The Year In Review 1999 Portable Office
ACS Innovations Inc.
COMPRO SlimLine, September Page 58
ACS Innovations Inc., of Santa Clara, Calif., says its COMPRO SlimLine 4X4X20 CD-RW rewritable drive offers 20X read speed access to applications and 4X write speed.
For more information ENTER no. 836 after Clicking Here.
Pocket 4X-CD-RW, October Page 48
Addonics, of Fremont, Calif., debuted the Pocket 4X CD-RW. The 14-ounce, 6.4 inch by 5.4 inch by 8 inch drive is compatible with USB-equipped PCs and Macs, as well as notebook PCs which have a PC card, it says.
For more information ENTER no. 846 after Clicking Here.
PowerSaver CompactFlash Card, February Page 36
AmbiCom Inc. says its PowerSaver CompactFlash Card for palm-sized personal computers can greatly extend the battery life of the units. The new card supports 10BaseT Ethernet standard with a RJ-45 connector, says the company, based in Santa Clara, Calif.
For more information ENTER no. 845 after Clicking Here.
American Power Conversion, Inc.
SurgeArrest Notebook Pro, July Page 28
American Power Conversion, of West Kingston, R.I., says its has expanded its line of mobile notebook computer surge protectors.
For more information ENTER no. 844 after Clicking Here.
Ruggedized Notebooks, June Page 31
Amrel Systems, of Arcadia, Calif., and Novatel Wireless Inc., of San Diego, Calif., announced that Amrel's rocky Ruggedized Notebooks are now available with the Novatel Wireless Expedite Wireless IP modem.
For more information ENTER no. 843 after Clicking Here.
PnotePro 3 SurgeArrest Notebook Pro, September Page 34
APC released its PNotePro3 SurgeArrest Notebook Pro surge protector. The unit is lightweight and portable and can be used in any country, says the company.
For more information ENTER no. 842 after Clicking Here.
Ultra-Lite PC Computer System, August Page 24
ASC Systems released its Ultra-Lite PC Computer System, which it describes as a low-profile, handbook-size PC/Pentium II system with an LCD flat panel graphic display and touch-screen options.
For more information ENTER no. 841 after Clicking Here.
Boeckeler Instruments Inc.
Pointmaker PVI-46, August Page 24
Boeckeler Instruments Inc., of Tucson, Ariz., says its Pointmaker PVI-46 notebook marker allows lawyers to draw in color and direct pointers over any displayed computer image.
For more information ENTER no. 840 after Clicking Here.
Brother International Corp.
MP-21C and MP-21Cdx Mobile Color Printers, June Page 26
Brother International Corp. introduced a pair of "ultra-light, ultra-portable" color printers designed for mobile lawyers using laptops.
For more information ENTER no. 839 after Clicking Here.
Comtec Information Systems
Cameo 3, September Page 34
Comtec Information Systems introduced its Cameo 3 three-inch portable printer. Weighing in at 1.25 pounds, the unit is small, light, portable and rugged, says the company.
For more information ENTER no. 838 after Clicking Here.
WordComplete and RecoEcho, September Page 34
Communication Intelligence Software (CIC), based in Redwood Shores, Calif., has announced two new software utilities for Palm based organizers.
For more information ENTER no. 837 after Clicking Here.
Conxus Communications Inc.
Pocketalk, April Page 1
Conxus Communications Inc., of Greenville, S.C., says its Pocketalk portable answering machine enables lawyers and others to receive messages while on the go.
For more information ENTER no. 847 after Clicking Here.
Compaq Computer Corp.
Armada 1500c, March Page 30
Compaq Computer Corp., of Houston, Texas, announced the debut of its Armada 1500c notebook computer line, featuring Intel Mobile Celeron 266 MHz and 300 MHz processors.
For more information ENTER no. 848 after Clicking Here.
Aero 8000, October Page 48
Compaq Computer Corp. introduced the Windows CE powered Aero 8000. Billed as a Handheld PC Professional (H/PC Pro) device, the Aero 8000 weighs 2.9 lbs., yet comes with a keyboard 95 percent the size of a standard portable keyboard, Compaq says.
For more information ENTER no. 849 after Clicking Here.
Presario 1245 and Presario 1925, September Page 34
Compaq Computer Corp., of Houston, announced price cuts on some of its Presario Internet notebooks. Among those included are the Presario 1245, and the Presario 1935.
For more information ENTER no. 850 after Clicking Here.
Dell Computer Corp.
Latitude CPi R-Series and CP, August Page 24
Dell Computer Corp. released its Latitude CPi R-Series and CPt notebook computers. The computers feature Dell's StrikeZone shock absorber and HyperCool thermal management system, reports the company.
For more information ENTER no. 852 after Clicking Here.
