Ittiam Systems, a leading technology provider to the broadcast and media industry, announced the availability of its i265 H.265/HEVC Encoder for the new Intel Visual Compute Accelerator (Intel VCA) platform. The recently announced Intel Visual Compute Accelerator is a PCIe based media processing card with 3 Intel Xeon E3 series processors, designed to accelerate high-end media transcoding in a standard Intel Xeon E5 series processor based server. Intel VCA offers a lower total cost of ownership, lower power requirement and higher density compared to other solutions for Data Centers, Broadcasters and Distribution Networks. Ittiam’s multiprocessor implementation of its i265 H.265/HEVC Encoder for Intel VCA, an industry first, leverages the integrated Intel IrisTM Pro graphics capabilities and interconnects on the Intel VCA card to enable real time 4K60 broadcast quality encoding in 1RU servers. This also delivers significant performance scaling for offline high quality encoding and dense transcoding applications. Ittiam’s i265 H.265/HEVC Encoder for Intel VCA leverages Ittiam’s deep expertise in video algorithms and graphics acceleration. i265 for Intel VCA is available now as a codec SDK for system developers and will be available as part of Ittiam’s upcoming Media Engine transcoding system. About Ittiam Systems: Ittiam Systems is a global technology company with deep R&D driven solutions for media creation, management and consumption, ittiam provides advanced media codecs, software development platforms, systems and workflows for embedded and online applications. Its solutions are at the heart of tens of millions of lifestyle products that drive mobility, content access, networking and sharing.
Lenovo Smart office features the ThinkSmart View, a dedicated personal business communications device for Microsoft Teams audio and video calls, comes with a dedicated display for Teams audio and video conferencing, powered by the Qualcomm APQ8053 SoC, a physical camera shutter and a device lock by PIN, available starting January 2020, starting at $349 or $449 with a ThinkPad X1 ANC Bluetooth Headset.
ThinkSmart Hub 500 for a huddle space in small to medium conference spaces, with either Microsoft Team Rooms or Zoom Rooms, ThinkSmart Edition Tiny for Zoom with Zoom Rooms bundle kits for small, medium and large meeting spaces featuring its ThinkSmart Edition Tiny for Zoom (available now from Maverick AV Solutions) (based on the ThinkCentre M920q). The solution includes the Lenovo Tab M10 controller and Heckler stand, featuring Logitech audio and video peripherals Lenovo ThinkSmart Manager, software for IT departments to easily manage interconnected ThinkSmart devices provides welcome security (available now with the first year’s subscription included).
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faytech latest Product Series overview, Optically Bonded Industrial Touchscreen Devices EASY Shopper
After doing the awesome factory tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh3874Bxv1o Arne Weber, managing founder of faytech, provides this product series feature tour. The topics range from the optical bonding technology and progress in software development all the way to the new i5-Core product series and EASY Shopper. Arne explains all the details of faytech's touch devices and why his quality outmatches all competitor. More info on Optical Bonding: https://www.faytech.com/news/newsitem/news/introducing-purebond-optical-bonding/
More info on the EASY Shopper: https://www.faytech.com/news/newsitem/news/introducing-the-easy-shopperr/
More info on the i5-touchschreen PC series: https://www.faytech.com/news/newsitem/news/the-next-generation-i5-core-touch-pc-series/
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Chromebook Spin 311 offer 11.6-inch HD IPS displays, optional Wacom stylus and the Spin 311 can be configured with up to 64 GB eMMC storage and 8 GB RAM. The Spin 311 also offers an additional outward-facing camera for recording 1080p videos RAM and storage options are limited to 4 GB and 32 GB eMMC, respectively come with the promise of a 10-hour battery life and USB Type-C charging.
Acer expanded its line of ConceptD creator PCs with new Windows 10 convertible notebooks and a powerful workstation. A CES 2020 Innovation Award honoree, the ConceptD 7 Ezel series features Acer’s Ezel hinge that allows for five usage modes, making it easier than ever for designers to collaborate, share and bring ideas to life. The elegant and robust ConceptD 700 workstation was built to handle heavy content creator workflows with ease.
