Magazine Article | May 17, 2010

Tech Trends: Mobile Computing Evolution Presents Opportunities

By Brian Albright, Business Solutions magazine

Companies deploying mobile computers for field service or route accounting applications are now faced with a myriad of device choices, from consumer- grade netbooks and smartphones, to ruggedized laptops and handheld computers. Because of the variety of wireless communications options now available, both large and small companies can keep field employees connected in real time, and these new capabilities have increased interest in deploying new mobile applications, as well as upgrading older systems based around batch downloading.