Research Triangle Park, NC and Hannover, Germany. Mi-Co, the mobile data capture software company, announced today that Mi-Forms software fully supports the new Ultra-Mobile Personal Computers (UMPCs) running Windows XP Tablet Edition. Mi-Co is part of Microsoft's Early Adopter Program and Mi-Forms software was part of Microsoft's Mobile PC and Tablet PC Partner announcements made at CeBIT in Germany today.
Mi-Forms Software enables the implementation of efficient and effective mobile data capture and forms automation systems. The software system includes a highly flexible e-forms design component, Mi-Forms Designer. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has capabilities for handwriting interpretation, touch-screen input, verification, data validation and communication. Mi-Forms is currently in use for mobile data capture at a number of customer sites including Sutter Health, United States Department of Agriculture, Boston Public Health Commission and University of Cincinnati Hospital.
"At Mi-Co, our customers are excited about the small form factors of the UMPCs combined with the power and stability of Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition Operating System," stated Mi-Co Chief Technology Officer and co-founder Dr. Greg Clary. "Organizations using Mi-Forms for data capture want to maximize their mobility."
Microsoft unveiled details for the UMPCs, at CeBIT in Germany. The UMPCs represent a new category of mobile computing devices that features small, lightweight, carry-everywhere hardware designs coupled with the full functionality of a Microsoft Windows-based PC and a choice of input options, including enhanced touch-screen capabilities.
CeBIT, which is being held in Hannover from March 9 through March 15, is the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions. The key target groups are users from industry, the wholesale/retail sector, skilled trades, banks, the services sector, government agencies and science. Over 6,200 exhibitors from around 70 countries and some 480,000 visitors from all over the world attended the last CeBIT in 2005. The theme for CeBIT 2006 is "Digital Solutions for Work & Life."
Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables an efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation, touch-screen input, verification, data validation and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Mi-Forms supports Tablet PCs, UMPCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and signature capture devices. The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has a Washington customer service center. For more information on Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com.