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Christoph Meier on ANF
|Heise: IBM brings PowerPC for Internet Appliances|
»The days of 'one-size-fits-all' for PC micro processor are gone", claimed Scottie Ginn, Vize President of "Pervasive Technology" at IBM Microelectronics. Reason for this wholehearted announcement: the presentation of a system-on-a-chip solution for Internet appliances such as Web-Pads or Surf-Terminals. The so called PowerPC Internet Appliance Platform (IAP) builds on a PowerPC CPU and implements memory, LCD interfaces, as well as an Touch-Screen interface together in that chip. According to IBM the chip is considered to cost about 60USD as for OEM quantities. «
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[News message: 14. Apr. 2001, 21:50] [Comments: 0]
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