World's largest PC maker Lenovo is gearing up to showcase the first 'Coffee Table PC' called IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The tablet, which boasts a 27-inch touch-screen display, is designed as a multi-user, multi-touch device. The IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC can be used as tablet, desktop and a table computer.
"We've seen technology shifts across the four screens, from the desktop to the laptop, tablet and smartphone, and yet, while people have more computing power than ever before, there is still room for technologies like Horizon that bring people together. Horizon makes personal computing interpersonal computing with shared, collaborative experiences among several people," said Peter Hortensius, president, Product Group, Lenovo..
The giant screen can respond to ten fingers touching simultaneously. When the Horizion tablet is flat on the floor two or more people can use the system concurrently. The device weighs 15 pounds and would hit the market for a price starting from $1,699.
The tablet will come with accessories like four joysticks and "strikers" for "Air Hockey" to give the users a new digital gaming experience. It comes preloaded with educational and gaming app such as Electronic Arts, FableVision, Open Labs, Ubisoft, and FilmOn TV.
"Now many people can enjoy different photos, music and video on the same screen, and they can play games with our special accessories that blend physical and digital interaction. Horizon reflects our commitment to delivering the innovative products that define the PC Plus era," Hortensius added.