Asus Dual-Screen Concept Laptop, Sourced and Shaped by WePC Community

This week at CeBit 2009 Asus unveiled a prototype of a dual-screen laptop, where a multi-touch display replaces the standard keyboard. Asus calls it “a community designed PC” inspired by “ideas contributed from users from around the world” via WePC, a site launched last October as a social-media platform to crowdsource notebook design innovation.

Asus Dual-Screen Concept Laptop

And to go from concept to retail, Asus wants more input:

“As part of the ‘Community Designed PC’ project initiated by ASUS and IntelĀ®, the concept is still a work-in-progress which requires continued feedback. ASUS is thus taking the opportunity to encourage users to participate in the development of this concept notebook. Additional information regarding this concept can be found at WePC.com.”

Asus release.

More at CNET and Wired.

  1. # securitysystem said: March 3rd, 2009 at 2:19 am

    The Dual screen laptop is very nice and its very interesting.

  2. # Dmitry said: April 30th, 2009 at 3:51 am

    You people at the ASUS are doing a wonderful job, meeting all the expectations and winning all the challenges. BRAVO 2 all of you.

  3. # Social Media Theater: What a Twitter-Savvy Playwright Can Teach Brand Advertisers said: July 20th, 2010 at 4:06 pm

    [...] an approach smart brands are using, too. Brands like Asus (see WePC project) are enlisting customers to shape product design. Others, like Old Spice, are sending [...]

Leave a Reply