PC builders feel pull of developing world — For profit or charity, low-cost units target vast untap

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Under the code name Terra PC, Via plans to use its existing silicon to launch three classes of systems for service providers and systems integrators in China and India. They include full-fledged PCs with gigahertz processors selling for about $250 without a monitor and two versions of thin-client PCs-“media stations” using flash memory instead of hard drives and “comms stations” that handle basic browsing, VoIP and e-mail tasks for as little as $100 without a monitor.
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Source: Electronic Engineering Times