Dell Latitude CS, October Page 58
Dell Computer Corp., of Round Rock, Texas, released its Dell Latitude CS, a 4.3 pound ultramobile notebook computer.
For more information ENTER no. 851 after Clicking Here.
Inspiron 7000, September Page 34
The Inspiron 7000 sports either an Intel Pentium II or Intel Celeron processor, with speeds of up to 400 MHz, and can house up to 384 MB of memory. Both come with Windows 98, and users can choose Microsoft Works Suite 99, or Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business.
For more information ENTER no. 853 after Clicking Here.
Dimension XPS T600, September Page 34
Dell Computer Corp. released its Dimension XPS T600 desktop computer, a mini-tower which boasts Intel's Pentium III running at 600 MHz as well as a Voodoo3 video card.
For more information ENTER no. 854 after Clicking Here.
Walkabout Quest, March Page 41
Walkabout Quest, from Dictaphone of Melbourne, Fla.: Its handheld recorder/organizer has e-mail designation capabilities. Users can create voice recordings (and designate where each is to be e-mailed) while away from their computers, says Dictaphone.
For more information ENTER no. 855 after Clicking Here.
Two-Way PC Cards, February Page 36
Eicon Technology of Montreal, Canada, says its just-released product DIVA Mobile V.90 PC Card offers road warriors and laptop computer users with a V.90 modem and ISDN card on the same device.
For more information ENTER no. 856 after Clicking Here.
Fujitsu Personal Systems Inc.
Stylistic 2300, March Page 32
Fujitsu Personal Systems Inc., of Santa Clara, Calif., announced the release of the Stylistic 2300, a Windows pen tablet computer.
For more information ENTER no. 866 after Clicking Here.
HP CapShare 920 e-copier, September Page 1
Hewlett-Packard Co. says its HP CapShare 920 e-copier enables lawyers to make quick, accurate copies of documents with a "swipe" of the hand.
For more information ENTER no. 865 after Clicking Here.
HP OmniBook XE, March Page 30
Hewlett-Packard Co. introduced its HP OmniBook XE notebook computer, designed for users who need quick Internet access.
For more information ENTER no. 864 after Clicking Here.
HP OmniBook XE2 and HP Omnibook 4150 and 900, September Page 34
The new HP OmniBook XE2 laptop computer is aimed at small to midsize firms, and incorporates a hard drive, floppy drive and CD-ROM drive. The HP Omnibook 4150 and 900 notebook PCs are available with the Intel Pentium II 400 MHz processor, advises the company.
For more information ENTER no. 863 after Clicking Here.
Jornada 680, October Page 48
Hewlett-Packard introduced the Jornada 680, a handheld Windows CE personal computer that weighs just one pound, says the Palo Alto company.
For more information ENTER no. 862 after Clicking Here.
HP CD-Writer PlusM820e November Page 20
Hewlett-Packard debuted its HP CD-Writer PlusM820e portable rewritable drive. The small device can write at 4x speed and read at 20x speed, and create CDs with up to 650 MB of storage, says HP, based in Palo Alto, Calif.
For more information ENTER no. 861 after Clicking Here.
ModemMinder, July Page 28
KONEXX, of San Diego, Calif., announced the release of ModemMinder, a compact plug-in device designed to protect analog modems from hazardous current encountered on digital PBX telephone lines in hotels and office buildings.
For more information ENTER no. 860 after Clicking Here.
Mobile-USB, September Page 55
KONEXX, of San Diego, Calif., says its Mobile-USB allows users to connect notebook computer modems to any office telephone.
For more information ENTER no. 859 after Clicking Here.
Scout, November Page 20
Lightware Inc., of Beaverton, Ore., released its new Scout multimedia projector. Weighing five pounds, it has a brightness of 500 lumens, and can run images from a VCR, DVD, CD and directly from a laptop, says Lightware.
For more information ENTER no. 858 after Clicking Here.
VP800 Portable Projector, April Page 23
The projector features a multi-bulb imaging system that provides peace of mind to presenters, says the company.
For more information ENTER no. 857 after Clicking Here.
MetroBook Computer Corp.
MetroBook, March Page 30
MetroBook Computer Corp., of Chantilly, Va., debuted MetroBook SLT, which weighs less than 2.9 pounds. The computer offers a Pentium 233 MMX processor, 32 MB of RAM and a 4 GB hard drive; as well as a 56K fax/modem, reports the company.
For more information ENTER no. 867 after Clicking Here.
MicroExpress NP4333, January Page 16
Micro Express says its MicroExpress NP4333 computer, which utilizes an AMD K6-2 microprocessor, is ideal for presentations.
For more information ENTER no. 868 after Clicking Here.
