[Yes, the HP Passport 1912nm Internet Monitor may be billed as SMB gear, but it also happens to be a pretty neat bit of tech. So, if you've got a couple minutes, I recommend that you check this out. Me? I'm just hoping to get my hands on one so I can push it and see what I can get away with on one of these beauties...strictly for scientific curiosity, of course. - Darren Gladstone]
If you’ve ever thought that your business could use a basic solution to educate and entertain guests while they’re waiting but you worry about security, then the HP Passport 1912nm Internet Monitor, with a streamlined, locked-down operating system, could be the answer.
A completely new product offering in the U.S., HP’s internet Monitor is a display solution for seamless and easy computing for your business’ customer-facing areas. Since only a monitor is needed for quick and easy web access, HP’s new Passport 1912nm Internet Monitor changes the way you support connectivity, networking and online sharing for business patrons and visitors.
Ideal as a visitor hub for lobbies, hotels, waiting rooms, airports , conference centers or cyber cafes, the HP Passport 1912nm connects your customers faster, easier and more directly.
It provides hassle-free internet connectivity through its streamlined, plug-and-play set-up. Users can quickly connect with multimedia by surfing the web, viewing photos, listening to music, watching videos or checking their social pages.
Since HP’s internet monitor is a solution for public-facing environments, security is essential. To keep worries at bay, the HP Passport 1912nm has a locked down operating system that prevents it from becoming vulnerable to viruses.
As for the details, the internet monitor features an 18.5-inch screen, 5 USB ports, a 4-in-1 Media Card Reader, built-in speakers, a full-size USB keyboard and mouse, and Ethernet input to connect directly to the internet. The display is also powered by an OMAP processor from Texas Instruments that offers an optimized, embedded Adobe® Flash® Plugin.
This simple, secure, affordable way to get online fast is now available in the U.S. for a price of $259.
See more about the HP Passport 1912nm Internet Monitor here on HP.com. Also check out this video for a closer look.