Intel India has unveiled the company’s Education 2 in 1, its first-ever 2 in 1 design for students. Ashutosh Chadha, Director, Corporate Affairs Group, Intel South Asia and Rajiv Bhalla Director, Market Development, Intel South Asia showcased the full range of Intel Education Solutions. Further, Intel India in coolaboration with Center for Assessment, Evaluation and Research (CAER), also launched a white paper, ‘Creating a transformed learning environment’ highlighting the need and importance for integrating technology in school based assessments.
The Intel Education 2 in 1 has front-facing and rear-facing cameras. A dual-docking mode allows students the option of having the tablet screen face them when using the keyboard or having the tablet screen face their peers to facilitate collaboration. “As a result of our work with educators around the world, Intel understands the need for engaging, student-centered learning in order to drive student success in school and beyond,” Rajiv Bhalla was quoted as saying during the launch. “With our new Intel Education 2 in 1, students have a tablet when they want it and a laptop when they need it. This gives educators the flexibility to create a more interactive, collaborative learning experience for their students.” he added.
The 2 in 1 is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor Z3740D, runs Windows 8.1, and provides up to 7.8 hours of battery life as a tablet and an optional 3+ hours of additional battery life when docked. It is ruggedised so that it can withstand drops from 70cms2 and offers IP 51 water and dust resistance.