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TOUGHBOOK Innovation Forum goes virtual

The TOUGHBOOK Innovation Forum went virtual this year but the amazing discussion, latest thinking and new mobile computing developments were all still there.

2021: A year for new work habits?

Could the difficult challenges we have been forced to deal with in 2020, make us rethink the way we use technology in our work and social lives? Kevin Jones, Managing Director at Panasonic’s Mobile Solutions Business, considers the implications.

Make mine an App please

To unleash the full potential of mobile computing in business, organisations need applications, as well as devices that meet the needs of the workforce. Fortunately, application development and managing those apps is becoming a lot easier.

Wie Digitalisierung den Forstbetrieb voranbringt

Der Revierförster hat ein Gewehr, einen grünen Hut und einen Dackel – so die landläufige Vorstellung. Heute hat er zudem noch einen Geländewagen, ein Handy und ein TOUGHBOOK, um den vielfältigen Aufgaben im Wald gerecht zu werden.

Don’t let computing downtime get you down

The latest research reports that two thirds of frontline workers experience mobile computing issues each month, which negatively impact their ability to do their jobs - a rise of 16% from last year. So just what can businesses do?

Android Enterprise – what’s the latest?

Google says the desire for digital is outpacing reality and many more organisations will be rolling out mobile computing to enable digital transformation. So, it’s been investing heavily in Android Enterprise. Read more about its latest developments

Windscreen wiper on a tablet – no problem!

Business uses for rugged mobile computing devices are expanding rapidly and always driven by customer challenges. Panasonic’s Concept in a Day approach shows how much can be quickly achieved when you have design capabilities at your fingertips.

The emergence of AI at the Edge

We are about to witness the next big technology inflection point and it’s being driven by AI at the edge of the network. We examine how this exciting innovation might transform mobile computing and applications.

The future for voice technology in the Enterprise

Developed in the 70’s, voice applications have taken time to reach the masses but are on the verge of changing the way we live and work. John Harris, from Panasonic TOUGHBOOK research and development, takes a look at the opportunities in business.