The pocket-sized Windows PC is named winner of annual award to be displayed at COMPUTEX Taipei show
Taipei, Taiwan – COMPUTEX TAIPEI – May 31, 2016 — Kangaroo Mobile Desktop by InFocus Corporation, the world’s smallest mobile desktop PC, has been named winner of the 9th annual COMPUTEX D&I (Design & Innovation) award in the computers and systems, mobile desktop category. Kangaroo shrinks a powerful Microsoft Windows 10 PC into a form factor that goes anywhere and works with any screen. By connecting Kangaroo to a mouse, keyboard and monitor or to an iPad, a user can access all Windows 10 desktop programs and files.
The COMPUTEX D&I win positions Kangaroo as an emerging leader in the evolving mobile desktop computer industry. COMPUTEX brings thousands of buyers every year, offering award winners the unique opportunity to have their products exposed to an international audience.
“When we first previewed Kangaroo at COMPUTEX 2015, we were thrilled by the positive response it received,” said Ben Chu, director of Kangaroo product marketing. “We are excited about the rapid adoption of the Kangaroo Mobile Desktop and the dedicated fan base that it has acquired. The Kangaroo team’s mission is to continue to create innovative products that fill this unique need in the PC market and to change the definition of mobile computing.”
The COMPUTEX D&I Awards are presented at the annual COMPUTEX show in Taipei, Taiwan. The awards are organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council and executed by the International Forum Design and recognize new products that display outstanding design and innovative features. The submitted products are evaluated on criteria such as aesthetics, innovation, usability, practicality and environmental impact. Winners of the award, including Kangaroo Mobile Desktop will be a product tour and promoted internationally at industry events such as CES, IFA, MWC as well as stops in India and Indonesia.
The latest version of this mobile PC, Kangaroo Pro, comes with the same award-winning computer module as Kangaroo Mobile Desktop but features a new Dock Pro with VGA, HDMI and Ethernet connectivity, as well as one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, a 2.5 inch hard drive bay and an audio port. Kangaroo Pro is available on Newegg.com, Amazon.com, InFocusDirect.com or through the Microsoft store for $199 (USD). To learn more about Kangaroo, please visit www.kangaroo.cc.
About InFocus Corp.
InFocus, the inventor of the modern-day projector and pioneer of the category, innovates collaboration solutions that drive successful, visual teamwork in video walls, control rooms, large venues, conference rooms, classrooms and workstations throughout the world. InFocus’ end-to-end, system level, in-room and video calling solutions deliver fluid, convenient, dynamic ways to connect, share and collaborate from anywhere.
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