[THIN] Re: Tremont Cart Replacement

  • From: "Joe Shonk" <JShonk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 14:28:44 -0800

I'm not sure I understand...  The fat client can be stripped down to a =
thin-client.  No additional load would be added to the wireless access =
point as both the thin client and fat client would be using ICA.  The =
tablets/covertable laptops are energy efficient.

Joe

-----Original Message-----
From: Stage, Paul [mailto:p.stage@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 3:13 PM
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Re: Tremont Cart Replacement




I have thought about that.  However, we are wanting a thin client setup =
and
not a fat client.  Fat clients would be too much of a load on our =
wireless
access points.  I'm really looking for a way to incorporate some type of
Wyse terminal perhaps on a cart or something.  There lies the issue =
though,
what kind of cart and what kind of battery to incorporate to run a =
terminal
and 15" LCD.

 -----Original Message-----
From:   Columna, Melvin [mailto:Melvin.Columna@xxxxxxxxx]=20
Sent:   Tuesday, March 18, 2003 4:06 PM
To:     'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject:        [THIN] Re: Tremont Cart Replacement


Hi Paul,

I've seen the carts you speak of at a local hospital.  Have you pondered =
on
using a conventional laptop with 802.11?  Of course, keeping ruggedness =
in
mind.  There has to be a solution for attaching the laptop securely to =
the
cart.  Or, maybe even a tablet PC?

-----Original Message-----
From: Stage, Paul [mailto:p.stage@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 4:34 PM
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Tremont Cart Replacement



We are using Tremont carts, these are basically wireless Wyse terminals =
with
flat panel LCD monitors & batteries.  These carts are very =
expensive(Around
$13,000).  I'm looking for something similar but cheaper.  Does anyone =
know
of a device that would meet our needs in this respect?  We've thought =
about
tablet devices, however they lack some items we're looking for.

Thanks,

Paul T. Stage MCP, A+
Information Services
La Porte Hospital
Tel. (219) 326-1234 x7126
or (800) 235-6204
Fax (219) 325-6416

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