Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives

According to Negroponte, the $100 laptop will initially cost around $135 and he expects the price to drop to $50 by 2010.

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives - $100 Laptop Design

The $100 laptop is designed to work in inhospitable areas and under conditions that demand rugged design and the ability to be read under a variety of lighting conditions.

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives - Wireless Mesh Capabilities

The One Laptop Per Child organizations $100 laptop uses wireless mesh technology that works even when the laptop is turned off, turning each laptop into a wireless hub for the village.

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives - Running Slimmed Down Fedora

As the stylized F on the screen shows, the $100 laptop is running a slimmed down version of Redhats Fedora Linux.

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives - One Laptop Per Child

Negroponte said that One Laptop Per Child isnt so much about laptops as it is about giving children the tools to enable learning.

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives - $100 Laptop In a Crowd

For a system with somewhat modest hardware specifications, the $100 laptop does draw a crowd.

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Working Model of the $100 Laptop Arrives - Nicholas Negroponte

One Laptop Per Child chairman Nicholas Negroponte and the $100 laptop.

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