Wednesday, March 16, 2011
iPad or Computer On Wheels (C.O.W.)?
Eventually, as slate tablets evolve, they probably will support pointing devices like mice. Then, the COW experience could truly be replicated by using a small slate tablet like the iPad in the clinical setting.
Today, you can use a slate PC running Windows 7 on a cart so that you can effectively have a slate tablet + COW combination. We're seeing many more slate tablet PCs running Windows 7, so maybe that will eventually become the standard in the hospital setting.