elLoka Techsolutions Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad-based company has come up with a practical device by designing a palm-size computer which is very cheap and consumes very little power. If power is not available it can work on solar power too. This computer displayed during a three-day Commonwealth and information technology meet at the SMS convention centre at Rambagh.
The company claims that the green computer known by its acronym GreCo is a replacement of the standard CPU. It weighs hardly 100 gm and consumes less than 5 watts. It comes with 1 GB of user space with expandable user option and applications like Word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, Youtube, Facebook, Google Docs and audio video player.
V Divakar, business manager, elLoka said,
The computer will cost you just Rs 5,000 is empowered with clean green technology. It could help browsing internet if connected to a basic GPRS network through a cell phone to experience internet on 3G network. The innovative computing device provides smart accessibility in rural type environment.
Designed to fit in a palm-sized box, the home computer comes with a keyboard and a in-built mouse to be connected to LCD monitors, LCD TVs etc as display units.
The device is designed to deliver zero maintenance and comes with a licensed HomeOS operation system with no cost to the user. It is eco- friendly as it can effectively use solar power by maximising the computing utility and reducing e-waste. [source]
- Create documents with Office Tools
- Print on most USB Printers
- Email Client & Chat Client
- Browse the Internet with no Compromises
- View and share media on YouTube
- School & Home Education
- Access Media via USB
- Multi-Lingual Support
- Green Computing 5W Power
- File Manager
- Photo Viewer
- Zip Unzip
- PDF Viewer
- Word Processor
- Media Player
- Video Outputs: VGA/HDMI/CVBS
- Audio Interfaces: Head Phone,
- Connectivity: Ethernet LAN
- Storage: USB Stick, USB HDD
- Power: 12V, 1A DC Power