ViewSonic is now showcasing its new VCD22 Smart Display at the Computex 2012 Expo which runs from June 5 to 9. The display comes equipped with a 22-inch Full HD Display with a 1920×1080 pixel resolution, multitouch support and a 5ms response time. The monitor is powered by the Google Android OS, the Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 version.
The VCD22 is powered by the TI OMAP 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB storage. According to the maker, it was designed for instant access to cloud hosted applications and virtualized Windows or Linux environments. It might trick you into believing that it is an AIO desktop, it has a 1.2-Megapixel camera integrated in the front, it offers support for Bluetooth 2.1 and WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity.
Other specifications includes an Ethernet LAN port, three USB ports, an HDMI input port and a microSD card slot. The monitor has all the options for you to add a keyboard and mouse to transform it into a computer. The VCD22 Android Smart Display also sports SRS surround sound speakers and will be available soon for the starting price of $479.
Read the Press Release:
ViewSonic, a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications products, continues to demonstrate its commitment to delivering cloud computing solutions for both consumer and business users at Computex Taipei 2012. ViewSonic’s “Touch & Connect” theme brings together diverse and innovative products including a new 22″ connected Smart Display, a new 22″ Windows 8 Multi-touch Business Display, a series of new digitizer displays, ultra-high resolution LED displays, new interactive digital signage products and a new exciting series of business projectors.
These comprehensive solutions enable businesses and consumers to take advantage of the latest services and benefits that cloud computing offers. Come visit the Computex booth #L1217a in the Nangang Exhibition Hall to experience the future of connected display technology first hand.
“Whether with a desktop display, projector or tablet computer, ViewSonic promises our customers the best combination of quality, user experience and value,” said Alan Chang, ViewSonic’s Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific Region. “In today’s rapidly growing global cloud market, ViewSonic leverages its 25-year history of innovation and leadership to deliver both hardware and service platforms designed to meet business needs. Our ‘Touch & Connect’ theme reflects our commitment to unite ViewSonic’s display heritage with the latest developments in cloud technologies. Our cloud computing vision began in 2001 with the launch of our first smart display, and has continued to evolve with these latest new product offerings at Computex. ”
The ViewSonic cloud products that will be showcased during Computex include:
VCD22 – 22″ Android Smart Display?The 22″ Android Smart Display is tomorrow’s desktop monitor today, designed for instant access to cloud hosted applications and virtualized desktops. The display includes a built-in processor running the Android 4.0 operating system, and enables convenient access to virtualized Windows or Linux environments for added flexibility. The stylish VCD22 can be easily installed in any home or office environment. Support for external keyboard and mouse make this an excellent productivity tool. For further convenience, the VCD22 is equipped with micro SD reader, micro HDMI interface and three USB ports.
Ideal for the home or business user who wants to migrate from locally run applications to the cloud, this display features a 1920 x 1080 full HD anti-glare multi-touch screen with 5ms response time and HDMI input. The 1.2MP HD camera and SRS surround sound speakers make this device the perfect platform for interactive multimedia, gaming and communication. With access to all common cloud based applications and virtualization protocols along with over 500,000 available apps within the Google Play store keeps you fully connected. By coupling a TI OMAP 1GHz dual-core processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS with Adobe Flash support, this Smart Display delivers an excellent multitasking experience.
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