|[January 22, 2014]
Latest Intel® Education Tablet and Intel® Classmate PC Help Transform Learning and Teaching
LONDON --(Business Wire)--
BETT 2014 - Intel (News - Alert) Corporation unveiled innovative
education-focused reference devices for the 21st century
interactive learning environment today at Bett 2014. The new Intel®
Education Tablet and the Intel®
classmate PC are part of Intel®
Education Solutions, which includes devices, software, content,
services and teacher professional development that work together to
transform learning and teaching for student success.
Intel Education Tablet: The 10-inch Intel® Education Tablet features a snap-on magnification lens and plug-in thermal probe. (Photo: Business Wire)
Both the Intel Education Tablet and the classmate PC are
student-friendly, rugged designs that can withstand dropping off a desk
(from 70 cm)1 and provide water-resistance and
dust-resistance to promote anytime, anywhere learning.
"Education leaders everywhere are passionate about driving student
achievement and encouraging lifelong learning," said John Galvin, vice
president of the Sales and Marketing Group at Intel and general manager
of the World Ahead Program. "At Intel, we believe the right technology
can be transformative. That's why we are focused on designing tools that
bring learning to life, helping to make students more engaged. The
result is a future where people have the skills they need for
opportunity and growth."
The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android (News - Alert)* 4.2 and has kid-friendly
features such as rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small
hands to hold, a power button that resists accidental pushes and a
stylus with a realistic pen-like grip. Powered by a dual-core Intel®
Atom™ processor Z2520, the 10-inch tablet has front- and rear-facing
cameras and optional 3G support, and provides an average 12 hours of
battery life2 to keep up with student learning all through
The Intel Atom processor Z2520 clocks in at 1.2GHz and supports Intel®
Hyper-Threading Technology3, allowing four simultaneous
application threads that further enhances the overall efficiency of the
Atom cores. The integrated platorm also includes an Intel® Graphics
Media Accelerator engine with a graphics core supporting rich 3-D
visuals, life-like gaming and smooth, full 1080p hardware-accelerated
video encode and decode at 30 frames-per-second, all useful in a 21st
century learning environment.
The 10-inch Intel classmate PC�is based on the Intel® Celeron® processor
N2806 and runs Windows* 8.1. A Windows* 7 version and a Linux* version
based on Intel® Celeron® processor N2805 will be introduced later this
year. The touch screen-optional device�features a rotatable camera to
promote content creation.
The HP* Classmate Notebook PC is the first global commercial product
based on the new classmate PC reference design and is expected to be
available this month in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa,
and later this spring in the Asia-Pacific region.
"The HP Classmate Notebook helps deliver access to instructional tools,
learning apps and education content to students and teachers around the
world," said Gus Schmedlen, vice president, PPS Education, HP. "Combined
with professional development and HP's national education technology
planning resources, the HP Classmate can help drive meaningful learning,
social and economic outcomes."
The new Intel Education Tablet and classmate PC are designed with
features such as a snap-on magnification tool and a temperature sensor
probe that plugs into the device's audio jack. These features allow
students to view microscopic and macroscopic images and measure and
analyze environmental data, bringing science to life and giving students
the freedom to explore scientific concepts anywhere, not just in the
Intel Education Solutions for the Classroom
The new Intel Education Tablet and classmate PC are powerful learning
tools that are part of the flexible, holistic Intel Education Solutions,
including a range of devices from tablets to laptops to 2 in 1s,
software, content, services and professional development for teachers to
help engage students in learning and enhance student achievement. The
Intel Education Software suite includes applications to engage students
with tools that encourage inquiry across the curriculum and promote
deeper engagement with content such as the Kno* app (now part of Intel
Education), which offers students and teachers access to a global
digital content library of more than 225,000 educational titles.
Intel believes technology can empower educators, leaders and school
technology professionals to better prepare students for a lifetime of
success. Based on more than a decade of real-world collaboration,
implementation and research, Intel Education Solutions are designed to
help educators inspire students, to support schools in achieving
educational excellence, and to enable better manageability by
administrators. Intel's proven education solutions have helped more than
10 million teachers improve education for hundreds of millions of
students in 100 countries.
Intel's full suite of education solutions are on display in Intel's
stand at Bett 2014 (B358). The stand features a virtual classroom where
real teachers will be teaching real class lessons based on Intel
In our increasingly global economy, Intel Corporation recognizes that
curiosity, critical thinking and a quality education are necessary to
prepare tomorrow's workforce for jobs of the 21st century. That is why
Intel collaborates with governments, NGOs and industry to advance
education and enable individuals to develop skills for lifelong success.
Intel gets directly involved in developing education solutions and
programs as well as through advocacy and technology access efforts.
Intel's programs are tailored based on local community needs, but are
unified by the common theme of unlocking individual potential by
providing the skills and opportunities for success. www.intel.com/education
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The
company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the
foundation for the world's computing devices. Additional information
about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com
Intel, Intel Atom, Celeron and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel
Corporation in the United States and other countries.
*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
Performance tests and ratings are measured using specific computer
systems and/or components and reflect the approximate performance of
Intel products as measured by those tests. Any difference in system
hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual
performance. Buyers should consult other sources of information to
evaluate the performance of systems or components they are considering
purchasing. For more information on performance tests and on the
performance of Intel products, visit www.intel.com/performance/resources/limits.htm.
170 cm drop-resistance and IP52 water-resistance and
2Battery Usage Scenario LCD always On, 200nits; Internal
Speaker, set system volume to 50 percent, set Web, video player and
other volume to max.
Scenario 1: System Idle, Scenario 2: E-Reader, Scenario 3: 720P Video
Streaming via Wi-Fi, Scenario 4: Web Browsing, Scenario 5: Gaming (Fruit
Ninja etc.), Scenario 6: Classroom Management (connect to teacher PC),
LCD Off, Headphone, 50 percent Volume, Scenario 7: MP3 Playback Software
and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for
performance only on Intel microprocessors.
3Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an
Intel® HT Technology-enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer.
Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software
used. For more information including details on which processors support
HT Technology, visit http://www.intel.com/info/hyperthreading.
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