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Technology Demo

"The Unveiling Of The Tablet PC"

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2002, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

By Tom Bernhard
Director, New Technology and Applications
Fujitsu PC Corporation

Open to the public. No fee. Space is limited.
Directions below.

Responding to the high level of interest generated at the August 22nd Pub Talk, Tom Bernhard will return to the Center to showcase the Tablet PC (TPC) in more detail. Microsoft will launch Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, a new operating system designed specifically for pen-based computing in November 2002. At this Tech Demo, Mr. Bernhard will showcase the TPC's functionality and how it can make business more efficient with direct examples of its use in various vertical markets, including the medical, financial service, government, insurance, and sales force automation markets. Examples of horizontal markets (MS Office XP, MS Journal, IM) and a brief WLAN peer-to-peer Instant Messaging will also be discussed.

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. 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.

For additional information on the Tablet PC and related technologies, visit the following Websites:

Pre-registration is not required, but highly recommended due to limited seating. Confirm attendance by sending your name, title, company name, and telephone number to:

Ms. Claire Kahrobaie
Manager, Client Services
T: 650.462.9800

700 Welch Rd., Suite 250
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tel: 650.462.9800
Fax: 650.462.9818

The Silicon Valley World Internet Center is located on the grounds of Stanford University in the historic Stanford Barn. It is walking distance from the Stanford Book Store, downtown Palo Alto, and the Stanford Golf Course. Palo Alto is 40 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose.

From Hwy. 101 North or South
Exit Embarcadero Rd. West, cross El Camino onto Stanford Campus. Immediately bear right onto Arboretum. At the second light, turn left onto Quarry. Look for Stanford Barn sign on the right. Turn right into parking lot. Come to 2nd floor, turn left at the top of the stairs.

From Hwy. 280 North or South
Exit Sand Hill Rd. East. Continue several miles, past Stanford Medical Center, until you are entering the Stanford Shopping Center. Turn right into the first parking entrance past the Medical Center. You will now be passing Nordstrom's on your left. The Stanford Barn is the next building through the parking lot on the right. Park and come to the 2nd floor. Turn left at the top of the stairs.

For a map, click DIRECTIONS on Center's Web site