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Dynamic Markets Ltd recent study covered 500 British workers who use a tablet for work. The results painted a somewhat bleak picture for the longevity of these devices.

Approximately... 47% of users said that they had experienced a tablet failure in the past two years, with most issues involving the battery (27%) and the touchscreen (16%).

These issues were brought on by a numb...

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The US Army Burn Center is part of the Army Institute of Surgical Research located at San Antonio Military Medical Center. As the sole Department of Defense center specializing in burn care for combat... casualties and civilian emergencies, the Center is known as a leader in innovative, state-of-the-art medical care for burns.

A critical part of a burn patient’s treatment is the administrat...

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The tablet in question is the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1, and the 8.4-inch Windows 8 Pro device can be used on the move or even when docked in the glovebox of the 10 Vauxhall Astra police cars currently... on trial.

Depending how successful the trial is, the Hertfordshire Constabulary could expand the program for the tablets to be fitted in 50 police patrol cars at some point in future.

(Wor...

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Roadway Worker Training (RWT) is one of several companies tasked with helping the country’s railroad industry keep up to date on their safety, compliance and technical training. Inspectors and... training teachers in the field collect data from the various freight companies around the country and send their forms to a home office.

While historically that meant filling out paperwork and...

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The move, which will see contractor Blue Avionics install the iPad minis to be used for in-flight entertainment, will enable business class passengers to stream movies and TV shows for free on the Apple... tablet, although economy flyers will also be able to hire the tablets for $17 ($15 if pre-booked).

The airline, the first in the U.S. to offer iPads for in-flight entertainment, is one of many now...

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At Terminal 4 in Spain’s Madrid-Barajas Airport, Iberia Airlines crew members can be seen performing their various tasks and safety checks using customized Panasonic Toughpad devices.

Instead... of using clipboards or laptops, workers get their assignments and get real-time updates while providing aircraft maintenance; baggage handling including loading and unloading, sorting, and delivery; and ref...

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Speaking at a recent local press briefing to numerous news outlets, including Times of India, Panasonic spelled out its hopes for the future.

"We expect to capture 50% of the global... market in ruggedized tablets by 2015 fiscal on the back increased focus on sectors like logistics, retail and manufacturing," said Hide Harada, the firm's head of IT products.<...

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But Windows 8 tablets got a boost from BA CityFlyer this week when the British Airways subsidiary announced it’s the first UK airline to deploy Panasonic’s rugged Toughpad tablets for flights... operating out of London City Airport.

Specifically, Toughpad FZ-G1 tablets running Windows 8 Professional, are being used by engineers and flight crew on each of the airline's aircraft.

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In his new role, Singer will work with the TabTimes editorial staff on a variety of projects including outreach to our business audience to solicit new article ideas and features designed to meet their... information needs.


Other responsibilities include assisting judges with the Tabby Awards competition and interviews with managers directly involved in tablet projects for such features as the w...

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The 10-inch Toughbook CF-H2 tablet comes in two models. The CF-H2 Health version is for doctors and nurses looking to access medical records, patient conditions and medications, while the CF-H2 Field... edition is primarily geared up for utility and field service engineers working in poor weather and cramped conditions.

Having launched back in 2008, both models have been upgraded so that they a...