HP is the manufacturer that always produced computers targeting the business faculty. The company is popular for using innovative technologies every time in their products. This time too, they have decided to build something different. But now, their target is not the corporate fields rather they are targeting the new segment of people namely internet cafés, working areas of hotels and other organizations facilitating internet and other multimedia services to the public just for checking mails and uploading images. For this purpose, the company has designed a new all-in-one PC with an Internet Monitor called HP Passport 1912nm that provides all the Internet operations.
The Passport 1912nm Internet Monitor is a light weighted desktop PC monitor with 18.5-inch display. It operates on unrevealed Linux version. This monitor displays only the useful icons for the public users that include settings, video, photos, music and the web browser. However, the storage memory provided is very limited with RAM. The Lunix OS of Passport is locked so the users are not allowed to install new programs. The monitor displays photos with 1366 x 768 pixels high resolution. The PC is also loaded with Texas Instruments OMAP4430 smartphone chip, media card reader and Ethernet port.
The 4 in 1 card reader and 5 USB ports present in the monitor allow the user to operate all the necessary functions like connecting to media and working on Firefox only with the usual necessary options. User can plug thumb drives into the USB ports to operate files. The speakers present in Passport are of brilliant quality so it gives effective view to the videos shown from the flash drive. The Passport monitor supports the Mozilla Firefox 4.0 browser and is Adobe Flash 10.1. Passport 1912nm internet monitor is supposed to enter every targeted organization like cyber-cafes, hotel lobbies and other businesses with the selling price of $259.