New ASUS Lifestyle & Gaming Products Announced At Computex 2016

New ASUS Lifestyle & Gaming Products At Computex 2016

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Technologies with Style and Substance


ASUS Designo Curve MX34VQ is a 34-inch curved monitor with a frameless 1800R curvature 3440 x 1440 ultra-wide QHD panel. Every point on the 21:9 aspect ratio curved display is equidistant to the viewers’ eyes, making for an even more immersive viewing experience. In addition, MX34VQ features 8-Watt stereo speakers incorporating Harman Kardon and ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, as well as a Qi wireless charging pad on its stand for Qi-enabled devices.

ASUS Designo MX27UC is an elegant 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) monitor with USB Type-C connectivity. The USB 3.1 Type-C port can be used for data transmission and power delivery, and functions as an alternate DisplayPort input. It has an in-plane switching (IPS) technology panel and a wide 100% sRGB color gamut for crisp, stunning images. It has classic lines, an ultra-slim 1.25cm profile, a stylish sundial-inspired stand, and a metallic Icicle Gold finish. ASUS SonicMaster audio, incorporating ICEpower®, Bang & Olufsen technology, gives Designo MX27UC crystal-clear sound.

The 32-inch ASUS ProArt 5K UHD professional monitor provides stunning 5120 x 2880 resolution images through as single DisplayPort connection. Designed for graphics professionals, it has a wide color gamut with 100% Rec. 709, 99.5% Adobe RGB and 95% DCI-P3 color-space support. The ASUS ProArt PA27AQ monitor features a 2560 x 1440 WQHD panel with a 100% sRGB gamut. With a frameless design on all four sides, it is ideal for multi-display setups.

Both ProArt monitors feature the exclusive ASUS ProArt Calibration Technology, which includes color accuracy tuning and uniformity compensation for easy monitor calibration. It offers overall data mapping, correlation and calibration, and saves all color parameter profiles on the display’s internal scaler IC chip instead of the PC, so users do not have to recalibrate settings whenever the display is hooked up to different computers.

The new 15.6-inch ASUS ZenView portable monitor features its own foldable smart case. It can also be propped up by inserting a pen into the little hole in the corner of the monitor so that it becomes a stand. The case has a super-narrow frame design that does not intrude on the display, and is just 8mm thin.


Business networking with ASUS BRT-AC828/M2

ASUS BRT-AC828/M2 is an 802.11ac router designed for startups or small businesses, branch offices, or classrooms. It features a 4×4 MIMO antenna design and ASUS AiRadar beamforming to provide users with fast and stable Wi-Fi coverage. Dual wide-area network (WAN) ports provide ultimate speed and reliability with a combined data rate of up to 2Gbps and a backup connection. It features an M.2 SSD slot for fast data transfers and larger storage capacity for backing up files.
The BRT-AC828/M2’s Captive Portal function lets business owners customize their free Wi-Fi welcome page for customers; while the RADIUS server and Device Group features let administrators manage all devices on the network with ease.


ASUS Mini PCs and other devices

The ASUS VivoMini UN66 board is ASUS’s first 4 x 4in motherboard with the latest 6th-generation Intel Core ‘Skylake’ processor, and it can support two DDR4 RAM modules. This compact board can be specified with an optional multi-storage option that can accommodate up to three storage drives, and features two SATA ports and one M.2 socket for added storage flexibility. It has 4K UHD graphics support, and extensive connectivity thanks to VGA, HDMI and serial (COM) ports, as well as two custom connectors. This makes VivoMini UN66 ideal for a wide range of uses, including PCs, digital signage, intelligent vending machines, kiosks and POS systems.

The ASUS MiniPC 5 x 5in mini-STX board and kit utilizes the new Intel mini-STX motherboard and is powered by desktop-grade 6th-generation Intel Core ‘Skylake’ processors. It can accommodate two DDR4 2133MHz SO-DIMM RAM modules and features USB 3.0 Type-C, M.2, and SATA 6Gbps support.

The ASUS Travelair AC 2 is a palm-sized wireless flash drive with dual-band connectivity and power bank capabilities. It connects to a wide range of mobile devices to allow users to share large HD video files or images or backup their data easily. Travelair AC 2 has ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi to give users 3X the data speeds of other wireless storage devices. A built-in battery provides up to 12 hours of continuous use, and can also be used as a 3300mAh power bank to charge mobile devices.
ASUS ZenDrive U8M is a stylish ultra-slim DVD writer that can be hooked up to a smartphone via a cable connection. This lets users play audio CDs or backup data stored in their smartphones onto a CD or DVD.

ASUS Impresario SBW-S2 is a DVD writer that features 4K UHD Blu-Ray support, 2D to 3D DVD conversion and DVD upscaling. It provides true 7.1-channel surround sound, as well as virtual surround sound capabilities. A 114dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) ensures high-definition audio, while an integrated 600-ohm headphone amplifier with two gain settings deliver optimized sound.


ASUS SmartHome

The award-winning ASUS SmartHome is a comprehensive range of smart home solutions that allows users to interact with the ASUS SmartHome Gateway and numerous home appliances via a user-friendly app on their mobile devices. Designed to create a safe and energy-efficient living space, users can access smart home features provided by ASUS SmartHome devices such as the Smart Appliance Dongle, Smart Door Lock, Open/Close Sensor, Motion Sensor and Siren, and the combined Meter Plug and Temperature/Humidity Sensor.

The Smart Appliance Dongle is compatible with appliances that comply with the Taiwan Smart Energy Industry Association (TaiSEIA) 101 standard. The dongle utilizes Zigbee wireless signals to let users control or interact with home appliances like air conditioners, humidifiers, refrigerators and washing machines via the ASUS SmartHome app. These compatible appliances can also be linked to other SmartHome sensors. The dongle additionally functions as a signal repeater to extend the range of the Zigbee signal.

Smart Door Lock features an exclusive and robust anti-tamper design, and works in tandem with the wide-angle Motion Sensor and Siren to let the resident know of any movement at the front door and alerts them when an intruder tries to tamper with the lock. The Main Switch function prevents all electronic access to Smart Door Lock and switches all connected sensors to their secure modes, and can only be unlocked by using a physical key. Smart Door Lock’s anti-tamper design and Main Switch functions are designed to keep homes secure and safe.

To save the environment and electricity bills, the Meter Plug and Temperature/Humidity Sensor lets users monitor household power consumption and set on/off schedules for various appliances, they can even turn the air conditioning on right before they come home.

ASUS SmartHome is also compatible with ASUS VivoBaby — a wearable sensor that monitors a baby’s body temperature and heart rate. Once connected to ASUS SmartHome, VivoBaby can trigger an alert and send a message to parents’ mobile phones if it senses a sudden rise in temperature or a drop in heart rate.

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