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📊 | i10 Systems, "CLOMO" achieves No. 1 share in MDM market for XNUMX consecutive years


I10 Systems, "CLOMO" Achieves No. 1 Share in MDM Market for XNUMX Consecutive Years

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IXNUMX Systems focuses on the development and provision of CLOMO, and is a service that supports organizations such as companies and schools to manage and utilize mobile terminals such as smartphones and tablet terminals used within the organization, and to reform work styles. Is provided.

On December 12st, i21 Systems' enterprise mobile management service "CLOMO" will be launched ... → Continue reading

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Mobile device

Mobile device(Keikiiki) can be carried and usedmachineIs the general term for.モ バ イ ル 端末,Portable device,NomadicmachineAlso say.


Typical portable devices are portable and availablecommunicationmachine(Mobile communication equipmentTerminal) AndInformation equipment(Mobile information devices/terminals) Is mentioned. Depending on the type, information terminal,Information appliances,Digital home appliancesBelongs to the category of.

Communication function

In the old days, represented by early mobile phonesVoice callWas only a communication function (analog or digital) forE-mail,webEtc.インターネットIn addition to mobile phone networks (3G, LTE, etc.) in today's "portable computer" (next section)Wi-Fi,Bluetooth,NFCIt has a communication function such as, and can be connected to other devices.

Portable computer

Can be "portable"ComputerAs a specific example ofPortable computer (narrow sense),Laptop,laptop,Tablet pc,Handheld,Tablet,PDA,SmartphoneAnd so on. These are one field of portable information devices.

"Mobile" concept, etc.

"Portable" in "Mobile"British) Is derived fromFrench OfporterThis is because you can wear it, you can carry it, and you carry it.

"Mobile"conceptThe term "handheld" or "wearable (wearable on the body)" may be included in the term. As an examplePortable transceiverIs often held by hand when used and worn on the body when not in use. Also,Mobile phone[Annotation 1]The terminal isBelt,pocketIt can also be attached to or inserted into.

PortabletransceiverIt is,hands freeSome items became available and became "wearable" when used. Mobile phone terminals are also for hands-freeEarphonesMicrophoneIs the same if is used.

A "portable" computer[Annotation 2]Like a handheld transceiver, hold it in your hand when you use it and wear it on your body when you're not using it. However, in the futureHead up displayIt will be "wearable" when used.

As a reference,Amateur radioな どwirelessIn the field of, there are the following classifications.

In Japan, mobile phones are often used.[Annotation 1]A terminal is sometimes simply called a mobile phone or a mobile phone.

"Mobile" and autonomous mobile devices

The concept of “mobile” described above is a concept centered on humans, that is, the mobile device itself does not include a moving function, and the power of humans (or animals) or humans is required for the device to move. It is necessary to rely on mobile machinery to operate or control. On the other hand, by directly connecting the mobile device to the mobile machine, the mobile device also acquires the mobile function, and a computer that moves autonomously can be completed. As a typical example of today's familiar mobile machines used for such autonomous mobile computers, various mobileMech robot,Drone,Self-driving carAnd so on.[1]


Here, the devices that can be classified as mobile devices are listed.

Although it was not a portable device at the beginning of its popularization, technological advances (Downsizing) Caused a portable device to come out (eg a clock,Fixed-line phone→Mobile phoneTerminal,main frame→laptop), there are some things that are becoming portable (eg radio, calculator).


Electrical equipment (not electronic equipment)

Equipment that does not use electricity

Functional element

Here, mobile devices, especially mobile phones[Annotation 1]Enumerate the functional elements of.

Related to mobile communication

In the field of mobile communication devices and mobile information devices,Mobile communicationWith the development of, it has shown great progress to date. This aspect is the so-called "Ubiquitous computing'[Annotation 5]Can be bundled as the concept of.

In the 1990s, most mobile devices were mostly monofunctional (eg analog mobile phones, notebook PCs, communication cards, etc.)

Since the 2000s, equipment downsizing and mobile communications have continued to evolve (to date). Mobile phones began to take on the character of a digital tool (Japanese “mobile phone”),feature phone(So-calledGalapagos cell phone) Reaches the peak of concentration. "Keitai International Forum"Mobile communicationrelatedexhibition [1]Already, "Mobile phones, PHS,PDA,car navigationThe Japanese concept of "mobile phone" was advocated as a "generic term for mobile communication devices and services such as." With mobile devicesIts functional elementsThe fusion with

Since the XNUM X'sSmartphoneIs being replaced by and production ,big data,FintechThe social aspects are beginning to spread.

