One Education, OLPC’s partner non-profit in Australia, presented some months ago a modular laptop/tablet, called Infinity.
It is a tough device made specifically for kids, with modular components and multiple operating systems.
This product is divided in 2 main parts, the tablet (Infinity Hub) with the screen module and the keyboard/base station. The modules are inserted into big boxes behind the screen, concealed under a silicon cover. Each component, connected via USB-C, has a different color.
The orange module is the Core (with CPU, RAM, storage and WiFi), the blue one is the battery and the violet includes two cameras, one for the front and one for the rear.
The organization just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000. The first configuration has these technical specifications:
The Infinity, currently, runs Android but the company is working on Linux OS / Windows 10 based Core Modules. This tablet will come with a selection of educational apps pre-installed, created specifically for this device.
The Infinity backers can order this device for $249, estimated delivery date is September 2016.
The original article was posted on the Phonebloks Blog.