CANCELLED - Is Today's Laboratory Ready for Tablet Computers?
Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
08:30 - 10:30 AM Room: CANCELLED

David P Hurt

The IT world is on its second or third honeymoon with tablet computers, but now this technology seems more feasible. The Apple iPad and low cost Android tablets are pointing the way to the often dreamed of, always on, data appliance for everyone to carry. But for the lab to take this seriously, there are more considerations; are they tough enough for the harsh lab environment, is the form factor right to carry around all day, are they a replacement for the bench top computer or are the capabilities better applied to niche applications.