New concept and cultural aspect

Since mobile phones have become widespread in Japan,Youth cultureIt has become established, and the famous young people are saying that they are only playing with mobile phones these days.Stereotype(Especially by older people who are not young) continue to take hold. Many young people spend most of their free time a day accessing e-mail and web access via mobile phones.

Fashiontool DesignMobile phone, dress-up, surface processing (leathertaste,Relief(Patterns, etc.) is a concept that arose during the evolution from "mobile phones" to "mobile phones."

Wall of power consumption

Mobile devices (portable information devices, mobile communication terminals) are increasing in power consumption and required secondary battery capacity (Ah, amp・Hour) is continuously increasing.

On the other hand, it is almost essential for mobile devices that require a power source.Secondary batteryThe degree of improvement in the efficiency of the battery capacity of the (storage battery) does not catch up with the above-mentioned tendency of increase in power consumption. The technological innovation in the secondary battery field is somewhat slower than the technological innovation of information processing and mobile communication.[Annotation 6].

Therefore, although there are technical feasibility, there are restrictions on power consumption and size of mobile devices.[Annotation 7]Therefore, there are restrictions such as limited functions/performances (compared to fixed devices) in implemented mobile devices, and the inability to adopt functions.

注 釈

  1. ^ a b c d e In this item,feature phone,PHS,SmartphoneAnd the like.
  2. ^ (Laptop,laptop,Tablet pc,Handheld,Tablet,PDA,Smartphoneetc. In the futureWearable computer)
  3. ^ “Fixed” means “fixed”.
  4. ^ portableDVD player,portableBD playerSuch.
  5. ^ In "ubiquitous computing" itself,Mark Weiser,Ken SakamuraThere are multiple advocates, and there are differences in the concept of “Palo Alto” ​​or “Japanese”.
  6. ^ (Rather, it can be said that the speed of innovation in the information and communication fields is too fast.)
  7. ^ Larger capacity batteries require larger volumes. In addition, the market for devices such as mobile phones that a person holds and uses continues to be light, thin, short and small.


  1. ^ Poslad, Stefan (2009). Ubiquitous Computing Smart Devices, Smart Environments and Smart Interaction. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-03560-3. http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/people/stefan/ubicom/index.html .

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Tablet (computer)

In computerTablet(British: tablet), orSlate PCIs a plate-shaped all-in-oneComputerOr computer(I.e.Given toCategoriesIt is a name. Mainly in this sectionMobile deviceExplain it as.


Ancient timesTo write and read letters and figures fromClay plateAnd (portableblackboard(Including) and treesboard(Wooden stripPlate-shaped appliances such as) are used, and these areTabletWas called. In modern times, because of the similarity in shape8-bit personal computerFrom the age ofComputerIn the field related topointing deviceOf these, the plate-shaped one is a "tablet" or dedicated for operation.ペ ンBecause it requires "pen tablet"It is called[1].. Also, although it was not called a "tablet", and due to technical limitations at the time, it did not have such powerful processing power, but a button for inputting display and operation in a plate-shaped housing. Electronic devices equipped with, etc., and special formscomputerThere was a device equipped with a touch panel asLater).

But in 2002 it was plate-shapedCaseToPersonal computerIncorporates all the functions of (PC)All-in-oneAndTablet pcWas released, and the word "tablet" is not only used as a computer peripheral,Desktop personal computer,laptopIt has come to be used as a form of personal computer such as. This plate-shaped computer is on the main bodyCPUandMain memory,Auxiliary storageFrom the main function as a computer,Display deviceandTouch panel such asUser interfaceAlso combinedMobile deviceHowever, at that time, it had a strong character as a "personal computer for special purposes" as described later. But in 2010ア ッ プ ルからiPadHowever, in the form of tablets that can be used in various ways with high performance from each company to follow thisMobile information terminalHas been released to the general public and has formed a large market. They areTablet computerOr calledインターネットincludingComputer networkTo use the above servicesTerminalAs a personalityTablet terminalAlso called.

Since 2011, tablet computers, which have formed a major market as described below, are housed in a plate-shaped housing.Input deviceTouch panel as (plus some buttons), display as a display devicespeakerIt has built-in information processing capability, and an intuitive and easy-to-operate interface.ア プ リ ケ ー シ ョ ンIt also provides various conveniences by allowing users to freely install applications as needed.

As of 2016, to add more value to existing tablet computersOne Seg,Full segReceiving functionTV receiverFunctions andMobile walletProducts with various functions added, includingSmartphoneBecame larger and the boundary with the tablet terminal became ambiguousPhabletThere is also a product called.

