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hand-held computer

[¦hand‚held kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A small, battery-powered mobile computer for personal or business use. Also known as palmtop, personal digital assistant (PDA).
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Most hand-held computers weigh less than a pound and fit in a jacket pocket, if not a shirt pocket.
An ergonomic and compact, yet rugged hand-held computer, the WORKABOUT PRO S is built on Psion Teklogix' Windows CE .
NET-based hand-held computer that delivers the flexibility, performance and ruggedness required for data collection in harsh environments in a user-friendly, ergonomic package.
The developers of Apple's Newton hand-held computer, once counted among the walking dead, struggled through two painful years of ridicule and last month released a new version of their software that so far has received positive reviews.
The rollout of these Telxon hand-held computer systems is another example of our commitment to maintaining that leadership position," said Randy Mason, senior vice president general sales manager.
The five-year contract include the purchase of the PDT 3300, a programmable 16-bit DOS hand-held computer, and services for software support, training and maintenance.
The Smart-eCompact is a rugged hand-held computer with a full, alphanumeric keypad and integrated 2D scanner.
WAL-MART NAMES TELXON TO SUPPLY HAND-HELD COMPUTER SYSTEMS
This new technology is based on an idea developed by University of Alabama, Huntsville, senior research engineer Charlie Bosco that takes a hand-held computer, a Geiger counter and the GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) system to record real-time calculations of radiation readings at specific geographical points.
He said the Telxon/AW alliance expands the market for Telxon's current line of hand-held computer systems and accelerates the development of new products like POSXPRESS (TM), a portable POS terminal that communicates seamlessly via wide band radio frequency with the store's POS controller.
The desired combination of hand-held computer, mobile phone, GPS, bar code scanner, smart card and magnetic card readers, printer, fingerprint identification unit, digital camera, etc.
Psion Teklogix has achieved the AID-RH certification which was developed and verified on its RFID-enabled netpad hand-held computer running on Windows CE.