The brand new M1040 portable medical tablet PC from ARBOR Technology aims at the Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) application. The device has really some very good features. The M1040 is powered with Intel Atom N450 1.6 GHz processor and ICH8M chipset, it has also DDR2-667 SO-DIMM memory that can go up to 2 GB. It gets power from an internal Li-battery, which provides backup up to 3.5 hours. It has a 10.4 inch touch panel with great support from resistive touch and electromagnetic digitizer as well.

The interface is also user-friendly and the panel is very seamless and resistant to any chemical or grease. The design makes the panel very easy to be cleaned and wiped. It weighs around 1.3 kg and has a thickness of 26mm. The design is slip-free and makes it easy to carry and operate anywhere.

The ARBOR M1040 provides two storage device options that include 120GB SATA HDD and 32GB SSD. Consumers can choose any of them as per the requirements. Main features that can be useful in medical profession is its ability to  integrate with many devices to retrieve data such as 2D barcode scanner, smart card reader, RFID reader and 2 CMOS cameras etc. Clinicians can use this device to access patient records and medical history. It will shorten time spent in checking data, besides all these mobile capabilities described above.

There is a useful application in the M1040, but the main application focuses on the healthcare markets. The device has been mechanically designed that makes it shock proof. M1040 also comes with all the medical certifications and standards like IP54 and EN60601-1, EN60601-1-2 and UL60601-1. So, it is very secure and perfect for healthcare and clinics. Overall we can rate this device with well-considered design and complete functions which can be applied to various medical circumstances. It will be really useful for clinicians to eliminate human error, reduce workload, and it will enhance efficiency by providing high quality healthcare services to patients.