Not such a little revolution in Desktop Computing Tuesday 29 July 2008 PDF Print The ASUS Eee Box delivers the ultimate space-saving, Power Efficient Computing Solution ASUS, producer of the world renowned Eee PC™, today announces the UK launch for the new Eee Box designed for those who require a stylish, low-power computer with a minimal footprint. This compact, elegant solution replaces bulky and boring PCs, with a range of exciting and novel features, great connectivity and speedy functionality. The Eee Box offers amazing journeys where users learn, work and play – all in line with the Eee PC™’s main tenet of easy use. A Space-saving, Slim and Stylish Performer Merely 1L in volume, the Eee Box is delightfully sleek and slim as a paperback novel. Users can reclaim the desk space previously lost to bulkier, intrusive desktop systems. What’s more the Eee Box even comes with the option to VESA mount on the back of LCD displays, for the ultimate minimalist space-saving solution. Accessible touch sensor buttons and vertical placement exudes a seamless and futuristic ambiance; while smooth curves further accentuate a refined form that compliments most interior designs. Super-speedy and well-connected Featuring the fantastic and exclusive Express Gate firmware (ASUS’ innovative fast boot technology), the Eee Box can boot-up to internet readiness in a super-speedy 8* seconds. Users can easily access the Internet, manage pictures, or communicate over IM/Skype just seconds* after boot up. The Eee Box also supports a range of connectivity options including the latest WiFi 802.11n wireless standard – providing up to eight times faster connectivity than previous 802.11b/g wireless. Love your environment and your wallet with the quiet and Energy-saving Eee Box. Featuring the Intel Atom Processor and Hybrid technology the Eee Box’s energy-efficient performance reduces power consumption by up to 90% when compared to full-sized, conventional desktops. The innovative ASUS thermal solution integrates a unique heat dissipation module with the AI fan – allowing quiet (26db) and comfortable computing at 50% of the noise levels of the average desktop. The Eee Box also utilizes Green Design and is made completely from earth-friendly materials for reduced CO2 emissions; conforming to stringent RoHS and WEEE standards. Users can thus be socially responsible while working, learning and playing in style! Work, Play and WATCH The Eee Box is the perfect choice for enjoying Internet TV. With an in-built IPTV player, thousands of programs are freely available – allowing users to personalize and watch lists of TV shows with ease. Launching with the XP version (see specification) with a Linux version to follow. At only £199 SRP the Eee Box is a great option for work and play. Specifications are posted online on the press assets pages. *Actual boot time subject to hardware configuration and product model. Notes to Editors: We would be pleased to organise interviews with the ASUS team about the products. In addition should you consider a product review more appropriate for your organisation, we have a limited number of samples available upon request (see sample request form on the press assets pages). Scans, specs and further information can be found on the following link: www.tru-pr.co.uk/press/client.php?c=asusindex Stockist information can be found on the following link: http://uk.asus.com/wheretobuy_new.aspx?sltLanguage=en_GB&cou... About ASUS: ASUS is a global leader in creation and manufacture of innovative digital solutions that empower people and businesses to reach their full potential. Over a remarkably short period of time ASUS has become one of the top laptop manufactures worldwide creating compelling computer experiences that have delighted consumers across the world. ASUS are the Fastest Growing Laptop Brand in Europe and ASUS sales are outstripping manufacturers who traditionally dominated the market. ASUS notebooks have changed the face of the consumer electronics market place with the introduction of highly original and ground breaking notebooks like the EeePC family and the Lamborghini range. ASUS’ design excellence is renowned and it is always informed by the life-style needs of consumers creating laptops that are technologically advanced, sophisticated and refined yet ruggedly robust. This rapid growth has been accomplished through an unrelenting dedication to the development of groundbreaking technologies, allied to strong and mutually supportive partnerships with leading brands. With ASUS new technology is perfectly partnered with strong, original and innovative designs that complement and enhance your chosen lifestyle. This design-led approach means that an ASUS laptop leads the field with its sophisticated ergonomics and finishes that are refined but ruggedly robust, the perfect companion when you are out and about either studying or working. ASUS is the world’s leading enterprise of new digital era. ASUS has been ranked in Business Week InfoTech 100 for 10 straight years, and was rated No.1 in quality and service by the Wall Street Journal Asia. With an unparalleled commitment to innovation and quality ASUS won 2568 awards in 2007 – an average of 7 awards for every day of the year. ASUS some facts and figures: * Employs over 130,000 people worldwide * Revenue in 2007 exceeded £11billion * Shipped over 60 million PC motherboards that equals one in three desktop PCs shipped during 2007 was powered by an ASUS motherboard * Ranked in the top four worldwide notebook manufacturers. * Listed in the world’s top 100 IT companies by the Business week USA for the tenth year * Ranked among the world’s top 500 corporations by Fortune magazine USA Contact Information: Sales enquiries: ASUS Sales Team t: +44 (0) 1442 202720 http://uk.asus.com Press enquiries: Danielle Schofield, Tru PR t: +44 (0) 845 833 8292 e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.tru-pr.co.uk *Actual boot time subject to hardware configuration and product model. 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