Forte Wireless Commpad

Designer: Motorola Inc.

A policeman at an accident site uses one device to make a quick sketch, fill out a report, issue a citation--and file it to headquarters from the scene. The same device enables a warehouse clerk to check in hundreds of boxes by quickly scanning bar codes on the merchandise. A gas-utility repairman, at a customer's house, uses the device to get a blueprint of a damaged furnace from its manufacturer.

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