Savant Introduces First ROSIE Wireless Touchpanel

Savant Systems, LLC has announced the introduction of the ROSIE 13.3-inch wireless widescreen touchpanel, the first in a family of elegant and user-friendly control portals for Savant's highly programmable ROSIE control system environment.

Osterville, MA. September, 2007 - Savant Systems LLC, with a visionary approach to home automation that emphasizes reliability and a maintenance -friendly open platform, has announced the introduction of the ROSIE 13.3 -inch wireless widescreen touchpanel, the first in a family of elegant and user -friendly control portals for Savant's highly programmable ROSIE control system environment. The ROSIE touchpanel includes an integrated video camera, microphone, and stereo speakers optimized for two -way audio and visual communications, such as video chatting and intercom applications. Operation of the ROSIE touchpanel is highly intuitive and the fully programmable, graphically rich display combined with four assignable front buttons enables consumers to place their favorite scenes and services conveniently at their fingertips.


The ROSIE touchpanel has been engineered with 802.11b/g wireless technology for fast and reliable two -way communications capability, as well as Bluetooth® version 2.0 for use with an optional Savant keyboard. The ROSIE touchpanel can be used as a tabletop display/controller and then simply docked into a wall -mount bracket for a flush, elegant appearance. The 13.3 -inch TFT glossy widescreen display has a native resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, and the integrated video camera delivers 640 x 480 pixel resolution. The embedded processor within the ROSIE touchpanel is an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo with a UNIX® -based internal operating system.

Touchpanel Features:

Display
• 13.3 -inch TFT glossy widescreen display
• 1280 x 800 pixels (native)
• Resistive touchscreen with anti -glare overlay
Navigation
• 13.3 -inch resistive touchscreen interface, and
• 4 programmable front buttons
Built -in Web Camera
• 640 x 480 pixel resolution
Audio
• Built -in stereo speakers
• Built -in Omni -directional microphone
Wireless Connectivity
• 802.11b/g wireless Ethernet for 2 -way communication
• Bluetooth® wireless technology, version 2.0 (For use with optional Savant wireless keyboard)

About Savant: Savant was founded by a core group of technology pioneers with hundreds of years of combined real -world experience in peripheral applications such as programmable systems, digital signal processing, telephony, switching systems, video processing, and home electronics integration. The Savant Team is committed to redefining the Home Control Systems industry with a visionary solution to home automation that emphasizes reliability and a maintenance -friendly open platform. The Savant product suite is distinguished by an unparalleled blend of cutting -edge technology and advanced next -generation graphics.

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