April 22, 2015
Austin, Texas-based Motion Computing, a longtime player in the semi-rugged tablet space that served the healthcare industry among others, has been acquired by rugged tablet PC maker Xplore, also based in Austin. Earlier this month Xplore bought Motion's assets for $9 million cash, plus the assumption of $7 million in net liabilities, after Square 1 Bank foreclosed on most of Motion's assets.
August 1, 2013
Teratech Corporation, a Burlington, Massachusetts-based ultrasound equipment supplier, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a tablet-based ultrasound system. The Terason uSmart 3200T is a five-pound tablet running Windows 7 touch, according to clearance documents.
The device is the first in Teratech's series of uSmart mobile ultrasound devices. Teratech is marketing the unit for emergency...
November 10, 2011
Tablets, particularly Apple's iconic iPad, are hot topics in healthcare right now. But that doesn't mean that the iPad, or even the general idea of a touch-screen tablet, is right for everyone.
"All of it is on a tablet, but the key is, the tablet is optional," Kian Saneii, CEO of San Diego-based Independa, says of his company's signature product, called "Angela," that helps manage the lives and...