ViewSonic® Redefines Visual Technology Leadership with Introduction of SuperPDA and Tablet PC Products

ViewSonic® Corporation, a worldwide Visual Technologies™ leader, today demonstrated a broad and visionary range of next-generation technology, unveiling a new family of compact SuperPDAs, Tablet PCs, and its most advanced LCD display products at PC Expo 2001.

Headlining the ViewSonic offerings at PC Expo are the ViewPad 100 SuperPDA and the ViewPad 1000 Tablet PC, which offer businesses the combination of ViewSonic display expertise and the latest in portable, wireless computing. The ViewPad 100 and the ViewPad 1000 are designed for mobile users in the office, on the road or at home. The ViewPad 100 is a generation beyond traditional, limited PDA and e-mail pager devices, and supports personal information management, wireless e-mail, wireless web access and server-based enterprise applications. The ViewPad 1000 offers full PC functionality in a tablet form factor, evolving from the traditional notebook, while adding stylus support and integrated digital photography.

“From our SuperPDA displays to our large screen LCD displays, more than ever, ViewSonic remains committed to providing the right technology solutions for customers, whatever their visual display needs may be,” said James Chu, ViewSonic president and CEO. “Whether it is our SuperPDA products, MegaPanel LCD displays or the latest in Tablet PC technology, the ViewSonic brand stands for innovation, quality, and reliability.” ViewSonic’s new offerings focus on portable, wireless computing and the latest in LCD flat panel technology. Among the new products highlighted at the ViewSonic booth at PC Expo 2001:

Two ViewPad handheld computing devices, the ViewPad 100 full-color SuperPDA and the ViewPad 1000 Tablet PC. Weighing less than 2.5 pounds and 4 pounds, respectively, with estimated street prices starting around $1000, they provide business professionals with full-featured mobile computing at affordable prices.
Two large-format ViewPanel® LCD monitors, the VP230mb and the VP201mb, designed to provide financial, desktop publishing and engineering environments with a cost-effective, large-screen flat panel display, packed with the latest technology, performance and safety.
The 15-inch ViewPanel offering, the VX500, is a state-of-the-art, high-performance LCD display. Priced from $749, the VX500 features progressive styling for the corporate executive or the style-conscious business user.
Two medium-sized LCD displays, the VA500 and VA700, targeted at the price and performance-conscious, small office and home office (SOHO) user. Both products will be available through retail outlets starting from $449.


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