ZyPad WL1000 Wearable ComputerEurotech bring reality closer to SciFi with their announcement of the ZyPad WL1000 wearable computer. This stylish device fits snugly on the wrist and provides high performance computing power complete with a 3.5" LCD touch screen, GPS and wireless connectivity.
Weighing in at only 290 g and ergonimically shaped, the ZyPad will not only free up your hands but will be comfortable to wear as well.
Wireless communications are achieved using both 802.11b/g WiFi and Bluetooth. Furthermore the sytem is capable of determining its position using GPS. The system is capable of running either Windows CE or Linux both of which present a large amount of potential applications for the ZyPad.
Wired connectivity is provided by a USB slot and there's a miniSD slot for removable storage.
Low power consumption allows the ZyPad to last some 8 ours before a recharge.
The primary target for the ZyPad is people working in hostile environments - where computers are highly beneficial but the user needs both hands to perform their role. Example application areas include fire fighters, workers in the medical sector, logistics operatives, the workers in the nuclear industry or security and defence.
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