Intel classmate PCs, powered by the Intel Atom processors are designed for the classroom environment and withstand so many situations the classmate can expose it to. Not just the class but even very young users. The new version of this laptop was launched this week by Inteland have pretty many features to boast of. With the claim of ruggedness, improved battery life(upto 10 hours on a single charge, this is previously achieved on high end laptops which come with an extended battery) and a lower price point the laptop is very ideal for durability in the classroom. Couple that with the ruggedness (by this Intel has strengthened the corners for shock and vibration absorption, and a keyboard that can withstand prying fingers and improved water resistance).
The New Intel classmate features multi-touch and stylus use in writing and palm-rejection technology that enables students write directly on the screen. The textured touch screen, special stylus and handwriting recognition software create a “write on paper” experience. The built-in camera, photo view, media player, and drawing applications resourcefully allow students to create and experience multimedia learning content.
The comprehensive classroom-ready features and capabilities include LabCam, a touch-optimized application consisting of six easy-to-use scientific inquiry tools leveraging the camera in different ways, allowing students to analyze the visual data present in their photos and videos.
McAfee AntiVirus has been added for proactive protection to keep users’ digital lives more secure, and platform management has been updated for increased scalability, flexibility and manageability. Enhancements include classroom management, theft deterrence and webcam companion for media capture and management, noise filtering, anti-shake features, digitial archiving and annotation. An enhanced access management feature has also been added for teachers to see and monitor students’ access in school and at home.