Laptop / $100 Laptop / One Laptop Per Child

http://laptop.org/

Thanks to the OLPC project, I have received an OLPC XO at http://linux.conf.au/ (LCA). My intention now is to build some hardware interfaces, play with some of the interfaces to that hardware, and document it on the olpc wiki - http://wiki.laptop.org/

What is it?

This is hard to describe on this site.

  • An education tool
  • Created for children of the emerging world
  • Recyclable (special concentration on battery and LCD)
  • Ultra power efficient (7 watt max, 2 watts nominal)
  • High resolution and daylight readable screen
  • Rugged - water resistant, rubber antena
  • Weight: 1.45Kg
  • x86 AMD at 433MHz
  • 256 MB DRam, 1GB Flash
  • 3 USB, Audio out, Audio in, SD card
  • Built in video camera
  • Flexible audio input - volt measurement, pressure, temperature and more
  • Sugar - Environment designed for learning
  • Telepathy - shared activities all the time

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