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retail & hospitality editionVOL. 2, Issue 1 | JULY 2008

Toughbook Makes the Rounds

In this issue, we'd like to introduce you to the newest member of our Toughbook® family, the Toughbook F8, and share the success of the 2008 Healthcare Mobile Technology Symposium. Also, be sure to check out our upcoming healthcare technology events.

As recently demonstrated with the success of the
Toughbook U1, Panasonic produces some of the most innovative products, and we're about to launch yet another. On November 4th, Panasonic Toughbook will be releasing the newest addition to the ultra-mobile-rugged product line specifically designed for the healthcare industry. Leveraging the latest Intel® technology, the Mobile Clinical Assistant device is poised to meet the demands of medical professionals throughout the healthcare industry.

Our new Mobile Clinical Assistant is joining the ultra-mobile rugged category and is ready to make waves on
November 4th, so keep your eyes open.

For more information about this next evolution in healthcare technology and its applications, please sign up for our online webinar. It will be held on November 10th at 2PM ET.

This past September, Panasonic hosted the 2008 Healthcare Mobile Technology Symposium in San Diego, CA. We saw a record turnout this year, with attendees and sponsors from all facets of the healthcare industry. Attendees learned about and discussed the importance of new healthcare mobile technologies, and shared best technology practices.

The centerpiece of this event was the new Mobile Clinical Assistant device, which will formally be announced on November 4th. Attendees got a sneak peek at the upcoming product and were given the opportunity to use and voice their opinions on this cutting edge device. We are pleased to report that this soon-to-be-announced product was very well received by those in attendance.

The event concluded with an open advisory session between attendees and Panasonic Toughbook President, Rance Poehler. This open dialog allowed attendees to voice their opinions about Toughbook products and their expectations for future solutions. Customers understand the value of these sessions as their feedback is often incorporated into next generation of Toughbook products.

All in all, the event was a rousing success, thanks in large part to all who attended.

Introducing the New Toughbook F8

Improving on the seamless design
of the popular 7 series, the new Toughbook F8 is an ultra-slick and ultra-reliable addition to the business-rugged product line. It is the world’s lightest 3G-ready notebook with a 14.1 inch display and an internal optical drive- all of which provides exceptional mobility in the hospital, on the road or in any other situation that requires wireless connectivity.

Like all Toughbook mobile computers, the Toughbook F8 laptop has a strong magnesium alloy case, shock-mounted hard drive, spill-resistant keyboard and other rugged features.

The new F8 delivers approximately 6 hours of battery life, so you’ll enjoy breakthrough computing performance and maximum wireless freedom.

To learn more about the F8, call 1.800.662.3537 or visit us online here.

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Straight From the Press

medGadget Q&A: "The Future of Clinical Computing: A Vision from Panasonic"

Health Blog by Bill Counse: Microsoft's worldwide health
senior director: "Can Workflow Reengineering Improve
Patient Care?"

Panasonic targets healthcare with new tablet PC: CNET’s Crave Blog


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San Antonio, TX
11/9 – 11/14
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Nashville, TN
11/10 – 11/12
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Canton, MA
11/13 – 11/14
Military Health Management Conference (MHM)
Arlington, VA
1/26 – 1/28
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