The ConceptD 7 Ezel series convertible RTX Studio notebooks allow creators to design and share their ideas with a color accurate UHD touch screen display that swivels and rotates into any of five different usage modes for the utmost in flexibility and convenience
The ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro is ideal for those needing maximum power; it features an Intel® Xeon™ processor, NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ GPU, ECC memory support and Windows 10 Pro
The ConceptD 7 Ezel is ideal for heavy workflows; it features up to a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series processor coming soon, NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs, up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and up to 2 TB NVMe PCIe SSDs
The ConceptD 700 workstation is ideal for filmmakers, animators and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) designers; it features an Intel® Xeon™ E processor and up to NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ 4000 graphics.
Creators’ work comes to life in brilliant detail and clarity on the notebooks’ 4K IPS displays (3840 x 2160 resolution) which deliver more than 8 million pixels. With a 400-nit high-brightness rating, images are vibrant and eye-catching. The displays also include integrated color correction technologies and have been tested and calibrated to deliver superior fidelity in reproducing the PANTONE® Matching System (PMS) Colors. This ensures true-to-life color reproduction with a 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut and a color accuracy of Delta E
Acer’s ConceptD Palette User Interface makes it easy to manage color profiles and system settings.
The notebook has been designed to stay cool and quiet, and produces less than 40dB of noise — equivalent to the sound level in a library — while maintaining high computing and graphics performance.
The elegantly designed all white ConceptD 7 Ezel includes a Micro-Arc Oxidation finish for strength and resistance to corrosion and oxidation. It also includes stain-resistant and high-abrasion resistant coatings.
The DiskStation DS1019+ is a new 5 bay Network attached storage from Synology. The DiskStation DS1019+ can be expanded up to 10 bays. The DiskStation DS1019+ features an 1.5ghz base/2.3ghz boost Intel Celeron J3455. Prices range from 650 dollars and up.
$1709 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) 2019 with second monitor, $1929 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (4th Gen) 2019
This is the 7th Generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon to be available from June 2019, weighing only 1.08 kg, comes with the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, optional 4K or 1080p display, optionally with Dolby Vision HDR, optional carbon fiber weave top cover, with a thickness of only 14.95mm, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 2TB of PCIe SSD storage, up to 15 hours battery, two USB 3.1 ports, dual USB-C Thunderbolt ports, and also they provide a 585gr light second monitor that simply connects by the USB Type-C port to add a second display while on the go. Lenovo is also introducing the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga for 2019 moving Yoga to an aluminum design, with many of the same processor, storage and more.
Lenovo ThinkPad T490 is a 1.46kg lightweight 14" business laptop with display options starting from FHD 250nit Antiglare to FHD IPS Touchscreen, 400nit with PrivacyGuard to WQHD 2560x1440 500nit 100% Adobe color gamut with Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) display. Redesigned bezels enable a larger screen area than previous models, tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks, up to 16.1 hours of battery life with rapid Charge that provides 80% capacity in just an hour. Optional worldwide LTE-A card, ThinkPad Pro Dock, USB-C side mechanical docking station, ThinkShutter physical camera cover, optional IR (infrared) camera and optional touch fingerprint reader. Runs on the 8th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 vPro, up to 48GB RAM, up to 1TB PCIe SSD, Intel UHD 620 GPU or the NVIDIA GeForce MX250, Dolby Audio Premium, Dual far-field microphones and more.
Lenovo Thinkpad X390 is a 13.3" Open Rich Display business laptop with a 12" footprint, the follow on to the long lasting Lenovo X200 series, with 18 hour battery can be charged to 80 percent capacity in 60 minutes, up to 13.3" FHD (touch & non-touch), IPS, HD, 400-nit touchscreen with PrivacyGuard. Lenovo Thinkpad x390 features up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 with vPro, up to 1TB fast PCIe SSD storage, up to 32 GB 2400 MHz soldered DDR4 RAM. Lenovo Thinkpad x390 offers up to 32gb of ram and 1tb ssd. The Lenovo Thinkpad x390 features an optional LTE modem. Prices start from $1300 USD. PrivacyGuard, PrivacyAlert, ThinkShutter, dual far-field microphones and Dolby Audio Premium, global LTE capability, 1.22kg weight. 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks, USB-C side mechanical docking station, optional Hybrid IR (infrared) camera, optional touch fingerprint reader.