ViewSonic’s new Displays are Windows 8 Certified
ViewSonic says the TD2340 will be available in January, while the TD3240 follows with a February release and the TD2740 is expected to come out in April.
During the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas the company announced its TD40 Series of displays. This new line of displays provides users with a choice of Windows 8 certified solutions that include 1920x1080 resolutions and other features that are engineered to be user friendly.
“Ten-point touch will revolutionize the way we connect with our digital world,” boasts Erik Willey, LCD monitor and PC product marketing director for ViewSonic. “This Windows 8 certified 40 Series is designed to deliver an optimized Windows 8 touch experience with the projected capacitive touch technology, outstanding ergonomics and versatile connectivity that ViewSonic is known for.”
Beyond the inclusion of its 10-point capacitive touch technology, the TD40 Series employs ViewSonic’s Professional-Grade IPS panels that it says is capable of producing dynamic contrast ratios as high as 20,000,000:1, and the displays incorporate a choice DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA inputs. Other features built into the Windows 8 certified displays include full USB HID compliance and VESA mount specification compatibility.
ViewSonic also explains that it built a number of ergonomic features into the displays to facilitate their use as interactive devices. The TD2340 23-inch model which is now available includes a dual-hinge stand that is capable of four-way adjustments. The 27-inch TD2740 which is expected to hit the market in April offers an integrated web cam and a feature that ViewSonic describes as a picture-frame stand that provides the option of allowing users to lay the display flat. TheTD3240 which is the 32-inch model, has an optional stand that ViewSonic says can be used for applications in the retail and hospitality markets. The company adds the TD3240 will be available in February and it also incorporates a screen with a 7H hardness rating to ensure a long life in a variety of user environments.