Tech giant Intel has launched new devices customized for education working closely with its partners to avail its newly launched Intel Education 2-in-1 laptop in Kenya.
The new devices could be a viable alternative solution in digitizing classrooms in the country since the devices; a laptop and a touchscreen tablet feature a simplistic design. They will enable interaction between of school-going children with the content. The two –in-one design allows for versatility based on user needs and designed experience.
The move comes in the wake of cancellation of laptop tenders and is hoped to give additional options for the government consideration in future. With the year’s theme ‘Lead the Evolution’ Intel has joined up with leading technological transformation taking place in the society.
“Intel is committed to design purpose built solutions to improve education and to working with its partners in the private and public sectors to make this a reality,” said John Galvin, Intel Education general manager.
The newly launched gadgets will run on Windows 8.1 providing 7.8 hours of battery life and has front and rear facing cameras for interactive learning. Bundled with a learning software suite that will make teachers see what every student is working on to ensure maximum class concentration.