Friday, 6 January 2012

computer on a stick

the computer on a stick or "cotton candy" to call it by the right name, is by Norwegian company FXI, and is one small computer, that could turn every screen in your house into a cloud computer. this computer can run either Android or Linux. the computer is not out yet but should be out mid 2012

from fxi company web site

  • Provide consumer-friendly access to the Cloud
  • Accelerate the adoption of “smart screens”
  • Extend the life of consumer hardware like laptops, monitors, TVs, set top boxes, tablets and more by accessing the latest OS, software and apps.
  • Provide a consistent experience across all screens
  • Create a single point of content storage.
  • Consolidation and organization of personal digital content.
  • Share media from mobile devices on large screens and projectors – videos, movies, photos, games and more.
  • Drive down the cost of computing, allowing more people to have a personal, secure computer.
Spec Quad Core ARM® Mali™-400MP Graphics Processing Unit
-Quad-core ARM Mali-400MP 720p / 1080p OpenGL ES v2.0
-30M Polygons, 1.2 GPixels / s
ARM® Cortex™-A9@1.2GHz
-NEON extensions
-TrustZone extensions
Connectivity-Wifi 802.11 b/g/n
-Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Memory -1GB DRAM
-Up to 64GB memory local storage (microSD)
-Virtualization client for Windows, Linux, Mac, embedded
Video / Audio / Media Support-480p/720p/1080p decode of MPEG4-SP/H.263/H.264 AVC/MPEG-2/VC1
-MP3, AAC, AAC+, Real Audio
-Additional video, audio and image formats can be supported through 3rd party codecs
Connectors-USB 2.0 male form factor for power and connection to devices that supports USB mass storage
-HDMI 2.1 with audio for connection to devices that does not support USB mass storage

more on the computer and the company that built it