The India unit of Intel has launched Classmate PC design in the country. The Classmate PC design is tablet PC which offers a touch screen aimed at helping school students gain knowledge in an interesting manner.
The device focuses on transforming education delivery in the country and offers various education oriented software and applications. The portable device is powered by Intel Atom Processor and incorporates Intel architecture to offer wide range of class room activities. Intel has chosen Wipro as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for Classmate PCs in the country.
“There are 1.3 billion school-age children around the world and of those only seven percent have access to a PC or internet. The IT industry has a huge opportunity to contribute to how technology can improve students. learning and students. lives,” John Davies, vice president, sales and marketing group and general manager, Intel World Ahead Program has said.
The company also launched a Teacher Purchase PC offer which offers school teachers to purchase a PC with broadband at special prices.