First Tablet Mac Solution to be Unveiled at Macworld by Axiotron and OWC
Other World Computing and Axiotron, Inc. to debut first ever Mac-based
tablet computer: The ModBook
EL SEGUNDO (January 4, 2006) – Solution hardware manufacturer Axiotron,
Inc. and technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) today
announced that they will be unveiling the ModBook, the first ever Mac
tablet computer solution, on January 9th, at the Macworld Conference & Expo
in San Francisco. After an invitation-only press showcase, the Axiotron
ModBook will be unveiled to the general public at 2:30 PM at the Other
World Computing Booth #S2218.
The ModBook is a high-end slate-style notebook computer solution, which was
designed in California by Axiotron’s team of German and American engineers
and will be available in the U.S. through an exclusive joint-venture
arrangement between Axiotron and Other World Computing. Following a
demonstration by Axiotron engineers and OWC product specialists, consumers
will be able to experience hands-on trials of the Axiotron ModBook at the
Other World Computing Macworld booth, #S2218.
The Axiotron ModBook features WACOM Penabled hardware for true pen input
and is fully compatible with Apple’s Inkwell, a Mac OS X Tiger feature that
provides system level handwriting and gesture recognition to all Mac
applications. Drawing and writing directly on the screen provides for a
uniquely intuitive user experience and its slim, slate-style form factor
makes the ModBook the ultimate companion for mobile users, artists,
professionals and students. The ModBook is also the only portable Mac
solution that features an optional built-in Global Positioning System
(GPS). The Axiotron ModBook GPS Module was developed in cooperation with
GlobalSat Technologies Corporation utilizing the industry leading SiRFstar
III chipset for shorter first location fix times and improved tracking
Designed by Axiotron, the ModBook will be available in the US exclusively
through Other World Computing. Full details will be revealed at the January
9th unveiling. Visit (http://www.macsales.com/modbook).
About Axiotron, Inc.
A high-tech solution hardware manufacturing company, Axiotron, Inc.
(http://www.axiotron.com) is the maker of the ModBook, the one and only
tablet Mac solution. Following its unique vision of Customizing Your World,
Axiotron is dedicated to the conception and development of intriguing
digital lifestyle products, and aspires to become a leading innovator in
the high-tech industry. In addition to developing, manufacturing and
marketing products for selected markets, Axiotron is offering its product
development expertise to those in need of a truly custom product. Founded
in January 2005 and privately held, Axiotron is headquartered in El
About Other World Computing
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products
and support to the computer universe since 1988. The Illinois-based company
had revenues exceeding $40 million USD in 2006. OWC operates the popular
(http://www.macsales.com) e-commerce portal which features one of the
largest online catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products including
Mercury, Neptune, and NewerTech acceleration and FireWire product lines.
OWC is a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides
extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. The
company management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers
FasterMac.net and OWC.net, and is the area’s leading technology employer as
ranked by McHenry County Business Journal.