INTRODUCTION
 A tablet computer, or a tablet, is a mobile computer,

larger than a mobile phone or personal digital assistant, integrated into a flat touch screen and primarily operated by touching the screen rather than using a physical keyboard. It often uses an onscreen virtual keyboard, a passive stylus pen, or a digital pen.
 The more general term is Pen computer or Pen computing.

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW  1993  1999 .

 2000  2006  2010  .

. and running a modified desktop OSdesigned to be operated and owned by an individual.TECHNOLOGICAL OVERVIEW  Traditional tablet PCs  A tablet personal computer (tablet PC) is a portable personal computer equipped with a touchscreen as a primary input device.

have a different interface instead of the traditional desktop OS. new tablet computers have been introduced with mobile operating systems that forgo the Wintel paradigm. "Post-PC" tablets  Since mid-2010. and represent a new type of computing device. .

components .

KEY FEATURES  OPERATING SYSTEMS (OS)  TOUCH SCREEN  MULTI – TOUCH SENSE  VIRTUAL KEY BOARD  ABILITY TO CONNECT DIFFERENT FORMS OF NETWORK .

5). The current Android version is 4. .0). Frozen Yogurt (2.0. Android releases are nicknamed after sweets or dessert items like Cupcake (1. and Ice Cream Sandwich (4.2). Honeycomb (3.0 was a tablet-oriented release and does not officially run on mobile phones.0).OPERATING SYSTEMS  Android from GOOGLE (free and open source)  Android was developed by a small startup company that was purchased by Google Inc  Android 3.

iPad. on top of open source Darwin core OS)  The Apple iPhone. and this method is still available.  Native third party applications were not officially supported until the release of iOS 2. Before this. and secondgeneration Apple TV all use an operating system called iOS. "jailbreaking" allowed third party applications to be installed. iOS from Apple Inc. which is derived from Mac OS X. proprietary. iPod Touch. . (closed source.0 on July 11th 2008.

With the phone. to the public. It has close to 3000 mobile applications. bada from Samsung Electronics (closed source. called Samsung Apps. . proprietary)  This is a mobile operating system being developed by Samsung Electronics. Samsung also released an app store.

2010. Windows Phone. Windows Phone from Microsoft (closed source. proprietary)  On February 15th. The new mobile OS includes a completely new over-hauled UI inspired by Microsoft's "Metro Design Language". . Microsoft unveiled its nextgeneration mobile OS.

Web search. According to the company.  Windows 8 from Microsoft (closed source. and GPS navigation tools.FUTURE BEYOND OPERATING SYSTEMS  Aliyun OS from Alibaba/AliCloud (cloud based)  AliCloud's operating system revolves around the idea of bringing cloud functionality to the mobile platform. properitary) Microsoft announced that Windows 8 will support tablet devices as well as PCs . weather updates. Aliyun will feature cloudbased e-mail.

 Resistive touchscreens  Capacitive touchscreens e .TOUCH SCREEN  Touchscreens are usually one of two forms.

A virtual keyboard can usually be operated with multiple input devices. an actual keyboard and a computer mouse. . multi-touch refers to a touch sensing surface's (track pad or touchscreen) ability to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact with the surface. which may include a touchscreen. This pluralpoint awareness is often used to implement advanced functionality such as pinch to zoom or activating predefined programs. MULTI-TOUCH SENSE:  In computing.  VIRTUAL KEY BOARD:  A virtual keyboard is a software component that allows a user to enter characters.

TYPES OF TABLETS .

1 inches/21–36 cm) LCD screens. that is. the less to care. the better.  Slate models are often designed with a focus on pure mobility. . are tablet PCs without a dedicated keyboard.SLATES  Slates.4-14.  These tablet PCs typically incorporate small (8.  Keyboards can usually be attached via a wireless or USB connection.

The joint allows the screen to rotate around 180° and fold down on top of the keyboard to provide a flat writing surface. They more closely resemble modern notebooks/laptops.  Using the display mode works well when diagrams or handwritten notes are being taken .CONVERTIBLES     base body with an attached keyboard. swivel hinge or rotating hinge. usually heavier and larger than slates.

.HYBRIDES  Hybrids. share the features of the slate and convertible by using a detachable keyboard which operates in a similar fashion to a convertible when attached.

OTHER FEATURES  Accelerometer  Storage drive  3D  Docking station  Wireless .

Tablet use in world .

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.add value to their existing PC and desktop environment 58% . 2010-2011 Research Report on Global and Chinese Tablet Computer Markets. 49 % respondents plans on purchasing tablet PCs for employee use 64 %. Ltd. Japan Tablet PC market will be over JPY 140 Billion in 2015. US and Western Europe together holds 75% of unit sales share in 2010. In 2010.are planning to purchase a tablet PC for personal use in 2011 China Tablet PC Market Survey Report.Research highlights            Worldwide Tablet PC sale is expected to reach 100 Million Units by 2015 Worldwide Tablet PC market size was nearly US$ 9 Billion in 2010. year. 2011-2012 by China Research and Intelligence Co.  . Apple’s iPad tablet computers aroused great attention in international IT market as well as Chinese tablet computer market without exception.

Collaborate Easily and Effectively 5. 6.Extend the Way Work with PC  2.The ability for easier or faster entry of diagrams.Current tablets typically have longer battery life than laptops or not books.Connect and Work from Anywhere with the Most effective       Mobile PC Ever 3.advantages  1.Take nodes in your own hand writing with handwriting recognition technology 7.Take All Notes Electronically 4. drawing and creative work can be done… 8. animation and gaming industry .very useful in multimedia.

.  The screen risk is present.disadvantages  Higher price  Input speed  Ergonomics problem.

undoubtedly incredible but it wants lot of human efforts & money. .conclusion  It is the biggest step in business science.with touch screen interface.  It provides different style of writing for every user & provide more user friendly environment operated on various operating systems .

microsoft.dailytech.references  Microsoft Tablet PC Overview.mspx.com/2010/01/06/live-from-steve-ballmers-ces-2010keynote/.  http://msdn.2010-09-24 Windows 7 will not be optimized for slates. "Live from Steve Ballmer's CES 2010 keynote“. that will have to wait for Windows 8 .aspx  "Tablet PC Brings the Simplicity of Pen and Paper to Computing“.  http://www.microsoft.engadget.com/en-us/library/ms840465. Windows 7 is not yet optimized for fingertip events . "Ballmer Admits Apple is Beating Microsoft in the Tablet Sector“.htm.com/presspass/features/2000/nov00/11      13tabletpc. http://www.com/Ballmer+Admits+Apple+is+Beating+Microsoft+in+ the+Tablet+Sector/article19215. http://www.

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