Panasonic recently announced the release of their flagship notebook the Toughbook H1 for health-care professionals. The Toughbook H1 is following it’s ancestor’s common feature by using a rugged case design so that it is ready for day to day heavy duty and it will work flawlessly in a harsh environment. Although it also will work on a sterilized and delicate operation room. To conserve power as much as possible, Panasonic has decided to use 1.86 GHz Z540 Intel Atom processor to power the Toughbook H1 and also adopting dual hot-swappable batteries.
The Toughbook H1 was designed specifically for medical care professional by featuring RFID reader, 2.0 megapixel auto-focus camera with dual LED lights, a barcode reader, contactless smart card reader and fingerprint readers. It also has a secure and intuitive platform for barcode medication administration (BCMA), vitals capture and electronic medical records (EMR) capture and review.
To meet the needs for mobility in both facilities and in-home health environments, the Panasonic toughbook H1 offers a range of embedded wireless options including 802.11a/b/g/draft-n and Bluetooth 2.0. The device can also ship with Qualcomm’s new Gobi technology, simplifying complex multi-carrier wireless deployments for IT departments. The H1 will be certified on all major networks in the US, allowing workers to stay connected regardless of their geography.
The H1 also comes with optional, next generation GPS technology allowing for location awareness with improved accuracy, faster satellite acquisition time and lower power consumption.