Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Ideum's 'Duet' Is A Multi-touch Coffee Table, Brings Windows 8 And Android Together On One Table

Ideum's Duet is a smart coffee table with computer-like hardware that features a big display.  The talking point of the device is it can runs Windows and Android operating systems which can be easily switched with click of a button. Duet is available in two different sizes - 42-inch and 46-inch.

In addition to the Windows and Android operating system, there's also an Intel Edison mini-computer which facilitate fast switching between the two operating systems in around 2 seconds.

Duet is built from a combination of cold-rolled steel and aircraft grade aluminium. It has a sleek, bezel level design,  anti-glare coating and palm rejection. and precise multitouch input.  It can detect up to 60 touch points when running Windows, and up to 12 when using Android. The 46-inch model is IP54 certified.

Specifications Of Duet Coffee Table

Windows 8 Version

  • Intel Core i5-4570R 3.20 GHz (42”) & Intel Core i7-4710HQ 3.50 GHz (46”)
  • Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (42”) & NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (46”)
  • 256GB SSD (42”) & 512GB SSD (46”)
  • 8GB DDR3-1600 (42”) & 16GB DDR3-1600 (46”)
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Windows 8.1 Professional 64Bit
Android Version
  •  Rockchip RK3288 SoC 2.0 GHz
  • Integrated Mali-T764 Graphics
  • 16GB NAND Flash Storage (storage extension via MicroSD – up to 32GB)
  • 2GB DDR3
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
The Duet multitouch coffee table will start shipping later this month with prices starting at $7950 (Rs. 493,000). To read more visit Duet's official page.

Checkout the quick overview of Duet-