Dell has announced the availability of Dell MediaDirect featuring Instant Office as a standard feature on all Inspiron notebooks in EMEA.  This exclusive to Dell software gives customers instant, one-button access to multimedia and office applications without having to start Microsoft Windows.

Dell MediaDirect puts videos, music and photos at fingertips – in addition to office tools such as calendars, contacts and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. With the computer off, one press of the MediaDirect button will allow users to quickly play videos, music or photo slideshows stored on the hard drive, optical drive, a USB key or from the integrated media card reader, without starting Windows.

Dell’s competitors “instant on” solutions do not provide this level of “instant office” functionality, flexibility and ease of usability.

Dell MediaDirect offers customers added “instant office” features, including instant access to Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer, Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express Calendar Viewer, Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express Contact Viewer and a  new password protection feature.

In addition, it has a simple and easy to use interface with dedicated multimedia buttons to easily control movies and music.