Cisco Systems has released a new tablet PC that is targeted at business customers and runs on Google Android software, reports cnet.
The Cisco Cius, will only weigh about 1.15 pounds and will sport Cisco’s collaboration software that integrates virtual desktop applications with high-definition video.
Specifically, the new device will have front- and rear-facing cameras that record in high definition for video conferencing and a 7-inch high-resolution screen. The device
The device which will retail for less than $1000, is designed for business users and will be integrated with Cisco’s TelePresence video conferencing system to provide one-click access to video conferences. It will also be integrated with the WebEx meeting products. It can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi or through a 3G cellular network.
Cisco says the advantage of using Google Android is that it will allow business users to tap into the growing Android developer community.