Micro Express NP8466, June Page 26
Micro Express, of Irvine, Calif., shipped its new high-performance multimedia notebook PC, the Micro Express NP8466.
For more information ENTER no. 869 after Clicking Here.
NP8450 multimedia notebook computer, August Page 24
Micro Express introduced its NP8450 multimedia notebook computer, based on the AMD K6-III-450 Microprocessor.
For more information ENTER no. 870 after Clicking Here.
PageWriter 2000, January Page 20
Motorola says its PageWriter 2000 two-way pager offers Internet access, e-mail, paging and fax capability, in a wearable, wireless unit.
For more information ENTER no. 871 after Clicking Here.
PageWriter 2000x, October Page 48
Motorola introduced its PageWriter 2000X Wireless Communications Center. The device allows two-way communication between phones, other one- and two-way pagers, e-mail addresses, and fax machines.
For more information ENTER no. 872 after Clicking Here.
Pocket Paralegal, November Page 20
Motorola Inc., in conjunction with West Group and Idea Technologies Corp., announced the availability of Pocket Paralegal, a software application that delivers legal information to PageWriter 2000 two-way pagers and PageWriter 2000X two-way wireless communications center users.
For more information ENTER no. 873 after Clicking Here.
Multi-Tech Systems Inc.
MultiMobileUSB, November Page 20
Multi-Tech Systems Inc., from Mounds View, Minn., introduced its MultiMobileUSB, a dual mode 56Kbps modem that supports both ITU V.90 and K56 Flex standards.
For more information ENTER no. 874 after Clicking Here.
MultiSync Go!, October Page 58
NEC Corporation introduced its MultiSync Go! series of portable projectors. The LT84 and LT140 can present images directly from a notebook computer, video source, or the projector itself; yet weigh only 5.5 and 5.7 pounds, respectively, reports the company.
For more information ENTER no. 875 after Clicking Here.
Norcom Electronics Corp.
Norcom VoicePort, June Page 26
Norcom Electronics Corp., of Trumbull, Conn., released its Norcom VoicePort Office Mobile dictation/speech recognition product.
For more information ENTER no. 876 after Clicking Here.
OneStep Connect 1.0, May Page 50
OneStep Connect 1.0 features direct links to the PalmPilot and Palm III, reports OneStep LLC.
For more information ENTER no. 877 after Clicking Here.
Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems Co.
PT-L557U, May Page 49
Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems Co., based in Los Angeles, says its PT-L557U portable SVGA LCD projector is ultra-bright, yet lightweight.
For more information ENTER no. 887 after Clicking Here.
PT-L797U and PT-L5, March Page 32
Panasonic Broadcast & Digital Systems Co., of Los Angeles, announced the release of two portable projectors, the PT-L79U and the PT-L5.
For more information ENTER no. 886 after Clicking Here.
PCR Presentation Products Group
InFocus LP 420, January Page 20
The InFocus LP 420 can fit in the same bag as a notebook computer, and is the size of a typical three-ring binder, explains PCR Presentation Products Group, of New York.
For more information ENTER no. 885 after Clicking Here.
Palm Operating System, June Page 26
Peanut Press released several electronic law books for users of handheld computers using the Palm Operating System.
For more information ENTER no. 884 after Clicking Here.
HPC Translate 1.0, May Page 50
PhatWare Corp., of Redwood City, Calif., announced the release of HPC Translate 1.0, designed for mobile devices that run Windows CE 2.0 or higher operating system.
For more information ENTER no. 883 after Clicking Here.
Pionex Technologies Inc.
Pionex Model 46130 Model 683322s, January Page 20
Pionex Technologies Inc., of Somerset, N.J., introduced its first two notebook computers, which feature AMD K6/300 processors with MMX technology.
For more information ENTER no. 882 after Clicking Here.
Power Media Inc.
Palm OS Software, May Page 50
Power Media Inc., of Portland, Ore., announced the release of a full line of Palm OS Software to enhance Palm V.
For more information ENTER no. 881 after Clicking Here.
Weatherguide, October Page 48
Weatherguide acts as a personal weather station for users of 3Com Palm Organizers, says Precision Navigation, based in Santa Rosa, Calif.
For more information ENTER no. 880 after Clicking Here.
Princeton Softech Inc.
SyncPoint, November Page 20
Princeton Softech Inc. introduced SyncPoint, which enables Microsoft Windows CE users to synchronize a firm's database with a local database on handheld PCs.
For more information ENTER no. 879 after Clicking Here.
ProCom Technology Inc.
Atom ES, March Page 32
ProCom Technology Inc., of Santa Ana, Calif., announced the release of its ATOM ES external storage units. The external storage units offer an easy way to secure valuable data stored on a laptop computer's hard disk.
For more information ENTER no. 878 after Clicking Here.
