PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 -- InFocus Corp., a global leader in digital display devices, today announced the launch of its "BigTouch" all-in-one touch screen PC. The versatile 55-inch BigTouch amplifies the beautiful, fast and fun Microsoft® Windows 8 touch experience for virtually any use customers can dream up.
BigTouch features a brilliant 55-inch 1080p display and five-point touch for multi-person collaboration, and ships with the Windows 8 Professional operating system combining the fun of a touch screen tablet with the productivity of a PC. It also includes a wireless keyboard and mouse, providing convenience and flexibility in a wide variety of environments and uses.
"Imagine interacting with virtually any content you want on a beautiful 55-inch high definition touch display," said Robert Detwiler, product manager at InFocus. "The BigTouch is the ideal product for many customers including educators who are using education software, software companies that want to demonstrate their applications on a large scale, or even digital signage companies looking for a display with an integrated PC. Ultimately, the BigTouch is for anyone who wants the Windows 8 touch experience on a large PC display."
The device supports Windows 8 touch screen gestures including slide, tap, swipe, pinch and rotate. Convenient features of the BigTouch include two-gigabit Ethernet ports, WiFi, two HDMI ports and six USB ports, as well as a 120GB solid state hard drive. It also includes an Intel® i5 processor with Intel vPro Technology for embedded security and manageability.
In addition to offering top-of-the-line projectors, InFocus manufactures the Mondopad, a 55-inch multi-touch collaboration PC/tablet hybrid that is revolutionizing how people communicate and work together. It ships with Mondopad software that offers several collaboration features including video conferencing, digital annotation over documents, interactive white boarding capabilities, a customizable interface and Microsoft Office 2010 Professional software. BigTouch customers will be able to upgrade to a Mondopad with the Mondopad Upgrade Kit, available through InFocus.
Pricing and availability
The BigTouch will be available from authorized InFocus resellers for $4,999.
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About InFocus Corp.
InFocus leads with creative solutions for successful visual collaboration in large venues, conference rooms, classrooms and workstations throughout the world. Based in Portland, Ore., InFocus draws on more than 25 years of experience in innovation and display technology to develop cutting-edge digital projection and collaborative devices. InFocus understands the importance of being connected, not tethered, to equipment, auxiliary components and complex devices. In 2011, InFocus created the Mondopad, a giant touch PC/tablet hybrid that changes the way people interact with information and each other. It makes content more immersive, audiences more involved and every interaction more engaging because it brings together all the collaboration tools people need to visually present, capture and share ideas. For more information, visit the company's website at www.infocus.com or Facebook page at www.facebook.com/InFocusCorp, or follow InFocus on Twitter at @InFocusCorp and @InFocusEDU.
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