While testing various scenarios with Ink and Touch on the CL900 I am reviewing I found several significant issues with the reliability and consistency of Ink on this tablet. I reached out to Rob Bushway to discuss his experiences with this device and the digital pen. He told me he was not experiencing any problems with Ink whatsoever, and in fact the CL900 was turning him into an N-trig believer. I documented the issues and discussed them with Motion. After a few questions, they quickly agreed that there is a hardware problem with the digitizer, and are sending out a replacement unit so I may complete my review and analysis.
Because Ink is a significant part of the user [...]
Motion Computing is now taking orders for the CL900 Tablet PC and expects to begin shipping units out to customers within four weeks. The 10.1″ slate runs Windows 7 and has some durability features, including Gorilla Glass.
We first saw the Motion Computing CL900 back at CES 2011. The device looked pretty solid, but it is difficult to get a sense of what a device is like in the real world during a press event. Fortunately, Motion Computing has put GottaBeMobile at the top of the list for a review unit, which means we’ll be able to put it through its paces.
Windows tablets might not be in vogue with consumers, but there are a lot of businesses out [...]
Motion Computing’s CL900 Tablet PC might look like a consumer slate at first glance at first glance, but the device is all business. The docking station and accessory module look sharp and will help businesses adapt the CL900 to their needs and working environment.
In these photos you can see how the CL900 might be configured for retail environments.
The docking station has a trio of USB ports, an Ethernet port and AC input. You can read more about the Motion CL900 here.
The Motion CL900 is a Windows 7 tablet with a rugged design that’s powered by an Intel Atom Oak Trail CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz. The tablet can be configured with either a Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Home Premium OS. It’s rubberized aluminum-alloy internal frame offers rugged durability while meeting military specs for water, dust, and splash resistance.
Like the HP Slate, the CL900 from Motion offers both a capacitive touchscreen and support for pen input via an active digitizer.
The Gorilla Glass display measures 10.1-inch and supports a resolution of 1366 X 768. [...]