Motorola (News - Alert) Solutions, Inc has announced to unveil Golden-i, the world’s first self-contained, Windows CE-based, hands-free, wireless headset computer at its Golden-idea Competition and Partner Conference.
The conference will take place at NYIT de Seversky Mansion on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Developers from leading businesses will present their real-world applications for Golden-i in the workforce in areas from medicine and military to law enforcement and manufacturing. The most innovative developers will be awarded $10,000 and production quality headsets as part of the Golden-idea Competition and honored at an evening ceremony.
Golden-i, developed by Motorola Solutions and Kopin, offers workers the ability to multitask, communicate, and access information in the field. It promises to define a whole new category of wearable mobile communications technology.
With full voice, audio, content rich multimedia, and PC networking capabilities, it will fundamentally change how people interact with their PC — and how it intuitively interacts with them.
Golden has more than 100 development kits already deployed, which will help to improve inspection times and accuracy, reducing labor rates, increasing the efficiency of one-man field operations, and ensuring worker safety on job sites globally in some of the most challenging industries.
At the event, mobile computing expert Richard Bravman will talk about the market-disruptive impact of new category invention and the powerful market opportunity it creates. He will discuss Golden-i and its game-changing predecessors.
In addition to this, there will panel discussion on vertical markets and Golden-I, where developers will discuss their recent projects status and future plans for Golden-i and their customers.
Dr. Chris Parkinson, chief developer for Golden-i from Kopin Corporation, will offer a high level overview of the Golden-i software features road map, including the new Developers Portal.
In related news, RBM Technologies, a provider of retail communications platform, announced that its Visual Merchandising Manager solution will be available on the new Motorola ET1 Enterprise Tablet.
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Edited by Juliana Kenny