Trucks and Tablet PC Repairs
No, we aren’t talking about repairing Warner’s Tablet PC after running over it with a truck… We’re talking about mechanics using Tablet PC’s to diagnose problems. Cool stuff about how a company who is using lots of technology meshed together – WebEx, Bluetooth, the Internet and Tablet PC!!
The diagnostics technology is built into all Iveco trucks, which carry up to 11 separate computer modules. The software and remote-connectivity tools are an after-market solution, running on a rugged Panasonic CF-18 Toughbook, a small tablet PC with a 10.4-inch display. Iveco worked with Panasonic on the development of the CF-18 Toughbook.
This article is a great read on how the product was put together and it’s future.