BURLINGAME, CA, (October 18, 2006) — Tangent www.tangent.com , a leading provider of technology solutions for healthcare, education and government markets, is shipping an all-in-one computer that integrates the PC and LCD panel into a powerful, space-saving solution, which features dual core processing, high-quality video, and WLAN support.

The Tangent VITA 8000S is 3.5 inches thick and weighs only 21 pounds. It combines the PC and a 17-inch LCD display inside a slim, attractive, all-in-one chassis that fits ergonomically in any school, library, or campus environment. It is ideal for computer AV carts or wall mounting with numerous wall-mount options, including a vertical lift mount.

“The VITA 8000S is for any environment that requires inexpensive, high-speed, space saving computers and the need for better security of those systems,” said Mike Zabaneh, Tangent Vice President of Marketing. “The VITA’s all-in-one design provide for more secure systems with less likliehood that individual components such as monitors, CPUs or sound systems will be lost.”

Standard VITA 800S features include an Intel Celeron D, Pentium 4, or Pentium D processor supporting dual core processing, 802.11b, g WLAN support (with embedded antenna), on-board Intel Gbit LAN, and high-quality video with integrated Intel GMA 950 graphics accelerator. The system can be easily expanded with four USB 2.0 ports, two PCMCIA Type II slots or one PCMCIA Type III slot, slim ODD and FDD options, as well as legacy PS/2, serial, and parallel ports.

The power-saving VITA 8000S has less than half the power consumption of a typical PC -CRT combo. The display has a tilt range from -5 to +25 degrees and a swivel range of 180 degrees for viewing comfort and ergonomic flexibility.

It also has built-in speakers, 512K of DDR SDRAM (expandable to 2GB) and up to 120GB Ultra ATA hard drive.

VITA is pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Pro. Tangent backs VITA with a one-year parts and labor warranty and one-year optional on-site service. It is available direct from Tangent at www.tangent.com. Suggested retail is $1295 with Celeron D or $1,474 with Pentium 4 3.2GHz CPU. Tangent provides custom configuration on its web site.

About Tangent, Inc. Founded in 1989, Tangent provides technology solutions to education, government, corporate, and healthcare markets. Tangent’s award-winning technology includes desktops, notebooks, wireless labs, thin clients, and servers. Tangent products have earned numerous awards, including eight Editor’s Choice awards from PC Magazine.

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