Blackberry PlayBook tablet has the potential to be used in healthcare industry. Research In Motion launched Blackberry Enterprise Application Development Middleware at Developer Conference in San Francisco. The File Transfer Library application allows doctors to attach image files to patients EMRs (electronic medical records).
The new application enables you to preview a record or see a picture before sending it to RIM smartphone or a tablet user.
Mike Lazaridis, co-CEO of RIM call it “first professional tablet” which will be launched in US in early 2011. The company plans to launch 3G-enabled and 4G-enabled versions in the future. It is expected that PlayBook will cost between $300- $500.
CEO of technology consulting company Netspective Communications, Shahid Shah said "Like other BlackBerry devices, the PlayBook will have better 'genes' for health care because it will be ready with enterprise security from day one,"
PlayBook health care applications are much secure platform than Dell Streak's Android OS and Apple iPad's iOS. The PlayBook has a front-facing camera and the rear camera, video recording up to 1080P HD. Please read this article from eweek.com