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The wall-mounted KVM terminal

Clean deal from Black Box: wall-mounted KVM terminal for operating rooms and similar sterile areas


Economical solution offers high protection of investment and reliability


Hallbergmoos, March 28, 2011 – With the wall-mounted KVM terminal from Black Box, the IT and communications specialist, an economical and hygienic computer workstation for operating rooms and similarly demanding environments is available now. The all-in-one solution with coated keyboard, mouse, and monitor, as well as integrated PC or extender, can process patient data, display high-resolution X-ray images, and, with the optional barcode scanner, record consumables quickly and thus document the operation.

The wall-mounted KVM terminal can either be operated as a stand-alone system with an integrated, fanless PC, or connected to a remote computer system using a suitable extender solution. It comes with a 19- or 20-inch display; dual display is available as an option. The foldable keyboard tray consists of a keyboard with antimicrobial coating and a pad for the silicon mouse. There are no exposed cables except for the mouse cable to the terminal. The round-egde terminal therefore boasts excellent hygiene properties, it is easy to clean and disinfect and complies with the IP67 standard.

“In critical environments such as operating rooms, users must be able to rely on technology 100 percent,“ Axel Bürger, Managing Director of Black Box Deutschland GmbH, explains. “Reliability is of utmost importance here. That’s why every workstation has to undergo a 24/48-hour endurance test before delivery. Our workstations have already proven themselves in long-term operation as well.“ Moreover, with the high flexibility provided by the integrable extender solution, protection of investment is ensured: the system can be extended at will to meet future requirements without the need for modifications at the wall-mounted terminal itself. Expensive operating room downtime caused by maintenance works can thus be reduced considerably.

About Black Box:
Black Box (NASDAQ: BBOX) is one of the world’s largest technical services company with focus on design, installation and maintenance of network infrastructure systems. From data communication and telecommunication services to on-site network installation, the company supports more than 175,000 clients in 141 countries with 194 regional offices. With “Free Tech Support“ for free and competent technical advice on the phone, free test scenarios, as well as installation and maintenance services, Black Box offers an exceptional service program. The Black Box main catalogue is well-known in the industry and comprises an extensive product portfolio on more than 700 pages. It provides details of approx. 10,000 IT products such as network components, as well as solutions for infrastructures and applications.

The headquarters of Black Box Corporation is in Pittsburgh, USA. Worldwide, the company has approximately 4300 employees, 50 of which in Germany. Black Box Deutschland GmbH is active on the German market since 1984. Its regular customers include small and medium-sized businesses, as well as big enterprises of various branches, such as services, industry, telecommunications, health care and public administration, as well as the banking and insurance sector.

Press Contact: Black Box Deutschland GmbH
Axel Bürger, Tel +49 811 5541 322, Fax +49 811 5541 499
E-Mail axel.buerger@black-box.de, Web: www.black-box.de

PR Agency: Weissenbach PR
Bastian Schink, Tel. +49 89 5506 7775, Fax +49 89 5506 7790
E-Mail: black-box@weissenbach-pr.de, Web: www.weissenbach-pr.de
 
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