness with the utilization of data while mobile.