Crestron introduces its new Isys i/O™ TPMC-8X WiFi touchpanel, featuring an embedded Windows XP Operating System that provides secure onboard PC functionality including 802.11a/b/g wireless capabilities. TPMC-8X features high-speed performance in a sleek magnesium alloy casing, providing the thinnest, lightest most durable mobile touchpanel available. TPMC-8X offers a brilliant 8.4" SVGA screen, displaying 3D graphics and streaming video; and features built-in Bluetooth® technology, Skype™ Voice-over-IP, AuthenTec biometric scanner, stereo speaker system and microphone; and supports Yahoo! Widgets and Dyanamic Navigation.
The TPMC-8X WiFi touchpanels operate on an embedded PC platform that enables Web access via Internet Explorer, streaming media using WindowsMedia® 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-8X 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 8.4" screen displays stunning 16-bit graphics, producing astonishing 3D effects, high-res images, dynamic graphics and text, translucency, animation, and wireless video. The new TPMC-8X features a powerful AMD 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-8X also features native support for wireless streaming video from a variety of 3rd-party Web cameras and servers using the motion-JPEG format. Whether monitoring a live feed from IP cameras or watching streaming media from the web, the TPMC-8X 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-8X's touchpanel, video, and computer capabilities. Customized WAV files can be loaded on the touchpanel to add dimension to the touchscreen 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.
A field-replaceable Lithium Ion battery pack onboard the TPMC-8X provides fast-charging, long-lasting wireless operation without the "memory" issues typical of other rechargeable batteries. The optional desktop docking station provides a convenient charging solution while allowing the TPMC-8X to remain fully functional. The docking station also enables wired Ethernet operation while simultaneously remaining connected to the wireless network for seamless communication.