Planer introduces multi-touch monitors optimized to Windows 8 devices
Planer Systems has announced a new range of multi-touch monitors optimized to Windows 8 operating system. The company introduces Planar Helium series of desktop monitors that can be paired with Windows 8 based tablet PCs, notebooks and desktop PCs. The Planar Helium family will make debut with 27-inch multi-touch monitors that will be a cost-efficient alternative to all-in-one PCs of thousands of dollars. Users just need to connect the Planar Helium monitor to any Windows 8-based tablet, laptop Ultrabook or a desktop PC.
Designed for improved Windows 8 touch experience
The monitor will be perfect for a wide range of users from enterprise and business users, software developers and testing engineers, Windows 8-based application designers and developers, gamers, graphics designers to consumers looking for robust touch experience.
Not only consumers, Planar Helium family of monitors are already in use by Microsoft Windows 8 application designers and architects. This is evident from what David Kelly said about the monitor:
“The giant 27-inch Planar Helium display really brings out the best in Windows 8. As a firm focused on touch experiences with numerous touch-enabled applications for Windows 8, we’re using the monitor to develop and test our all of our applications. The high-quality touch experience and combined feature set of the Planar Helium monitor has really improved our development time to market, as well as our overall workflow with Windows 8.” Â
Planar Helium range of multi-touch monitors consist of a bendable and ergonomically-friendly Helium stand, a built-in webcam having support for Skype and Microsoft Lync and other video conferencing tools. Â Planar Helium monitors is pegged to an affordable price of USD $899.