First year students for 2021 2022 will be using the TravelMate B3 series notebooks.
The TravelMate B3 series notebooks are tailor-made for the education market. Sporting high performance, ultra-durable design, a long battery life, mechanically anchored keys, and blazing fast connection speeds, this notebook empowers students to get even more out of their classes.
The Military Standard certified impact-resistant design withstands up to 60kg of downward force. The shock absorbent bumper and unique drainage design protects components from moderate falls and amounts of liquid, while the spill-resistant keyboard with mechanically anchored keys and the moisture resistant touchpad further enhance durability.
POWERING THROUGH THE DAY
With up to 12 hours of battery life in one charge, you can finish a day’s worth of classes with plenty of charge to spare. Even when plugged in, the user-friendly port design keeps all your cables on the same side for greater accessibility and ease of use.
BATTERY LEVEL INDICATOR
Take control of the classroom and ensure students never run out of battery during class with a front-cover indicator, allowing teachers to quickly and easily tell when a laptop is running out of charge.
OS: Windows 10 Pro
CPU: Intel® Pentium® Silver or Intel® Celeron® Processors
Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics
Display: 11.6” HD, high-brightness Acer ComfyView™ LED-backlit TFT LCD
Memory: 4 GB of onboard DDR4 SDRAM
Storage: Up to 256 GB, PCIe Gen3, 8 Gb/s up to 4 lanes, NVMe
Battery life: Up to 12 hours
SETUP AND CONFIGURATION.
Your laptop will be configured to fully interoperate with the schools ICT infrastructure for management and policy rollout. This includes having the schools licensed software pre-installed on the laptop, including the latest versions of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint. A three months trial of the eBooks required for your students elective subjects is also included with the bundle.
School policies for accessing and using Microsoft Teams will be applied and updated centrally by the schools ICT infrastructure to ensure that products for collaboration and remote learning are configured according to the schools policies. This includes encrypting the device to ensure that data on it remains safely in the hands of the user and no one else. This makes using the laptop computer safer and easier for students and keeps the school as the focus for the use of your new device.
3 YEAR REMOTE SUPPORT
We know that technology does not always work as we would like and that at times, help is required to deal with problems or to simply request help with adding a new feature or product. Remote support is included in your bundle to ensure that help and advice is available when you need it. We can even connect remotely to the device once it has an internet connection to help deal or remedy problems in real time by taking control of the device and making required changes or updating the device.
If you device is lost or stolen, the device can be remotely disabled or wiped to ensure it is of no value to any would be thief.
Our IT support is supplied by a Clare based company ITsystems.ie. We have built up a very effective working relationship with them over the past 8 years and together we will endeavour that your son has the best possible learning experience engaging with information technology both in school and using the Travelmate B3.