Date Added: Jun 2010
When the Microsoft Windows XP for Tablet PC operating system was introduced, there was a lot of buzz about the "New" Tablet PC technology. While the operating system is certainly new, pen-based computing has been around since the early 1990s. Over the past twelve years, the pen tablet market was primarily directed towards a "Vertical Market". A vertical market is one in which the manufacturer sells to industries with application-based needs that would benefit most from the product.