A NEW GENERATION: TODAY'S VERSATILE PDAS
- FROM PAPER TO PC TO PALM: Automated inventory lends a helping hand in foodservice. Nortwick, Mary Van // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p104
Focuses on the use of handheld computers to do automated inventory in the food service industry in the United States. How previous inventories were accomplished; Limitations of handheld devices; Benefits to food service operations.
- Health-care contractors say key to service, efficiency lies in the palms of their hands. Liddle, Alan // Nation's Restaurant News;07/05/99, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p47
Reports the use of palmtop personal computers in taking meal orders and delivering restaurant-style service to health-care patients in the United States. Advantages and features of palmtops; Team up with desktop computers to automate program at hospitals and other facilities; Reduction of waste...
- Hand-held computers: Florida hosp. group rolls `palmtop' menus. // FoodService Director;08/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p5
Reports on the four facilities located in South Florida, which plans to implement palmtop menu ordering, under its new contractor ServiceMaster. Information on the palmtop hand-held computers controlled by hostess/servers; Cost of operation; Features of menu; How this concept is cost-effective;...
- PREDICTING FOODSERVICE'S FUTURE: Palmtop computer cited as healthcare's 'killer app'. // FoodService Director;10/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p12
Deals with palmtop computing technology as a significant application for health care food service technology in 2001. Uses of palmtop computers; Trends in health care that contributed to the development of computer application systems; Areas of technological innovations in food service operations.
- Hand-helds go to London. Maguire, Frances // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Sep97, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the work of the London International Financial Futures Exchange (Liffe) to get its members hand-held order entry terminals in trading. Promise on upgrading its trade registration system; Plans about developing new generation trading platform.
- New electronic prescribing device connects providers. Fleming Jr., Harris // Drug Topics;2/21/2000, Vol. 144 Issue 4, p27
Presents information on i3000, a handheld wireless computer prescription device developed by iScribe. Benefits of the electronic prescribing system; Components of the i3000 system.
- Mobile dial-up app pays off for sales firm. Cox, John // Network World;8/25/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p25
Reports on the development and launch of a specialized sales automation application software by the Parker, Colorado-based Charles Latham Associates through a hosted service from application service provider, Unique Solutions. Development of the applications software for handheld computers and...
- Are ATM Deployers At War Against Cards? // ISO & Agent Weekly;6/21/2012, Vol. 8 Issue 23, p11
The article reports on the plans of NCR Corp. to eliminate the need for consumers to use their payment cards and personal identification number when getting cash from automated teller machines via a software that supports withdrawals started through pocket computers.
- Wireless handhelds help speed table service. Waters, C. Dickinson // Nation's Restaurant News;03/19/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p26
Reports on the use of handheld devices from Ameranth Wireless among servers at Jimmy Lu's Asian Bistro allowing them to handle large sections and deliver speedier service. Lu's disclosure that he has been testing several Ameranth's Windows Pocket PC-based devices; Features of the wireless...