Fujitsu unveils new portable touch screen notebook for healthcare

Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation is offering a new ‘ultra-portable’ LifeBook B6210 touch screen notebook, with enhancements such as longer battery life and the latest Intel Core Solo Processor Ultra Low Voltage.

The 3.2 pound LifeBook B6210 notebook, for use in healthcare, field-force automation and other forms-intensive workplaces, is equipped with a bright 12.1-inch XGA display offering the flexibility of touch screen input and the productivity of a notebook computer. The notebook can run with either Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 or Microsoft Windows XP Professional, the company said.

The notebook has been designed to offer longer battery life with a standard 6-cell battery delivering up to eight hours of battery life. A built-in microphone can be used for dictation and annotating documents. The LifeBook B6210 notebook includes a shock-mounted hard drive and magnesium alloy casing for added durability and data protection.

The LifeBook B6210 notebook also offers a number of security features, including embedded Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Smart Card compatibility, an optional biometric fingerprint swipe sensor, Fujitsu Security Application Panel with over 800,000 possible combinations, two-level hard drive password protection, and a security lock slot, the company said.

Additionally, the notebook includes a built-in modem and Gigabit Ethernet connections, along with optional Bluetooth for convenient wireless connections to personal area networks or Bluetooth-enabled devices such as PDAs, smart phones or printers. Wi-Fi certified Atheros Super AG wireless LAN is also an option.

Pricing for the notebooks starts at $1,599. The Microsoft Windows Tablet PC Edition 2005 is priced starting at $1,649.