NB Series Mobile Powered Workstations (www.newcastlesys.com) are patented ergonomic carts that can carry computers (desktops, towers, or laptops), printers, scales, bar-code scanners, and most other small electronic equipment to wherever it is needed. An onboard battery can power up to four devices simultaneously for eight to 10 hours of normal use. Adjustable shelves hold up to 75 pounds each. For maximum convenience and efficiency, every model in the NB Series has a slotted mast that allows the user to adjust the height of each shelf to the most comfortable position. The workstations are compact (42 inches high, with a footprint of 24 x 26 inches) and easily maneuvered on 5-inch casters (front fixed, rear locking swivel).
HP has announced a new expandable line of desktop and mobile workstations for government and the public sector.
with HP to include an offering that combines the HP Z800 Workstation (www.hp.com) with Parallels’ Workstation 4.0 Extreme and select NVIDIA SLI Multi-OS Quadro FX graphics cards. Parallels’ Workstation 4.0 Extreme is a high-end workstation-virtualization solution that offers users near-native performance in resource-intensive applications. The product leverages key virtualization technologies from Intel, including VT-x for accelerated virtual CPU performance, VT-d for direct high-performance NVIDIA FX graphics card and NIC assignment, and Extended Page Tables (EPT) for improved performance in memory management.
HP (www.hp.com) has introduced its first multitouch-enabled tablet. The HP EliteBook 2740p tablet PC combines the power and reliability of an HP business notebook PC with the flexibility of a tablet, making it ideal for users on the go. The 2740p starts at 3.8 pounds and includes a 12.1-inch diagonal LED display or optional outdoor-view display with less reflection and a higher contrast for easier viewing in natural light. Multitouch gestures, finger taps, and swipes across the screen allow users to navigate through applications and menus, as well provide access to information and Web sites.