Neha Patil

Telikin

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Developer  Venture 3 Systems
Product family  Telikin
Release date  June 2011 (2011-06)
Manufacturer  MSi
Type  All-in-one desktop
Introductory price  $699 USD

Telikin is a brand of touch-screen computer marketed primarily to senior citizens and those who may be uncomfortable or unable to access a traditional keyboard and mouse computer. The home screen features a panel of application buttons in large text on the side for quick access to news, video chat, email and Web. The Telikin line of MSi-based all-in-one desktop computers is developed and distributed by Venture 3 Systems based in Hatfield, Pennsylvania and founded by Fred Allegrezza, launched the Telikin on Black Friday 2010.

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Models

Three models are available:

  • Telikin Touch, the $699 base model with an 18" screen.
  • 18.6 inch LCD touch screen
  • Intel dual core 1.8 GHz processor
  • 2GB SDRAM
  • 320GB hard drive
  • 1.3MP webcam with microphone
  • 4 USB ports
  • 6 in 1 memory card reader
  • Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
  • Built-in speakers
  • Wired keyboard and mouse
  • Telikin Elite, an Elite $999 model with a 20" screen which substitutes Touch:
  • 20” (16:9), 1600 x 900 Touch Panel
  • AMD dual core 1.6 GHz processor
  • 2GB DDR3 Memory
  • 500Gb 3.5 SATA ll hard drive
  • Stereo speakers with SRS technology
  • .3MP webcam with microphone
  • 1 HDMI out
  • Telikin Elite II the $1179 model with a 22" screen, which substitutes Elite:
  • 21.5” (16:9), 1920 x 1080 Touch Panel
  • Intel 1037U Celeron dual core processor
  • 3W Stereo speakers with SRS technology
  • 1.0MP webcam with microphone
  • 4 in 1 memory card reader
  • Software

    Tiny Core Linux is the operating system used as foundation in modification and development of Telikin by Venture 3 Systems. Applications such as the web browser, email program, and a basic office program are custom-made and built into the operating system. A large print paperback manual accompanies each model which details the minimal assembly connections, account setup and use of the custom software.

    References

    Telikin Wikipedia


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