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Re: Sequioa -AVC Edge touchscreen DRE

Bill Ricke---If anyone gets a chance to look over one of these units it
would be a good idea to see  what kind of batteries SP is using.  Check for
brand, model or part number and any other details of the components to get
an idea of how much all this will cost and weigh.

-----Original Message-----
From: SKGLOBAL@aol.com <SKGLOBAL@aol.com>
To: support@gesn.com <support@gesn.com>; salestalk@gesn.com
Date: Sunday, April 18, 1999 1:30 PM
Subject: Re: Sequioa -AVC Edge touchscreen DRE

>In a message dated 4/16/99 8:02:44 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
>asailsman@Earthlink.net writes:
><< FYI - I spoke with a prospect here in Florida this morning who earlier
>this week witnessed a Sequioa demo on their touchscreen unit, the EDGE.
>comments included:
> Current 10" screen, black/white sells for 3,300.00 and none of the
>in attendance like the small screen.  A 15" color screen is in development
>and scheduled for certification this spring, estimated cost of 3,800.00
> She really liked the all-in-one carrycase with booth, privacy screen and
> The unit comes standard with a 2hr. battery. A second battery can be
>purchased for extended battery operation. And, a 16 hour battery is
>for an additional charge. Similarly, a modem is an additional charge. >>
>Knecht - that is a much stronger combination of product features than we've
>got on the books at a significantly reduced cost.  The combined booth
>is significant.  Are they using flat panel? How are they accomplishing
>Battery option seems significant as does screen size.  Pricing seems to be
>what market is expecting as well, whereas our pricing is (whatever it is -
>My feeling is that as soon as someone else has a color 15" screen, our big
>advantage will go away.  It will be the same as when the first "windows"
>voter registration system came along, everyone thought it was the best.
>everyone's voter registration is windows based and its much more difficult
>for customers to see the real differences.  If someone comes along in the
>near future with 15" color, and has battery, and has integrated case for
>polling booth at $3,800, and our product is as it is today, we are history.