A SEMINAR ON

PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANTS
Presented by Intramantra Global Solution PVT LTD, Indore http://intramantra.com

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION  TYPES OF PDA  FEATURES  ADVANTAGES  DISADVANTAGES  APPLICATIONS 

INTRODUCTION

TYPES OF PDA
HANDHAND-HELD COMPUTERS  PALM SIZED COMPUTERS 

PALM III C PALM III x PALM V

PALM III c
DISPLAYDISPLAY-COLOR ACTIVE MATRIX TFT  SIZE- 5.06*3.17*6.7 INCHES SIZE WEIGHT ± 6.8 oz  OS- PALM OS V 3.5 OS CAPACITY ± 10,000 ADD.,3000 APPT, 400 MSG,GAMES,CALCULATER. COST - $449 

PALM III x
MEMORYMEMORY- 4MB  SIZE ± 4.7*3.2*0.7 INCHES  WEIGHT ± 6oz  OS ± PALM OS 3.1  RUN ON BATTERIES ± 2 AAA  COST - $200 

PALM V
MEMORY ± 2MB  SIZE ± 4.5*3.1*0.4 INCHES  WEIGHT ± 4 oz  OS ± PALM OS 3.1  RECHARGABLE BATTERIES  COST - $ 300 

FEATURES
MICROPROCESSOR  OPERATING SYSTEM  MEMORY  BATTERIES  LCD DISPLAY  I/P & O/P DEVICES 

MICROPROCESSOR 

PDA ARE POWERED BY MICROPROCESSOR IT COORDINATE ALL THE PDA FUNCTIONS IT IS SMALLER AND CHEAPER  

MPMP-MOTOROLA DRAGONBALL MIPS HITACHI SH7709A

OPERATING SYSTEM 

PDA DOESN¶T USE COMPLEX OPERATING SYSTEM. IT TAKES VERY LESS MEMORY. PALM OS & POCKET OS ARE TYPES OF PDA.  

MEMORY 

PROGRAMS ARE STORE IN A ROM . YOU DOESN¶T NEED SAVE COMMANDS . IT HAS MEMORY RANGE 2 MB-32 MB MB-  

BATTERIES 

PDA POWERED BY BATTERY. IT USE ALKALINE & RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES. 

LCD DISPLAY 

IN IT LCD DISPLAY SCREEN USE FOR BOTH I/P & O/P. SIZE OF LCD DISPLAY SCREEN IS SMALL. 

I/O DEVICES

‡ SMALL KEYBOARD . ‡ STYLUS AND TOUCH--SCREEN. TOUCH ‡ VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY. ‡ COMMUNICATION THROUGH
(WIRELESS,IR,MODEMS ETC).

ADVANTAGES
IT WORKS AS AN ADDRESS BOOK.  AS A MEMO PADS FOR JOTTING.  IT WORKS AS A DATE BOOK.  IT WORKS AS A TO DO LIST.  IT PROVIDES TOUCH SCREEN. 

IT IS A BASIC CALCULATOR.  REPORT APPLICATION WITH INTERNET E-MAIL PROGRAM. E OTHER SOFTWARE ON YOUR PDA .  ADD HARDWARE ON YOUR PDA.  IT¶S COMPACT DESIGN 

DISADVANTAGES
SPEED IS SLOW.  IT IS EASILY AFFECTED SO IT NEEDS EXTRA CARE .  IT NEEDS EXTRA HARDWARE COMPONENTS TO CONNECT WITH PC .  IT¶S COST IS HIGH. 

SOME NEW MODELS CONTENTS
TURN YOUR PDA INTO A CELL PHONE .  A GPS DEVICE ,COMPLETE WITH MAPPING SOFTWARE .  DIGITAL CAMERA .  VOICE RECORDER AND MP3 PLAYER . 

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