Desktops and Notebooks: Freescale Shows Off Futuristic Smartbook Prototypes at 2009 Computex

 
 
By Michelle Maisto  |  Posted 2009-06-04 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freescale Semiconductor is embracing the netbook market, or, as it calls them, "smartbooks"—devices that are cloud-computing centric, have long battery life, are perpetually online and feature Freescale's i.MX515 processor technology. Freescale recently approached the Savannah College of Art and Design and challenged its students to rethink the form factor. Below are a few of Freescale's favorite prototype designs, which are on display at the Computex 2009 show in Taipei, Taiwan.
 
 
 

Freescale Shows Off Futuristic Smartbook Prototypes at 2009 Computex

by Michelle Maisto
Freescale Shows Off Futuristic Smartbook Prototypes at 2009 Computex
 
 
 
 
 
Michelle Maisto has been covering the enterprise mobility space for a decade, beginning with Knowledge Management, Field Force Automation and eCRM, and most recently as the editor-in-chief of Mobile Enterprise magazine. She earned an MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University, and in her spare time obsesses about food. Her first book, The Gastronomy of Marriage, if forthcoming from Random House in September 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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