HP technology targets autistic users

Three new TouchSmart products are now available in the UAE market

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HP technology targets autistic users HP's new TouchSmart PCs come with multi-touch capabilities.
By  Vineetha Menon Published  January 4, 2010

New technology from Hewlett-Packard is targeting autistic users in the country through its range of TouchSmart products.

The range includes a laptop and two personal computers with TouchSmart 3.0 software lets users browse web pages, view photos and play tunes using simple multi-touch gestures such as pinch, rotate, arc, flick, and press and drag.

The The HP Pavilion 13.3" dv3 laptop is powered with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and operates Windows 7 like the PC TouchSmart600 and TouchSmart300 models. The PCs come with convenient features like a swivel base, a tilt webcam and wall-mount capability. Other specifications include  a 23" 16:9 1080p full HD widescreen display, Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows 7 OS and up to 4GB memory and up to 1TB HDD.

HP Middle East also announced it would offer customers of previous TouchSmart PC models a software upgrade to the new version and will be donating some of the new products to the Dubai Autism Centre with the aim of educating children at the Centre through touch technology.

2778 days ago
jackielyn

is a beautifuL laptop computer.

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