Taipei, Tuesday, September 2, 2014 15:08 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
35°C
Intel unveils latest Education Tablet and Classmate PC
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 23 January 2014]

Intel has unveiled its new education-focused reference devices at Bett 2014, a learning technology event in London, the UK. The new Intel Education Tablet and the Intel classmate PC are part of Intel Education Solutions, which includes devices, software, content, services and teacher professional development that work together to transform learning and teaching for student success.

Both the Intel Education Tablet and the classmate PC are rugged designs that can withstand dropping off a desk (from 70cm) and provide water-resistance and dust-resistance.

The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android 4.2 and has kid-friendly features such as rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small hands to hold, a power button that resists accidental pushes and a stylus with a realistic pen-like grip. Powered by a dual-core Intel Atom processor Z2520, the 10-inch tablet has front- and rear-facing cameras and optional 3G support, and provides an average 12 hours of battery life.

The Intel Atom processor Z2520 clocks in at 1.2GHz and supports Intel Hyper-Threading technology, allowing four simultaneous application threads that further enhances the overall efficiency of the Atom cores. The integrated platform also includes an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator engine with a graphics core supporting 3D visuals, gaming and smooth, full 1080p hardware-accelerated video encode and decode at 30 frames-per-second.

The 10-inch Intel classmate PC is based on the Intel Celeron processor N2806 and runs Windows 8.1. A Windows 7 version and a Linux version based on Intel Celeron processor N2805 will be introduced later this year. The touchscreen-optional device features a rotatable camera to promote content creation.

The new Intel Education Tablet and Classmate PC are designed with features such as a snap-on magnification tool and a temperature sensor probe that plugs into the device's audio jack. These features allow students to view microscopic and macroscopic images and measure and analyze environmental data.

Intel new Education Tablet

Intel new Education Tablet
Photo: Company

Realtime news
  • Apple cuts iPad mini prices; non-Apple vendors may follow suit

    IT + CE | 13min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Kickstarter wearables expand their presences in sleep sensing industry

    IT + CE | 22min ago

  • Automated production lines still not yet efficient for back-end assembly players

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 22:24

  • Three flexible PCB makers raise funds to address growing business operations

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 21:18

  • Apple iWatch still under EVT despite components already in production

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 21:16

  • Taiwan market: HTC to launch HTC Butterfly 2 through cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 21:14

  • Asustek readies new 2-in-1 products for competition

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 21:12

  • Demand for 8-inch wafer foundry heating up

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 21:12

  • New mobile products to benefit component suppliers until end of 2014

    Before Going to Press | Sep 1, 21:11

Pause
 | 
View more
MSI Global N750Ti TF 2GD5/OC
DIGITIMES Marketing Services
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.