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A Simple Plan
From Bangalore comes a spirited attempt to bring computers to the gigabyte-less masses.
About the Simputer
Answers to questions about the Simputer.
Handheld PC bridges digital divide
Indian scientists invent cheap device enabling poor and illiterate to surf internet.
How Can You Use A PC If You Can't Even Read?
Indian scientists design a computer specially for the poor.
India to Compute on the Cheap
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.
PicoPeta Simputer Pvt. Ltd.
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.
'Poor-man's computer' to educate young Indians
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.
Simple Inexpensive Mobile Computer: The Simputer
Sachin Karol links to this Time Asia report about the Simputer.
Simputer: the computer for the masses
For sheer versatility, the thingamajig is streets ahead of other gizmos. It's simple, it's portable. At about Rs 9,000 per piece, it's highly affordable.
Simputer's Ajit Anvekar: Keeping up the Open Source
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.
The Simputer Project
Aims at developing low cost access device that can pervade the rural landscape, especially in third world countries.