co-chairman and CTO Raja Singh Tuli added, Our challenge
was not only to create a powerful yet low-cost device, but
to truly make it useful, we had to create a technology that
could deliver internet access everywhere at an affordable
the launch event, devices were provided to school children
from Guru Harkrishan Public School by Canadian High Commissioner
Stewart Beck, Head of Trade and Investment for North India
for the UK Trade and Investment from the British High Commission
Frances Hooper; CMAI President N K Goyal, and Harvinder
Singh Sarna, Member of the Delhi Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee.
of UbiSlate 7+ devices have started to consumers who have
pre-booked on DataWinds http://www.ubislate.com/ webiste,
and will continue over the next several months before retail
availability. Delivery of UbiSlate 7C devices will start
at the end of May.
said the primary achievement was not manufacturing the product
but making it affordable.
also unveiled its ecosystem of partners for providing content,
applications and access, making it the industrys largest
collaborative effort to deliver consumers a complete turnkey
offering in a single unit. DataWind announced relationships
VMC Systems Ltd.; Yahoo! India; The Indian Express Group;
Get Jar for the worlds largest independent app store
providing access to over 350,000 software applications;
and InMobi independent mobile ad network.
addition, Reverie Language Technologies Pvt. Ltd. will provide
13 Indian languages including Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, and
Punjabi/Gurmukhi. Mango Learning solutions will provide
for game based educational modules, interactive smart books
and the full CBSE curriculum; RKS Learning Private Ltd.
for TestBag, the most comprehensive solution for testing
and e-assessment; Intelligia finger tracing apps to teach
letter writing for toddlers; Pixatel for utilities and games
created for tablet form factors; Poketalk for call
back long distance services; MyJobs; and Blueworld portal
to help encouraging a socially conscience approach to the
addition, a consumer can buy accessories like a solar battery,
a dust cover, a screen protector, car charger, microphone
and earpiece, external antennae and a USB Memory Drive.