CNN.com: Hitachi unveils Crusoe/Linux tablet
Apr 19, 2001, 18:51 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Hitachi Ltd. has unveiled a new tablet-type Internet appliance
based on Transmeta Corp.'s Crusoe microprocessor and the Linux
operating system that also features support for wireless
"The Flora-ie 55mi, which went on sale in Japan on Wednesday,
has at its heart a Crusoe TM3200 microprocessor running at 400MHz
and the Midori Linux operating system. A companion keyboard and
mouse are available, although the device can also be controlled via
the 10.4-inch TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal
display) touch panel."
"The built-in modem supports the IEEE 802.11b wireless
networking standard and speeds of up to 11M bps (bits per second),
although no base station is provided. Users will have to also buy a
802.11b-based home networking system or modem adapter with wireless
support to connect to the Internet."