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TMCNet:  Motion Tablet PCs to Feature Skype Voice and Video Calling

[December 16, 2010]

Motion Tablet PCs to Feature Skype Voice and Video Calling

Dec 16, 2010 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Motion Computing, a provider of integrated mobile computing solutions, announced that the Motion C5v and F5v rugged Tablet PCs will feature pre-loaded Skype software, allowing Skype users to make video and voice calls, collaborate with colleagues, and use instant messaging and SMS/texting features directly from the tablet PCs.

Motion said it will begin shipping Skype's software on the C5v and F5v Tablet PCs later this year.

"Pre-loading Skype on the C5v and F5v Tablet PCs will enable users to take advantage of the integrated web camera, documentation camera and robust connectivity options to collaborate, regardless of location," said Mike Stinson, Motion vice president of marketing. "Including Skype on our tablets enables seamless unified communications in business and healthcare environments for maximized collaboration and productivity." The Motion F5v and C5v Tablet PCs feature lightweight and mobile designs, rugged durability, outdoor displays, mobile broadband with GPS and performance to manage multiple applications. Integrated features including a front-facing web camera and rear-facing documentation camera, a barcode scanner and a variety of accessories such as a mobile docks and tailored cases make the tablets ideal devices for both field and clinical mobile workforces.

"Skype provides business and healthcare users simple, affordable ways to stay connected with colleagues and business partners," said Barry Collins, director of partnerships at Skype. "By pre-loading Skype in Motion devices, users can benefit from the meaningful connections enabled through Skype video and voice calling, instant messaging and more." The optional, integrated cameras and communications capabilities available with the Motion F5v and C5v Tablet PCs can be used for seamless unified communications and collaboration across business environments, according to the Company. From remote medical consultations to the structural documentation of commercial sites or vehicle repair documentation and analysis, the tablet PCs feature all of the tools required to collaborate across mobile environments.

Motion Computing: MotionComputing.com ((Comments on this story may be sent to newsdesk@closeupmedia.com))

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