Panasonic Australia has donated a lightweight, heavy-duty, military-strength Toughbook notebook to Marine Rescue Middle Harbour for navigation on its ‘vintage’ Waveney Class lifeboat, which began life 40 years ago in service with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in the English Channel.
D-Link has introduced the DWA-525 Wireless N 150 desktop adapter, allowing a desktop computer to cost-effectively connect to a wide range of wireless networks, including the latest high-speed 802.11n standard.
Wired & Wireless has released the mini-PACCS on-site man-down system, designed for use by people working alone in industrial, healthcare, aged care, security and high-risk facilities.
The LG-Nortel W-SOHO wireless telephone system for small business delivers the features of an enterprise-level phone system to small businesses.
The BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express free server software wirelessly and securely synchronises BlackBerry smartphones with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Windows Small Business Server.
The Android 2.1 Desire smartphone with HTC Sense is available exclusively on Telstra’s Next G network.
The Apple iPad device, available in late March, has a high-resolution Multi-Touch display that allows users to physically interact with applications and content.
Interworld has released the RTC-840 Series rugged tablet computer from Aaeon, a computing platform for portable and mobile applications that operate in harsh environments.
CSIRO’s Dr John O’Sullivan has been recognised with the nation's pre-eminent science award - the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.
Logitech Australia has introduced a convenient and clutter-free way for notebook users to connect wireless keyboards and mouses to their computers: the Logitech Unifying receiver.
Wavelink Communications has launched a management application, E(z)RF OnTheGo for Apple iPhones from Meru Networks. This means network administrators can now work untethered from their desktop consoles over a Wi-Fi or cellular network.
The Dubbo RSL Aged Care Association in Dubbo and in Wellington in NSW embarked on a resource and information management review aimed at improving administrative processes. The review found that nursing staff wasted valuable time on paperwork, documenting patient care and medical administration; valuable time that could be better spent attending to their patients<0x2019> physical and emotional needs.
The Intermec CN50 is claimed to be a major step forward in providing a rugged handheld mobile computer with ultra-high-speed processing power and 3G wireless network speeds plus delivering longer battery life.
To improve patient care and help to reduce medical errors, Panasonic has launched its first Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) — the Toughbook H1. The Toughbook H1 provides the healthcare profession with a full-featured mobile device that can withstand the rigours of the fast-paced healthcare environment, while offering improvements in workflow productivity, quality and mobility, to achieve better outcomes for patients.
NICTA has won an innovation award with its gigabit wireless chip.