ASUSTeK Computer Inc. has announced the R2H Ultra-Mobile PC, with built-in high-resolution webcam, incorporated global positioning system (GPS) and biometric fingerprint authentication.
The 7-inch ultra compact R2H is designed to provide increased mobility and enable professionals to stay connected, productive and secured.
The protected computing starts with fingerprint authentication that grants strict access only to the designated owner. For the most accurate reading, t he electronic imaging mechanism scans fingerprint pattern from the live layer of the skin , bypassing any common skin surface conditions.
The exclusive ASUS Security Protect Management (ASPM) guards access to the device and network. Users can choose to setup multi-factor authentication requirements for different security levels while enjoying the Single Sign On (SSO) one-time login convenience without compromising security integrity.
The R2H runs on Windows XP Tablet PC Edition with Touch Pack software and ergonomic hardware interface designs. With complete function keys laid out on both sides of the front panel, the controls include mouse, scroll buttons, hot keys as well as on-screen keypad.
Users will be able to connect to other personal devices through Bluetooth 2.0 EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), and to wireless networks through it WLAN 802.11 a/b/g built-in adapter.
This new device is powered by an Intel Celeron M ULV Processor (900MHz), and comes with 256MB RAM (DDRII 533), one extra SoDimm socket for expansion up to 768MB DDRII 667 DRAM support, the 7" WXGA touch screen LCD, plus a PATA 1.8" HDD 4200PRM with options of 20/30/40/60 GB. Also available is a SD card reader slot.
The ASUS R2H measure 23.4 x 13.3 x 2.8cm and weighs only 830kg.