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Technology changes so quickly, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with it all. We immerse ourselves in the industry and are often leading the pack, so when news breaks, you’ll hear it from us!

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Automation Tablet Tech to Highlight Westec 2017 Manufacturing Expo

Westec 2017 ConventionLos Angeles, CA – With an emphasis on smart manufacturing and the inclusion of automation and digital technologies in all parts of the manufacturing chain, this year’s Westec Manufacturing Convention and Expo brings plenty of opportunity for manufacturers to improve and grow their businesses. Three days of seminars, break-out sessions, and an expo featuring hundreds of companies and representatives from every area of manufacturing technology come together this September 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The convention is expected to draw tens of thousands of attendees from across industries as diverse as aerospace, medical technology, industrial machinery, and consumer goods. Attendees can learn about the latest advances in the Internet of Things, and how they can use those technologies in their own manufacturing processes. (more…)

Estone Tech Partner J Squared at DEFSEC 2017 Defense & Security Expo

Defense & Security ConferenceHalifax, NS  – Estone Tech partner J Squared will be in attendance at the Canadian Defense, Security, and Aerospace conference at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, next month. As Canada’s premier conference for defense, security, and aerospace technologies, DEFSEC’s agenda includes a variety of educational and informative programs, as well as a large industry expo with dozens of companies displaying the latest products and technologies.

J Squared is a new Estone Tech partner, and a long time certified vendor of rugged technologies for the harshest industries. They will have plenty of information available on Estone Tech’s rugged, (more…)

Single Board Computers to Grow on Strength of Medical Panel PCs

According to several recent studies, among the mostly stagnant commercial PC market, SBC’s (Single Board Computers), a class of commercial computers that integrates internal components, displays, I/O features, and audio features into one flat panel piece of equipment, are expected to grow at approximately 12.5% per year through 2024, topping more than $1.2 Billion in sales. The growth is expected primarily on the strength of Medical Panel PCs, computers which are gaining popularity in hospitals and doctors’ offices worldwide as a simple way to integrate Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Imaging & Diagnostic Equipment, and Surgical Tool info into one, small package. (more…)

Eye Tracking Systems in Medical Grade Tablets

Eye Tracking Medical Grade Tablet

Professor Stephen Hawking is a famous example of an individual using eye-tracking to communicate.

Eye tracking for communication or function, sometimes called “Gaze Interaction” , is a still emerging field of technology that allows people with limited physical capacity or delayed cognitive development to communicate and interact with the world around them. By using an specialized computer display and integrated, high quality video system, individuals can select words or objects from a pre-defined list by doing nothing more than looking at it.

Most systems for Gaze Interaction revolve around a rugged, specialized medical-grade tablet PCs, such as Estone Tech’s MT-line tablets . These medical-grade tablets are designed to mount to wheelchairs or medical carts in fixed positions before the chair or cart’s operator. Specialized, adaptable software developed by experts in communication, accessibility, medicine, and psychology provides a series of prompts for things like requests, statements, and, and questions, as well as the ability to assemble any speech (more…)

Healthcare Tablets – In & out of the Hospital

When it comes to touchscreen and handheld devices, no industry is experiencing quicker growth than healthcare. Handheld devices, a category including tablets, smartphones, and hybrid-laptop devices, were cited by 59% of healthcare professionals as their most important technological concern, in a study conducted by TechTarget and SearchHealth IT. But this paints a somewhat broad and inaccurate picture. (more…)

Automotive Touchscreens: A History and Future

Though touchscreen computers are popping up virtually everywhere; from bedrooms to office buildings; nowhere has their growth been more apparent than in the car and truck industry. Today, virtually every car from top of the line luxury models down through stripped down entry-level vehicles, comes equipped with some sort of touchscreen display. Since they don’t require special molding or tooling, and simple, open-source software makes them easy to adapt to any situation, embedded touchscreens have become the option of choice to replace entertainment consoles, instrument clusters, and anything else on a vehicle that must display info or interact with the driver. (more…)

Clinic Lab Expo Puts Tablet Tech Under the Microscope in San Diego for AACC 2017

AACC Laboratory Healthcare Tablet ConferenceSan Diego, CA – Rapid diagnostics, imaging technology, and a deeper understanding of the role of genetics, microbes, and immunology in all aspects of medicine are moving more and more medicine from the doctor’s office into the lab. Leaders with an interest in Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Lab Management, and other areas will meet together in San Diego for the AACC 2017 Conference and Expo; a chance to learn about technology, advances, and procedures making labs more efficient and effective at saving lives. The conference will take place July 30th through August 3rd at the San Diego Convention Center.

Estone Tech Business Development Managers Randall Sucamele and Harold Winkles will be available at the event to meet and discuss Estone Tech’s durable, powerful healthcare tablet PCs. (more…)

5 Ways Tablets Aid Technical & Sales Reps

When it comes to working in the field, whether in sales or in a technical capacity, being at the top of your game is key. Working directly with clients, in their offices, factories, or field sites, requires that everyone be ready to make a great impression and service all of the clients needs. There’s no better tool to give your Field Technical Reps and Field Sales reps than a quality, durable tablet that puts connectivity and power at their fingertips. There are dozens and dozens of advantages to equipping your field reps with a tablet, but we’ve identified five of the biggest benefits in our weekly infographic. (more…)

Automotive Touchscreen Deliveries Rise

Embedded Touchscreen Technology is appearing everywhere these days, from factory floors to fast food drink dispensers. And with reduced costs and increased availability, the trend shows no signs of stopping. Embedded touchscreen computers provide for more advanced, intuitive device controls and human-machine interfaces, while costing less and requiring less manufacturing time and materials than traditional physical buttons and switches.

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At Estone Group we understand the unique circumstances of health care, transportation, and hospitality industries along with the emerging technology of device interconnectivity. With this in mind, we custom design and develop the industry’s most unique tablets from the inside out.

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