Advantech, a leading provider of medical computing solutions for digital healthcare, is pleased to announce its MICA-053 5” clinical tablet aimed at diverse medical/healthcare applications. Powered by an ARM® Cortex™-A53, quad-core, 1.3 GHz, processer that supports Android 5.1/7.0 IoT operating systems, and equipped with a built-in 1D/2D barcode scanner, 13-megapixel camera, 16 GB flash storage, and 5” HD LCD with multi-touch PCAP control, MICA-053 offers healthcare providers a reliable, flexible, and ergonomic tablet that can streamline workflows and improve overall efficiency. Built-in dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, WLAN, and Bluetooth 4.0 technologies facilitate high-speed data transmissions, over-the-air (OTA) updates, and asset tracking for real-time communication with back-end hospital database systems. The inclusion of an embedded 3.8 V 3600mAH lithium-polymer battery that supports up to 24 hours operation and can be recharged within 2 hours, combined with the tablet’s lightweight (253 g), slim design ensures maximum portability and long-duration operation for reliable mobile computing. Moreover, in addition to 1 micro USB (client) port, the MICA-053 tablet features 3 function keys and 2 barcode scanner buttons for easy control and intuitive operation. Drop-tested from a height of 120 cm and IP54-rated for protection from water and dust ingress, MICA-053 is built to withstand rough handling in a range of healthcare environments, providing the ideal extension to existing hospital information systems (HIS).