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TABLET PC

TABLET PC

A Tablet PC is a notebook or slate shaped mobile computer. Its touch screen or digitizing tablet technology allows the user to operate the computer with a stylus or digital pen instead of keyboard or mouse.

INTRODUCTION

The term Tablet PC was made popular in a product announced in 2001 by Microsoft. The evolution of the Tablet PC is similar to that of the laptop computer, the net book computer, the smart phone. A Tablet PC is truly portable computing tool. its as powerful as a modern pc, it does require keyboard. We can take handwritten notes directly on the screen.
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WORKING

Signals travel from the touch screen to the processor as electrical impulses. The processor uses software to analyze the data and determine the feature of each touch. The processor uses its gesture interpretation software to determine which gesture we made. All these steps happen in an instance.
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TOUCH SCREEN TECHNIQUES

Resistive touch screen Surface acoustic wave Capacitive Infrared 3M Micro Touch

Tablet PC comes in two forms

Slate models

Tablet PC comes in two forms


Convertible Model

SUPPORTABLE SYSTEM SOFTWARE

MICROSOFT WINDOWS ANDROID LINUX MeeGo Apple Mac OS

FEATURES

Portable Cheaper Work as mobile Pen screen Wi-Fi access Docking Symbol commander

ADVANTAGES

Lighter weight, lower power models Navigation much easier Recording non character information Universal use

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DISADVANTAGES

Higher cost Input speed Screen and huge damage risk Slower processing

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Conclusion

The combination of software and hardware in a tablet pc enables these methods of user interaction creating a rich, interactive, and productive computing experience for users

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