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Tectonic: A Computer for Africa

Mar 15, 2006, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frederick Noronha)

"Ochuko Onoberhie is from the Fantsuam Foundation in Nigeria, a non-profit founded in 1996. Among the many many projects pursued by the organisation one--the Solo computer--stands out. The Solo computer is a plan to create a computer that can withstand the heat, dust and irregular power challenges many African countries suffer from.

"The Solo is being developed in partnership with a group of software designers based in the UK with Fansuam field-testing the latest prototypes. Visually the Solo is noticeably different to other PCs: It looks--and is--small and not much bigger than a regular motherboard..."

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