HP Sprout Hands-on
Sprout by HP is an immersive computing platform that combines the power of an advanced, all-in-one desktop computer with a natural user interface to create a unique experience that breaks down the barriers between the digital and physical worlds. Dual-screen Experience: An intuitive and flexible form factor with an integrated vertical touch screen and horizontal capacitive touch mat, designed with creative expression and human movement in mind. The Sprout Illuminator: A capture and projection system that combines multiple devices – a scanner, depth sensor, hi res camera, projector – into a single system to capture and project dimensional images like never before, allowing users to take items from the physical world and seamlessly merge them into the digital workspace. Real-Time Remote Collaboration: Advances how users work, learn, collaborate and share by allowing them to seamlessly interact with and manipulate content remotely in real-time whether across the room or miles away via HP MyRoom.
• Immersive Applications: A growing suite of applications uniquely designed and optimized for Sprout by HP and available through the Sprout Marketplace. Sprout by HP is the first product available under HP’s Blended Reality ecosystem and sets the groundwork for future immersive technologies.
Features and Specifications
Sprout by HP’s first-of-its-kind user interface, combined with a Windows 8.1(1) multi-touch experience, powerful 4th generation Intel i7 Processor and 1TB of storage(2) ensures users have everything they need to express themselves and get work done.
• 23” diagonal, 10-point touch-enabled, Full HD(3) (1920×1080) Wide Viewing Angle, White-LED backlit LCD Display to beautifully showcase your creations.
• 20-point capacitive touch mat that allows users to capture, create, move and manipulate content using their hands in a manner that is more natural and intuitive.
• The Sprout Illuminator is powered by a DLP projector and a four-camera sensory system including an HP High-Resolution Camera with up to 14.6 megapixel resolution and the Intel® RealSense™ 3D Camera for instant capture of 2D and 3D objects.
• Fixed 1 megapixel, 720p HD HP low-light, front-facing webcam.
• With its fine point and precision disc, the Adonit Jot Pro stylus provides all the accuracy users need, while the magnetic attachment allows easy storage on the Sprout by HP monitor.
• NVIDIA GeForce GT 745A graphics power graphic-intensive tasks like gaming.
• 8GB of RAM standard to effortlessly run several programs at once.
Sprout Application Ecosystem
The Sprout Marketplace contains a growing suite of applications optimized to take advantage of its Immersive Computing platform.
The Sprout Software Development Kit is available at www.sprout.hp.com/developer beginning October 29.
Pricing and Availability (4)
Sprout by HP will be available in the United States for pre-order beginning on October 29 and in select retail stores on November 9 for a starting price of $1,899. Additional country releases will follow.