Cloud Computing with the ASUS Eee Pad, Eee Tablet, and the Garmin-Asus A10 Smartphone
Accessing Data Anywhere in Real Time has never been this Easy
ASUS’ constant effort to be at the forefront of this cloud computing age has seen it introduce a stream of portable multimedia and productivity solutions that meet the needs of consumers everywhere. Today, it is proud to introduce a new range of diverse products that have been designed for this ever-changing computing landscape. Step into the future with ASUS’ array of personalized devices that deliver on-the-fly data-sharing and multimedia capabilities with a mark of quality and performance.
The Notepad Goes Digital with the Eee Tablet
ASUS has combined the humble notepad and e-reader to give us the groundbreaking Eee Tablet. Designed with students and mobile business professionals in mind; it features everything they need to get through the day.
With a 2450 dpi touch resolution screen, the Eee Tablet is one of the world’s most accurate and sensitive digital note taking device, and gives the user the feel of writing on paper.
Users can use one of the built-in notepad templates and have the option to store, sort, tag, organize and browse through them. Real time text annotations can also be made on-the-fly. The Eee Tablet makes reading easy, with text file page turns taking just 0.1 seconds—nine times faster than the page turns of normal e-readers. It remains easy on the users’ eyes even after prolonged periods of reading.
The Eee Tablet features a built-in 2 megapixel camera that captures detailed images, letting the user grab screenshots of lecture slides and write notes on them instantly.
It easily syncs up with a PC or notebook via USB or Micro SD to ensure that all notes, content, and calendars are constantly up-to-date.
With a 10-hour battery life, the Eee Tablet has enough juice for all tasks. At the end of the day, users not only have an electronic notepad, but a media player and e-reader as well.
Stay Perpetually Connected with the Eee Pad
Designed for the tech-savvy, on-the-go individual, the ultra-slim ASUS Eee Pad acts as a supplementary Windows-based portable tablet PC that keeps the user perpetually connected to the information superhighway. Social networking sites, movies, video-conferencing—virtually everything is at the users’ fingertips.
The 12” Eee Pad EP121 is a full-featured slate computer that serves as a multimedia player, e-reader, compact PC and Internet device. Powered by a CULV Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor and the Windows® 7 Home Premium operating system, it handles multitasking effortlessly, enabling users to check their email and calendars, have video conferences, and process Microsoft Word and Excel documents simultaneously. The Eee Pad EP121 offers two convenient modes of character input—an embedded virtual keyboard and a special docking station-cum-keyboard—and delivers more than 10 hours of smooth, continuous computing.
For added mobility, there’s the 10’’ Eee Pad EP101TC, which comes in at a mere 675g and a slim, pocket-friendly 12.2mm. Users can easily access their favorite applications by moving them to the main desktop. The Eee Pad EP101TC runs on Windows Embedded Compact 7—a complete toolkit with the latest Windows 7-based technologies and tools that create engaging user experiences and delivers connectivity to the Windows world. It provides a familiar full-featured experience across various connected devices and cloud computing services.
Navigate the World with the Garmin-Asus A10
Garmin-Asus’ newest Android™ smartphone offers powerful, precise navigation that brings people and places together. Like other Garmin-Asus Android-powered devices, the A10 includes Garmin’s premium, turn-by-turn, voice-prompted navigation capabilities, making it an ideal runabout companion. The A10 integrates Google™ Mobile Services with one-click access to Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, calendar, contacts and Android Market™, where users can find more than 30,000 applications to personalize their phone.
The Garmin-Asus M10 runs on Windows Mobile 6.5.3 and allows users to move seamlessly from work to play. It enhances the user experience and provides access to Windows Marketplace for Mobile, which offers a vast number of Windows phone applications for download.
The Android™-powered Garmin-Asus A50 smartphone integrates Google™ mobile services with one-click access to Google Search™ by voice, Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, calendar, contacts and Android Market™, to expand and personalize their phone to fit their lifestyle.
Answer the Need for Speed with the ASUS-LAMBORGHINI VX6, Next Generation of Eee PCs and the Ultimate All-in-One EeeTop ET2400 Series
Those with the need for speed will be blown away by the ASUS-LAMBORGHINI VX6. A co-branded effort with supercar manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini, the VX6 delivers stunning visuals that match its chiseled lines thanks to the next generation NVIDIA ION graphics platform with 512MB VRAM. And with audio designed by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower, the VX6 has the audio equivalent of its namesake’s V12 engines.
Following in its tracks come the fourth generation of Eee PCs™—namely the 1018, 1016, and the classic Seashell 1015. These Eee PCs’ crafted lines are paired with various innovative materials for a distinctive feel that ranges from the touches of tactile aluminum for the 1018 to the soft-to-the-touch matte surface of the 1015.
This new range offers instantaneous web access on-the-go, allowing you to log onto ASUS Access for multimedia content downloads and ASUS WebStorage for easy file sharing capabilities. With ASUS Super Hybrid Engine, users can expect up to 13.5 hours of battery life.
ASUS is the 1st OEM worldwide to launch its own store, the asus app store, which is powered by the Intel® AppUpSM Center. This store lets end users enjoy quick downloads of useful applications whenever they log online. This service will be preinstalled in all ASUS Eee PC models with the Intel® AtomTM processor. It will be available for Windows* from 2H 2010, and for MeeGo when it launches in 2011.
The EeeTop PC ET2400 Series will change the way you look at all-in-one PCs. It is the first all-in-one PC that allows the user to enhance its performance with a simple touch of an icon. ASUS Super Hybrid Engine boosts CPU performance by up to 15 percent*.
ASUS Sonic Master technology features software that allows the ET2400 deliver clear and distinct audio never before heard from an all-in-one PC. It also enhances bass and produces a virtual 5.1-channel surround sound experience to deliver theater-quality audio from the ET2400’s built-in speakers.
The top-of-the-line ET2400 3D takes entertainment to the next level by immersing the user in a true-to-life 3D world of movies, games, and images through its 23.6” widescreen panel.
Content Sharing Anytime, Anywhere with Home Server TS mini
The ASUS Home Server TS mini allows multiple home and remote users to view digital photos, watch videos, look at security surveillance footage, listen to streamed music or upload files.
It automatically backs up data from up to 10 home computers—with additional 500GB of capacity available online. With its unprecedented 4TB capacity, it also allows multiple users to share and store on a home server—even when PCs are turned off.
For enhanced data security, the Home Server TS mini enables full-system backups while an exclusive ASWM tool informs users of operating errors via email to facilitate remote troubleshooting. In the event of a system crash, all files are easily recovered.
For More Information
Please visit the ASUS Computex 2010 press site (http://event.asus.com/2010/
Computex/Press/) from May 31, 2010, 3pm Taipei time