Intel educational tablets could double sales in 2015 according to predictions
October 27, 2014 at 17:00
Intel has made a strong commitment to devices focused on education, starting with projects like the PC Classmate and lately, with some tablet models that help students in different aspects. As expected, the latter have been experiencing the greatest growth lately, and they hope that before the end of 2014 they will cross the million-unit mark. According to Digitimes, next year 2015 will be the year of final takeoff where they could again increase the figure by up to 100%.
It cannot be said that the company has not tried. And they carry since 2007 Looking for a formula that truly works in one area, let's admit it, as complicated as that of education. Complicated because the functions and characteristics of the device must be radically opposed according to the level that is directed, because each student is a world and giving them something valid for all profiles (more or less understood, careful, skillful) is an arduous task.
In search of a solution
The first attempt came with Classmate PC, mainly focused on emerging markets. It took several years, in 2012, but they came back, this time with tablets StudyBook, which did not give the expected results but served to develop the education tablets launched in 2013 with which this time, they do seem to have hit the right key. And the data supports this idea, since in 2014 they will break the hitherto impassable barrier of the million units, which represents 35% of all educational devices.