Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition
Features and benefits of Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition
Windows® XP Tablet PC edition is an extraordinary edition for specially designed notebook computers known as Tablet PCs. This edition is compatible with a pen sensitive screen, supporting handwritten notes and portrait oriented screens. This edition is available to Microsoft® Developers Network (MSDN) subscribers. You don’t need to purchase it separately. Also you can access the volume version of this Tablet PC edition. The two versions of this edition are Tablet PC edition and Tablet PC edition 2005. Since they are pre-installed on Tablet PCs, no specific system requirements are provided for this edition. This edition includes all specific software features in Windows® XP. In addition, it includes software such as Tablet PC Input Panel. This is an accessory included in Windows® which supports the inputs from digital pen and touch screen. This also performs handwriting recognition and coverts the handwriting for use in non-screen Windows® applications. Windows® Journal is another feature included in the Tablet PC edition. This is a note taking application that is used to create and organize handwritten notes. It can also use an ordinary computer mouse to compose handwritten notes. Specially designed computer games are also included in this edition. InkBall is an example of such a gaming application.
The technical specifications of the Tablet PC edition are:
- Recognition of handwriting
- Speech recognition
The ink is an object that is used to handle the data input and storage. This is a data type created as part of API application to manipulate and process handwritten data. It also provides the recognition results. The properties of these objects can be changed to the properties of other objects and can also be saved on the system.
Recognition of handwriting
Handwriting recognition is the most important technical specification of this Tablet PC edition. The Tablet PC Input Panel is the one which helps to recognize the handwriting. The recognizer pack will help to recognize the handwriting in different languages. The user must modify their handwriting to recognize the system properly.
The speech recognition functionality is also included in the Tablet Input Panel. Compared to the previous versions, better improvements are included in the speech recognition tool of this edition.