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Taiwan-Makers Supply 92% of OLPC Components

May 17, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Mary Lou Jepsen, the founding chief technology officer of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), recently said about 92% of the Quanta Computer-made OLPC notebook's (XO) components are sourced from Taiwan. With Quanta Computer scheduled to volume produce XO in the second half of 2007, demand for the segment will reach nearly one million units in 2007, according to Jepsen.

"OLPC is sourcing LCD panels from Taiwan-based Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) who is supplying a special dual-mode panel..."

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