ASUS today launched the Eee PC T91MT, the world's first convertible tablet netbook to feature a multi-touch screen that supports Windows 7 Multi-Touch gestures.
Particularly handy for students and professionals who need to take notes and make one-to-one presentations on a frequent basis, the slim and light Eee PC T91MT -- which measures one-inch thick and weighs a mere 0.96kg -- reproduces handwriting beautifully and allows users to perform tasks fluidly and intuitively with just their fingers.
The Eee PC T91MT's multi-touch capabilities are further enhanced by a comprehensive suite of touch-optimized software that comes preinstalled. Designed for mobility, the Eee PC T91MT sports a shockproof 32GB Solid State Drive (SSD) and comes with an additional 500GB of online ASUS WebStorage.
The Eee PC T91MT's tablet form factor and multi-touch screen avail it to many uses. In slate form, it functions as a great e-reader, allowing users to read documents and books comfortably anywhere. In netbook mode, the Eee PC T91MT serves as an invaluable tool for discussions, as the screen can be swiveled to accommodate multiple users, as well as accept concurrent touch input from more than one source. With the Eee PC T91MT's multi-touch capabilities, free-flowing interaction between participants is now possible.
The Eee PC T91MT's multi-touch functionality makes interacting with the computer so intuitive and effortless, it encourages users to get creative. With its support for Windows 7 Multi-Touch gestures, virtually every task can be performed with a tap, drag, pinch or flick. Photos can be zoomed into, rotated and repositioned with the greatest of ease. Games can be controlled in a much more interactive way, and pages of documents can be flipped with fingers—just as they would be with a real book. Adding to the fun is a suite of touch-optimized applications known as TouchSuite. TouchSuite allows users to perform a myriad of tasks with their fingertips, including editing photos with FotoFun, taking notes with NotePad and scribbling handwritten reminders with Memos.
Equipped with a 256-level pressure sensor, the Eee PC T91MT's crisp and responsive 8.9" multi-touch screen reproduces handwriting beautifully and accurately, regardless of whether a finger or the bundled ergonomically-designed stylus is used. Handwriting on a computer has never felt more natural.
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