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ViewSonic’s Value IPS Panel, The VX2336s-LED…

ViewSonic, makers of much value oriented hardware have entered the IPS market. A sign that IPS panels are at last taking over the monitor market this is a value oriented IPS panel for the masses. Priced at $185 USD for a 23″ IPS this is one of the cheapest IPS monitor on the market. Dell is also shooting for this market with the recent discount of their 23″ IPS to $229 USD, also an excellent value monitor. ViewSonic’s new baby isn’t the most feature rich panel on the market but it is the perfect monitor for those simply looking for a good quality picture to add to their PC or PowerMac.

While new ViewSonic panel doesn’t represent the top end of the monitor market it does bring all of the advantages of IPS panels to the lower end of the market. In this case the advantages include wide viewing angles with-out loss of picture quality, better colour reproduction, true blacks and much higher contrast ratios. All things that typical TN LCD’s of the past have struggled with.

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EXODesk: The Flat Out Übertouch Surface…

Viewsonic and EXOPC have joined forces to drag the PC into the world of touch and gestures. No longer is it the territory of tablets and smartphones alone. The EXOdesk PC represents a new generation of touch screen hardware that is invading our desktops and coffee tables. This week Viewsonic and EXOdesk announced the production of a 32″ EXOdesk that should be available early 2012 for $1,299 USD. The new model will be on display for all to see in the Viewsonic booth at next years CES, January 2012 Las Vegas. Laid out flat the EXOdesk becomes an Über touch screen surface computer or even an interactive coffee table. Upright the EXO is an Über white board and interactive display. Anyway you look at it the EXOdesk is signalling a new way to work with our machines.

Two models of the EXOPC are set to be produced by Viewsonic. The first version to be produced will integrate an Intel Core i7, Intel graphics and Windows 7, all built into the display. The second version produced will not include the integrated PC, this will require a an external PC but will allow you to control the PC’s specifications. The display itself will be a fairly standard 32″ 1080p Hi-Def LCD – 1920 x 1080 -. The surface of the display is the key, the capacitive touch screen is able to handle 10 point touch, with complex gestures and an intuitive on-screen keyboard.

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