Answer to questions about the Simputer.
Aims at developing low cost access device that can pervade the rural landscape, especially in third world countries.
Innovative sub-$200 Internet device will help non-literate users. [PC World]
A Simputer solutions company. The primary business is to use the Simputer as a building block to provide large scale IT solutions to International clients.
The first assignment of a poor man's hand-held computer, developed in Bangalore, is to bring basic education to tribal children in central India. [Asia Times]
A simple handheld to bridge India's digital divide. [Technology Review]
In spite of the country producing some great tech talent, the vast majority of India's nearly 1 billion people haven't benefited from the IT revolution at all. [Wired]
The revolutionary computing product - Simputer - is all set for a nationwide launch by month-end. The product has been launched by Simputer Trust in association with Bangalore-based Encore Software Ltd and professors from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. [Financial Express]
Ajit R. Anvekar didn't grow up with a computer, in fact, he bought his own PC only about two years ago, but he has already contributed to one of the best examples of Open Source's potential effect on the digital divide. [NewsForge]
Indian scientists design a computer specially for the poor. [Asiaweek.com]