Eizo is a company that has been making high-end displays for computer users for a number of years. The company is particularly well known for its high-end LCDs that are designed for graphic designers and the medical industry. The company has announced a pair of new 17-inch LCD network monitors that have integrated LAN connectivity enabling them to connect to remote PCs.
These monitors need a single wired Ethernet cable or Wi-Fi access to connect to a remote PC providing long-distance audio and video signal transmission. These monitors are specifically designed to control the PC and have USB ports for connecting a mouse and keyboard. The FDS1702NT display also supports touch control of remote computers.
The Wi-Fi connectivity integrated into the displays is 802.11n allowing for high-speed data transmission. The native resolution for the 17-inch screens is 1280 x 1024 and the display is available in two models. The FDS1702N has a brightness rating of 250 cd/m2 while the FDS1702NT has a brightness rating of 190 cd/m2 and touch control capability.
Eizo says that a maximum of six of these remote displays can be connected to a single computer via a local network. The displays also have integrated dual 0.5-watt speakers. The touch enabled monitor uses a resistive touch panel allowing it to be used while wearing gloves or with a stylus. The USB ports on the monitors can also be used to connect printers and external storage devices. Pricing for the displays is unannounced.