OpenPeak's (News - Alert) 4G-enabled OpenTablet devices were unveiled at the 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. A provider of multimedia touchscreen devices and device management platforms, OpenPeak said that the devices gives users the fastest mobile broadband experience available in an embedded device.
The feature-rich device combines a dual camera, HDMI output and wideband speakers that are enhanced with true HSPA evolution speeds at 21 Mbps download speed and 5.7 Mbps upload speed. They have Intel (News - Alert) Atom Processors and feature the Ericsson mobile broadband module. 4G OpenTablets also feature built-in multi-user sharing with account management options and log-ins for each user account. Individual users can configure their own account and keep their data private.
4G OpenTablets have the ability to integrate easily with OpenPeak’s OpenServices and provide device management control through the cloud services platform and device management service. This benefits service providers and also enables them to push apps, perform firmware updates, and lock and unlock devices. End users can also have access to such centralized controls helping administrators to apply content filters, manage apps on multiple devices, locate lost devices and even manage budgets.
In a press release, Andy Aiello, COO of OpenPeak, claimed that the OpenTablets offers one of the most advanced 4G modules and hasd a very user-friendly interface that everyone can enjoy. In addition to the high broadband speed and advanced features, the devices also tap into the OpenShop app store, giving easy access to the large number of Android (News - Alert) Apps.
Mats Norin, vice president of Ericsson Mobile Broadband Modules, made special mention about the Ericsson F5521gw module, which, he claimed, was the company's fastest and most advanced mobile broadband module. He also stated that the combination of features in this high-speed module and the OpenTablet platform would provide exceptional mobile broadband speed, security, management and location-based services to joint customers.
In a related news release, OpenPeak recently unveiled the OpenTablet 10, a device delivering powerful performance, usability and features at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.
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Edited by Tammy Wolf