ViewSonic Corp. has announced its touchscreen desktop display. The 22” (21.5” Vis.) VSD220 Smart Display pairs a 1920x1080 full-HD resolution monitor with the dual-core, ARM-based OMAP 4 processor from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) and an Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” operating system.
“The VSD220 Smart Display is engineered for today’s cloud connected world,” said Jeff Volpe, President, ViewSonic Americas. “ViewSonic is embracing the post-PC transition with what will be a full range of connected display solutions. For consumers, the VSD220 is perfect for surfing the web, engaging on social networks and enjoying a world of Android apps. For commercial opportunities, the VSD220 serves as a flexible solution that can address the needs of Android compatible vertical market applications such as signage, hospitality, point of information, and kiosk.”
“We are proud to see the leading capabilities of our OMAP 4 processor come to life on ViewSonic’s new VSD220 Smart Display,” said Ketan Malani, Business Development Manager, OMAP platform business unit, TI. “At home, at work and at play, consumers across all levels of the computing market demand full-HD capabilities, rich user interfaces, robust interactivity and other compelling features. With our OMAP 4 processor at its core, the Smart Display delivers all this and more, in a way that revolutionizes how and where people experience the Web.”
The VSD220 provides users a PC-less web connection in an affordable format that is both self-contained and easy to use. With a dual point optical touchscreen and an integrated Android operating system with full Google GMS certification, users can enjoy a tablet-like browsing experience, a 22” touch-enabled Full HD display, and a traditional PC computer all wrapped up into one device.