personal digital assistant

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a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks

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The RESPONSE Services Center is capable of supporting numerous mobile client devices such as smart phones, wireless personal digital assistants, in-vehicle Telematics units and virtually any other device that can communicate data and provide location.
Now we are witnessing the development of personal digital assistants, wireless e-mail devices, web access over cellular phones, the merger of cellular telephones with personal digital assistants, family radio service (the new small walkie-talkie type radios), automobile driving directions based on global positioning technology and other new technologies which will be the next "absolute necessities.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on August 25, 2000, that wireless personal digital assistants can be used to access and read items on the Board's public web site.
HPCs, which alternately have been called personal digital assistants, palmtops and PC companions, are the grown up offspring of handy, low-cost electronic organizers, used mostly to keep schedules and organize data.
The products on show will include a next generation DVB-H System-in-Package (SiP) for TV-on-Mobile, a new DVB-T module for portable media players and personal digital assistants and an NFC-based solution that simplifies the pairing of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi devices.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- Using personal digital assistants as a communications tool has become a reality today as Motorola, Inc.
In the United States, researchers have developed a new power management smart battery system based on microprocessors for portable as well as handheld applications such as Bluetooth modules, digital cameras, GPS devices, MP3 readers, personal digital assistants, and 3G modems and 3G phones.
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