First year of tablet device

From the old daysTouch panel PC"Personal computer for special purposes" represented byPortable data terminalEtc.) existed, but from around 2010iPadThe number of users has increased at a stretch with the appearance of products for the general public, such as those described below, and in 2011, from various manufacturers.AndroidProducts equipped with this have also been released, and the same year is also called the "first year of tablet terminals."[2].

These devices need to be thin and lightweight to be portable (at least handheld), but traditionally they couldn't be so powerful computers due to technical limitations, so first Touch panel PC mentioned (laterTablet pc), But it is heavy and extremely expensive (it is not profitable unless it is for business use).Amazon Kindle(E-bookDedicated terminal =Ebook reader), Which has limited functions and uses, orSmartphoneSince it is a small portable device such as, there are restrictions such as a small screen. AlsoElectronic notebookからMobile information terminalTo a humble computer, like a PDAEmbedded systemIn some cases, a thin housing was realized, but the ones with limited functionality were the mainstream.

However, tablet terminals, which have become popular in the market since around 2010, have a relatively large screen, are capable of various processes, and are highly expandable in terms of software.Google Chrome OS In the development of 5-10inch OfdisplayDefined as having[3].. This size isPaper dimensionsThen, it corresponds to A5 --A7.

Market expansion

In what is called a tablet terminal today,インターネットAs a terminalMobile communicationServices and無線 LANConnect via, variousCloud computingYou can receive various services by itselfApplication softwareOr run in advanceoperating systemBuilt into or through any installed player softwareDigital media playerThere are products that can be used as. These usages showed an explosive epidemic in 2008.ネ ッ ト ブ ッ クIs eroding the netbook and even laptop markets[4][5].

In addition, there is a view that it is a new product that did not exist in the past as a background to the sales of such products such as iPad. These are toys (because they are used in various fields by users exploring how to use them, even though they are considered "why they are not needed".Portable game consoleInstead of (such as a sword) or TV (video siteAnd in storageMovieIt has also been pointed out that it is used in an extremely wide range, such as things to watch (files, etc.), medical equipment, memos, and notebooks to write down the contents of lessons.[6].

The trend of these tablet terminals has also been a tailwind, and even tablet PCs, which are a pioneering field,laptopIncorporating the manufacturing technology of thin housings such as Ultra Mobile, which is progressing in Japan, low-priced, thin and light products for the general market have also appeared, and these are also decorating the PC shop as of the beginning of 2012.

In addition, such a thin terminal has good portability and wireless LAN (Wi-FiEtc.) as standard, for mobile devicesARM architectureCompared to laptop computers, models that usemobileThere are also advantages such as "good battery life" and "excellent responsiveness such as starting immediately" as an environment.Mobile broadbandGood compatibility with mobile communications, oftenIncentive systemThere are also sales that discount the prices of terminals and communication equipment that have introduced.


Early tablet

Pencept PenPad and[7][8]CIC Handwriter[9]In September 1989, following early tablet computers such asGRiD SystemsIs the world's first commercially available tablet computerGRiDPadReleased[10].. GRiDPadSamsungManufactured by[11].. Of these three tabletsOSAre bothMS-DOSWas based on.

1990ToSonyFrom the world's firstEbook reader(E-bookBrowsing device) functionElectronic dictionaryAs "Data Discman DD-1", in 1993NECからモ ノ ク ロExperimental products such as the LCD screen "Digital Book Player DB-P1" (1993) were on sale, but the DD-1 was equipped with a keyboard, and what could be called a tablet was the DB-P1. However, all of them are single-shot or short-lived products.

They aretext fileIs like displaying on the LCD screen, DD-1 is built-in8cm CD-ROMFrom the drive to DB-P1, it is external3.5 inch floppy disk driveData was read from and used[12].. After that, the electronic dictionary terminal uses the storage device from the CD-ROM.Flash memory(andMemory card) Has been replaced, and the market has been maintained while continuing to be multifunctional even in the 2010s.

Tablet PCs and related products

Tablet-type computer has been available from Microsoft since 2002Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC EditionWas released, but at that time it was still more expensive than the desktop model.LaptopThe price is higher than the general public, and the price at the end of 2002 is mainly 25 yen or more.[13]It was the level. For that reason,Portable data terminalIt was widely used only in limited fields such as business use and business use, and its penetration to the general public was very limited.

At that time, as a multifunctional mobile terminal with a communication function, it was a notebook PC.feature phoneIs the mainstream and was already in the mature stageMobile information terminalWas not a substitute for a PC because it had no communication function. AlsoDigital media playerEquipment like is still stationarySet top boxThere was only a device like this, but no portable one had appeared. And none of the products were in the form of tablets.

