[PLUG] (OT) Computer system from Pune launched in CEBIT !! Runs FOSS!!

Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa.com at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 02:04:29 IST 2010


On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 1:20 AM, Raseel Bhagat <raseelbhagat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 1:10 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar
> <sudhanwa.com at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi,
>> DSK Digital (part of the DSK group from Pune) has launched this Texas
>> Instruments OMAP3 600mhz ARM based full Linux computer system for a
>> whole bunch of low power, even solar powered computing for on the
>> field healthcare, e-governm.......etc. etc.
>> And it runs FOSS !!!
>> Interested to know more?
>> Check out this video:
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Coj9y49Ysuk
>> As I understand, they have big plans and require more and more
>> applications to run on it.
>> Huge potential here for application developers to have a tie-up with
>> DSK Digital and reach out to the world!!
> Wasn't really impressed by the product. It's too clunky and takes too much
> space for a device with a 7 inch screen.
> Why didn't the DSK guys just conecentrate on a proper Netbook form factor ?

I believe the design is different considering the usage in remote
areas. Please read the comments/talkbacks in the URL.

Let them come back from Germany.
We will have a session in one of the future PLUG meetings. You can get
some clarification directly from them.


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