Microsoft brings the features of Windows Aero from the PC to the devices that surround it with its latest keyboard and mouse desktop set, the Wireless Laser Desktop 7000.
The new desktop set includes an ultrathin Comfort Curve keyboard and rechargeable mouse. The keyboard features a Windows Aero-inspired design, floating Hot Keys and instant access to Windows Flip 3D.
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 brings together productivity-enhancing features and a sophisticated design.
Floating My Favorites Keys deliver one-touch access to users? most-used Web sites, files and folders. Users simply push and hold a key to assign it to the current destination, just as they would with a car stereo?s preset buttons.
The keyboard also features Microsoft?s Comfort Curve design, which encourages a more natural position with a slight 6-degree curve.
The included Wireless Laser Mouse 7000 is a stylish, rechargeable mouse. The horizontal charging station provides a sturdy base, and the battery status indicator lets users know when it is time to charge.
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 features advanced wireless technology using 2.4GHz frequency, which offers minimum interference, an operation range of 30 feet
and easy setup.
Digital Media Keyboard 3000
Microsoft also announced today the Digital Media Keyboard 3000. This affordable keyboard allows users to bring digital media to life with one-touch access to photos, Windows Media Player, My Favorites Keys and Zoom. The keyboard is also optimized for Windows Vista, with quick access to Flip 3D4 and the Windows Start Button.
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 will be available in April 2008 for an estimated retail price of $129.95 (U.S.).5 The Digital Media Keyboard 3000 will be available in June 2008 for an estimated retail price of $29.95 (U.S.). The Wireless Laser Desktop7000 and Digital Media Keyboard 3000 are now available for special pre-sale on Amazon.com and will ship in April and June respectively, when the products are widely released.