Lab Coat by Classico Designed with Tablet Computer Pockets

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In response to the growth of tablet computers utilized in the medical scenes, Classico will release a special lab coat designed with a tablet computer pocket on the 25th of March.

Lab coat under production (The completed product may differ from the image)

"As the computers become lighter, more portable, leading more doctors to purchase and use them in their medical scenes, we will release a limited quantity of a 100 lab coats designed with pockets that fit tablet computers," explains Ohwa.

Classico, Inc., the designer, manufacturer, and seller of stylish lab coats (Shibuya, Tokyo / CEO Arata Ohwa) announces the limited release of a special lab coat with pockets designed to fit tablet computers, on the 25th of March. http://www.classicolabcoat.com/

Lab coats with tablet computer pockets for the medical scenes released in a limited quantity

Classico announces the limited release of a special lab coat designed with a pocket to fit tablet computers. Classico has been selling and manufacturing stylish lab coats for doctors in both Japan and the United States since 2008, and have been receiving a number of requests from doctors in the U.S., in which to design a lab coat that allows the carrying of tablet computers easier since the computers appeared in the market in 2010.

"As the computers become lighter, more portable, leading more doctors to purchase and use them in their medical scenes, we will release a limited quantity of a 100 lab coats designed with pockets that fit tablet computers," explains Ohwa.

The lab coat now being produced is designed under the company's concept of “Stylish lab coat,” as to keep the beautiful silhouette of the coat, while remitting the discomfort caused by the weight of the computers. The release will be limited to a quantity of 100 lab coats for both Japan and the U.S., with the suggested retail price of $270 for the men’s lab coat. For more information, please visit http://www.classicolabcoat.com/

Growth of tablet computers utilized in the medical scenes

The rapid progress of IT in the medical scenes have accelerated since the lightweight tablet computers appeared in the market. There are many hospitals which make use of tablet computers such as by referring to the CT scanning images during operations, and by explaining the details of the affected area and methods of treatment to the patient in reference to the electronic chart. In contrast to a normal computer, the tablet computers increase the understanding of the patients by allowing the patients themselves to operate and view the device on their own. Also, its inexpensiveness as a business investment compared to other medical devices, is the reason the introduction of tablet computers in the medical scenes are being promoted. There have been cases in which medical applications which allow the calculation and billing of medical fees became a hit among medical practitioners in the U.S., and it is believed that a rapid growth in the utilization of tablet computers will take place with the consideration of the devices’ weight saving, and appearance of more medical applications which can be useful in the medical scenes. On this occasion, the demand for medical wears that easily allows the carrying of such electronic devices, will certainly increase.

About Classico, Inc
The brand for stylish doctor coats? "We want Classico to be recalled for that question and to be loved by people all over the world" explains Ohwa.
Classico, Inc., founded in 2008, uses traditional technique as well as innovative ideas to create tailored doctor coats suitable for everyone, and was awarded first prize in the Medical Furniture category of the 2009 International Design Awards. For more information, visit http://www.classicolabcoat.com/, or follow @Classicolabcoat.

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