FingerVU 706

A Monitor? or Another PC?

In 2010, SoundGraph Inc. launched the new products of FingerVU series, an auxiliary monitor with totally different features. Unlike the downside of most secondary monitors in the market controlled by mouse and keyboard and user easily loose the focus of work when controls of tasks are moving between main and secondary monitors; FingerVU an auxiliary monitor with touch screen can work independently from main monitor and user will not lose the focus. SoundGraph Inc. has developed the technology of touch control independently from the main monitor. Through FingerVU, user can play medias as like Music, Video, Photo, YouTube as well as World Weather, World Time, Memo, which can work as a PC.

USB Touch Monitor

FingerVU is an auxiliary monitor and easily connected by USB port. FingeverVU 706 with 7.0” LCD monitor and 800 X 480 resolutions can set right beside the main monitor and use as an auxiliary monitor.

USB graphic chipset for the secondary monitor USB from Displaylink's is used for FingerVU 436.


DisplayLink company website

D / ID TC Mounted Touch-Screen Method

FingerVU touch screen is resistive type and detects the pressure on the touch screen, so you may touch it with hard end as like finger tip or pen. Independent Touch Control to auxiliary monitor as like FingerVU is the authorized and patent 'Direct/Independent Touch Control' pending technology of SoundGraph Inc. Touch input to FingerVU monitor will not interrupt to mouse, keyboard, and current tasks on main monitor when FingerVU monitor can input and control independently.

Touch and Enjoy the New Style of Your Computing

You don’t need a mouse or keyboard for FingerVU. You can play media files and use Widgets with your finger touch. Enjoy your PC more convenient than other mobile devices.

FingerUI touch control is not just pressing the buttons on the screen. You can touch and drag to scroll the list, jump to Next/Previous page and drag Touch Wheel in clockwise or counter clockwise to adjust volume.

Run Your Favorite Media and Widgets in Main Menu Instantly.

FingerUI allows every media files and Widgets can freely be added to the Main menu.

In case of FingerVU 706, Main menu can be expanded up to 25 pages and media files and Widgets can be added up to 625 items. (In case of FingerVU 436, up to 16 pages and 256 items)

Now, you don’t need to spend your time looking for folders but you can easily choose and play the album or song which was added to Main menu.

You can build your personal media library by arranging media files and Widgets on different pages in Main menu.

FingerUI, the Exclusive Touch Interface Only for FingerVU

FingerUI is the creations for more convenient use for FingerVU.

FingerUI, the interface, designed application programs for FingerVU includes Media as like Music, Movie, Photos, YouTube, Medias, World Weather, World Time, News, RSS and related information search.

The version of FingerUI 1.00.1225 includes the Media Frame which includes Music, Video, Photo Slideshow, YouTube, and YouTube+(YouTube research) and the other is Widget Frame which shows the Google News, Google News+, RSS, RSS+, Memo, World Weather, World Time and more.

The additional modules of Image Search, Web Launch, Internet Radio, TV Broadcasting, Stock, Exchange Currency, Dictionary, Translator, Calculator and Alarm will be updated in the future.

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Music Module

Music module of FingerVU can play every audio file formats in your PC. It supports the lossless audio format and you can listen to the same quality of audio CD using FingerUI Music module.

The graphical EQ will be shown at the center of Music module detail view. The album, artist, playing time and track number information will be shown at the Music module detail view.

As like other modules, any song or album can easily be added to Main menu. The background color of every module icon in Main menu can be changed using Edit menu.

Video Module

The Video module of FingerUI can play every video formats. It supports the full HD file format of recent camcorders and user just select video files on the list view.

The Wheel interface which can control Volume and Playing time can be run using the Setting menu on right down corner of detail view. Also the detail settings as like Subtitle and Zoom can be controlled using this Setting menu.

Photo Module

The Photo module of FingerUI can show the photo on FingerVU and user can select the photo by touch. The photo will be shown nicely with frame effect in a slightly tilted image.

User can select the photos taken horizontally or vertically according to FingerVU pivot angle. If FingerVU pivot angle sets as vertically then user can select the vertical photos mode in order to fit to the vertical FingerVU display.

Photo Slide Module

With Photo Slide module, photo display will be shown as slide.

Photo Slide will be paused when user touch the screen. User can select photo one by one using drag. Using the Photo Slide menu on Setting menu, Photo Slide will start again.

User can slide the photo, control the Slide Time and use Shuffle using Setting menu.

YouTube Module

Using YouTube module, user can watch online YouTube videos of more than 30 countries. It needs buffering time to download the video from the online.

The resolution option can be set as HD (high resolution), HQ (middle resolution) and NQ (low resolution) if the YouTube online video will have various resolutions. User can control the resolution using Setting menu.

Using ‘Add’ menu on Setting menu, you can select and add your country YouTube module to Main menu. You can add ‘Most View’, ‘Popular’ videos or your favorite YouTube video to Main menu as well.

YouTube+ (YouTube research) Module

User can search for videos on YouTube by keyboard input the keyword. Search results will show the video lists and user can easily move the up or down by finger touch the screen. User can add YouTube Search+ result mould on the Main menu, and check again easily at anytime.

