Presentation on theme: "One on one initiative Caitlin Stamper. OLCP xo-1 childrens machine."— Presentation transcript:
One on one initiative Caitlin Stamper
OLCP xo-1 childrens machine
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is a project of the One Laptop per Child Association, Inc. One laptop per child - nonprofit organization Founded by Nicholas Negroponte (chairman) and Rodrigo Arboleda Halaby.
Laptop computer designed to be distributed to children in developing countries around the world, to provide them with access to knowledge, and opportunities to explore, experiment and express themselves they have spread to many countries now, Orders for these laptops come from here in america, asia, and middle east now. T The laptops are sold to governments and are distributed to schools, school boards, etc. and each child gets one laptop. Students get to keep the laptops, becomes their property.
Flash memory instead of a hard drive wireless networking cheaper and longer life than most common laptops anti-theft system Microsoft software environmental friendly materials non-toxic and fully recyclable and is more energy efficient first laptop to have been awarded an EPEAT Gold level rating a target of $100 by 2008, but probably it will be $135, maybe $140