I think Quanta makes Apple’s Powerbook too, I wonder if they made the eMate…“The One Laptop per Child (OLPC) organization, which hopes to bring a $100 laptop championed by MIT’s Nicholas Negroponte, has selected Quanta to serve as its original design manufacturer, or ODM. ODMs typically manufacture products, but also participate substantially in the final design. Although not many U.S. consumers know the name, many own Quanta’s products. The company produces systems for Hewlett-Packard, Dell and others. It is engaged in a long-running rivalry with Compal, also based out of Taiwan.” Link.
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Given Negroponte’s MIT multimedia lab fiasco in Ireland, and the thermodynamically unlikely computer, it’ll be interesting to see where this goes beyond a lot of investements…
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