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.
Apple's latest iPhone, the 3GS, is marching out the door with iPhone 3.0 software reaching over 6 million downloads.
Edimax Technology has introduced the 11n dual mode internet camera with pan/tilt and zoom function wireless IP camera, IC-7000PTn. It is capable of sending live video through the internet to a web browser anywhere in the world. The camera is equipped with a 1.3 megapixel lens and supports 802.11n technology, which is suitable for transferring high-quality video because of the higher transmission rates and stable signal.
The BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone is now available and includes a media player, Bluetooth 2.0 functionality and a 2 MP camera with flash.
Australian explorers Chris Bray and Clark Carter have journeyed through the Canadian Arctic with the assistance of several Eee PCs.
The Rose Electronics CrystalView Plus-USB extender will extend high-resolution video (up to 1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz) and USB (Keyboard and Mouse) up to 300 m over a single Category 5, 5e, 6 or Level 7 (CATx) cable.
Advertising and marketing agency Euro RSCG has deployed Neverfail to provide continuous availability support its BlackBerry smartphone users in Australia and the Asia–Pacific (APAC).