Wearable devices and emerging technology
- August 19, 2003
Linux, which has been gaining momentum in the enterprise, has not become nearly as popular with handheld devices. In 2002, Linux was used on 1.7% of PDAs. In 2003, that number is expected to grow to 3.7%, according to the Framingham, Mass.-based ...
- July 16, 2003
Savi Technologies and Matrics are teaming up on systems that can read both passive and active radio frequency identification tags, enhancing interoperability and making RIFD tags more supply-chain friendly.
- June 24, 2003
Everyone who has seen the Austin Powers movies would like their own Mini Me. Wouldn't it be nice to have a teeny helper to buy plane tickets and make restaurant reservations? Well, some wireless juggernauts are developing a mobile phone-based helper...
- June 11, 2003
The PDA market has taken a beating lately. Sales are not what anyone expected just a few years ago, when the devices were touted as the best link to the wireless Web (which has also been slow to materialize). One of the reasons the market never took...
- June 03, 2003
Rugged device maker Itronix has released a new tablet PC that offers three types of connectivity methods: Bluetooth, wireless LAN and wireless WAN. An analyst says the tablet provides the mobile flexibility that field force workers need.
- April 28, 2003
Tablet PCs have received plenty of attention since they debuted last fall, but these keyboard-less notebooks, which feature a stylus and a modified version of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, are likely to corner only a tiny portion of the ...