Research Triangle Park. Mi-Co, the mobile data capture software company, announced an initiative with IBM that enables IBM Workplace Forms'users through the use of Mi-Forms software "Mobile Wizards" to more effectively deploy popular mobile devices including Tablet PCs, Ultra Mobile PCs, Windows Mobile devices and Anoto functionality Digital Pens. Mi-Co has signed an agreement with IBM that facilitates the seamless integration of Mi-Forms and IBM Workplace Forms software and makes it available to users worldwide.
The Mi-Forms System enables the implementation of accurate and efficient mobile data capture and forms automation systems. The software system includes components for mobile data capture, handwriting interpretation, verification, data validation and communication using stylus, touch screen and other mobile input modalities. Mi-Forms is currently in use at a number of customer sites including Sutter Health hospitals, various United States Department of Agriculture sites, Boston Public Health Commission and the University of Cincinnati Hospital.
"At Mi-Co, our customers and resellers are excited about the many business opportunities to leverage Mi-Forms mobile data capture capabilities and the richness of the IBM Forms infrastructure," stated Greg Clary, CEO of Mi-Co. "Organizations currently using Mi-Forms can now interact with IBM Forms documents on a wide variety of mobile devices through the capabilities contained within Mi-Co's new Mi-Forms Wizards for IBM Workplace Forms."
Through the new software plug-in, Mi-Forms users can now easily incorporate IBM Workplace Forms into their existing workflow. Because IBM Workplace Forms is based on open standards and seamlessly integrates with IBM middleware, the introduction of Mi-Forms Wizards for IBM Workplace Forms into the IT infrastructure will extend existing legacy systems and workflow out to mobile devices. The result is the best of both the desktop and mobile forms automation worlds.
"Because of Mi-Co's focus on enterprise forms based systems," stated Barrett Joyner, Mi-Co Sr. VP of Marketing and Sales Strategy, "seamlessly integrating to IBM's Workplace Forms system is a wise investment on behalf of our customers. IBM Workplace Forms is a proven enterprise solution significantly reducing time, cost and problems associated with paper-based forms processes."
IBM Workplace Forms software is currently used by over 5 million end-users. Among the organizations using IBM Workplace Forms are US Army and Air Forces, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington State Department of Health and the Michigan Courts system.
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 data capture using digital ink, bar codes, RFID, images, and other input modalities. 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, Windows Mobile Devices and signature capture devices. The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has aWashington customer service center. For more information about Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com.
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