Expansion from e-books and smartphones

E-bookBrowsing terminal (Ebook reader), In 2003,Matsushita Electric IndustrialPanasonic System Solutions has introduced an e-book player "Σ Book" and Sony'sLIBRIe(2004)Amazon Kindle(Kindle, 2007st / XNUMXnd generation) was released in XNUMX, but these were mainly aimed at viewing e-book data in a dedicated format, and had no other functions or were limited. .. The screen was monochrome and had the advantage of low power consumption, but it specialized in very narrow functions compared to today's tablet terminals.

In 2010, the third-generation Kindle (which expanded its functions while mainly browsing e-books)Digital audio playerAvailable as) or SharpGALAPAGOS(Later general-purpose Android terminal) is on sale. In the same yeariPadWas released, and at the beginningiPod touch/iPhoneAs an extension ofiTunes StoreThe content holder to various contents (Music,Movie/moviesEtc.) on a large screenDigital media playerHowever, as the number of users gradually increased,App StoreThis product, which has an application execution environment released via, has established itself as a tablet computer that provides users with various conveniences.

At about the same timeSmartphoneDeveloped for,Android[14],BlackBerry OS[15]Tablet-type devices equipped with the above are being announced and released one after another, and in 2011, many such devices were released.

Product family

As of 2012,Mobile phoneOut ofSmartphoneFor mobile devices such asoperating systemYou can see products that use (OS) and products that use OS for personal computers.


The following are operating systems for mobile devices.


As of June 2013, the market continues to expand rapidly, but on the other hand, there are concerns about adverse effects on corporate profits due to rapid growth and low price competition.[16].

These are due to the market tendency that emphasizes light weight and power saving.ARM architectureThe Android tablet, which is the main OS other than the iPad that adopts iOS, which had the largest market share until the beginning of 2013, has several similar products from multiple manufacturers in a similar price range. Will be released. Android, which overtook iOS in the first quarter of 2013 and gained the largest market share[17]Among the models equipped with, low-priced models (Cheap edition) And intermediate and high-end models (High end), For example, in JapandtabWith some exceptions, such as less than 1 yen, it is available for around 2 to 5 yen.

PC/AT compatibleIs an extension ofPersonal computer Ofア ー キ テ ク チ ャThere is also a model equipped with Windows 8 that adopts, but due to the high cost such as high-density mounting, it is in the popular price range (Low end) Has only basic performancelaptopIt will be more expensive (about 7 yen to 10 yen or more). However, since Microsoft announced in May 2014 that it will provide a free license for "Windows 5 with Bing" for products that meet certain conditions, it will be sold at the same price as intermediate Android models. Products have also appeared.

The price of models equipped with the Windows RT series has been moving in a price range close to that of Android high-end class models.


[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ For example, a major pen tabletWacom The"WT-1986M" released in January 1Is expressed as a "small pen tablet"
  2. ^ First year of tablet device Nikkei Business Online January 2011
  3. ^ Form Factors Exploration (The Chromium Projects)
  4. ^ Kazuki Kasahara's Ubiquitous Information Bureau / ARM tablet that eroded the netbook market PC Watch January 2012, 1
  5. ^ Will laptops be reversed in 13? Tablet shipment forecast MSN Sankei News, January 2013, 1
  6. ^ Tablet: Why sell when you don't need it? WIRED.jp April 2011
  7. ^ Users Manual for Penpad 320, Pencept, Inc., (June 15, 1984), http://ruetersward.com/pens/biblio85.html#Pencept84d 
  8. ^ Software Control at the Stroke of a Pen, Pencept, Inc., (1985), http://www.open-video.org/details.php?videoid=8023&surrogate=storyboard 2009/5/21Browse. 
  9. ^ Handwriter (R) GrafText (TM) System Model GT-5000, Communication Intelligence Corporation, (January 15, 1985), http://ruetersward.com/pens/biblio85.html#CIC85 
  10. ^ The BYTE Awards: GRiD System's GRiDPad, BYTE Magazine, Vol 15. No 1, (January 12, 1990), p. 285, http://ruetersward.com/pens/biblio90.html#GridPad90a 
  11. ^ "DigiBarn Systems: GRiDpad Pen Computer". www.digibarn.com. 2015/11/16Browse.
  12. ^ Ebooks that appeared and disappeared (PDF) Transmission from the factory
  13. ^ Impress Keitai Watch 2002/11
  14. ^ Samsung, 7-inch LCD Android tablet "GALAXY Tab"
  15. ^ RIM, 7-inch display tablet terminal "PlayBook"
  16. ^ Tablet market grows rapidly from January to March --- Concerns about inventory problems emerge due to divergence between shipments and sales --ZDNet Japan
  17. ^ ASCII.jp: Global tablet market is strong, Android shares reversal

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