SOURCE: Mi-Co

March 13, 2007 14:47 ET

Mi-Co Announces Support for Motion Computing's C5, the Industry's First Mobile Clinical Assistant

Mi-Co Demonstrates Support of the C5 at HIMSS in New Orleans

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 13, 2007 -- Mi-Co, the leading mobile data capture software company, announced that it successfully demonstrated support for Motion Computing's new C5 Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) recently at HIMSS, the largest healthcare technology conference held in the United States. The C5 was announced by Motion Computing on February 20 during a joint conference with Intel in San Francisco.

The Motion C5, the first product in the MCA category, integrates durable design elements with key point-of-care data and image capture technologies to simplify workflows, ease clinician workloads and improve overall quality of care. Designed based on input from thousands of clinicians worldwide, the C5 brings reliable, automated patient data management directly to the point of care.

To effectively demonstrate the capabilities of the new C5 device, Mi-Co built a form-based sample application using Mi-Forms. This application was designed for the healthcare industry with the end users' needs in mind. It integrates Mi-Forms' industry-leading handwriting interpretation, Tablet PC forms development and Tablet PC forms runtime environments with the unique features of the C5: a barcode and RFID reader and a digital camera. This sample form is representative of the capabilities available to software companies developing ink-enabled interfaces for their enterprise applications.

Software companies focused on clinical documentation and minimizing errors can reduce their time to market for support of the C5 by joining the Mi-Co partner program where they will gain access to Mi-Forms script source code supporting the device. To learn more, contact the company at 888-621-6230.

"We are pleased that Mi-Co, with its forms-based solution for tablet PCs, has announced and demonstrated support for the C5," stated Tony Bonadero, vice president of marketing for Motion Computing. "The demonstration showcased on the C5 at HIMSS was extremely compelling and helped to show the product's value proposition to attendees."

"Mi-Co is thrilled to showcase the capabilities of this exciting new device," said Greg Clary, Mi-Co CEO. "We are even more excited to share this opportunity with our business partners."

The demo was featured in Motion Computing's booth, Microsoft's booth, and Mi-Co's booth. In addition to the demo, Motion Computing also chose Mi-Co to develop its lead capture system for the HIMSS conference.

Mi-Co, the leading mobile data capture company, provides software to eliminate numerous pains of paper forms-based business processes. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System provides flexible electronic forms design for data capture using digital ink and has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation and verification, data validation and the communication of forms-based data. Mi-Forms supports Tablet PCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs, signature capture devices and industry standard software technologies. Mi-Co reaches historically paperwork intensive markets such as the healthcare and government sectors through a growing network of over forty channel partners. The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has offices in Seattle, Washington and Ft. Collins, Colorado. For more information on Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com.

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