The SurePoint family of Flat Panel display products is designed to offer a wide range of choices for retailers who need retail-hardened, full-screen video displays in their store environments. These products are available in a range of screen sizes and functions, including, 10-inch, 12.1-inch and 15-inch models to fit nearly any POS configuration. In addition, the 12.1-inch and 15-inch displays are available with innovative Infrared touch technology that improves image quality and increases reliability and usability. Other touch technologies are available on some models as well, such as capacitive touch technology. A variety of I/O devices are also available, including magnetic stripe credit card readers (MSRs), keypad/MSR combinations, speaker/microphone kits and pointing devices to provide maximum flexibility in configuring the ideal solution for nearly any retailer. Depending on the model, the SurePoint Solution is available in a range of connectivity options, including Powered USB, standard USB, RS-232 or RS-485. As a result, it can be attached to nearly any IBM POS system unit or PC, including the SurePOS 300, SurePOS 500, SurePOS 700 or 4694 POS systems.
The IBM 4820 Model 2GB is a 12.1-inch Iron Gray touch screen display with innovative infrared touch technology that improves image quality and increases reliability and usability. The dual bulb display provides superior image quality with higher screen brightness, higher contrast ratio and wider viewing angles. It is identical to the Model 2WN except for the product color. It attaches to the IBM SurePOS 700 Models 72x, 74x, 78x, the SurePOS 4694, SurePOS 300 Series via the industry-standard 15-pin VGA-style analog video interface. It is available in a choice of open, standard touch and I/O connectivity’s that includes USB (powered or standard) or RS-232 interfaces.
In addition, the display is available in two versions — a base value touch screen only version or a performance version that also includes support for the Iron Gray Magnetic Stripe Reader (MSR), Iron Gray keypad/MSR and keylock. The value and performance models are each available with either USB or RS-232 connectivity. In addition, the performance USB version includes 2 standard USB connectors for connecting other external USB devices.
The Model 2GB will integrate smoothly on wide or narrow-footprint system units including the SurePOS 700 and 4694 platforms, using IBM’s existing enhanced stiffness display mounts. The display covers are IBM Iron Gray and are color-matched with other I/O devices that attach to an IBM system unit.