RealSync, September Page 58
RealSync software for PalmPilot, Palm III, Palm IIIx and Palm V handheld computers. RealSync supports multiple connections and can support both Palm device-to-server and Palm device-to-desktop-to server configurations, says Synchrologic, based in Atlanta.
For more information ENTER no. 888 after Clicking Here.
32 MB MultiMedia Card, May Page 49
SanDisk Corp. says these cards include a unique serialization feature that satisfies several proposals under consideration by the Secure Digital Music Initiative for copy right protection of Internet music.
For more information ENTER no. 889 after Clicking Here.
32 MB CompactFlash memory card, June Page 26
SanDisk Corp., of Sunnyvale, Calif., said it reached an agreement to supply Thomson Consumer Electronics with its 32 MB CompactFlash memory card, for use with the new RCA LYRA personal digital audio player.
For more information ENTER no. 890 after Clicking Here.
CompactFlash, July Page 27
SanDisk Corp., of Sunnyvale, Calif., says it will supply Compaq Computer Corp. with high capacity CompactFlash memory cards for the new Compaq Aero 8000 handheld computer.
For more information ENTER no. 891 after Clicking Here.
Personal Information, November Page 20
SanDisk Corp., based in Sunnyvale, Calif., says its Personal Information Carrier is a small, wearable solid state device.
For more information ENTER no. 892 after Clicking Here.
Seiko Instruments USA Inc.
Quicktionary Reading Pen, March Page 45
Seiko Instruments USA Inc. says its Quicktionary Reading Pen scans printed words, pronounces the word and offers a definition. The pen displays syllables and definitions, and spells the word out loud, it says. It recognizes more than 400,000 words, reports the company.
For more information ENTER no. 893 after Clicking Here.
Notevision6, October Page 48
Sharp Electronics Corp. released its Notevision6, a portable LCD projector designed to work in stationary conference room applications as well as for portable use.
For more information ENTER no. 894 after Clicking Here.
Mobile WinFax, July Page 27
Symantec Corp., of Cupertino, Calif., has released Mobile WinFax, designed for Palm Computing platforms.
For more information ENTER no. 895 after Clicking Here.
Symbol Technologies Inc.
Symbol SPT 1700, July Page 27
Symbol Technologies Inc., of Holtsville, N.Y., says its new Symbol SPT 1700 line of rugged pocket-sized computers with wireless local area network communications offer Web browsing and integrated scanning tools, using 3Com's Palm III architecture.
For more information ENTER no. 896 after Clicking Here.
Telex Communications Inc.
P1200 Desktop LCD Projector, February Page 36
Telex Communications Inc., based in Minneapolis, says its lightweight portable projector offers flexibility for road-weary mobile lawyers. The P1200 Desktop LCD Projector uses a 120 watt Ultra High Pressure (UHP) lamp, to generate bright images even when room lights are not dimmed, says Telex.
For more information ENTER no. 906 after Clicking Here.
Fitaly On-Screen Key-board, February Page 36
Textware Solutions released its Fitaly On-Screen Keyboard for handheld computers, which the company says is an ergonomic replacement for the traditional QWERTY keyboard.
For more information ENTER no. 905 after Clicking Here.
Toshiba America Information Systems
Portege 3110CT, September Page 34
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., of Irvine, Calif., added the Portege 3110CT to its line of notebook computers.
For more information ENTER no. 904 after Clicking Here.
VideoChip Technologies LLC
Wallet, August Page 24
VideoChip Technologies LLC announced the release of Wallet, a portable CompactFlash digital images player and recorder.
For more information ENTER no. 903 after Clicking Here.
Nighthawk Microlight II, October Page 58
Wavesure LLC released its Nighthawk Microlight II, a small, hands-free light available in five LED colors: white, green, red, amber and infrared.
For more information ENTER no. 902 after Clicking Here.
ShowBIZ 9000P notebook, June Page 26
Wedge Technology Inc., of San Jose, said its ShowBIZ 9000P notebook features a video display that converts to a projection panel that can display images up to six feet when used with an overhead projector.
For more information ENTER no. 901 after Clicking Here.
MiniNote, March Page 30
Wedge Technology of Milpitas, Calif., released the MiniNote, which the company describes as a mini-notebook that provides the power and functionality of a standard laptop, in a slim case weighing in at 3.8 pounds (with the battery installed).
For more information ENTER no. 900 after Clicking Here.
Wizcom Technologies, Inc.
QuickLink Pen Personal, November Page 20
Wizcom Technologies, Inc., announced the QuickLink Pen Personal Scanner. The small, pen-shaped, handheld device can store up to 1000 pages of material in ASCII format, which can then be transferred to either a Palm Pilot or PC.
For more information ENTER no. 899 after Clicking Here.