LAPSCREEN Ultralight Ultrathin 12.5″ Display Works with USB-C, HDMI, WiFi, and More


If you want to add an extra screen to your laptop, we’ve previously covered DUO add-on display, a full HD 12.5″ display that can be placed on the left or the right of the display, and it was launched via a crowdfunding campaign that ended up being popular with over $800,000 raised from more than 4,000 backers. The display is however 1.2 cm thick and weights 680 grams, which does not seem too bad until you hear about LAPSCREEN. Developed over several years by Mr. Black (Michél Haese), LAPSCREEN is also a 12.5″ display with Full HD resolution, but it only weights 200 to 300 grams depending on whether you select the non-touch or touch version, and comes with a 4 to 8 mm thickness. Such displays enable what Michél calls the “portable office”, so you’d have your laptop for example, and if you ever needed four extra screens as […]

Faytech 15″ to 17″ Capacitive Touch PCs Ship with Ubuntu 16.04

Faytech Ubuntu Touch PC

Although many can support Ubuntu or other Linux distributions, most Intel based products ship with some version of Windows by default, and the end users may have to install Linux by themselves. While watching a Computex 2018 video on, I found out FayTech, a company specializing in  the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of touchscreen monitors & PCs, showed a 15″ Touch PC powered by an Intel Celeron J1900 “Bay Trail” processor and running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. So I had a look on the company website, and the 15″ capacitive touch PC (FT15J1900W4G64GCAP) showcased in the video – embedded at the end of this article – comes with the following key features and specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron J1900 quad core processor @ 2.0 / 2.4 GHz with Intel HD Graphics; 10W TDP System Memory – 4GB DDR3L-1333 via 1x SO-DIMM slot, expandable to 8GB Storage – Industrial 64GB […]

Faytech FTA20 Allwinner A20 Industrial SBC Works with Touch Panels

Faytech is a company specializing in touch monitors and touch pc, but recently they started to develop embedded boards, and their latest FTA20 single board computer is powered by Allwinner A20 SoC, and offer various optional wireless options like Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G, and GPS. The board also supports the company’s 9.7”, 10.1”, 15” and 21.5” capacitive displays. FTA20 Specifications (to be confirmed): SoC – Allwinner A20 dua lcore Cortex A7 processor @ 1GHz with Mali-400MP2 GPU @ 500MHz System Memory – 1GB DDR3 Storage – 8GB NAND Flash, 1x SD card slot, 1x SATA port (via headers) Video Output – 1x HDMI, 1x VGA, 18/24Bit LVDS Audio – Audio-Chip Integrated HI-FI 100dB Audio Codec, 2x3W amplifier; 5.1 Channel High Definition Audio Codec; 1x Line-In, 1x Line-Out Connectivity 1x 10/100/1000Mbit RJ45 Ports with connector for POE WiFi Optional Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS 1x SIM-card (to be used with mPCIe modem???) USB […]

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