Friday, September 29, 2006

Motion delves deep into HealthCare

I don't know about you guys but to me Motion Tablets have always been seen as a leader, and not a follower. In keeping with that tradition Motion in Austin, Texas (HQ) has joined forces with Intel to create another winning solution - Mobile Clinical Assistant Plans.

Motion today disclosed plans at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) to extend its family of award-winning tablet PC products to a new product based on Intel Corporation’s mobile clinical assistant platform design. Motion's CEO Scott Eckert seems more than convinced, and so does his Motion team in Australia. For your perusal I have attached the official Press Release to the post.

When you consider the medical arena in terms of commoditizing Tablet PCs I think the Motion is on a winning formula - good job Scott (we're on first name basis now!) For those of you in Australia wanting to now more about this Vertical Market solution please use the contact details below.

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Motion Computing Reveals Mobile Clinical Assistant Plans
New computing category to address unmet needs in healthcare IT

San Francisco, Sept. 28, 2006 – Motion Computing®, a leader in ultra-mobile computing and wireless communications, today disclosed plans at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) to extend its family of award-winning tablet PC products with a mobile clinical assistant, a new computing category created to advance the effectiveness of nurses, physicians and other clinicians. Motion’s product will be based on Intel Corporation’s mobile clinical assistant platform design.

“Motion is the first company to collaborate with Intel on the new mobile clinical assistant category,” said Motion CEO Scott Eckert. “We chose to innovate in this category because it closely aligns with our tablet PC and healthcare industry expertise. It is all about technology integration and ease of use, with relevant and innovative features, software and design elements chosen to help nurses and clinicians deliver patient care more safely and efficiently.”

Eckert today joined Louis Burns, vice president and general manager of Intel’s Digital Health Group, in an IDF keynote to discuss Motion’s commitment to work with Intel in the creation of this new category of mobile computing for use in clinical settings.

“Intel is excited to be working with Motion to bring the mobile clinical assistant to the healthcare market segment and to address the unmet needs of nurses and physicians,” said Burns. “We share a common vision for innovative, ground-breaking platforms and how technology can transform healthcare.”

Motion will launch and ship its first mobile clinical assistant product in the first half of 2007. Product specifications will be available at that time.

About Motion Computing Motion Computing produces slate tablet PCs for mobile professionals in vertical industries including field sales and service, healthcare and government. Motion is a mobile computing and wireless communications leader, combining world-class innovation and industry experience so individuals can use computing technology in new ways and places. Marketed through an experienced international reseller network and directly through its Web site, each Motion product is built to customer specifications. The company’s enhanced line of tablet PCs and accessories are designed to increase productivity for on-the-go users while providing security, power and versatility. For more information, visit

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