Crestron Introduces New TPMC-8T Tabletop WiFi Touchpanel
Apr 18, 2007 2:40 PM
Crestron's new Isys i/O TPMC-8T 8.4in. tabletop touchpanel features an embedded Windows XP Operating System that provides secure onboard PC functionality including 802.11a/b/g wireless capabilities. TPMC-8T is the new fixed tabletop version of the award-winning TPMC-8X WiFi touchpanel, providing a stationary mounting option with wired Ethernet connectivity. The fixed-tilt design features a 37-degree angle, which is ideal for podium, table or counter surface installation in a variety of applications. SMK-8T is an optional swivel mount accessory to permanently mount the TPMC-8T to a flat surface, while enabling a 330-degree rotation. Cables may be routed through the center of the swivel mechanism for a completely hidden solution.
The TPMC-8T touchpanels operate on an embedded PC platform that enables web access via Internet Explorer, streaming media using Windows Media Player 10, email, and PC application viewers for MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat in a secure environment—all while providing intuitive control of AV distribution, lighting, climate control and security.
Access data and run applications on other computers from the TPMC-8T via Remote Desktop, while onboard NetMeeting and Skype applications enable conferencing and voice-over-IP directly from the touchpanel. Built-in Bluetooth enables the use of wireless devices such as a mouse and keyboard, while a USB port is provided to connect wired devices. No external computers are needed.
The 8.4in. touchscreen displays stunning 16-bit graphics, producing astonishing 3D effects, high-res images, dynamic graphics and text, translucency, animation, and wireless video. The new TPMC-8T features a powerful AMS Geode processor to deliver blazing fast performance.
In addition to the wide range of streaming video formats supported by its onboard media player applications, the TPMC-8T also features native support for wireless streaming video from a variety of third-party Web cameras and servers using the motion-JPEG format. Whether watching live video from an IP camera or streaming video from the web, the TPMC-8T makes it easy to view video sources right on the touchscreen.
Built-in stereo speakers, dual integrated microphones, and a stereo headphone output provide full audio functionality to complement the TPMC-8T's touchpanel, video, and computer capabilities. Customized WAV files can be loaded on the touchpanel to add dimension to the touch screen graphics with personalized sounds, button feedback, and voice prompts.
The built-in biometric fingerprint scanner takes convenience and security to a new level, identifying individual users automatically. With just the touch of a fingertip, each user can be presented with a personalized interface with its own graphics, preferences, and access privileges.
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