World's Fastest LCD Technology, Wide-Format Displays Enhance Computing Experience and Productivity
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2006 - ViewSonic® Corp. once again reinforced its display leadership with the demonstration of the world's fastest LCD technology and the introduction of widescreen LCD display offerings across the company's entire desktop product line.
Featuring an ultra -fast video response time of 1 millisecond (ms) across the entire color scale, ViewSonic's newest LCD technology -slated to launch later this year -will deliver fluid, full -motion images and optimized video performance for a variety of applications. The technology incorporates ViewSonic's proprietary OverDrive chip architecture that, in conjunction with the LCD panel and supporting electronics, provides industry -leading response time without sacrificing front -of -screen performance.
While 1 ms technology offers benchmark speed, the company's new lineup of wide -format LCDs brings computing enthusiasts and professionals a more immersive and productive desktop experience. The VX2025wm, VP2330wb, VA1912wb and VA2012wb displays turn prime desktop real estate into panoramic workspaces by combining fast response times, high resolutions and superior front -of -screen performance in a wide format.
The widescreen LCDs also offer diverse feature sets -tilting capabilities; sleek, ultra -slim bezels; and multiple digital inputs -with varying price points to meet a range of customer needs. ClearMotivTM 8 ms video response times enable smooth, broadcast -quality, full -motion video, while the OptiSync® technology supports multiple inputs, including direct DVI signals for optimum source -to -display synchronization, as well as compatibility to HD set -top boxes and other video sources.
"From the den to the office, ViewSonic is leading the market transition to widescreen monitors," said Jeff Volpe, vice president of marketing, ViewSonic Americas. "The new models offer the ultimate sizes and value, making it possible for consumers and professionals to extend their desktop display investment for gaming, video and simplified viewing of multiple documents simultaneously."
To meet the growing demands of visual enthusiasts, such as avid PC gamers who want faster and larger screen formats, ViewSonic has added the 20 -inch VX2025wm to its Xtreme LCD Series. The VX2025wm delivers brilliant color rendition, crystal -clear moving images and photo -realistic image quality through a high resolution of 1680x1050, 300 nits of brightness and a 600:1 contrast ratio. For an estimated street price (ESP) of $449,
ViewSonic has taken the multi -purpose entertainment system to a new level with its stylish slim -bezel black cabinet and hidden integrated stereo speakers.
Priced with an ESP of $1,299, the 23 -inch viewable widescreen VP2330wb combines a 1920x1200 native resolution, 250 nits of brightness and an 800:1 contrast ratio with PerfectSuiteTM control software to simplify and automate processes such as color calibration, asset management and theft deterrence. Performance is further enhanced with an ergonomic design that features clean, minimal borders with pivot, height, tilt and 270 degree swivel options.
Cost -conscious consumers, small/home office users and enterprise customers alike will appreciate the 19 -inch VA1912wb and 20 -inch VA2012wb for the ability to support video viewing and multitasking. Under a widescreen format users can open multiple windows for comparing spreadsheets, organize data from a variety of sources, and analyze schematics and renderings for design development. The VA1912wb, priced at $329, and the VA2012wb, at $429, support visually -rich 3D gaming and native format viewing of HD video content, such as movies, digital television programming, accounting applications and inventory control.
The displays are compliant with the strictest safety and environmental standards, including TCO and ENERGY STAR®. The VA1912wb and VA2012wb are currently available and the VX2025wm and VP2330wb will be offered in February through authorized ViewSonic resellers, retailers, distributors and mail order. The displays are backed by a three -year limited warranty on parts, labor and backlight and are eligible for ViewSonic's optional Express Exchange® program, which guarantees a replacement monitor within 48 hours, where service is available. ViewSonic offers 24 -hour, toll -free technical support, seven days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information and images of the new displays, please visit www.ViewSonic.com/lcddisplays or call 800.888.8583.
ViewSonic® Corp., a worldwide leader in visual display products, offers comprehensive display solutions for today's business, education and consumer electronics markets. The company's products have won more than 2,000 awards globally from independent publications and organizations.
Headquartered in Walnut, Calif., ViewSonic was founded in 1987 and is a privately held corporation. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corp. at tel: 800.888.8583 or 909.869.7976; fax: 909.468.3736; or www.ViewSonic.com.
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