March 5, 2009 weblog
Asus Reveals Their Dual Touchscreen Flipbook and Eee Keyboard At CeBit 2009
(PhysOrg.com) -- At CeBit 2009, Asus has revealed an array of Eee PC products, one being a touchscreen Flipbook PC. It can be used as a laptop, an e-book reader or a multimedia machine for watching movies, and listening to music.
The dual touchscreen Flipbook is in the early stages of development and was shown at the CeBit 2009 running Windows 7. The dual-panel notebook is designed to offer a more flexible and intuitive work space by incorporating a virtual touchpad and keyboard alongside with gesture control and handwriting recognition.
Aside from the Asus Eee PC's we can expect new ranges of eco-friendly LCD monitors, gaming systems and other new products like their Eee Keyboard.
The Asus Eee keyboard features a 5-inch, 800 x 480 touchpad with an Atom N270 inside. The keyboard also houses a 16GB SSD, 1GB of RAM, WiFi and Bluetooth modules, VGA / HDMI outputs and a few USB 2.0 ports.
The keyboard has a solid-looking construction, and eye-catching two-tone keys. There are actually two versions of this keyboard, one with the wireless HDMI and one without. The pricing for each version has not been confirmed but it's been estimated it would be about $400 for the wired version and around $600 for the wireless one.
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