Research Triangle Park, NC (February 25, 2004) - Mi-Co announced today that it has joined the HP Forms Automation, Solution Provider Program with Hewlett Packard Company. This partnership integrates Mi-Co's state of the art data capture and digital writing software platform Mi-Forms with the Forms Automation System from HP. Target markets for these Mi-Co applications include such key vertical areas as banking and finance, healthcare, and municipal services.
"Hewlett Packard's expertise in imaging and printing now means that Mi-Forms digital writing customers can print their own forms whenever they need," stated Greg Clary, Chief Technology Officer for Mi-Co. "Our alliance with Hewlett Packard will speed up deployment time and reduce costs because we bring Mi-Forms technology to bear on Forms Automation Solutions, meaning digital paper and handwriting data entry become viable options for many more organizations."
"HP recognizes the technological expertise of Mi-Co and found it to be a complementary extension of our Forms Automation System," said Don Palmer, Director, Business Development, HP, Digital Pen and Paper. "The HP FAS will help customers save significant time and money. It is easy to deploy, simple to use and provides a seamless integration into the enterprise back-end."
Greg Shorr, M.D., one of the leading Medical Informatics consultants in the U.S., who analyzed Mi-Co's Mi-Forms mobile data capture software in concert with HP's Forms Automation System, stated, "In the medical domain, a digital forms-based paper approach has many potential advantages over traditional solutions. When a top mobile data capture software company like Mi-Co teams with a leading technology provider like HP, I anticipate some significant breakthroughs." Dr. Shorr has over 35 years experience using, developing and implementing computer based patient records (CPR). He was a co-developer of the first large-scale ambulatory care CPR in the US for Indian Health Service which is currently operational at over 300 sites.
Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, provides digital writing software to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the entire process of capturing and using data. Mi-Co's end-to-end enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible forms design and the capture, handwriting verification and communication of forms based and free-form pen-on-paper data for enterprise users. Mi-Forms supports enterprise data capture using the Tablet PC, the Logitech io Digital Pen, Pocket PC and signature capture devices. Mi-Co's vertical markets for the Mi-Forms Software include healthcare and pharmaceuticals, financial services, public safety, and governmental services, and Mi-Co has a growing number of customers in these segments. Mi-Co is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. For more information on Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com.