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