Google News Module

Google News module can read online news by news categories from more than 30 countries. If user selects one of the news title list, then you can see the news preview slide on FingerVU. User can make pause the news slide by touch and select the news preview one by one by finger touch as well. If user touches the new preview on FingerVU, then the webpage of news will be shown at main monitor.

Google News module is updated in every minutes and news preview will be slide automatically next of main monitor, you can open the news web page by finger touch when the news you want will be shown on FingerVU.

Google News+ (Google News Research) Module

Similar to the function of YouTube+, Google News+ can search and watch the news as user wishes. Input news keywords in the search window, the related news results will show as a list. Choose and touch the news you want, the full article will display on the main monitor.

Also, add keywords search result to Main menu and the related news search results will display as most updated.

RSS Module

We added various online news sites to the Main menu which has RSS feed. These RSS modules could be added by RSS+ module and deleted by Edit menu.

RSS+ Module

User can add RSS feed using RSS+ module by keyboard input of RSS feed title and address.

Memo Module

User can draw pictures, leave a memo, and searches memos on FingerVU. Also user can change the thickness, color of pen and background.

Word Weather Module

User can check the weather of world major cities. The city on the list can be added or deleted. Select the country first and then the city on the list.

The World Weather module will slide one by one. If you touch screen to pause the slide, the detail forecast of one city will be slide automatically.

World Time Module

The time of world major cities can be checked. As like World Weather module, user can add or delete the city. Select the country first and then the city on the list.

The World Time module can be displayed as slides. Pause the slide by touch; user can see the time of one city continuously.

System Information Module

The major information of current PC system such as CPU, memory, hard disk, network usage can be shown as slide one by one.

Pause the slide by touch; user can see the slide of details of selected system information continuously.

Media View Module

Unlike other modules, Media View module automatically runs. When media players as like iMEDIAN HD, Media Center, Winamp and iTunes runs, FingerVU screen turns to Media View automatically and it shows the media playback information.

When Media View runs, user can run the other module by finger touch.

Open API and Module Update

SoundGraph reserves to announce on March, 2010 for API to make FingerUI module. Using this API, Individual and third party developers can easily make the module for FingerUI using the major controls in FingerUI. Every module will be updated periodically and continuously. The new updated module will have a ‘New’ mark and user can easily be noticed this updated new module.

How to Use the Touch Wheel

The most unique feature of FingerUI is to use Touch Wheel. When setting detail values as like Volume, Payback Position, Fonts and Color, user can use Touch Wheel interface.

When you drag your finger according to the wheel in clockwise and counterclockwise, the setting value on the center of wheel will be changed. If user moves the rotary slider beside of wheel, the change ratio of Wheel interface will be changed. In order to apply the changed value, please touch the center of wheel.

Add Icon to Main Menu

User can add any item on the current list or detail view to Main menu using ‘Add’ button on Setting menu.

User can play album or song directly on the Main menu after adding his favorite album or song to the Main menu.

In case of FingerVU 706, Main menu can be expanded up to 25 pages and media files and Widgets can be added up to 625 items. (In case of FingerVU 436, up to 16 pages and 256 items)

Now, you don’t need to spend your time looking for folders but you can easily choose and play the album or song which was added to Main menu.

Stylish Design in Black & White

FingerVU monitor electric frame with slim and stylish design will high glossy finish applied to your PC lets you work more space tastefully gracing. Monitor stand can easily be connected and set up by hand-screw. The monitor stand reflects a high glossy shine to match the frame and with the material of aluminum provides extra luxury appearance. Monitor and stand can easily connect by hand screw and portable for use.

White/Black, two choices of colors are available.

Free 90 Degree Rotation

User can easily adjust display horizontally or vertically. The display screen can be set horizontally or vertically depending on user prefer. Photos can adjust photos were taken horizontally or vertically to view.

iMON Basic Function, iMON Mini Remote control

FingerVU has built in IR receiver and it can easily use by iMON Mini remote control. User can control various applications and iMEDIAN HD, and other Windows applications by iMON Mini remote control.

If iMON product is currently using, FingerVU can also apply to bases of use as one same PC.

New version of iMON Manager can select the receiving IR signal.

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Wise Receive, Fit for All Remote Controls

Wise Receiver is the new modified function of iMON early products.

FingerVU has a build in IR receiver which can be applied to iMEDIAN HD and other media application programs and controls by iMON Mini remote control.

Now Update Firmware Easily by Finger Touch

For a user of iMON, it is known that iMON has continuously updated for 7 years. For the FingerVU model, it is the first time to update includes the functions of Firmware on base of software update. The bug or error was corrected and fixed. We will make sure to offer users more new features.

Open API! Extensions of FingerVU, FingerUI!

FingerVU can use as an Independent Touch Control technology for any locations. SoundGraph plan to develop the touch control technology of FingerVU and use for more various locations and purposes. (Availability Reserved on March, 2010)

Through API, FingerVU will not only for Widgets of FingerUI, but also new application program based on an Independent Touch Screen and custom designed for B2B.

If you would like to know more about API, please contact us at
fingervu@soundgraph.com

Jan 25, 2010
SoundGraph Inc.