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Pub Talk

"The Tablet PC Initiative And What It Means"


By Mr. Tom Bernhard
Director, New Technology and Applications
Fujitsu PC

Open to the Public. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. No fee.
The Pub Talk begins at 6:00 p.m.

At this Pub Talk, come hear Tom Bernhard discuss the Tablet PC and this new technology. In November of this year, Microsoft will launch Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, a new operating system designed specifically for pen-based computing. Some of the questions being discussed as a result of this launch include:

What functionality will this new OS offer?
How will this OS and the new systems it ships on affect the PC market?
What are the target markets for these new devices?
Who are the players in this "new" market?

Tom Bernhard boasts 20 years of experience in the technology and computer industries. He has been with Fujitsu PC Corporation for four years: first as a Senior Product Manager; then Director, Product Marketing for Pen Tablets; and now as Director, New Technology and Applications. His responsibilities have included specifying and overseeing the successful launch of several pen tablet computer systems, developing product road maps for multiple product lines, identifying essential new technologies, and serving as company spokesman for the pen tablet product line. In 2000, Mr. Bernhard received the Fujitsu Achiever Award for Marketing. Prior to Fujitsu PC, Mr. Bernhard was Product Manager, Desktop Systems for Unisys Corporation where he specified and launched numerous desktop computer systems and developed product road maps. Before Unisys, Mr. Bernhard was Product Manager, Hardware/Software for Action Computer Supplies. Mr. Bernhard is a member of the Mobile Advisory Council’s Board of Directors. He holds both BS and MS degrees in business administration from California State University, Hayward.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Fujitsu PC Corporation ( is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited and the leading provider of ultra-mobile computing solutions. Fujitsu PC Corporation delivers high-performance mobile computing solutions for the North American market, including a wide range of LifeBook notebooks and Stylistic® pen tablet PCs. Fujitsu PC Corporation emphasizes leading-edge technology, exceptional product quality, user comfort and productivity, and outstanding customer service as primary competitive advantages. For more information on Fujitsu PC Corporation’s complete line of mobile computing solutions, visit their Website or call 1-877-FPC-DIRECT.