Linux Journal: Product Review: Hitachi VisionPlate
May 13, 2003, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Schaefer)
"The device has the signature tablet feature: a touch screen. In
my experience, its response was accurate and rugged. It's powered
by a Crusoe chip running at 600MHz. Don't let the megahertz number
fool you: the system is quite snappy doing what it was designed to
do. The model I was sent had 128MB of RAM, 4.5MB of Flash storage
in the root filesystem and 72.5MB of Flash storage in /home. All
this in a package that weighs less than two pounds.
"My review box came with built-in wireless. The tool bar had a
handy little icon that gave a good indication of signal
"The box runs Midori Linux, an embedded Linux distribution
sponsored by Transmeta, the builders of the Crusoe chip and the
employer of Linus Torvalds..."