Improved IGEL’s UD9 all-in-one thin client is now a compact powerhouse with quad-core processor

The 21.5 inch widescreen thin client will effortlessly meet modern demands for desktop computing

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Reading, UK. 13 April 2016 – IGEL Technology has upgraded its UD9 all-in-one thin client with a powerful Intel Celeron J1900 quad-core processor with a speed of up to 2.42 GHz for quick access to virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) as well as multimedia and web applications. The CPU will be backed by 2GB of main memory (DDR3L-RAM) for all operating systems making it ideal for demanding multi-tasking. With numerous interfaces including USB 3.0 and a DisplayPort, as well as optional features such as a touchscreen (resistive) and WLAN, the IGEL UD9 can be used in a wide range of industry sectors. The device is ideal for retail point of sale where space is limited or in the health or finance sector, as well as for digital signage, public internet kiosks or research terminals in public institutions. The new version of the UD9 will be available from 18 April and the price remains at £539+vat.

With its new, high-performance hardware, the UD9 will come into its own when performing tasks requiring large amounts of computing resources, for example multimedia content or unified communications. The all-in-one model offers a SATA SSD flash memory as standard, ranging from 2GB (LX model) to 8GB (W7+ model). With this specification, even demanding graphics, 3D or multimedia applications can be handled with ease.

The 21.5-inch widescreen display offers full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), while the DisplayPort output allows an additional monitor to be used for dualview operation (dualview resolution: 2560 x 1600 pixels).

The UD9 supports all popular communication protocols including Citrix HDX, VMware Horizon and Microsoft RDP including RemoteFX. The model comes with an IGEL Linux or Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system.

Various interfaces and a smartcard reader

With its numerous interfaces and options, the IGEL UD9 is particularly suitable for point of sale use as an information presentation device, checkout or web terminal. For even greater flexibility, the pivot function allows the display to be turned 90°. The standard connections include two fast USB 3.0 and four USB 2.0 ports. There is also a PS/2 connection, a serial interface and a DisplayPort. To complement the 1 Gbit Ethernet interface, IGEL offers an 802.11 a/b/g/n-standard WLAN option for the UD9. An optional integrated smartcard reader also provides the basis for secure two-factor authentication solutions and multi-user scenarios when changing workstations.

Prices and availability

The new IGEL UD9 will be available from 18 April. Prices will start from £539+vat. IGEL offers a three-year warranty. The market-leading IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) remote management software comes as standard with IGEL devices.

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