Acknowledging the importance of the right kind of knowledge, skills and experience to enhance the learning experience, two tech giants Lenovo and Intel have joined hands. According to latest chunk of information, Lenovo has introduced a new range of PCs – the Lenovo Classmate + and ThinkCentre TINY.
The latest offerings by Lenovo are touted to be based on the Intel Learning Series reference designs and incorporate the remarkable Intel Learning Series suite for using e-reader, web camera and digital writing features. Intel Learning Series suite is actually specialized educational software that includes an extensive range of teaching resources.
The Lenovo Classmate + demonstrates how mobile computing fits into any learning environment without considering location and budget, while the other product ThinKCentre TINY is claims as an ideal choice for all the students as it consumes 40 percent less energy and is just 1 litre in size.
Commenting at the time of launch Rahul Agarwal, Executive Director, commercial Business Lenovo India has stated, the education industry worldwide as well as in India, is rapidly evolving to become more student-centric and this is an opportune time for solution providers to leverage this opportunity.
Besides these devices, Lenovo and Intel also share their solutions with key educational service providers in Delhi where they offer a perspective on the challenges, trends and usage models of the Indian education segment.
Lenovo Intel ClassmatePC – Convertible or Clamshell
- Intel® Atom™ processor and up to 10 hours battery life
- 10 inch screen and enhanced connectivity
- Software Suite enables content creation and consumption
Rugged, student-friendly design
- 70 cm drop resistant and 200 cc water resistant
- Rugged DC jack, rubber feet and retractable handle
- Enhanced security and theft deterrence
Enhanced educational features for collaborative learning
- Includes educational software and utilities
- Dual audio jacks and enhanced camera
Lenovo Intel Studybook Tablet
- Intel Z650 Atom Processor
- 7 Inch Multi-Touch Capacitive Screen
- Resolution – 1024:600(16:9)
- 0.3 MP Front Facing Camera
- 2 MP Rear Facing Camera
- Integrated Audio
- Windows 7/ Android Honeycomb 3.0
- 1 GB DDR2 RAM
- 4 GB internal storage, expandle up to 64 GB using MicroSD card
- Classroom management software - classroom management, LabCam applications that support scientific inquiry, and an optimized e-reader
Lenovo Think Centre M92p Tiny
- Up to3rd Generation Intel Core vPro processor i5-3470T – 2.9GHz
- Intel Processor Graphics
- Height:Width:Depth = 182:34.5:179
- Total Volume: 1123
- HDD (320/500/750 GB)
- SSD (128 GB)
- Opal (250 GB)
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LENOVO AND INTEL OFFER SOLUTIONS TO TRANSFORM THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN CLASSROOMS
New Delhi, 18 July 2012: Lenovo and Intel today shared solutions that can transform the learning experience in classrooms in India. These solutions are more student-centric as opposed to the traditional teacher centric solutions and will help to ride the new wave of digital learning. Recognizing the importance of the right kind of knowledge, skills and experience to enhance the learning experience. Lenovo and Intel have introduced an impressive range of PCs- the Lenovo Classmate + and ThinkCentre TINY, both of which will help to address this booming opportunity and prepare students for 21st century success.
These new PC’s offer students, teachers and IT administrators more ruggedness with new durability features like greater spill resistance, affordability, battery life up to 10 hours and enhanced usability with Intel® Learning Series software suite for using the e-reader, web camera and digital writing features. TINY is Lenovo’s innovative and smallest ThinkCentre Desktop ever with the latest and most comprehensive hardware based management and security capabilities.
PC growth in the Education segment has been exponential. Intel along with Lenovo, which is ranked Number 1 in India overall as well as in the Education PC market (as per IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker Q12012), is riding on this wave. The new range of products will aid students with easy access to class materials and other resources that expand the classroom virtually beyond the school walls for a more dynamic learning experience.
Speaking on Lenovo’s focus on the education sector, Rahul Agarwal, Executive Director, Commercial Business Lenovo Indiasaid, ‘The education industry worldwide as well as in India, is rapidly evolving to become more student-centric and this is an opportune time for solution providers to leverage this opportunity. As the No 1 PC maker in Education in India and globally, we are committed to enhancing learning via our platform of PC solutions designed for students. By joining with Intel to create the new Lenovo Classmate+ laptops, we are demonstrating how mobile computing fits into any learning environment, no matter the location or budget. Our breakthrough desktop, ThinKCentre TINY is ideal for behind the board implementation, has 40% less energy consumption and is just 1 litre in size.”
“Intel and Lenovo share a commitment to improving the student experience around the world,” Michael de la Cruz, Senior Global Sales and Marketing Manager, World Ahead Education Team, Intel Corporation. “As schools decide which technology will debut in their classrooms this fall, IT administrators and decision makers can rely on the proven value of Intel Learning Series Software and Lenovo’s classroom-ready Classmate+ laptops and ThinkCentre TINY for the ideal learning experience.”
Lenovo and Intel today also shared their solutions with key educational service providers in Delhi where they provided a perspective on the challenges, trends and usage models of the Indian education segment, while sharing the roadmap to address changing needs and opportunities in India today.
Lenovo (HKSE:992) 9ADR:LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal technology company – and the second largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, see www.lenovo.com.
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 and blogs.intel.com.