Kiang

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There's a big heavy round table in the space.
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Kiang is a round tabletop computer for general use.
  
A Noisebridge general use computer running a Via Eden embedded system with a Zytouch capacitive screen built into the tabletop.
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===specs===
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#Zytouch capacaitive touch screen built into it, and a small x86 embedded system underneath that..
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#VIA Eden board with a code name 'Esther' processor on it.  It clocks at 400mHz but cat /proc/cpuinfo shows it may be able to go up to 1Ghz (with active cooling?)
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#bluetooth
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#wifi card
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#Ubuntu 10.04 installed on a 3.5 IDE drive. The generic install works fine out of the box, but optimizations for an older memory and speed limited system would never hurt.
  
It has a Zytouch capacaitive touch screen built into it, and a small x86 embedded system underneath that..
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====to do====
 
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#make list above more specific
It runs a VIA Eden board with a code name 'Esther' processor on it.  It clocks at 400mHz but cat /proc/cpuinfo shows it may be able to go up to 1Ghz (with active cooling?)
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# It needs some Zytouch driver love, which may come from here:
 
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It has a hard drive with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on it. The generic install works fine out of the box, but optimizations for an older memory and speed limited system would never hurt.
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It needs some Zytouch driver love, which may come from here:
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http://www.mega-nerd.com/erikd/Blog/CodeHacking/zytouch-driver.html
 
http://www.mega-nerd.com/erikd/Blog/CodeHacking/zytouch-driver.html

Revision as of 11:34, 3 September 2010

Kiang is a round tabletop computer for general use.

specs

  1. Zytouch capacaitive touch screen built into it, and a small x86 embedded system underneath that..
  2. VIA Eden board with a code name 'Esther' processor on it. It clocks at 400mHz but cat /proc/cpuinfo shows it may be able to go up to 1Ghz (with active cooling?)
  3. bluetooth
  4. wifi card
  5. Ubuntu 10.04 installed on a 3.5 IDE drive. The generic install works fine out of the box, but optimizations for an older memory and speed limited system would never hurt.

to do

  1. make list above more specific
  2. It needs some Zytouch driver love, which may come from here:

http://www.mega-nerd.com/erikd/Blog/CodeHacking/zytouch-driver.html

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