OLPC-like device...

Brad Fuller brad at bradfuller.com
Tue Jan 30 18:21:11 UTC 2007

Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2007, at 18:35 , Blake wrote:
>> Hey, Squeakers:
>>     I'm looking to put together an appliance and the OLPC device is
>> probably closest (perhaps with some tablet PCs) to what I envision.
>>     I need a small, light, tough touch screen, no keyboard or mouse or
>> hard-drive, but a wireless connection and maybe some flash memory.
>>     And, obviously, it has to be Smalltalk-capable. :-)
>>     Most of the interface will be on the level of fast food order
>> taking--although, come to think of it, I probably need some
>> handwriting-recognition functionality.
>>     I know a lot of folks deal with unusual hardware here, anyone have
>> any thoughts?
> What's your budget? And how "small" - PDA size, tablet pc size? The OLPC
> XO is inbetween (7.5" display) but has no touchscreen.
> I guess Pocket Smalltalk could be ported basically everywhere, Squeak
> needs some more power.

To add to Aaron Reichow post:

Is the Nokia N800 too low in CPU power?


brad fuller

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