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Specs for ‘ideal’ school laptop released

By Corey Murray, Senior Editor, eSchool News
January 15th, 2007

As students and teachers in developing nations await the arrival of former MIT Media Lab Director Nicholas Negroponte's $100 laptop later this year, a consortium of educators and technology providers has developed a list of specifications it says are essential to building the ultimate one-to-one computing solution for schools in developed nations.

Known as Project Inkwell, the group has been working for close to three years on a set of industry standards for hardware and software manufacturers to reference when designing personal computing solutions for schools (see story: http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/showStory.cfm?ArticleID=5969). The majority of laptops purchased by schools today are...

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Specs for ‘ideal’ school laptop released

By Corey Murray, Senior Editor, eSchool News
January 15th, 2007

As students and teachers in developing nations await the arrival of former MIT Media Lab Director Nicholas Negroponte's $100 laptop later this year, a consortium of educators and technology providers has developed a list of specifications it says are essential to building the ultimate one-to-one computing solution for schools in developed nations.


Known as Project Inkwell, the group has been working for close to three years on a set of industry standards for hardware and software manufacturers to reference when designing personal computing solutions for schools (see story: Project Inkwell drafts specs for school tech). The...

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