ViewSonic’s new Displays are Windows 8 Certified

The TD40 Series of Windows 8 certified displays from ViewSonic incorporate connections for DisplayPort, HDMI, USB and VGA.

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.
Robert Archer · January 30, 2013

ViewSonic manufactures a diverse array of video and computing products that ranges from projectors to Android-based web tablets.

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.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at [email protected]

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