Here’s our roundup of the latest hardware, components, peripherals and products from the tech and IT channel announced this week.
Mad Catz Street Fighter V FightSticks and FightPads
Mad Catz has begun shipping its new range of Street Fighter V licensed fighting game controllers to retail. Available for the PlayStation 4 as part of the company’s licensing agreement with Capcom, this next-gen controller range hits retail to coincide with the global launch of Street Fighter V.
Products now shipping as part of the Street Fighter V range include:
Street Fighter V Arcade FightStick TE2+
Street Fighter V Arcade FightStick TE-S+
Street Fighter V Arcade FightStick Alpha
Street Fighter VFightPad PRO
Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet
Canonical has launched the first fully converged Ubuntu device - the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet. Shipping with the latest Ubuntu software, the device features a 10.1 inch multi-touch screen, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory, 8 megapixel camera with autofocus and dual flash, and Micro HDMI port.
AMD FirePro S Series GPUs and Wraith Cooler
AMD has revealed the world’s first hardware virtualized GPU products – AMD FirePro S-Series GPUs with Multiuser GPU (MxGPU) technology. Specs include GDDR5 GPU memory, Error Correcting Code (ECC) memory, openCL 2.0 support, and AMD PowerTune.
AMD has also launched new thermal solutions, including the flagship AMD Wraith Cooler, as well as the new AMD A10-7860K and new AMD Athlon X4 845 desktop processors.
Gen2Wave octa-core Andriod smartphone
Gen2Wave’s new RP1600 is the first octa-core rugged Android industrial smartphone. The RP1600 has 1.8GHz octa-core processor (Samsung, Exynos5430), 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM on an Android Kit-Kat 4.0 O/S, allowing high-speed parallel processing across eight apps and sufficient RAM space for multi-tasking without delay.
Plustek Optic Film 135
Plustek has launched the Optic Film 135, a high performance 35mm film and negative scanner tailor-made for people who want to preserve their valuable film treasures. The Optic Film 135 comes with a new holder which takes up four 35mm slides or six film negatives to speed up processing.
Barco CS-100 and CSE-200
Barco has expanded its wireless presentation and collaboration portfolio with the CS-100 and CSE-200, offering the freedom to better tailor the ClickShare unit to the meeting room's – and the participants’ – needs. In this way, Barco’s ClickShare portfolio spans the complete spectrum of meeting rooms, from small huddle rooms to large boardrooms.
Adonit Switch stylus
The Adonit Switch combines a precision stylus with a ballpoint pen. With a fine tip stylus featuring precision disc technology on one end and a smooth writing 0.8mm pen on the other, Switch provides a smooth, precise writing experience on both tablet and paper. It’s available now with a RRP of £39.99
Star Micronics TSP143III WLAN
Star Micronics has launched the TSP143III WLAN, the latest addition to its TSP100 futurePRNT Series, to provide simple yet effective wireless communication for retail and hospitality. This latest addition to the TSP100 Series offers a range of features including a print speed of 250mm/second, a guillotine auto cutter (MCBF 2 million cuts) as well as thin paper capability providing benefits for the environment and reduced operating costs for the retailer.
Startech Sit-to-Stand Workstation
StarTech.com has announced its first Sit-to-Stand Workstation, which enables users to convert a traditional sitting desk into an upright standing desk. The Sit-to-Stand Workstation offers an easy and cost-effective way to work in comfort, since it can be placed on virtually any traditional desk.
SuitX Phoenix Exoskeletons
California-based robotics company SuitX has unveiled the Phoenix, one of the world’s lightest and most advanced medical exoskeletons for people with mobility disorders. At an estimated $40,000, Phoenix is two to four times less expensive than competing products and can be broken down into functionally independent modules that work both by themselves and as part of Phoenix. And at 27 pounds, it is one of the world’s lightest commercial exoskeletons.