Last year, Samsung launched the NC220, a monitor that received both power and video from a network cable. In order to create the screen, Samsung implemented Cisco's Universal Power-Over-Ethernet (UPOE) technology. Following the NC220, the manufacturer has now introduced the S-series, which consists of the SyncMaster Thin Client TS220W, TS220C, TS240W, TS240C and the SyncMaster Zero Client NS220 and NS240 models. The thin clients and network monitors come with Windows Embedded 7 and Citrix, and are compatible with VMware View 4.5 and XenDesktop 4. The Zero Client models also offer Teradici's PC-over-IP technology.
A dual-core 1 Ghz AMD Ontario power the devices. The TS220W and TS240W have resolutions of respectively 1920x1080 and 1920x1200 pixels. Both models feature 2 GB of DDR3 memory. The TS220W has a recommended price of €889 (£692), while the TS240W is to cost € 999 (£778).
The TS220C has a Full HD resolution, while the TS240C offers 1920x1200 pixels. Samsung has fitted these two models with 1 GB of DDR3 memory. The recommended prices are respectively €799 (£623) and €949 (£739).
Lastly, there's the NS220 and NS240, which both feature VMware View 4.5 and PCoIP support. The NS220 has a 1920x1080 pixel resolution and a €719 (£560) pricetag. The NS240 costs €879 (£684), and has a 1920x1200 resolution.