Taiwan based multinational computer technology and electronics corporation Acer announced the DX241H Web Surf Station. It is a 24-inch high-definition monitor that allows users to surf the net, access multimedia content and can be operated without the need of being connected to a PC by using its own operating system and web browser.
A monitor without the need of a computer
Acer says that is the first monitor that lets you surf the web and enjoy your multimedia with no need of a computer!
Using Acer’s Clear.fi technology which is a wireless home network solution which is included on Acer laptops, phones, etc., the DX241H Web Surf Station can play and share music, videos and photos with other devices.
The Web Surf Station can be connected wirelessly using DLNA and it is also fitted with a card reader as well as USB, LAN, VGA, and HDMI ports. This 24-inch monitor has a full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, plays 1080p hi-def videos, 16:9 aspect ratio and 80,00:1 contrast ratio.
No further information is available on its operating system and its ability to install applications.
The DX241H Web Surf Station will be available in May in the UK for £299. Acer has not yet announced the date of availability in India but as soon as they do we will let you know.